Gretchen was born in Minneapolis and moved to Atlanta as a young girl. Her family moved again to Los Angeles where she grew up, married and had a child.
Gretchen started working in the Insurance Industry in 1962 in Life Insurance. She started in the Property & Claims portion of the Industry five years later and has been working as a bookkeeper, claims person and also works win CSR duties.
Gretchen moved to Washington state in 1977 and truly loves this area. She enjoys her work very much and loves working at Oltman Insurance as it is like being part of a family, which makes her job very enjoyable.
In her spare time she enjoys being with her husband, working outside, decorating and volunteering with children. She is always eager and willing to help in whatever way she can.