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"There is a life to be lived after the settlement and I can help translate the negotiations from dollars to meeting needs, assisting the parties toward the goal of a resolution and helping the injured person find some economic certainty, a map into the future, in an uncertain world."
With more than 30 years of claims, management, settlement planning and structured settlement experience, Gayle is the Managing Consultant for the Columbus, Cincinnati, and Northern Kentucky offices. Joining Ringler in 2002, Gayle conducts local and national seminars, attends mediations and settlement conferences nationwide. She is viewed as a valued resource by all parties, with a creative, professional, AND personal approach.
Gayle’s career began in insurance as a Personal Lines Field Claims Representative for MFA Mutual in Indianapolis.
Gayle moved to Great American Insurance Company evaluating, strategizing, and negotiating highly complex cases where she enjoyed over 20 years of progressive advancement, becoming an officer of Great American in 1987. While a home office staff manager, she had the opportunity to act as a structured settlement resource designing quotes, educating staff on the use and sale of structures and personally negotiating some of the most complex cases.
She also served as a Divisional AVP, VP and Sr. Vice President at AESIC, Agricultural Excess & Surplus Insurance Company in Cincinnati. Prior to joining Ringler, Gayle served as an Associate/Broker with a prominent settlement annuity firm in Indianapolis. During her career, she has worked in Indianapolis, San Francisco, Fresno, Cincinnati, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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Gayle has three wonderful adult sons — spread across the country. She has participated in local non-profit fundraising groups and in leadership roles in organizations within and outside of the structured settlement arena.
To refer a case to Gayle Christen, CPCU, CSSC, please fill out the form below. Please be sure to include all pertinent information. Gayle will get back to you shortly.