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Jamie Steeples

• Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi

Jamie loves working with the senior community, and providing education to them about Medicare.  She truly enjoys how grateful her clients are for her caring, knowledgeable approach.  She chose to work at Bridlewood because they have the same core value . . . Do what is right for the clients, EVERY time!  Jamie also appreciates the education and support that Bridlewood gives all it’s agents.

After living in San Diego for 30 years, she and her husband, John, moved to Riverside County in 2019.  Jamie and John have been married for nearly 30 years, and have two grown children, Brandon and Lauren, and a sweet 5-year old granddaughter named Charlotte.  Their family also includes their 15 year old dog Bailey, and their little kitten, Cali.  In her spare time, Jamie enjoys camping, jet skiing, horseback riding, painting, and the list goes on and on.  But her favorite pastime is spending time with her family!


Menifee, CA 3574.9 mi

Deina Hildebrand

• Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi • Life

For many years, Deina’s career was with a large wholesale nursery, and her background was in Horticulture and Landscape Design.  She received her degree in Horticulture from Cuyamaca College.  She manage the Target Garden Shops for the wholesale nursery.  In 2009, when Target decided to close their garden departments, she decided to shift gears with a new career in Medicare.  With more than a decade of experience in the Medicare field, Deina can help guide her clients through the cumbersome Medicare process.  Whether you are just turning 65, or retiring from an Employer plan, she can help you every step of the way!

Deina, along with her husband Kent, joined Bridlewood after a friendship with Jeff Wetzel that began many years ago while they all worked at United HealthCare, which turned into a terrific business opportunity.  The choice to join Bridlewood was an easy one, as she would now be able to offer many Medicare options and carriers to her clients, friends and family. Her priority has always been to do what best for the client, and she didn’t feel she could do that when she could only offer them plans from one company. She loves to meet new people, find out what their needs are, and find the best plan that will give them peace of mind and confidence in their Medicare choices.  Putting the client first has always been Deina’s motto. With this in mind, she has managed to keep growing her business through referrals. She publishes a newsletter throughout the year and shares important facts with her clients and prospects.  Once you are Deina’s client, she will strive to continually serve you.  She offers her clients Supplemental plans through many top carriers, Medicare Advantage plans that work within a specific medical network, and Prescription Drug plans that help cover many of their prescription costs, with an emphasis on making sure you the find the best possible plan, at the right price, and keep your current doctor, if you like.

Deina and Kent have been long time residents of East County.  She attended High School in El Cajon (Granite Hills), raised her two sons in El Cajon and now has 4 grandchildren in El Cajon. In 2010 they moved to Ramona, and they love the more rural life. But, don’t let her zip code detour you, becomes Deina comes to you!
They have four adult children and eight grandkids. Papa and Mimi are their favorite names to hear.  She loves the flexibility her job gives her to spend a lot of time with her grandkids. When she’s not babysitting, Deina plays in a women’s tennis league, and enjoys hiking, camping, and their dog “Prince”.  This year, many lifelong dream trips were cancelled due to The Corona Virus, but she hopes they can reschedule those next year!

Ramona, CA 3575.4 mi

Kent Hildebrand

• Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans

Kent is a born and raised San Diegan. He worked a 40 plus year career in the office products and furnishing business. Starting as a delivery driver at 17, working through the ranks to become a small business owner for most of his career. Kent has seen many changes in the San Diego county area. In 2008 when the economy became troubled, having foresight, he choose to retool and along with his wife Deina (also a Bridlewood agent), started a new venture in the Health and Medicare insurance industry.

Now as leaders in their field with over 1,100 clients, they have built their business by making sure to “always keep their clients best interest first and foremost” in everything they do. Because this is first in how they conduct their business, 95% of their new business comes from current client referrals. They make sure their client is in the best plan for their situation and are available to answer questions most anytime that a client might have. They return calls! Kent and Deina have 4 children and 8 grandchildren. They reside in San Diego Country Estates in Ramona.

He has heard it said, “If you love what you do, you never have to work a day in your life” Well, in April of 2021, I will be writing my own Medicare policy. Will be turning 65.  Kent never plans on retiring as he loves meeting new people, as well as speaking to anyone of his over 1,500 clients. Many times we speak just to say hello or answer any questions that come up.  Kent and Deina love to travel and had big plans, but Covid put a hold on that. So, they love working in the yard and keeping their cars in showroom condition.  They also love to hike, bike, swim and play pickleball, and sometimes tennis when the joints are up for it.

Ramona, CA 3575.5 mi

Sergio Gomez

• Bilingual • Covered California • Financial Planning • Final Expense • Health • Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi • Life • Long Term Care

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.


Temecula, CA 3575.7 mi

Mike Craft

• Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi

Mike attended UC Sacramento.  He has almost a decade of experience as a Senior Healthcare Advisor.  He handles all different types of plan, including Supplement and Advantage . . . basically Medicare A-Z!  After 2020 and all the challenges of keeping in touch with his hundreds of clients, Mike decided to partner with a reputable Medicare Agency that would enable him to stay in contact with and optimize the service he offers to his more than 800 clients (and counting).  He is passionate about helping those who are 60 and older, navigate the transition into their retirement years and taking care of their health and wellness needs.  Mike is a long-time resident of Murrieta, California, and therefore is very knowledgeable about all the doctors, hospitals and medical groups in that area.

Mike and his wife, Tanya, have been married for over 16 years.  Tanya, who is a teacher, also has her insurance license, and helps out in the office and helps him keep in touch with his many clients.  They have two kids, Mark and Macy, who are entering their busy teen years, and they have a wonderful dog, Snickers and two recent additions to the family – parakeets.  Mike enjoys volunteering with Community Mission of Hope, delivering food, as well as volunteering time at Loma Linda Hospital (Murrieta Medical Center).  They are very involved in their church, and really love trips together as a family (especially Disney!)


Murrieta, CA 3576.1 mi

John Nickelson

• Final Expense • Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Life

Having been a licensed insurance agent for almost three decades, John also has a BA in Marketing.  He specializes in Medicare Advantage and Supplement plans, as ell as Prescription Drug Plans.  John joined Bridlewood in 2020, after spending nearly 2 years looking for an honest and ethical agency to partner with.  He is passionate about helping his clients find the best possible Medicare plan to suit their needs.

John and his wife has been residents of Temecula, California for over 30 years.  He has two daughters and a son, and is lucky enough to have two grandchildren.  In his spare time he loves traveling and photography.

Temecula, CA 3577.4 mi

Eunice Patterson

• Bilingual • Covered California • Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi

Temecula, CA 3579.8 mi

Cynthia Irene Nakaya

• Covered California • Final Expense • Health • Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi • Life • Long Term Care

Cynthia has her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Biology. She planned on going into medicine, but decided that raising her children was more important. She has been serving people since her very first job, tutoring fellow students in junior high.  Cynthia became a licensed insurance agent in 2010. Her early years were spent selling final expense insurance, where she built a large client base of wonderful people.  Cynthia transitioned to health and Medicare products
about 4 years ago. Her specialty is Medicare Advantage plans; she offers other products as well. She is contracted with all the major companies and some local ones, also. She is new to Bridlewood Insurance, and believes the company reflects her desire to serve clients with excellence.

Cynthia has a passion for helping people find the right product, save money and serve their best interests. She enjoys regular contact with her clients and is available to answer plan related questions throughout the year.  “In Medicare, annual reviews do not mean taking more money out of the household the way life insurance products do. Life insurance is essential and loved ones benefit from the decision to buy it. However, there are no immediate financial benefits to it. Medicare Advantage plans, when properly recommended, save clients money immediately. It is a joy to help clients achieve the results they need from their health plan.”

Born and raised in California’s Inland Empire, Cynthia lives just a few miles from the house her grandparents built in the 1940s. She has 3 grown children, who are
her pride and joy. She doesn’t mind saying she sometimes lives vicariously through them! Her oldest son is a mental health attorney, her daughter is in the navy, and her youngest son, a former Peace Corps volunteer, works for the US Department of Fish and Wildlife. No parent could be more proud. Cynthia has
pets, enjoys gardening, and works on projects in her home. She is a “Jane of All Trades, Mistress of None!” She plays the piano and violin and enjoys international travel. She likes to snorkel and is getting her scuba diving certification.

Riverside, CA 3579.9 mi

Yvette Spillman

• Financial Planning • Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Medi-Medi • Life • Long Term Care

Yvette is a RIA (Registered Investment Advisor), a licensed Fiduciary, as well as a licensed Medicare Insurance agent.  She has over 23 years experience in the financial services industry, as well as working as a Stock Analyst and author.  Yvette received her Marketing Degree from Purdue University.  She offers a wide variety of Medicare products, including Medicare Supplement plans, Advantage plans, Medicare-Medicaid plans and Prescription Drug plans.

Yvette started with Bridlewood Insurance due to their persistence in recruiting her, and she was drawn to their shared work ethic, excellent reputation as an agency with integrity, and their commitment to agent success.  Her favorite part of her job is when she sees the light go on when she has thoroughly explained Medicare to a new client and they understand it, and the fear and confusion they previously had, is now gone.  She loves being both an educator and an advocate.

Being born and raised in New York City, Yvette relocated to California in 2012 where she lived in San Diego.  She now resides in Murrieta, with her new husband Mark, her horses and dogs, and her elderly mother.  She and Mark have been together since 2017, and although his children are grown, they enjoy their “four-legged children”.  They have 4 dogs, and own a rescue ranch for horses, with 8 residents.  Yvette’s favorite pastime is traveling and working with her rescue horses.  She owns and runs a non-profit organization for horse and dog rescue called Unconditional Love Foundation.  If you are interested, please visit her site at:

Temecula, CA 3580.9 mi

Tina Anderson

• Medicare Advantage • Medicare Supplement • Medicare Prescription Drug Plans • Life

Tina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California Baptist University, and holds a California Real Estate license and Insurance license.  She has been involved in real estate for almost two decades, and has worked in Medicare for more than 5 years, specializing in Medicare Advantage, PDP and Supplement plans.  She joined Bridlewood when she discovered they mirrored her values and work ethic.  She believes the most important part of life, is people loving people.  She enjoys becoming friends with her client and building a life-long relationship based on trust.  Tina feels honored that they trust her and allow her to help them with the health insurance needs.

Born in Oklahoma, Tina moved to California from Missouri in 1997.  She currently resides in Riverside, CA with her two daughters, Rhianon (26) and Allina (19).  Tina loves volunteering in her community, traveling and serving in her church.

, CA 3582.9 mi

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