Meet Our Team

Meet BlueSafe Financial

We have a great team behind the scenes at BlueSafe Financial. Get to know a bit more about them and their experience in the financial and investment industry. 

Simply click on a location to meet our team members.

BlueSafe-001Jeff Gasaway, MBA

CEO & Senior Financial Advisor

View Jeff's Story After more than a decade of experience in the investment and financial industry, Jeff opened BlueSafe in Lafayette, Indiana. His mission was to open a firm focused on building relationships with the clients and providing the best service under an independent platform.  Jeff holds an MBA in Finance and Statistics and enjoys being able to freely help clients choose the best products available to them today.  Although he is licensed in multiple facets, he primarily focuses on BlueSafe’s investments and financial services.  

Joyce Smith, MBA

Senior Administration Executive

View Joyce's Story

Joyce is our unofficial miracle worker and keeps daily operations running both focused and efficient. Along with over 12 years experience in the financial industry, she also holds  two financial licenses and an MBA. As Senior Administrator Executive for BlueSafe, Joyce supports the CEO  and leads the transition process for new Financial Advisors joining our team.  She always serves our clients with excellence and passion and thus supports our team goal of always putting our clients first.

Laura Zappala

Executive Assistant


Laura is usually the first friendly face to greet our clients when they enter our offices.  She has been in the financial and insurance service field for over 15 years and works closely with the entire BlueSafe Financial Team.  Wearing many hats, Laura keeps our back office running efficiently and is our Multi-tasking professional.

Laura services BlueSafe Financial clients in all states, and helps reinforce our mutual goal of striving for the best client service.  When not at the office, she enjoys biking, traveling, gardening and loves to check out classic cars.

Andrea Gasaway

Vice President – Administration

Andrea graduated from Ball State University with a B.S. and has always been the support behind the business.  From day-to-day her duties include accounting, bookkeeping, marketing, payroll and daily management of BlueSafe Financial.  She helps cover phones when the office is busy and is currently working on obtaining her securities license.  She was a tennis star in her younger years, but now she loves to:  Spend time with her family, enjoy weekends at the lake, reading, and most recently let her children talk her into trying to raise chickens!

Michael Richardt

Senior Financial Advisor

Michael was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana and the oldest of 7 siblings.  He graduated from Indiana University with a concentration in Economics and Mathematics.  He was taught while growing up the importance of good work ethic, honesty, integrity and loyalty.

Michael has been working in financial and investment advisory roles since 2004 and is fully licensed for Investments and Insurance.  Michael services BlueSafe Financial clients throughout the Greater Indianapolis and Central Indiana area.  During his free time, Michael enjoys Backpacking and Hiking, Sailing and Landscaping.

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