Ann is a native of Longview and started her career in insurance in 1977. She attended Johnson County Jr College while working at her Uncle’s insurance agency in Kansas City, MO. She moved back to Texas in 1982 and continued her career in insurance. She has been with Gans & Smith since 1995 and is our Commercial Lines Manager. She has earned her personal and commercial Accredited Customer Service Representative (ACSR), Society of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR), and Certified Account Manager (CAM). She has served in the East Texas Women’s Insurance Association, a chapter of the Federation of Insurance Women of Texas and 1997 Insurance Woman of the Year. She was awarded ACSR of the Year in 2007 by the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas.
Ann, is married to Chet and they have 3 children, and 8 grandchildren. She is the Preschool Director at her church, and in her spare time you can find her playing with the grandkids or her many other little friends, reading, cooking, sewing, or traveling with her husband.”