J. David Gibson IV - Vice President
A Columbia, South Carolina, native, David Gibson is a graduate of Irmo High School. He attended Wofford College with a baseball scholarship. There he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in physics in 1998 and began graduate studies at the University of South Carolina in electrical engineering. The work world called and David responded by accepting a position with Milliken & Company in Abbeville, SC. After a little over a year with Milliken and 18 months with Hexcel-Schwebel Corporation in Statesville, NC, David joined his father at Gibson & Associates. His timing coincided with the launch of the firm’s first comprehensive trade association health insurance plan. As a result, David was able to make an immediate impact in sales and service, supporting manufacturers throughout South Carolina. David currently serves as Vice President and is licensed to sell all types of insurance products including Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Supplemental, Property, Casualty, and Surety. He lives in Lexington, South Carolina with his wife Casey, daughter Kelley and sons James and Jacob.
Michael P. Gibson - Vice President
Michael Gibson is a native of Columbia, South Carolina and a 2002 graduate of Wofford College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Accounting. The 2002 recipient of the Light Kinney Award, he was recognized as the senior member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity as outstanding leader and representative for the fraternity and the College. He joined his father and brother in Gibson & Associates in September 2002. Michael has worked in sales and service support, helping client groups with their various needs. Michael is licensed to sell all types of insurance products including Health, Dental, Disability, Life and 401K retirement plans. He currently serves as Vice President of Finance. He lives with his wife Elizabeth, a part-time support team member of Gibson & Associates, and their daughters Emma & Anna in Irmo, South Carolina.
Bo Mobley - Director of Sales
Although growing up in Waverly Hall Georgia, Bo has deep roots in Columbia, SC. Bo has deep roots in Columbia since playing for the University of South Carolina SEC Champions baseball team in 2000. After leaving the University he returned to Waverly Hall to start his career with Aflac. He spent 10 years with Aflac finishing as one of their Regional Sales Managers. Bo has come to Gibson & Associates to help with enrollment services. He is licensed to sell all different types of insurance products, especially voluntary benefits. Bo is Currently the Director of Sales and resides in Chapin with his wife, Meredith, son Kilpper and daughter Charleigh.
Ray Budde - Director of Service
Ray is originally from Wisconsin and graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. He owned and operated a successful healthcare business for approximately 21 years. He moved to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina in 2001, when he and his family decided that the Midwest winters were not at all tolerable. He then worked as an HR Manager for a manufacturing company where he met David Gibson, III. David helped Ray and his employer navigate some rough economic waters while acting as the company's trusted insurance agent and benefits advisor. Ray joined Gibson & Associates in 2013 as their Director of Service. Ray and his wife, Marge, are proud parents of their children, Laura, Cristina and Jonathan. They have two grandchildren and can only hope for more.