Meet Our Team

efg&m, L.P. is a locally owned and operated independent insurance brokerage firm founded by four native Texans, conveniently located in West Austin and Round Rock. From day one, efg&m, L.P. has operated upon a relationship-driven model, made successful by the day to day efforts and expertise of our professional, friendly and caring team.

Principal, PPACA Certified
Golf & Outdoor Enthusiast

Don is a native Texan with more than 33 years experience in the insurance business. The success of the Round Rock office is a direct reflection of Don's personal service and experience specializing in employee benefits.

CLU, Principal
The Most Interesting Man in the World

Hap is a native Austinite, with more than 35 years experience in the insurance industry. Hap has cultivated many strong relationships in Central Texas by providing exceptional service to his clients and his community.

CLU, CHFC, CFP ® Principal
Dress for Success

As a principal of efg&m, L.P., Kitt brings over 30 years experience in the insurance industry. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP ®), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).

MBA, MPAff, CIC, Principal
The Coach

Cuatro was born Ernest Groos IV.  From day one, the nickname "Cuatro" stuck.  Originally from San Antonio, he has lived in Austin for nearly 25 years.

CLU, CLTC, Principal
Hook 'Em Horns

Jay is no stranger to the Insurance Benefits Industry, having more than 35 years as an independent agent and trusted advisor, he continues to provide distinctive service in benefit solutions to his clients.

Gentleman Rancher

John is a native Texan and has more than 15 years experience in the Insurance Benefits Industry. Prior to his joining efg&m, L.P., John worked for the Fraternal Life Insurance Organization as District Manager in San Antonio.

Shayner Bock

 Shayne joined efg&m,L.P in January of 2012.  Shayne was born and raised in Round Rock before moving to Belton, TX to attend the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Stephanie DeVilbiss
Account Manager
Team Mom


Linda Eddleman
Account Manager, ACA Certified & Complaince Specialist
Culinary Queen


Kayla Fanning
Account Executive, Certified Wellness Consultant, WELCOA Faculty
Fitness Freak
Kristen Howell
Account Manager, ACA Certified
Texas Girl
Gala Burns
VP ~ Technology / Implementation Division
Lisa Burnett
Senior Account Manager
Resident Bookworm
Benefits Specialist

Rodney Gamble is a Benefits Consultant for efg&m Benefits. Rodney is passionate about providing his clients with the best group benefits plans available.