OUR TEAM

Art Janes
Art Janes

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Art started Art Janes Insurance back in 1962. His vision was to provide South Hillsborough County with an insurance agency they could trust. Art has seen his vision grow into a reality.


Art Janes Insurance is the oldest and largest agency in what is now called South Shore. Art Janes Insurance serves several thousand personal lines clients in and around the Hillsborough County area. In 1988, Art saw the community was in need of an insurance agency that specialized in commercial insurance so he started Gulf Coast Commercial Insurance, which not only serves the business needs of our local community, but also serves clients all over the State of Florida and several out of state clients.

John Yoho
John Yoho

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John Yoho, principal Commercial Agent for Gulf Coast Commercial Insurance, started as a school music teacher. After being exposed to the business of insurance from a family member in 1985, he decided to make it his life’s calling. John prides himself on keeping abreast of all the latest potential pitfalls that confront the business owner on a daily basis, and is conversant with all applicable methods to avoid, minimize and transfer risk. He holds the designation of Certified Insurance Counselor, a comprehensive and on-going certification which requires annual schooling. John has been a CIC since 1990.

Courtney Fabian
Courtney Fabian

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Courtney works with Kathy Williams & John Yoho as the CSR for Gulf Coast Commercial Insurance. She is a graduate of Hillsborough Community College with a degree in Nursing, which she practiced for 6 years. After taking a step back from healthcare, she joined the team at GCCI in 2017. Courtney is currently enrolled in school to obtain an advanced degree in Biology. She takes pride in helping clients by providing the best customer service. She assists policyholders with new and existing policies as well as submitting policy changes and claims.

Myda Goff
Myda Goff

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Myda has over 20 years of administrative and customer service experience. Prior to joining Art Janes Insurance, Myda has held positions in the healthcare and construction industries. She is excited to put her years of experience to work servicing our customers’ insurance needs. 


Myda lives in Wimauma with her spouse and 4 children. In their free time they like to boat, ride their 4 wheeler and side by side, and spending time with friends.

Rosaliz Avila
Rosaliz Avila

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Rosa has been in the insurance industry since 2013. She loves to stay busy and enjoys educating clients on the value of carrying property and casualty insurance. Prior to her insurance career, she specialized in HR and payroll.


Rosa has been married over 11 years. Her husband is a Spanish gospel/tropical singer. She resides in Riverview and has three children; a 12 year old son, and two daughters, 20 and 28. In her free time Rosa serves as team coordinator of services and community events at her church. She loves to travel, read, walk on the beach, and help her oldest daughter with her homemade candle business.

Wesley Janes
Wesley Janes

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Wesley began his insurance career in 1979, helping new and existing Personal Lines clients find the right coverage for their needs. After earning his Certified Insurance Counselor’s Designation in 1992, he began working more closely with Commercial Clients. He now oversees the day-to-day operations of both Art Janes Insurance and our Commercial Agency, Gulf Coast Commercial Insurance.

Becky Leonard
Becky Leonard

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Becky is the daughter of Art Janes and has been with Art Janes Insurance for 20 years. She specializes in personal lines preparing quotes, explaining coverage, making changes, writing policies, setting up claims and talking with marketing reps.

Emily Witherell-Flynn
Emily Witherell-Flynn

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Emily has over 15 years of administrative and customer service experience. Prior to joining Art Janes Insurance, Emily put her experience to use in the property management and funeral service industries. 


Emily lives in Ruskin with her spouse and 6 fur-kids. In her free time, she likes to go on hikes with her dogs, read and is working on learning American Sign Language.

Ashley Janes
Ashley Janes

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Ashley is a licensed General Lines agent. She has extensive experience in business development, sales, and social media marketing. She is a Ruskin native and has 2 kids, Kate and Chase. She loves to fish, boat, paddle board, and travel.