President & CEO, CLU
Raised on a farm in Ontario on the Canadian shield. Gary left for the insurance business at 18 years old so he would have access to a phone and heat since there was no furnace at home. Moved west in 1967 and has been in Alberta since 1969. Gary has been involved in every aspect of the insurance business over the years including General and Captives. A singer and writer of songs, he is passionate about giving back via his Not for Profit, Battletested.ca™ to honor and support military veterans. Gary is a serial business founder and is always looking for better solutions for business resulting in Unistar over 20 years ago.
Director, Sales & Underwriting
Growing up in a predominately insurance environment, Stephanie naturally embraced the tradition and started with a large benefits insurer after completing a business degree in Insurance & Risk Management from the U of C. In 2003, Stephanie began her journey with Unistar while building a family who learned the industry very young as babes in the office. As a current soccer coach of girls, she strives to teach life skills and achieve a sport for life.
Director, Finance and HR
A proud maritimer, Michelle is a Dalhousie University Alumni who was born and raised in beautiful Nova Scotia. Michelle is passionate and dedicated to her strong faith, family and friends and is a lifelong learner. In her spare time Michelle enjoys long walks along the beach, travel and meeting new people.
Manager, Office and Underwriting
Born in the east coast, she is fluent in both the French and English language. She is also known for her love of the outdoors and is extremely passionate with the challenge of 3D archery. Most summer weekends, you will find Nicole camping with her compound bow in toe.
Short Term Disability Management
Born in the Interior of BC, moving to the lower mainland to be raised as a Farmer’s daughter, Sandy has a passion for the science behind agriculture. She has worked in the Disability management field for over 10 years and is passionate about learning and expanding her knowledge on an ongoing basis. Sandy enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends as well as the simple things in life, whether around a camp fire or just in her own back yard.