Gerry is the founder and owner of APP Financial. After graduating from Ball State University with a Bachelor's of Science degree, Gerry went into the life insurance business full time. Gerry is passionate about the insurance business and enjoys working with small businesses and families, providing a plan of protection for their hopes and dreams. Gerry received his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from the American College in 1977. He has been a finalist for the Northern Indiana Entrepreneur of the Year and a past Fort Wayne Life Underwriter's Agent of the Year. Gerry is married and has five children; his son, Greg, joined him in the business in 1997. Gerry is semi-retired and spends his time between his home in Fort Wayne and Florida.