Gerald transitioned to an Independent Insurance Agency in July of 2020. As a lifetime lifelong Greenville resident, Gerald knows this region as well as anyone. He has lived in South Carolina his entire life, graduating from Newberry College 1982—and lettered on the Newberry football team. Gerald has been married to June Goldsmith for nearly 40 years and has 2 sons: Ben and Michael. He opened Nationwide Insurance Agency on January 1, 1991 and he has been blessed to build a multi-line Insurance Agency that is focused on putting the needs of customers first. As for accolades, Gerald won the Nationwide employee/agent of the year for SC in 1994—and he is a Champion award qualifier with Nationwide. In 2017, he was recognized as a Community Service District winner for supporting and partnering with Favor Greenville.