Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Mike Smith, AFIS

Owner

Mike was raised in Orland and graduated from Orland High School in 1971, he attended the University of California, Davis and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science.  He has been involved in agriculture production at various levels for over 35 years.  

Mike is a charter member of the agribusiness and farm insurance specialists’ designation.  He is in charge of all farm, crop, commercial and workers compensation insurance for the agency.   Mike has been actively involved with Crop Insurance for over 20 years and has served on both National and regional agent advisory boards for Crop insurance. 

Mike has also been actively involved in the community for many years having served as past Grand Knight in the Orland Knights of Columbus, past president of the Orland Kiwanis Club, Foreperson of the Glenn County Grand Jury, Treasurer of the Orland Community Scholarship association, and Past President of the Orland Unified School District.  With his love of sports, Mike was involved in coaching his children’s Pop Warner, Soccer and Little League teams in the local community.

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Mick Smith, AFIS

Vice President

Mick Smith is Vice President and Sales Manager for GCI Insurance. Mick is the son of Mike and Julie Smith and joined the Agency in 2009. Mick comes from an extensive sales background and oversees relationship development for all commercial and agricultural accounts. Mick prides himself on being knowledgeable in a wide range of insurance products to protect your commercial and agribusiness needs. Mick is a purpose-driven leader to his insurance team and is dedicated in expanding the insurance products GCI Insurance provides our customers. Mick enjoys hunting, golf and spending time with his family; wife Ashley and his two daughters Tenley and Lainey. Mick and his wife are active in a variety of nonprofit and industry-related organizations.

Mick graduated with a management degree from California State University, Chico and has obtained his property and casualty license and crop insurance certification. Mick is currently a board member on the Agent Crop Insurance Advisory Board.

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Julie Smith

Owner

Julie Smith has been in the insurance Industry since 1999. Julie is the office manager and handles all individual and group health insurance, Medicare supplements, life insurance and long term care Insurance for the agency. Julie has completed educational classes on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and she continues to keep informed on updates and new developments regarding the Affordable Care Act. She is anxious to guide customers through these changing times in the health insurance industry.

Julie moved to Orland with Mike in 1979 and has enjoyed raising their family in Orland. She had been an active member of the community throughout the years. She was a member and past president of Just for Children of Glenn County. She was also an active member of St Dominic’s Catholic Church teaching catechism and children’s choir for many years. In her free time she enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

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Christy Green, AFIS, CISR

Agent, Commercial and Agribusiness

Christy is a Glenn County native graduating from Willows High in 1991. She attended Butte College and University of Phoenix majoring in Business Administration. Living in Oregon for the past 14 years, Christy earned her Property, Casualty, Life and Health licenses in 2006. As a member of the Society of Certified Insurance Service Representatives, she earned her CISR Designation in 2011. Christy has had a diverse business background at the Management and Executive levels in Insurance, Agriculture, Long Term Care, Marketing and the Beverage Distribution Industries. Christy enjoys being active in the community she represents. Living in Oregon, she served 3 years as Chamber President and maintained board positions for Economic Development and County Tourism. Christy has 3 sons with 2 in the Orland School District and one proudly serving in the US Army.

Christy returned home to Glenn County in 2014 and is excited to be a part of the GCI Insurance Brokers team. She is looking forward to utilizing her knowledge and experience to assist you in making important insurance decisions for both your family and business.

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Kim Furtado

Agent, Personal Lines CSR

Kim is a licensed property and casualty agent and is our personal lines specialist and accounting manager. Kim joined our GCI team in 2009 and is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to our clients. She provides our customers with the help they need to find the right coverage for their unique insurance needs.
Kim moved to Orland in 1991 and has enjoyed raising her children in the Orland community. In her free time she enjoys music, travelling and home improvement projects but her main love is spending time with good friends and family!

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Erica House

Agent, Claims Representative

Erica House joined GCI in March of 2014 and is the receptionist and claims representative. Erica Studied at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, and has obtained her life and health license. She enjoys helping to make sure customers’ needs are met, and stays current on changes in the healthcare industry. Erica’s hobbies include running in local races, taking photos and spending time with her family; Brent and their son “Cubby.”

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Matt Barr

Agent, Crop Insurance

Matt Barr joined GCI in April of 2016. A graduate of Corning Union High School, Matt then graduated from California State University-Chico with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management. Matt has obtained his property and casualty license and crop insurance certification. Matt enjoys developing and growing relationships with new and existing clients. Matt currently serves as a Commissioner for the City of Corning Recreation Commission.

Outside of the office Matt enjoys playing and coaching sports, hiking, fishing, and adventuring with friends and family.

November 12th, 2016 by GCI Insurance Brokers
November 12th, 2016 by GCI Insurance Brokers