Follow UsFollow UsFollow Us Client Login

Gerber Financial Advisors


GERBER'S CULTURE OF GRATITUDE - 2021 EDITION

Here at Gerber, we are thankful for many things. For an outstanding team, amazing clients, and our ability to continue serving clients during a pandemic, arguably the most challenging time in our company's history.
 
In the spirit of the Thanksgiving season, we asked our team members what they are most thankful for this year. We're sharing those thoughts with you in this blog.
 
 
Jocelyn Sperko, Chief Operations Officer
 
  • I'm thankful for a close-knit, caring, and supportive family and friends near and far; especially my wonderful partner, Matt, our beautiful daughter Remi, and Matt's two amazing boys, Jaxon and Noah
  • I'm thankful to work at Gerber and am grateful for the entrepreneurial culture that Randy has instilled here - open, dynamic, flexible, supportive autonomy, encouraging of growth, and a place where fun and laughter are the norm. Our services are innovative, and our entrepreneur clients are doing fun and amazing things! I'm so proud and appreciative to be a part of it all
  • I'm thankful for team members who truly care about Gerber andabout our clients
  • I'm grateful for crisp, cool days full of color and fall flavors - this is my favorite time of year! This time of year, I'm also thankful for good eats, festive libations... and pants with built in stretch

Erik Roemer, Chief Compliance Officer

  • I'm thankful for my family's health during the pandemic, specifically my mother and my in-laws who did not contract COVID and remain healthy
  • I'm grateful that my youngest son (age 17) was able to play high school soccer after having a two-year hiatus due to a medical condition
  • I'm thankful that my oldest son (age 20) is excelling at his astrophysics major, studying at his dream college (Ohio State)
  • I'm thankful for my wife, who is an all-around stellar person. Her ability to focus on the important things in life is super admirable. She makes me a better person
  • I'm grateful for the tremendous team at Gerber, who is positive, cares deeply about our clients, and strives each and every day to help them live better lives
  • I'm thankful for the outstanding group of friends I bike ride with twice a week, providing me with both physical and social health
 
Jason Fain, Advisor
 
  • I could not be more thankful to find a home on the Gerber team. I've never been more excited with more work. We get to help some of the most fascinating and successful people in our city and beyond
  • I am thankful for my community here in Columbus. Everyday, I feel support of a neighbor, friend, or family member
  • I am thankful that after a COVID delayed year, Jenny and I will be having our (destination) wedding in December with our closest friends and family!
 
Nick Marino, Advisor
 
  • I'm thankful to work in an environment that continues to put me in a position to succeed as a professional, and supports my strong desire to be challenged. I am genuinely excited to wake up in the morning knowing I will learn something new every day
  • I'm grateful for our mini Goldendoodle Felix. He's such a huge part of our lives, and my wife and I will always consider him our first-born child. The companionship he offers is the perfect medicine for the stress and anxiety of life
  • I'm thankful that Felix will have a little brother early next year. We are expecting a baby boy March of 2022!
  • I'm thankful for the authentic friendships I continue to develop
 
Alicia Crittenden, Client Services Associate
 
  • I am grateful for the amazing opportunity to work at Gerber, as I have learned so many new things that have taken me outside of my box. I have grown my insurance knowledge base and learned life lessons
  • I'm thankful for my amazing husband and our newest blessing, our baby girl, who will be born in December
  • I'm grateful for my children, who have provided me with the strength to be the amazing mother and woman I am today, and who have given me numerous reasons to brag on how great they are!
  • I'm thankful for my health during these eventful times, and the blessings my family has received by staying sage and healthy

Alison Forche, Relationship Manager
 
  • I am grateful for my husband and children - they make me laugh each day and remind me how lucky I am to have them in my life
  • I am grateful for great team members at Gerber - our team is so collaborative and committed to helping one another and our clients
  • I am grateful to have written books this about both my step-father's and my father's lives - the journey of hearing and creating their life legacies has been rewarding to me in so many unbelievable ways
  • I am grateful for my leadership team at Revolution Power Yoga in Colorado - they have invited me into their lives to help grow their business, and provided great friendship, advice, and support to me on my life journey

Amanda Cummins, Paraplanner
 
  • I'm thankful for my friends and family who support me and help me with my sons, especially when I must be in two places at once
  • I'm thankful I can provide a great lifestyle for my sons
  • I'm thankful to be able to take my sons to all the Toledo home football games and visit family. This has been a tradition and I'm glad it's back
  • I'm thankful to work at Gerber! I'm appreciative for the opportunity to learn and challenge myself in my new role

Wishing you and yours a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving! 
 


INDEX
  • GERBER'S CULTURE OF GRATITUDE - 2021 EDITION
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM - Q2 2021
  • 2020 END OF THE YEAR GERBER RECAP
  • OCTOBER IS NATIONAL BOOK MONTH - HERE ARE THE BOOKS WE LOVE!
  • 1 YEAR LATER: LESSONS LEARNED FROM OUR HEADQUARTER RELOCATION
  • GERBER'S DOG DAYS OF SUMMER | Q3 2020
  • WHAT'S THE BEST THING TO COME OUT OF QUARANTINE?
  • HOW THE GERBER TEAM MANAGES STRESS
  • WHAT WE'RE LISTENING TO NOW
  • 2019 END OF THE YEAR GERBER TEAM RECAP
  • GERBER'S CULTURE OF GRATITUDE
  • WE'VE MOVED - GERBER HAS A NEW HEADQUARTERS!
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q2 2019
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q3 2018
  • Q2 ROUNDUP: MOST POPULAR CONTENT
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q2 2018
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q1 2018
  • 2017 END OF YEAR GERBER TEAM RECAP BLOG
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q2 2017
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q1 2017
  • 2016 RECAP: HAPPENINGS IN THE GERBER SPACE
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q3 2016
  • GERBER NAMED ON INC. 5000
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q2 2016
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q1 2016
  • 2015 RECAP: HAPPENINGS IN THE GERBER SPACE
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q3 2015
  • GET TO KNOW THE GERBER TEAM | Q2 2015
  • 2014 RECAP: HAPPENINGS IN THE GERBER SPACE
  • THE GERBER ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
  • Journey of WHY: Why we work with first-generation entrepreneurs
  • Journey of Why: Bringing our WHY to Life
  • Gerber's Got History: The History of our New Office
  • Journey of Why: It Starts with WHY
  • If you would like to be notified via email each time we publish a new blog or if you would like to be removed from our emailing list, please fill out the form below.







    Additional Comments: