Deirdre Ivey

Get to know Deirdre Ivey

Deirdre is a proud US Navy Seabee Veteran. “We Build We Fight!” The military gave her the incredible opportunity to travel the world and taught her a lot of life lessons along the way.

Deirdre has been married to her husband, Jack, for 18 years. They have a 16 year old daughter, Alexandra, who keeps them very busy with soccer, FFA, and many other activities.

As a family, they enjoy volunteering in and outside of our community to help with creating a positive impact on the area(s) around us. Specifically, they enjoy volunteering with Farm Share, Gainesville Animal Services, Catholic Charities, and many other local organizations.

Deirdre first entered the insurance industry right out of the military in 1998. She spent 21 years of her career with Nationwide Insurance working in the Personal Lines and the Commercial Lines Departments. She has now joined our team as a Client Account Advisor in the Business Department.


Deirdre can be reached at (352) 371-7977 or by email at:



Fun Facts about Deirdre Ivey


Favorite activity: Deirdre is an avid CrossFitter & enjoys competing in many different athletic competitions

Something you may not know: You can find photos of her Great Great Grandfather hanging on the walls at the Bass Pro Shop here in Gainesville, FL. In 1883, her Great Great Grandfather had a hunting lodge and hotel in Hawthorne, FL and was a hunting guide for visitors. The lodge is now the Hawthorne Apartments and is still in business and owned by her family today.