Gayla began her insurance career in 1971 working with State Farm Insurance in North Dakota. She obtained her license in 1986. Gayla moved to Minnesota in 1991 and started working for Soderholm Insurance Services in 1994. In 2000, Gayla earned the highly respected Certified Insurance Service Representative designation. She loves being kept busy and the insurance industry does just that. She enjoys the multi-tasking opportunities which include helping people with their insurance needs and learning new industry concepts. Gayla enjoys family time with children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, traveling with her husband Lee, playing golf and gardening.