Advisors

  • Jacqueline Babe

    Jacqueline is an advisor at Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors who specializes in carefully and patiently helping clients understand all of the Medicare options and is here to help them through the insurance maze long after the original contact. Jacqueline lives on the golf course in St. Clair Shores, where she enjoys rollerblading, reading and gourmet cooking. jacqueline@benefits4seniors.com

  • Brian Bender

    Brian has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2012. Brian joins our team from Amerity Financial in The Villages, Florida. He specializes in Medicare plans, prescription coverage and life insurance strategies. He is licensed in both life and health insurance, works in the southwest Michigan area. Brian lives with his fiancé, Melissa, in Portage, MI. brianb@benefits4seniors.com

  • Ken Blaess

    Ken has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2008. He specializes in investment strategies, Medicare plans and life insurance strategies. He is licensed in both life and health insurance and works in southern Michigan and northern Ohio. Ken has over 40 years experience in finance. ken@benefits4seniors.com

  • Jill Brady

    Jill has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since July of 2010 and is licensed in life and health insurance. Jill works throughout the state helping seniors to better understand their rights and options when it comes to their retirement and Medicare. She is very passionate about what she does, and feels blessed to have a career she truly enjoys. When Jill’s not busy doing the job she loves, she spends her time with the ones she loves. She has three wonderful children Faith, Jacob, and her family just welcomed a new baby girl in the summer of 2013, Grace Marie. Jill is very active in her children’s education, extra-curricular activities, and in her church. jill@benefits4seniors.com

  • Todd Fowler

    Todd Fowler has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2008, and specializes in Medicare plans, life insurance strategies, and fixed investments. He is state licensed in both life and health insurance in the state of Michigan.  Todd lives with his wife Nikki and their two children in DeWitt, MI. todd@benefits4seniors.com

  • Mark C. Gaiss

    A resident of Brighton since 1998, Mark joined the SBGRA team in May 2010. Prior to obtaining his life and health insurance licenses, Mark spent more than 20 years servicing the automotive industry as an account executive. With a degree in business administration from Central Michigan University, Mark has always enjoyed interfacing and working closely with his clients. During his time at SBGRA, Mark has specialized in assisting his clients with their Medicare coverage as well as fulfilling his clients’ short term care and final expense needs. In his spare time, Mark enjoys coaching girls’ softball and spending time with his wife, Laurie, and his three daughters, Stephanie, Kendall & Lyndsay. mark@benefits4seniors.com

  • Ryan Glass

    Ryan joined the SBGRA team in July 2011. Prior to obtaining his life and health insurance licenses, Ryan spent more than 30 years in the Food and Beverage industry as a Executive Chef, General Manager for a Regional Meat and Provisions company and Sales Rep. for several major broadline distributors. With a degree in Food & Beverage and General Studies, Ryan has always enjoyed working closely with his clients. As a member of Civil Air Patrol he has the rank of Lt. Colonial and is currently the Chief of Staff for the Colorado Wing. In his spare time enjoy's football and concerts. Resides in Highland Ranch Colorado. rglass@sbgra.com

  • Paul Groth

    Paul Groth has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2008. He focuses primarily in life insurance, health insurance and asset protection. Paul works in Michigan, and focuses in the central part of the state. He and his wife Dawn with their two boys reside in Fowlerville. paulg@benefits4seniors.com

  • Mike Haskell

    Mike been in the financial services industry since 2005, and has been specializing in Medicare plans and insurance strategies since 2008.  He is licensed in both life and health insurance and works in the greater Grand Rapids and surrounding areas.  Mike lives with his wife Jennifer and their two daughters in East Grand Rapids, Michigan. mike@benefits4seniors.com

    • Licenses: Health, Accident and Life insurance
    • Education: University of Michigan, BA Organizational Studies

  • Steve LaBallister

    Steve has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2004 and he is licensed in life and health insurance. He specializes in helping his clients with Medicare planning, life insurance solutions and long/short-term care plans. He is a dedicated father of two. steve@benefits4seniors.com

  • Mike Mazilauskas

    Mike has been with Senior Benefits Group since 2007 and he specializes in providing life and health insurance, along with coverage for short-term care. He has been happily married for 25 years and is the father of two beautiful daughters. mikem@benefits4seniors.com

