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Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Tony has been in the financial services industry for 40 years. He has served in almost every role in the industry, advisor, Managing Director, Senior Home Office Executive, but most of his time has been spent as a General Agent. Tony...

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Brett M. Amendola has successfully leveraged his more than two decades of experience at some of the world’s largest investment firms...

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Michael has been in Financial Services for over 12 years. He joined Guardian Life in 2012 to help build new offices around the Eastern half of the U.S. He has played a number of roles in his career including strategic planning, field...

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Paul has been working within talent acquisition for over 3 years. Prior to joining NFN Paul was working with one of the largest staffing companies in the world. As a Staffing Manager, he recruited Accounting and Finance professionals...

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Ray brings over thirty years investment and financial experience to AEGIS. Over the course of his career, Ray has worked with institutional investors, investment management firms and individual investors. As Managing Director, Ray is...

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Veronica has experience in multiple capacities over her 20+ years in the business. She started as a Financial Representative and later shifted into the brokerage manager role. She also worked in marketing, underwriting, pension plan...

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Samantha began her career in October 2001 as a financial advisor at a Guardian agency in Buffalo, New York immediately upon graduation from the University at Buffalo's School of Management. She had a dual major in Finance and...

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Robert has been in the Financial Services Industry for over a decade. He received his BBA in Finance from Hofstra University as well as a JD from Hofstra Law. He Spent 8+ years at an Equities Broker Dealer as a Senior Vice President...

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Victor Ehrlich

Senior VP, Underwriting & Operations

Victor has been in the financial services industry for 22 Years. His father-in-law was a General Agent and invited him to begin a career as a Financial Representative. During his time as an FR Victor served a dual role as Disability...

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Mary Flanigan

VP, Director of Marketing

Mary has been in the financial services industry for 5 years and found her unique ability in helping Financial Advisors market themselves to grow profitable sustainable businesses. At the firm level, her focus is to grow brand...

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Raul has been in finance for over 25 years. He previously worked for Park Avenue Securities operations for three years. With previous employers, he managed a variety of groups: the Brokerage Call Center, Retirement Services Call Center...

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Robert Kievit, CLU®, LUTCF

Senior Vice President of Development

Bob entered the Financial Services industry in 1979. He has a long-standing reputation within the industry as a client-focused professional. Currently serving as Senior Vice President at National Financial Network, Bob is a highly...

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Ira has been in financial services for over 30 years. He has been a sales manager, training supervisor, and brokerage manager for multiple companies. In his current role as a semi-retired Brokerage Manager, he delivers exceptional...

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Matt has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years and has extensive knowledge in sales, management, and business development. He worked with some of the leading financial services firms in the business in various...

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James Steidel

SVP / Director of Disability Insurance

Robert Votruba, CFS, MBA, Ph.D.

Senior VP, Director of Investments

Dr. Votruba began his career in the financial services industry in 1993. As Director of Investments and Senior Vice President for National Financial Network, Robert oversees the firm’s 65 Registered Representatives and determines the...

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Paula has been in financial services since 1987. Her father was a Berkshire Life General Agent. He was also her mentor and showed Paula the passion and drive you need to be in this business. She specializes in helping clients protect...

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