Founding Principal of Galt Insurance Group
Galt Insurance Group was founded in 2003 by Christian Galt, a third generation insurance professional. Drawing from a wealth of experience from his Father and Grandfather, Christian and his team have become a leading provider of quality protection for countless individuals, families and businesses throughout the sunshine state. Understanding clients’ coverage needs, providing superior customer service and competitive rates in this volatile Florida insurance marketplace, has driven the success of our agency. Christian was born in Coral Springs, Florida and now resides in Naples. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Christian, his wife Andrea, son Boston & new born Daughter Dior enjoy time at the beach, dining at local restaurants and going to Fenway Park during the summers to catch a few ball games.
Marketing & PR
Andrea will be taking over our Marketing and PR dept. Armed with 16 years of successful national and local sales, advertising and PR experience, she brings an educated eye for detail that cannot be matched. As we grow, Andrea offers fresh ideas with cutting edge designs that elevate the appeal for all our new promotional items. Her proactive approach will help us prepare for our new location on Fifth Avenue South. She has already contributed to many of our charity events and plans on pulling out all the stops for present and future ad campaigns.
Mike was born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education, Mike moved to Naples, FL where he taught fifth grade for three years. He went on to spend two years in Minneapolis, MN teaching elementary school while completing his Master’s degree in Teaching and Learning, with a concentration in Brain Smart teaching. Mike takes his skills in teaching and guiding others into his seventh year with Galt Insurance Group. He believes that the foundation of every business relationship is built on trust and having a clear understanding of expectations. Mike takes great pride in educating his clients on the nuances of the difficult to understand, Florida insurance market. In his free time Mike enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Rachel and son Gavin.
Ryan Reynolds was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. He graduated cum laude from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2011 with a Bachelors degree in Finance. As an associate of Galt Insurance Group, Ryan believes in advising clients on insurance, not just selling it. He uses his degree in Finance to make sure that his clients fully understand the investment in insurance to fully protect one’s assets. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys golfing, fishing, and working out.
Kimberly Vargas, a licensed 2-20 Florida Insurance Agent, was born in Costa Rica & has lived in Naples FL for over 24 years. She has been in the insurance business for the past 10 years & is also a Florida Licensed Notary. Before coming to Galt Insurance Group she was the manager of a branch office in Marco Island. When Kimberly is not helping her clients, she enjoys traveling, bowling, shopping and family events with her two children. She also loves donating her time to cancer events such as Relay for Life, Save a Life, and Candle Lighters.
Libby grew up in Southeast Michigan, just west of Detroit. She graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with an emphasis in secondary education. She moved to Naples, Florida in 2012 to begin her teaching career. After three years of teaching in public schools and with a ...local non – profit organization, she decided to pursue a career that would challenge her in different ways. She’s excited to join Galt Insurance Group and looks forward to assisting clients in their insurance needs. Libby enjoys reading, cooking, and running. She and her husband also enjoy watching baseball, embracing new adventures and travelling as much as possible.
David was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. David spent the last four years in Columbus Ohio learning the insurance business and has now relocated to south west Florida and is continuing his passion for the business. David enjoys playing golf, mountain biking and all outside activities.
Sara was born, and raised in Naples, FL. She graduated from Barron Collier High School, and attended Florida Gulf Coast University where she studied Communications. She has a background in banking and finance, and decided to make a career change to the insurance industry, seeing the value and protection it brings to the community. Sara is passionate about our client relationships here at Galt Insurance Group, and strives to exceed their expectations through every interaction. She enjoys donating her time to local charity events, getting outdoors, and traveling as much as possible.
Viana Polanco, a licensed 2-20 and 2-15 Florida insurance agent, was born in the Dominican Republic and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the Catholic University (PUCMM). That same year she moved to Florida and started to work as a song writer for a label record. She studied business at Hodges and Kaiser University while pursuing an MBA.
Viana has been recognized and granted under the extraordinary ability permanent US residence program for her humanitarian work for 2 years at Florida Coalition against Human Trafficking and for her accomplishment in the music industry. For the past 4 years, she has been working for 2 of the largest insurance companies in the United States under personal lines, commercial and life. She has helped hundreds of families to be protected in the event of unexpected accidents, lawsuits and financial uncertainty.
Viana enjoys playing guitar, going to the gym and cooking.
Kevin Swisher has been a Naples resident since 2004. Born into a military family while stationed in Germany, Kevin spent the first half of his life circling the globe. This lifestyle helped him become the outgoing individual he is today. Kevin graduated from Lely High School and has a background in Medicine, working in the field for 10 years before making a switch to Galt Insurance Group. He is excited to become an insurance pro and similarly, excited to help the great people of South Florida. In his spare time, Kevin loves to golf, travel, read, and run with his dog, Penny.
Harrison Ayres was born in Orlando and raised in Naples, Florida. He graduated from Barron Collier High School and received Magna Cum Laude honors. At Barron Collier, he lettered in varsity baseball all four years and was an All-County player. Currently he attends Florida State University and is majoring at one of the top risk management programs in the country. He is involved in Greek Life at FSU and enjoys lifting in his free time. Most importantly he is thrilled to be apart of the Galt family as a summer intern, and is ready to get to work.