  • Brett Mills

    Brett has been in the financial services industry since 2000, specializing in retirement planning since 2007. Brett is known for delivering unquestionable service and for his expertise in retirement income and insurance planning. Additionally, Brett is fluent in Spanish. He lives happily with his wife Loralee and his four children in Milford, Michigan. brett@benefits4seniors.com

    • Licenses: Series 65. Health, Accident and Life Insurance
    • Education: University of Michigan, BBA Business Management
    • Education: Michigan Theological Seminary, Masters of Divinity

  • Paul Parsell

    Paul has been with Senior Benefits Groups since 2009 and really enjoys working with people to help make the best choice for them in retirement. Whether it's Medicare, Major Medical or financial planning, Paul offers much guidance to his clients. During his time outside of the office, Paul is a devoted husband to Danyelle, a junior high school teacher, and a doting father to his son Jamison and twin daughter and son, Tinley and Gibson. Paul enjoys teaching and playing golf and days with his family. paulp@benefits4seniors.com

  • Mel Proulx

    Mel is a veteran agent beginning his insurance profession in early 2000.  He has helped thousands of seniors both at seminars and in individual settings.  His welcomed and successful approach is to “teach not sell.”  This method began in his previous career as a Career Counselor in the military, but was “fine-tuned” with the help of Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors.  He retired with over 23 years of military service.   His chosen vocations were a result of his desire to help people.  He specializes in the senior market and is licensed in both health and life.  Mel has a bachelor’s degree from Spring Arbor University.  He has a wife and two sons (both of whom have proudly served in the military). mel@benefits4seniors.com

  • Craig Ridley

    Craig Ridley has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2006, specializing in the in Medicare plans, life insurance and wealth preservation strategies.  As a former CPA and Financial Controller, he currently holds Life, Accident and Health Certifications. Craig works primarily in the metro Detroit area but also works occasionally in Allegan, Muskegon and Ottawa counties. Craig lives with his wife Rachel and their two children, Ava and Nick, in Wixom, MI. craig@benefits4seniors.com

  • Chris Russo

    Formerly a mechanical engineer, Chris entered the financial services industry in 2002 as a licensed trader. In the years since, Chris participated in several entrepreneurial pursuits geared towards the markets. In 2012 he joined the SBGRA team as an advisor and retirement specialist. Chris was born and raised in Clinton Township, Michigan, but now resides in Fenton, Michigan. chrisr@benefits4seniors.com

    • Education: Oklahoma Christian University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering

  • Stephen Sestina

    Stephen Sestina has worked in the insurance business since 2001 specializing in Medicare, life and wealth transference strategies for his clients. He has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2011 and works in Central Michigan and is also licensed in the states of Ohio and Indiana. Stephen lives with his wife of 9 years in Brooklyn, MI, along with their two English Mastiffs, Bandit and Valentino. stephen@benefits4seniors.com

  • John Sizeland

    John has been with Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors since 2004 and specializes in life and health insurance plans for all ages, as well as senior homecare. He is licensed in Michigan, Kentucky and Georgia. His main goal is to help all who are in need to get the best coverage at an affordable rate. john@benefits4seniors.com

  • Les Sizeland

    Les has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and is extremely knowledgeable and well versed on Medicare and Medicare supplemental insurance. Les has been an asset to Senior Benefits Group Retirement Advisors for over 14 years. He is dedicated to service and loyalty to his clients, as well as in educating his prospective clients on all the Medicare products we sell here at SBGRA. Les is a kind, generous and caring person living happily and proudly with his wife Darlene of 28 years and his daughters Cassandra and Kristen. les@benefits4seniors.com

  • Jen Uzarski

    Jennifer Uzarski has been specializing in the senior market for over 8 years. She also offers her clients life insurance plans, final expense plans, long term care plans, fixed annuities, short-term care plans, and dental plans. She is licensed in both Health and Life Insurance and works in the Grand Rapids area, as well as in the state of Arizona. Jennifer lives in Grand Rapids, MI with her three children. jennifer@benefits4seniors.com