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.

Brooke Scheierman

Client Liaison

As Guardian Financial Wealth Management’s Customer Advocate, Brooke acts as a liaison between clients and advisors to ensure clients’ needs are addressed fully and promptly.  Brooke plays an integral role in making sure the company operates smoothly and efficiently. 

Brooke’s background includes years of sales, marketing, market research, administrative, and social media analyzation. After she began transitioning into the marketing field, she received a Certification from UC Berkeley in Marketing and Analytics. Brooke also plans to acquire her insurance licensing through the state of Texas very soon and continue to grow with the Guardian Financial team.

Mackenzie Winterowd

As a graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Communication Studies, Mackenzie helps beneficiaries navigate the maze that is Medicare. While working
with a senior-focused primary care organization, Mackenzie became aware of the complex inner workings of Medicare and how little guidance was available
for Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. Mackenzie has been serving those who are currently on Medicare or approaching their 65th birthday, understand Medicare
and assisting them make their choice of plan. Mackenzie works with Guardian Financial Wealth Management clients to integrate health costs in their overall
retirement plan.