Tyler Foster

Owner / Principal Tyler began his career in insurance after graduating from Missouri State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems. Working in many different sectors of the risk management industry, including large supplemental health and later leading one of the largest life insurance companies as Sales Director, Tyler gained industry leading knowledge before opening his own agency in 2006. Over the course of the next decade, Foster Insurance Group worked alongside thousands of partners matching risk management solutions with Tyler’s wealth of knowledge (such as the Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow designation) to protect and steward ministries, Non-profits, businesses and individuals all across the Midwest. Partnering with Jon and Dean to form the GLS Insurance Group in 2017, Tyler continues to serve alongside his partners and leads the team at GLS with a servant's heart as they navigate the world of risk-management. Tyler and his wife Dawn enjoy serving at their local church and in the community, spending time with family and friends and keeping up with their two children.

Jon McKinney

Owner / Principal A graduate of Missouri State University in 2004, Jon opened McKinney Insurance Agency, LLC and began his career in risk management the same year. With a heart for local churches, non-profits and giving back to the community, Jon chose to focus on the Church, NPO and Education sectors of insurance to help leaders of these organizations manage the complicated landscape of risk management. An agency owner at GLS, Jon brings nearly two decades of hands-on experience, proven leadership and industry-leading knowledge to all of his partners and has helped thousands advance their mission and ministry. When he is not providing industry leading risk management to his partners, Jon can be found serving at his Church, volunteering with a local non-profit or spending time with his wife, Mackenzie, and their four children. A man of great passion and integrity, Jon relishes the opportunity to lead our team at GLS and work alongside all of our partners!

Joe Miller

Commercial Lines Advisor Joe joined the GLS Insurance team in 2019, after 20 years in pastoral ministry. Joe is an ordained pastor who has served churches in both southwest and northwest Missouri. His years as a pastor have given him insight into the challenges faced by pastors and the congregations they serve. Joe loves connecting churches to insurance plans that provide the best coverage for the most competitive price. Joe has also served in the non-profit sector throughout his career as both a volunteer and board member. This experience has given him great insight to share with small business and non-profit leaders who are seeking insurance coverage that protects their interests, while giving them the support they need from an engaged advisor. Joe is married to Tina, and has two daughters. They live in Rogersville, Missouri.

Josiah McKinney

Commercial & Personal Lines Advisor Josiah was born and raised in southwest Missouri and attended college at Missouri Southern State University. After college he moved to the east coast for three years where he met his wife, and explored that area. He returned 5 years ago to help continue the growth of McKinney Insurance LLC which has been in business for over eleven years. The company has grown quickly over this time. He then joined GLS Insurance Group as it merged McKinney Insurance, Foster Financial, and Osborne Insurance into what is now known as GLS Insurance Group LLC. Customer service, Integrity, and product knowledge are the number one priorities for the agency. Like all employees of GLS Insurance, Josiah has a passion to serve his clients with honesty and a strong work ethic. He would welcome the opportunity to work with you and show you what sets his service apart from the rest.

Dawn Foster

Personal Lines Advisor Dawn began her career in insurance after graduating from Missouri State University with a degree in Finance and with a minor in General Business. Working in many different sectors of the risk management industry, including as a casualty claims adjuster, Dawn gained industry leading knowledge before beginning her career as a licensed Personal Lines Insurance Advisor. Dawn’s primary focus is building relationships with her clients through superior knowledge and customer service. She and her husband Tyler enjoy serving at their local church and in the community, spending time with family and friends and keeping up with their two children.

Pam Spickard

Customer Service Representative / Database Management Working in the insurance industry for almost a decade, Pam is an integral part of delivering exceptional customer service for GLS clients. Putting her servant heart at the forefront of all she does, Pam is an active member at South Haven Baptist Church and avid volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She resides in Springfield, MO with her husband, Larry, to whom she has been married to for 35 years. When Pam is not helping clients or volunteering in her community, she and her husband enjoy traveling to the mountains, spending time with their 2 grandchildren and hosting a cookout with family and friends.

Victoria Munguia

  As a lifelong Missourian, Victoria Munguia prides herself on strong midwestern roots keeping faith, family and her servants heart at the forefront of all she does. As a Customer Service Representative for the GLS team, Victoria partners with clients across ministry, non-profit and business arenas to make sure each detail is attended to and helps provide industry leading service that has become synonymous with the GLS brand. When she isn’t serving her local community or giving back to one of her favorite non-profits, Victoria loves spoiling her niece and nephew or spending time with family and friends!

Darlene Freeman

Commercial & Personal Lines Advisor Darlene and her husband, Don, live in Springfield, MO. They have been married for 51 years, have three children (one deceased) and eight grandchildren with another to join the family in 2020. Darlene has worked in insurance for the past 27 years as a licensed agent and customer service representative in Personal Lines; first with Arnall Insurance Agency, then McKinney Insurance Agency and now GLS Insurance Group. She will tell you she finds enjoyment in helping others with their insurance needs

Connie McKinney

Receptionist / Customer Service Rep Originally born in New York state, Connie moved to Missouri and graduated from Cottey College in 1977. She and her husband, David, have been married over 40 years and enjoy their four children and eight grandchildren! Connie is a licensed agent and customer service representative for both personal and commercial lines within the GLS Insurance agency. If you have any questions regarding your billing or policy, please don’t hesitate to contact Connie.

Alveretta May

Appointment Scheduling Manager With over 30 years of industry experience, Alveretta May is an integral part of delivering exceptional support to the sales force of GLS.

Excellence, loyalty, and integrity is the core of her work ethic. Alveretta is a long time Midwest native and an active member of her church. When not serving at GLS, Alveretta enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, shopping, and traveling.

Londa Crigger

Website Content / Marketing Manager Londa was born and raised in northwest Iowa and graduated from college with a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education. Londa, her husband Cody, and their four children live in West Des Moines, Iowa. They enjoy spending time traveling to National Parks and Ball Parks and serving in their church, Soteria Des Moines.

Lindsey Miles

Social Media Manager / Influencer Originally from Springfield, Missouri, Lindsey excelled through college as a scholarship athlete and graduated with a Communications degree Magna Cum Laude from Drury University. After holding several leadership positions in marketing, sales and communications related fields, Lindsey has turned her talents to the world of Digital Media in recent years and provides excellent insights into the emerging and ever-changing world of social media and digital marketing for GLS. An avid fan of travel, photography, fashion and dogs, Lindsey spends her leisure time making the most of time with family and friends wherever she is!

Rita Charlton

Customer Service Representative / Database Management Rita has an Associate of Arts Degree and has worked various jobs while being a wife, mother and grandmother. Currently, Rita is the renewal processor for GLS Insurance Group. She and her husband, Randy, have three sons, three daughters through marriage, seven grandchildren, and one foster grandchild.

Randy Charlton

Database ManagementRandy spent 26 years in full time ministry as a pastor in Iowa and Minnesota. Shortly before leaving full time ministry, he put the 30 years of computer experience he had gained into working for GLS Insurance Group. Randy and his wife, Rita, have three sons, three daughters through marriage, and seven grandchildren.