About

Our policy is caring.

At the end of the day, TWFG is a company that cares. We care about our customers, their customers, their families, and the communities in which they have chosen to build their lives. And we wouldn't be the company we are today without the caring people who make it possible. Those who come in every day with the hope – the goal – of making a real difference in the lives of the people we protect. We treat you like one of our own. Because you are.

Our People

  • Richard "Gordy" Bunch Founder, President and CEO

    Richard “Gordy” Bunch III is the Founder and CEO of TWFG and its associated companies which he started in The Woodlands, TX in 2001 with only $10,000 in capital. Today, TWFG Insurance is ranked #1 in both Texas and Louisiana, and with nearly 500 million in written premiums, is ranked 8th largest privately-owned independent insurance provider in the nation.

    Gordy also serves as the elected Chairman of The Woodlands Township Board, and was named 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the Gulf Coast Region. Gordy has been married to his wife Michelle for 22 years and, together, they have three incredible sons. They work together as a family to contribute to many local and national charities and organizations with both their time and financial support.

  • Katherine Nolan MBA, Chief Operating Officer

    Katherine has 20+ years of experience in the insurance industry both on the carrier and retail side of the business. Katherine has been successful in startup, turnaround and high-growth environments with a focus on growing revenues, streamlining operations, and effectively utilizing technology to optimize budgets and staffing. Katherine is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company along with strategy and operational alignment. Formerly she was President of Affirmative Retail Inc., EVP of Planning and Integration at Affirmative Insurance Holdings and Senior Operations Officer at Bristol West Insurance Company. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a double major in Finance and Economics and Masters of Business Administration from John Carroll University.

  • Anthony Pascente Chief Financial Officer

    Anthony is a highly-accomplished, result-driven senior accounting and financial management executive with more than 30 years of progressive experience in finance. He demonstrates an ability to successfully analyze many issues and problems and implement improved controls, processes, staff workflow and morale and is capable of setting and meeting goals in a high-pressure environment, while managing multiple priorities and maintaining strategic focus. Most recently, Anthony was the former Finance director of Interboro Insurance Group and in charge of GAAP accounting and consolidation, financial planning and analysis, Statutory accounting for the principal insurance company.

  • Alex Bunch Chief Creative and Marketing Officer

    Alex is a Global Chief Creative and Marketing Officer who has worked extensively in over 24 markets, including the UK, France, Brazil, Russia, China, Indonesia, India, and Hong Kong, to name a few. His career began in Dallas 20 years ago working for The Richards Group (Chick-fil-A, Home Depot, Taco Cabana) as a Graphic Design Specialist, and since then went on to become the Executive Creative Director for Slingshot (Jack Daniels, Dr Pepper, Greyhound, Wyndham Hotels), and then, as SVP/Creative Director at the storied Martin Agency (GEICO, UPS, Walmart, Discover Card, X-Games).

    An opportunity to live and work in London brought Alex to EF Education First as the Global Creative and Brand Director, and after six incredible years, he decided to return to Texas. He is now fulfilling a life-long dream of working with his brother, Gordy, to help build what will be the most trusted and respected insurance and financial services brand in the country.

    Alex has been married to his incredible wife Christy for 21 years, and has three wickedly talented sons, Grant, Aidan and Jude. He loves travelling, art, writing, discovering new foods and wine, and spends his free time coaching others on how to be more powerful and creative in every aspect of their lives.

  • Jerry Mackey Chief Underwriting Officer

    Jerry was recently hired to oversee product development and the TPA and claims administration for The Woodlands Insurance Company. Jerry is a seasoned senior management professional with extensive property and casualty insurance with a strong emphasis in commercial middle market programs. He has diverse experience driving new growth and maximizing returns in underperforming middle-market and program businesses with carriers. Jerry comes from IIAT services, where he served as President.

  • John Scully Vice President of Information Technology

    John comes to TWFG with over 15 years of insurance technology background. John started as a developer in 2000 for a Dallas wholesaler and MGA, where he designed and implemented web-based business management, accounting, invoicing and reporting systems. He moved from there to Crump Insurance where he was VP of Architecture and Development and delivered solutions for real time quoting, invoicing, policy issuance and agency management functions. Most recently, John managed the integration of systems between Crump and CRC, while representing both companies on the BB&T Insurance Technology Board. He has served on the AAMGA Technology Committee and Scottsdale Insurance Company’s Agents Technology Advisory Committee. John has strong management and analysis skills coupled with solid insurance background. We are excited to have John leading the charge in building out all our company systems.

  • Judy Rush National Agency Relationship Director

    Judy brings 25+ years of Sales & Marketing, Management, Training, and Advertising experience to TWFG. She entered the Insurance business in 1985 after working in the IT industry for many years. Her first position in the Insurance industry was that of Operations Manager over the IT Department. Soon after this, she transitioned into the insurance side of the business, as the manager of both IT and Customer Service departments for a large Commercial MGA. Her next move was on the agency side, joining Templeton SW, as a Producer of commercial lines specializing in the transportation industry. Judy then moved into the marketing arm of the business spending the next seventeen years with Benchmark General Agency, Vista Insurance Partners, Mercury General, and Alfa Insurance. She has been with TWFG Insurance Services for the past six years, and is responsible for managing a large agent base in 22 states for growth, profitability, and relationship development. Additionally, she manages a group of Agency Relationship managers and assists them in growing their territory.

  • Yolanda Crombie Director TWFG General Agency

    Yolanda has 20+ years of experience in the insurance industry both on the carrier and retail sides of the business. Her successes include a career in sales and marketing, and insurance agency development. Yolanda’s insurance career began in 1990 at the Department of Insurance in Belize. In 1991, she transitioned to insurance in the private sector and became the General Manager of a property and casualty company in Belize. Yolanda joined Farmers/Foremost in 2003 initially as manager of a captive agency in Texas. She later transitioned to marketing and held the position of Territory Manager in Texas and New Mexico for Farmers/Foremost. Ms. Crombie joined TWFG in 2012 and is responsible for the growth and management of TWFG General Agency. Yolanda is a past president of The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and past president of The Rotary Club of Belize. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Finance from The University of Houston.

  • Kelly Bettencourt Executive Assistant to the CEO and President

    Let’s be honest. Kelly is the backbone, and gatekeeper at TWFG. From organizing and simplifying the remarkably complicated schedule of our fearless leader, Gordy, to helping organize one of the leading national Insurance Conferences in the country, Kelly is at the core of everything we do.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

At TWFG, we pride ourselves on staying active in our community, donating and giving back to the people who give us their trust. As a corporation, we are members of The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, and proudly support several community events and organizations, such as: