Janetta started in the insurance benefits industry over 20 years ago and joined Bridlewood Insurance in 2015. Helping people protect their family with life and health insurance in the senior population is her specialty. She has been a Medicare broker for 15 years and offers plans with all the major carriers in California.
Prior to Bridlewood, Janetta provided her clients with education in all areas of retirement in the art of how money works. At the cornerstone of her efforts lies in a belief that to make your money work for you, you must understand the fundamentals of personal finance.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Janetta moved to Southern California in 1973 where she attended Palomar College and graduated with a degree in Social Work. Now Janetta happily resides in the Oceania community of Oceanside CA.
Marco has an extensive background as a registered tax professional, Public Notary, and Insurance Agent. He attended SDSU and The American College. For more than 15 years he has worked as an Asset Consultant, including lines in Business, Home, Auto, Life and Medicare insurance. His specialty is Medicare Advantage plans. He recently joined Bridlewood Insurance after receiving a recruiting letter for Medicare Insurance professionals in the area.
Customer service is his number one priority, including educating his clients through a thorough explanation of the services being requested. He strongly believes in building long lasting relationships with his clients, that will lead to service to their family members, friends, neighbors and coworkers. Through years of great customer service, he has continued to receive word-of-mouth referrals compromising about 80% of his clientele. Marco has been a San Diego resident for over 35 years, and is always ready, willing and able to assist anyone with their insurance planning needs.
Steve graduated from Escondido High in 1995 and attended Palomar College afterward for Graphic Design and Web Development. He has been licensed in California since March of 2016, and earned Rookie Awards at a Nationally known insurance company before becoming a Broker in June of the same year. He specializes in Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription drug plans.
Steve started working at Bridlewood because of their amazing training program, and their support of their agents in all their efforts. He prides himself on delivering the same support and education to his clients. His favorite part of the job is helping a client figure out the ins and outs of Medicare, and guiding them in finding the best plan that fits their lifestyle and health needs. There is nothing better than the satisfaction of knowing he helped another senior with a very major decision in their life.
Steve was born and raised in beautiful San Diego, CA! His fiancee and he have been together for almost 2 years, and are looking forward to tying the knot soon! In his leisure time, Steven enjoys surfing, snowboarding, golf, hiking, gardening, cars, cooking, and just being in the great outdoors.
Michael was born and raised in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. He relocated to beautiful San Diego, California in 2002. He earned a degree in Mortuary Science from the State University of New York at Canton. Michael worked in the family business with his father for many years, before joining Bridlewood Insurance in 2016.
California, New York, Arizona, and Florida are the states Michael holds licenses. He has dedicated his life to helping others, always seeking ways to assist in the communities where he lives and works. Michael’s knowledge in the Medicare industry has helped him guide hundreds of individuals to match their personal needs, as their health coverage is one of the single most important decisions they will make.
Michael and his wife live in Tierrasanta with their English Golden Retriever, Sachi. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as traveling, cooking, hiking, mountain biking, and camping.
Chris is originally from Vietnam, and now resides in San Diego. He has worked with Life, Health and Accident insurance, and is specializing in Medicare. He received a recruiting letter from Bridlewood insurance, and after meeting with the President, Jeff Wetzel, and his agent manager, Bill Murray, Chris decided to try this new adventure. He enjoys the challenge of trying something new, and at the same time he is helping seniors with a very important decision they have to make.
Chris offers Medicare Advantage plan, Prescription Drug plans, Supplement plans and Dual/Chronic Special Needs plans. Dual plans are designed for those seniors who have both Medicare and Medicaid. Chris loves educating people on their Medicare options.
Chris is single now and has two children, one who is attending UCLA and the other is in 4th grade. They have four canaries, who are excellent songbirds. In his spare time, Chris enjoys watching movies, music, travel, riding motorcycles and fishing.
Lauren Smith is the owner of Lauren Smith Insurance Services, Inc, and has partnered with Bridlewood Insurance Services in 2017.
She has extensive training and has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years. Lauren’s hard work and dedication to her craft have made her a top producer in her field. Her success has come from her attention to detail with each client she works with. Lauren represents a variety of top-rated local and national carriers. She believes not one plan is right for everyone, and takes the time to find out each client’s needs and guide them to the best plan for them.
Lauren originally comes from Upstate New York, but currently lives in Normal Heights, with her office in Sabre Springs. She enjoys traveling, walking on the beach and spending time with her friends. Lauren looks forward to having the opportunity to work with you and building a long-lasting relationship.
Sergio holds a Bachelors degreen in Business Administration. He has worked for over 20 year’s in the Financial Services industry, the last five years have been working exclusively in Medicare insurance. During his tenure, Sergio garnered the Gold Club award for production his first year in the insurance industry. Because of his high production numbers, he has been invited to participate in achievement level conferences in Dallas, Las Vegas and Phoenix. He also was promoted to an Agent Manager position in 2017, where he has developed a highly-trained, caring team of Medicare professionals.
Sergio offers all Medicare plans types – Supplements, Advantage plans and Prescription Drug plans – but his specialty are Medi/Medi plans, designed for those individuals in who have both Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal). He began his career with Bridlewood several years ago, and the partnership has solidified his commitment to serving primarily the Medicare market. Bridlewood’s initiative and resources help his client have a great experience. Sergio loves placing clients in the best plan possible, while answering all their questions and getting to learn about their lives.
Being born and raised in sunny Southern California, Sergio has served in both the Navy and Air Force, for a total of nine years. He and his wife, Diana, have four children together, two dogs and they all love being outdoors. They enjoy outings to the beach, hiking, biking, running and snorkeling.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University. She is a licensed insurance agent, and has recently decided to focus on Medicare sales. She specializes in Medicare Supplement, Advantage and Prescription Drug plans. She decided to work with Bridlewood insurance based on their strong support system for their agents, providing them all the tools necessary to be successful. She enjoys being able to help others and provide them access to better insurance to handle their health needs and to improve their quality of life.
Originally from a small town in Illinois, Jennifer has resided in California for about 20 years. She has two energetic children, Aviana (11) and Lily (9), and a 14 year old schnoodle named Bailey and a hamster named Cheerio. Jennifer loves spending time with her family, hiking and Tae Kwon Do.
Mr. Larry Acker was born in Buffalo New York, and is now living in Carlsbad, CA by the ocean with his spouse Rose Mary. They have been married for 44 years and have three sons, two daughters, six grandchildren and a cat named Midnight. In his free time, Larry loves to got to the gym, bike Race, is in a band of brothers and even has Saturday morning bible study. He is an American and respects the flag and those who defend it. Larry attended Dale Carneige college in New York City where he took courses towards associates in management training. He has 43 years of experience in a top sales branch in Buffalo New York where he was the top producer in New York State.
Larry has also Hired and trained Medicare agents for 20 years. Many of them are currently sales managers and branch owners. After meeting Jeff, Larry states that he knew Jeff is consumer conscientious, honest and a great leader, so from then on he decided to work with him. Larry also states that “In the five years that I have been with Bridlewood, Jeff has never disappointed me.”
Larry loves working with people. He likes to do for his client’s what no other salesman would! He likes to provide great service and accessibility for his clients. Larry’s philosophy he says is Jeff’s cliché “The first one to the table wins.”
As a native San Diegan, our home town has experienced a lot of change throughout the past decades. What a wonderful time of life to live here. When planning your future health care coverage and Medicare, you will want to fully understand and secure your health needs. Whether for yourself, a loved one or friend.
Allow Bryant the opportunity and privilege to use my 20+ years expertise in health insurance and Medicare experience and knowledge, to answer questions and tailor some of San Diego’s best health care products just for you.