Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, Gina comes from a family insurance background that exceeds 62 years, beginning with her grandfather, Gene Adams, a 40 year Nationwide Insurance agent. As a high school file clerk and receptionist in the insurance office. In 1983, after graduating from Winthrop University with a degree in Foreign Politics and a minor in Spanish, Gina married Mount Pleasant native Sam Schirmer. After five years in commercial banking and real estate, Gina worked privately doing interior design and renovation projects while assisting her husband with building Sam Schirmer Nationwide Insurance Agency.
In 2009, Gina returned to the insurance business full time and with vigor. She began the foundation work to open an independent insurance agency in the Charleston area and in 2011, partnered with her oldest son, Sass Schirmer, together they opened the doors of Schirmer Insurance Group.
Schirmer Insurance Group is a vibrant and growing independent agency that focuses on the individual insurance needs of their clients and finds solid solutions based on the planned, as well as the unexpected, future of their clients. The agency offers a variety of carrier options and a full line of insurance products. They enjoyably share their knowledge of personal and commercial property insurance guidelines within the coastal region