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Ralph Hamm Ralph Hamm Jr., CIC, CPCU, CLU, CRM
Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer of AGA since its inception in 1990. Over 30 years property/casualty experience serving the explosives, energy, chemical, propane and real estate industries.

Fred Bangs, CIC, CRM

President of AGA since its inception in 1990. Over 30 years in insurance underwriting and agency experience including the explosives, energy, chemical, propane, real estate industries.

Fred Bangs
Earl Taylor

Earl Taylor
Explosives Producer

Dedicated Explosives Producer for AGA. Formerly Business Director and Vice President of a major international explosives manufacturer. Earl has over 25 years of explosives industry experience, and has specialized in explosives insurance since 1997. Responsibilities have included distributor development, information technology, credit, audit, safety, distribution, acquisitions, product management, bulk systems, technical services, sales and marketing.

Ruth Bangs, CIC, CRM
Assistant Vice President

Over 30 years agency and risk management experience, including twelve years as Assistant Risk Manager for Yellow Freight System, Inc. Ruth has been with AGA for 13 years.

Ruth Bangs
Lois Kelley

William Bangs, CISR
Explosives Producer

Dedicated Explosives Producer for AGA.  Formerly a Customer Service Representative for AGA, Billy has been serving explosives clients for over five years.  He attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University.  Billy is an active member of ISEE and regularly attends chapter and national explosives conferences.

Debbie Terry, CIC, ACSR
Assistant Vice President

Over 30 years of Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance experience, including 22 years serving explosives clients as an Account Executive, Underwriter and Customer Service Manager for a major national explosives insurance company and as an Account Executive and Assistant Vice President for AGA.

  Debbie Terry
Jana Burchfield  

Jana Burchfield, CIC, CISR
Account Executive

Jana holds a bachelors degree from Wichita State University. She has over 18 years of Commercial Insurance experience with most of her time spent as an Account Executive for insurance agencies specializing in the commercial explosives industry. She has been with Texas AGA for eight years.


Paula Tuley, CISR
Account Executive

Over 30 years agency experience which includes marketing and servicing large complex commercial accounts. Paula has obtained her Certified Insurance Service Representative designation.

Paula Tuley

Melinda Trevino, CRIS
Account Executive

Over 30 years of Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance experience, including 12 years serving the commercial construction industry as an Account Executive. She has earned the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation and is currently working towards her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

Matthew Morgan
Asst. Customer Service Representative

Matt joined AGA in 2007. He has over 7 years of customer service experience in the mortgage industry. He is currently working on his CISR designation.


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