Meet Out Team


Matthew Davis
MBA, CPCU, AAI

President/ Broker
Matthew.Davis@gdiins.com

  

Matthew Davis obtained his Property and Casualty insurance license and began his insurance career with GDI Insurance while in high school.  He has obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a focus in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from California State University Stanislaus and his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurial Strategy from University of Pacific.  

While pursuing his MBA, Matt left GDI to work as an MBA Intern for Kaiser Permanente where he was tasked with evaluating and improving the operational efficiencies of underperforming departments.  The experience with Kaiser allowed Matt to replicable experience in identifying operation deficiencies, developing improvement plans with obtainable goals to correct the deficiencies, and to implement plans in a manner to deliver measurable operational improvements.  Following completion of his graduate studies, Matt accepted a position with E. & J. Gallo Winery as a Financial Analyst in their Domestic Sales Finance Organization where he was responsible for aggregating and maintaining annual sales plans, implementing a new financial reporting system, and routinely reporting sales field performance. 

Matt possesses both his Property & Casualty and Life insurance licenses.  He has also completed extensive insurance and risk management training including multiple sales and risk management courses from the Hartford School of Insurance and has obtained his Charter Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI) designations.  

In his spare time Matt enjoys travel, outdoor activities, running, playing sports and is an active member in multiple community service organizations including Turlock Sunrise Rotary Club and Business Networking International's Turlock Business Builders Club. 

Matt rejoined GDI in 2010 where his responsibilities included client consulting, risk management and engineering, sales, and managing GDI’s day-to-day operations.   

In December of 2015 Matt became the President and sole owner of GDI.  

Moving forward Matt's vision and focus for GDI is to enhance the organization's service offering to provide an integrated and comprehensive platform for its clients to manage not only their risk and insurance needs, but also provide a springboard for improving the efficiency (both operational and financial) of their own operations.


Grant Davis

Broker

Grant.Davis@gdiins.com

Grant Davis began his career selling insurance door-to-door as a one man office in 1980.

By 1985 he joined and became partner in a small independent agency until 1989 when it was sold.  He then started his agency, GDI Insurance Agency, Inc. (GDI), as an exclusive agency and later terminated his exclusive relationship and started from scratch as an independent agency in 2000.  GDI has since grown to do business across the country and is ranked as one of the largest and most innovative agencies in the country. 

Grant has taken it upon himself to create and/or improve upon products/services in the marketplace to ensure his clients are provided with the best programs to meet their needs.  Noticing the impending burst of the housing bubble, he created the Home Value Plus program in 2007 to cover 20% of the market value of a home.  More recently, he created Credit Enhancement Bonding and Insurance as a program to secure his clients’ businesses/projects in order to increase the likelihood of acquiring funding. 

In addition to receiving acclaim for the programs listed, he has also been featured and published numerous times in trade publications such as Rough Notes, Agent & Broker, Builder & Developer, Personal Real Estate Investor, and many others.

GDI is also national recognized as the leading provider of credit enhancement bonding and insurance programs.  Insuring some of the largest commercial developments in the country.  In 2013 GDI was appointed by the 32 member countries that make up the United Nations World Sports Alliance Humanitarian program.  GDI secures all the various programs throughout the world, from Diamond Mines to Hospitals in support of this Humanitarian effort. 

In 2013 Grant has directed his focus to assisting agent in achieving and securing the dream of every agency owner – to be truly independent – by creating GDI’s agency branch program.  Through the branch program our branch partners are provided access to and training with GDI’s proprietary sales and service systems, sales meetings, marketing planning, and management support to assist in effective organic growth.

Grant resides in Turlock, CA with his wife Minnette and youngest son and spends his spare time traveling between California and Texas visiting his children and grandchildren.


 

Stephanie Silva-Gomes

Office Manager    
Commercial & Ag Manager  
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Amber Collins

Amber.Collins@gdiins.com 
Account Manager - Commercial & Ag 
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Assistant Account Manager - Commercial & Ag
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Daniela Casillas

Assistant Account Manager - Commercial & Ag
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Regan Jennings

Regan.Jennings@gdiins.com
Account Executive - Health & Benefits 
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Account Manager - Personal Lines 
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Marissa Fernandez

Marissa.Fernandez@gdiins.com
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
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Accounting
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Marissa Fernandez

Info@gdiins.com
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
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Marissa Fernandez

Info@gdiins.com
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
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