Ginny was born in Gainesville, Florida, and grew up in the small town of Bronson, located just twenty miles southwest of Gainesville. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism (Public Relations) from the University of Florida in 1981 and began a career with Nationwide Insurance in 1982
Throughout her twenty-five year claims career with Nationwide, she had the opportunity to handle and manage various types of cases including personal injury, medical, auto, and homeowner claims and also served as a state-wide litigation manager. While working at Nationwide, she attended many mediation and trials as the designated corporate representative. She also worked on several catastrophe teams assisting policyholders after storms and hurricanes. She holds the professional designations AIC (Associate in Claims) and CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting).
Ginny is a cancer fighter/survivor after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2007 and is currently in remission. She has an extreme appreciation for life and loves helping clients work through their difficulties and challenges. She is the steady promoter of the firm’s philosophy of sincere client focus and care.
Ginny is married to Bill, her high school sweetheart, and they are the proud parents of two adult children, Amanda and Will, and son-in-law Charlie Burchfield. They are also delighted to be first-time grandparents with the arrival of granddaughter Brice! Amanda is an associate attorney with the firm and Will is pursuing a pro baseball career with the Detroit Tigers. Charlie is pursuing his Ph.D. in civil engineering and is employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Bill and Ginny are also the proud parents of Dexter, an 85 lb. Airedale and Allen Law Firm’s mascot.