Broker Check

The Guardian Financial Team

Gary Reed

Insurance and Annuity Expert

Gary serves a highly valuable consultant and leadership role in the world of life insurance and annuities. Veteran of the financial services industry, Gary Reed is a powerful presenter, motivator and top advisor. Gary has dedicated his career to helping people, all the while having fun. He is credited with putting systems, processes and events in place that not only establish an unbreakable bond with his clients, but also win new business from both his existing clientele as well as their friends.

Richard Bishop Jr.

Life Insurance Specialist

Richard is second generation in the life insurance industry. His Father joined MetLife in 1955, four years prior to his birth.

Richard started his career in 1980. Richard spent 22 years with MetLife and 15 years as a managing director. He and his wife Michelle and their four daughters (Mallory, Madi, Lexi and Brittany) reside in Maryville, TN.

Van Mueller

Mentor and Fellow Trainer

Van is a mentor to and fellow national life insurance speaker and trainer with Brian. January 23, 2015 marks Van's 42nd year as an insurance agent.

Van Mueller is an active member of the Million Dollar Roundtable, having qualified for Court of the Table in 1990 and Top of the Table for the last twenty-two years. Van is a monthly columnist for Senior Market Advisor.

Lisa Cmerek

Insurance and Annuity Expert

Using her insurance license and logistic skills related to investments, Lisa serves the needs of our clients on a personal basis. She helps clients set appointments, transfer money, open new accounts and a host of other activities.

Mackenzie Winterowd

Mackenzie Winterowd is an Austin-native and has lived in Austin since graduating with a degree in Communication Studies from Texas State University.

While working for WellMed, a senior-focused healthcare delivery system headquartered in San Antonio and located elsewhere in many locations throughout Texas and Florida, she became aware of the complex inner workings of Medicare. Since then, Mackenzie has been serving those who are currently on Medicare or approaching their 65 th birthday understand Medicare and assisting them make their choice of plan. Medicare is complex and ever-changing. Mackenzie helps simplify the decisions people need to make in order for Medicare to work for them as well as possible.

Mackenzie enjoys spending time with her family and friends and in her free time, enjoys going on hikes with her Golden Retriever, Cooper.