Hollie Gandy, CSA, CSLTC

Hollie Gandy, CSA, CSLTC

President-Elect

Hollie Gandy-Donohue was raised in Dumas, Texas, graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Management/Marketing and Finance and began her career in the Houston market.

Hollie returned to the Texas Panhandle to help care for her aging mother. She learned firsthand the challenges and financial issues seniors and their families face as Alzheimer’s progresses.

Hollie’s passion for educating and preparing people for their senior years is the foundation of her businesses. Hollie is the owner of Safe Money Solutions and Small Business Solutions in Amarillo, Texas.

She is a fully committed advocate for the Insurance & Financial Advisor community. A member of NAIFA for seventeen years, she has served as the NAIFA-Amarillo Area Association President (as well as chair of the publicity, professional development, membership, media and programs committees). Hollie has also been a member of NAHU for 10 years, serving in leadership positions in the local chapter.

Hollie is an active political advocate, hosting events for candidates to meet with local professionals, as well as lobbying our Congressmen in Washington and Legislators in Austin on issues related to our industry.

She is currently the NAIFA-Texas Secretary-Treasurer. Hollie serves on the NAIFA National Independent Advisor Task Force and as the Public Relations Chair for NAIFA-Texas. She is a graduate of the highly esteemed NAIFA-Leadership & Life Institute (LILI).

Hollie is active in the Amarillo community with the Senior Ambassador Coalition, Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, United Way, American Heart Association, Make-a-Wish Association Chili Cook-Off, The 100 Club of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo Businesswomen’s Network and as a LifeGroup Leader at Trinity Fellowship Church.

Hollie is married to Rusty Donohue (Past NAIFA-Texas President), they met at a NAIFA Conference. They share two children (Tami Donohue Schultz and Russ Donohue) one grandchild, Madison, one new great-grandchild Avery Nicole, as well as two puppies (Daisy Mae and Inkie). Hollie & Rusty are passionate advocates for NAIFA-Texas and the local association. They have combined their practices with an emphasis on protecting client’s financial futures.