Our Team

Tom Gavin

Tom entered the insurance business in 1974 after receiving his B.A. degree from UCDavis.  After initial sales work, he recruited and trained agents.  In 1980, he elected to return to his work with clients and reactivated his agent contract.   His civic accomplishments include:

  • Benicia Chamber of Commerce Chairman, 1987
  • Benicia Rotary Club President, 1996
  • Founding Chairman, Solano Bank, 2000
  • Spirit of Solano Award Recipient, 2009
  • BID Downtown Director, 2015
  • Valero CAP Chairman, 2014- 2017

California Insurance License #0488622

                                        Tami Schreiner

After interupting her corporate work experience to raise her family, Tami returned to assist Tom in 1994.  She quickly progressed to manage the employee benefit clients of the firm.  In 1998, she secured her insurance licensing to directly assist clients sercure benefit programs.  An informal partnership ensued with Tom which was eventually formalized to create Gavin & Schreiner Insurance Services.  With her day to day management of accounts, Tami has developed a keen understanding of the various plans and benefits in the market.  Other acheivements include:

  • PAC Advantage Producer of the Year,2001
  • Benicia Chamber of Commerce Abassador of the Year,2004
  • Coach for Benicia Recreational Programs, 1990's
  • Bencia Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2009-2016
  • Spirit of Solano Award, 2009
  • Chairperson, Benicia Chamber of Commerce 2012

California Insurance License #0C21789

                                                                Jamie Blomdal 

Also a graduate of UCDavis, Jamie left her job working with customer accounts for a major corporation to raise her family.  She has also spent several years serving on various community committees and boards and continues to do so.  When their youngest daughter reached grade school, it was time to transition back to the "paid" working world.  She joined Gavin & Schreiner in 2006 to provide office support and assistance with the IT programs of the firm.  She has since secured her insurance license as well.  She continues to provide IT support along side her work with clients in providing insurance needs. Her community involvements include:


  • Benicia High School/Mills Elementary School Site Council memeber 2001-2003
  • Benicia Unified School District (BUSD) Budget Advisory Committee member 2002-2003
  • BUSD School Board Trustee 2003-2006
  • Solano County Alcohol Drug Advisory Board, 2004-2007
  • Benicia Youth Action Task Force 2003-2006
  • Benica Library Foundation, Treasurer, 2014-2018

Notary Public

California Insurance License #OG74459

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