Robert Ritner, CIC
Mark Fluharty, CIC
Mark graduated from Boyertown Area High School and attended West Chester University and Ursinus College where he majored in Business Administration and Computer Science. He was a standout wrestler, qualifying for the PIAA State tournament in 1979, and was a three-year varsity letter winner at Ursinus College.
Mark entered the insurance business in 1983 with The Metropolitan insurance company, joined Gerhart, Hartman & Ritner in 1984, and became a partner in 1989. Licensed in Pennsylvania and the surrounding states, Mark has in-depth knowledge and expertise in Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance, Personal Property & Casualty Insurance, Group Employee Benefits and Individual Life and Health insurance products. He is extremely proud of the development of The Gerhart, Hartman & Ritner Insurance Agency through his leadership. “We have created a team of professional independent insurance agents that specialize in their respective fields. We know our business well and are committed protecting our client’s current assets and preserving their future goals and dreams.”
Mark is married to Adriene Nyce Fluharty and has two daughters, Taylor and Rylee. He still has a passion for wrestling and has helped guide the Boyertown wrestling program to be among one of the best programs in the state. Mark is an Active Mason, Perkiomen Lodge #595, and has been a Board Member for several non-profit organizations including the United Way of Boyertown, BAWA, Optimist, and AMBUCS.
Besides work, Mark enjoys fishing, skiing, and socializing with friends and family with an icy mug of good beer.
Don Hausknecht, CIC
Secretary/Treasurer - Agent/Broker
Don is a graduate of Temple University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Management.
Following graduation from Temple in 1979, Don joined the Insurance Company of North America as a commercial lines underwriting trainee. From 1979-1989 he held a variety of underwriting and marketing positions with stints at several other insurance companies in New Hampshire, Harleysville, PA, and Hanover, PA.
Don joined Gerhart, Hartman & Ritner in 1989 and became a partner in 1994. In 2002 he earned his Certified Insurance Counselor Designation from the National Alliance of Insurance Companies. His specialty is property/casualty insurance in both personal and commercial lines.
Outside of work, Don is a member of the Board of Directors of Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue and has served as Treasurer since its founding in 2013. He is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoys fishing in his spare time.
Don and his wife Wendy have twp children, Matt & Danielle, and reside in Gilbertsville.
Controller; Administration; Personnel
Diane has been working in the insurance industry and at our agency for 8 years. She specializes in accounting, administrative duties, and personnel matters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends. Diane actively participates and fundraises for Relay for Life and American Cancer Society. She is also an active supporter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Gift of Life Donor Program.
Donna Matz, CISR
Commercial Lines Agent & Manager
Donna has 33 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializing in commercial lines and also holds her CISR Designation. She enjoys working with her customers and helping them find the right insurance solution.
Deb Favinger, CISR Elite
Commercial Lines Agent & Claims Manager
Deb has been working in the insurance industry for 34 years, and has spent 27 of those years with our agency. She specializes in commercial lines and genuinely enjoys helping people. She has completed and obtained multiple designations including CISR in 2004, and CISR Elite in August 2017.
Deb is a member of Good Shepard UCC and Spread the Sparkle for Devin Team. She is married wih 2 children and has 2 grandsons, and is a lifetime resident of Bayertown.
Audrey Miller, AU, AIS, AINS, AFIS
Commercial LInes Agent
Audrey Miller has been a Commercial Lines Agent for over 15 years. She enjoys meeting and working with the businessowners of the community to help them protect and grow their businesses.
Audrey is married with two daughters and enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family.
Individual and Senior Health and Life Products Age
Lisa has been with our agency for 15 years and specializes in individua health, life, and travel insurance. She enjoys helping people find the right insurance solutions. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with family.
Employee Benefits Agent & Senior Administrator
Joan has been with our agency for nearly 25 years and specializes in group employee benefits. She enjoys finding a way for employers to keep their costs low while still giving their employees and families good, solid benefits.
Life & Health Services
Haley Kandrick, CISR
Personal Lines Agent & Manager
Haley has been with our agency for 22 years and specializes in auto and homeowners insurance and holds her CISR designation. Her goal is to build long lasting relationships with her customers. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Andy, and their children, Ashley and Alex.
Deb Hutt, CISR
Personal Lines Agent
Deb has been with our agency for nearly 15 years and specializes in personal lines of insurance. Her favorite part of our work is spending time with our clients, and outside of work she enjoys boating and kayaking with her family.
Courtney Winchester, CISR
Courtney holds her CISR designation and has been with our agency for 2 years, specializes in personal insurance. In her spare time she enjoys coaching the Impact Twirlers.
Kristie Springman, CISR
Personal Lines Assistant
Kristie has been with our agency for 24 years and specializes in personal lines. She enjoys learning something new every day. Kristle is involved in the community with organizations like Brendan’s Band - a drug addiction awareness group.
Sales Agent - Group Benefits & Commercial Lines
Robert has 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and has skills in underwriting, office managing, and producing. He has been with our agency for 24 years and specializes in employer benefits and business insurance. He enjoys optimizing plan design and solving problems for his clients. In his spare time, he enjoys boating, bicycling, and spending time with his granddaughter.
Senior Products Advisor
A newer addition to the Gerhart, Hartman & Ritner Team, Jim Davidheiser serves as the agency’s Senior Products Advisor and Marketing Director. Licensed in health insurance, life insurance, and fixed annuities, Jim enjoys building lasting relationships with his clients.
From Medicare to dental and vision coverage, Jim is dedicated to ensuring there are affordable options available for seniors. Away from the agency, he is involved with various business organizations and chambers, and also volunteers with the American Cancer Society.
Employee Benefits Consultant
Beth Casper, CISR
Beth has 33 years of insurance experience and has been with our agency for nearly 10. She is a personal lines specialist and enjoys helping customers find the best protection for the people and things most important to them. She is licensed in property and casualty and has her CISR designation and in 2016 was mentioned as one of Phila Magazine’s 5-Star Insurance Professionals.
In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering her time with local charities and is a member of the Bayertown Historical Society.
Alyssa Zander, CISR
Alyssa has been with our agency for 9 years, holds her CISR designation, and specializes in personal lines. She enjoys being able to help protect individuals and their families.
Alana Johnson, CISR
Alana has been with the agency for 5 years and specializes in personal lines insurance, notary, tag and title work, and holds her CISR designation. She enjoys being able to help people understand what insurance means and how important it is.
Angela is new to the agency and a licensed notary and tag specialist. She enjoys continuing education and expanding her insurance knowledge so that she can help her clients as best as she can.