President Brent Schmitten got his start in the insurance industry as an independent agent in 1995. Specializing in commercial and personal insurance, Brent enjoys helping his clients protect their assets and that after more than 20 years, there is still something new to learn.
Brent is a graduate of Washington State University where he received a degree in business administration with specializations in finance and risk management/insurance. He and his wife Angie have been married for more than 20 years and they have two children, Jacob and Kaylynn. Away from the office, Brent enjoys golfing, barbecuing, hunting, spending time at Lake Chelan, and coaching and supporting his kid’s sporting activities.
Doug is a Producer and became a partner with GKP insurance in the mid 1990’s. What he loves about the insurance industry is that no day is the same and that it is never boring. He also loves helping his clients and building long lasting relationships with them. Doug has been on several Insurance Advisory Councils and was Agent Of The Year in 2015 for Traveler’s Insurance. He is married to his wife Dianne and the have two grown children, Andrew and Ashley. When he is not in the office he is on his pontoon boat enjoying the lake.
Andrea is a Commercial Lines Account Manager and has been in the industry for over 25 years. She loves being able to help clients with their commercial business needs through the large variety of companies we represent. Andrea is married with eight grown children and in her spare time she enjoys photography, traveling and spending time with her family.
Renee is an account manager for the commercial lines department. She has been in the insurance industry since 2022, where she originally specialized in life insurance. When she is not in the office she is traveling with her husband and her many pets. Renee loves to be involved in her community and has volunteered in many organizations such as Yakima Rotary and the American Red Cross. What she likes about the insurance industry is that provides the opportunity to learn something new every day while providing clients with the best possible service. Renee enjoys that Mitchell, Reed and Schmitten has been a wonderful and supportive environment.
Ricardo is a Producer and has been in the insurance industry since 2001. He loves the helpful and family like atmosphere GKP provides. He is married to his wife Alice and they have three grown children, Ariel, Jacob (married to Samantha) and Julia. Ricardo is a former board member and now volunteer for the Central Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. When he is not in the office he is visiting local wineries, traveling and enjoys supporting happy hour at our local restaurants
Rachelle is a commercial lines agent and is new to the insurance industry. What she loves about the industry is that it is ever changing and she can help her clients find the coverage they need. Rachelle has two wonderful children, Brienna and Braeden and a dog named Peter. When she is not in the office she is attending her children's sporting events, traveling and camping on the beach.
Maria is a Customer Service Representative and has worked in the insurance industry since 2020. What she loves about the industry is that every day is different and she is always learning something new. She is married with three grown children and has two dogs. When Maria is not in the office she is baking up some tasty treats, watching a movie or grabbing coffee with her closest friends.