GCM Insurance & Risk Management, LLC was formed in 2009 by Grant Connor Mehlich, its Principal and Founder. Since our founding, it has been our vision to dynamically respond to our business communities’ ever-changing needs and preferences for innovative insurance and risk management services.
We provide our clients with unique solutions for protecting their assets and planning for the future, all while maintaining our core principles of, Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism. We believe all clients, whether large or small, deserve the same respect, service and passion in protecting their business.
GCM Insurance & Risk Management serves multiple niches of business and offers countless lines of coverage to protect individuals and their business assets. An extensive array of programs are available for Workers Compensation, General Liability, Commercial Auto Liability, Commercial Property Coverage, Flood Coverage, Contractors Inland Marine, Umbrella Coverage, Business Interruption, Director's & Officers, Professional Liability, and more.
Our current clients love our passion and determination to provide the broadest coverage at the most competitive price. Our insurance carrier partners say we are aggressive. At GCM Insurance & Risk Management, you will notice almost immediately that we are different from other Insurance brokers. We ask questions, dig deeper and have a penchant for wanting to learn and understand everything about your business. From our proprietary risk management tools, such as our Risk Management Audit Report (RMAR) to our vast breadth of knowledge and resources, we at are eagerly awaiting to serve you.
Grant Connor Mehlich began his Insurance career as a Retro-Spective Adjuster in New York and New Jersey with American International Group (AIG) in 2003. As a Retrospective adjuster, Grant adjusted Loss Sensitive, Paid Loss and Large Deductible Plans of Fortune 100 Companies. After a year of learning and experiencing 'core' insurance fundamentals, Mr. Mehlich was promoted and given the opportunity to implement and roll out a brand new program for AIG called Global Energy Middle Market (GEMM) Plus. GEMM Plus was designed for Manufacturing and Process Industry businesses up to $100MM in revenues. In its first year alone, GEMM Plus, exceeded and surpassed all expectations and underwrote over $20MM in new business premiums.
After the success of GEMM Plus, Grant returned to his home state of Florida and began his Insurance Brokerage career with Hilb Rogal & Hobbs (HRH), which at the time of joining, was the world's 7th largest insurance brokerage. Utilizing his underwriting knowledge, and his passion and dedication to his clients, Grant brokered over $1.97M in premiums within his first year to win the southeast regional new business award. By the time he left to start GCM Insurance & Risk Management, LLC in August of 2009, Grant was responsible for insuring over $200MM in property values throughout the State of Florida.
Grant is a graduate from The Florida State University and holds a degree in Economics and a minor in Business. He has twice been interviewed in a nationally published business magazine. Grant is a committee member of the Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), sits on the Board of Directors for the Italian Club Krewe and is President-Elect of the Tampa Bay Seminole Club. He resides in Tampa with his wife Jessica and two rescued dogs.
Debra A. Martin is our Florida Licensed Customer Service Representative serving in our Stuart, FL area. Ms. Martin handles our back office and bookkeeping duties. She primarily works as the agent for the personal lines in the Stuart area. Martin is also a Florida registered Investment Advisor Representative. Debra graduated from North Country Community College in upstate New York with an associate’s degree in business administration with an accounting focus and is presently enrolled at IRSC in Stuart, FL in the Accounting program. Ms. Martin served 7 years in the US Air Force where her training was focused towards facility management and accounting. Ms. Martin has worked the past 14 years in the accounting and finance field which melds well with our insurance needs. Ms. Martin has been with GCM for the past two years.