May 28, 2022


Joyce Steensrud


(713) 461.5255

Joyce has been with the agency since its early days in 1967. She began her career with Aetna Life & Casualty five years earlier when she moved to Houston from Wisconsin. She earned the Certified Insurance Counselor Designation in 1987. We used to call her Mother Tricoast; now she's Grandmother Tricoast.

Doug Kelting


(713) 461.5255 Ext 316


A native Houstonian, Doug joined the agency in 1974 as a broker while at University of Texas. He is a co- owner, serves as President, and remains an active producer.

Matt Pace


(713) 461.5255 Ext 315

Matt started with the agency while attending college back in 1974. He became vice-president of the agency in 1984 and today is a co-owner of the agency. He is an active producer in all areas of insurance and spends much of his leisure time outdoors along the coast

Dana Thackeray

Office Manager

(713) 461.5255 Ext 310


Dana joined the Tricoast team in 1996 as the receptionist and is now our office manager after years of training with her mentor, Joyce Steensrud. She handles the administrative and bookkeeping duties as well as the life insurance processing and service needs.  

Kristin Guillory

Personal Insurance Manager

(713) 461.5255 Ext 312                


 I'm happy to bring my 15 years of experience to the personal insurance department here at Tricoast. Aside from work my 2 children and husband occupy most of my time but I do enjoy shopping and making cakes with my mom  

Gladys Pace

Personal Lines Producer

(713) 419-8182

Gladys came back to Tricoast in January of 2012 as a personal lines producer. With her husband (Matt) as her mentor, she specializes in all lines of personal insurance as well as coastal property coverages.