Our People

Success is a direct result of the passion and commitment to our people. Our journey to becoming the fastest-growing wholesale specialty broker has been powered by the dedication and talent of our exceptional team. As an entrepreneurial organization, we encourage our team to think creatively, take calculated risks, and embrace new challenges.

Meet the passionate individuals who are the embodiment of our entrepreneurial spirit:

Christopher Hopkins

CEO and Founder

Chris started his career in London with RKH Specialty (now Howden Specialty) where he served as a founding member of the Cargo and Stock Throughput team. Prior to founding Foray, he also led the reinsurance team in Miami focused on Latin American risk placement. Chris brings a wealth of experience and passion to the company’s growth and development. As the CEO of Foray, he focuses on forging strong partnerships and guiding clients through all lines of P&C in this dynamic landscape. When he’s not charting the course for Foray’s success, he spends his weekends with his loving wife Amber and his daughter Aria who are the heart of his motivation and drive. He also enjoys traveling, fishing, and boating.

David Gaynoe

CFO and Founder

David brings a wealth of experience from his career at Cox Enterprises where he served as an executive and was in various financial and sales positions globally in the U.S. for 14 years. He started his career at EY in their Advisory and Assurance practice which provided a foundation in financial analysis, auditing, and advisory services. Notably, David’s commitment to service extends beyond the corporate world. He served in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) with various deployments all over the world which instilled in him a strong sense of discipline and teamwork. On the weekends you can typically find him at a concert or sporting event or cuddling with his two pugs.

Davina Chang

Insurance Communications Director

Davina is driven and creative. She is originally from Florida and received her bachelor’s in risk management and insurance from Florida State University (go Noles). Her hobbies include playing guitar or bass, reading, and cuddling with her cat.

William Cravens

Vice President/Producer

William is adventurous, analytical, and motivated. He grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from University of Alabama (roll tide) and has worked at Foray since 2022. William specializes in Cargo Stock Throughput, Marine Property, WHLL, and Contractors Equipment. He spends his weekends training for spartan races, CrossFit, or marathons as well as fishing and hunting when he can.

Stephanie Gill

Account Executive

Stephanie is reliable and considerate. She is from Las Vegas, Nevada. Licensed with her property and casualty insurance license, she has prior experience in managing commercial Auto insurance accounts. She loves going to concerts and watching movies and spends her weekends with friends and family or trying new foods.

Alicia Mock

Director of Operations

Alicia is ambitious, analytical, and creative. She prides herself in her entrepreneurial spirit. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University and her hobbies include weightlifting and designing clothes.

Danielle Rohr

Vice President/Head Account Executive

Danielle is ambitious, dedicated, and detail-oriented. She joined Foray in 2022 and quickly climbed the ranks from an account executive to vice president. Outside of work, Danielle is very family-oriented, and she spends her weekends with her daughter and trying out new restaurants.

Austin Smith

Account Executive

Austin is loyal, fun, and diligent. He’s from Atlanta, Georgia and has worked at Foray since 2022. He spends his weekends with friends and family and his hobbies include bartending and cars.

Paxton Smith

Account Executive

Paxton is loyal, trustworthy, and motivated. He is originally from Nashville, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Alabama. He specializes in transportation and auto lines. On the weekends he enjoys watching football and exploring. His hobbies include working on and driving cars.

John Thomason

Vice President/Producer

John worked as an AmTrust as a regional sales manager for 15 years prior to joining Foray. His interests include golf, fishing, and basketball. On weekends he loves spending time with his wife Amber and his two blessed children, Brooks and Reese. His focuses include cargo and stock throughput, transportation, marine, and inland marine.

Jacob Wier

Vice President/Producer

Jake is Inquisitive, articulate, and dedicated. Jake’s has extensive experience with heavy casualty and transportation placements. Throughout his entire career he's developed relationships and knowledge in the transportation industry; focusing on trucking, business auto, excess auto, physical damage, cargo, and stock throughput. Jake has vast experience in construction, products coverage, cannabis risk, and real estate. He loves to spend his weekends outdoors either fly fishing or skiing and spending time with his Labrador named Hank.

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