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Individually purchased insurance products are meaningless unless they are chosen with an overall plan in mind. Our advisors are here to walk you through the big picture. As an independent agency licensed with most of the major carriers, our focus is on YOU – not a specific insurance plan or company – so we can offer you the very best guidance to customize a plan that fits your unique situation. Fernando and Dave – each with more than 20 years of experience in the industry – will ensure you and your family will benefit from a thorough and comprehensive evaluation regarding your future.
To begin developing your ideal future, contact us today. Our agents have been serving Tampa Bay for more than 20 years, and our office is conveniently located in the Brandon/Valrico area. We are also licensed to serve clients in several additional states, including New York, Virginia, Rhode Island, and Georgia.
We are here to serve you. With our combined years of experience, whatever your insurance or financial services needs are, we can help.
Fernando P. Romero, LUTCF
Fernando Romero is an independent agent that specializes in helping his clients protect their dreams. He began his career in the Financial Services Industry in 1996. As an independent agent, Fernando works for his clients and not any one insurance company. This allows him to be better able to provide a wide range of insurance services that can be customized to fit the unique needs of each of his clients.
In addition to being a licensed life & health and property & casualty insurance agent, Fernando is a member of the National Association and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT). He has also earned the Life Underwriting Training Council (LUTCF) designation from the American College. Prior to entering the financial services field, Fernando served honorably in the United States Marine Corps. He later worked as a civilian with the U.S. Military for 16 years, living in Japan, the Philippines, and Panama. Fernando and his wife Tina have been married for 25 years, and have three daughters. They relocated to the Tampa area in 1996.
Dave O. Johnson, CFP, CLU
Dave Johnson has been a financial services professional since 1991. He provides a wide range of services for clients in both growing and protecting their wealth. As an independent agent, Dave is not tied to one particular insurance or financial company’s products – giving him the ability to develop more customized plans for his clients’s specific needs.
In addition to being a licensed life & health and property & casualty insurance agent, Dave is a board member of the NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors) Tampa Association. Dave and his wife Peggy have one daughter and one granddaughter. They have resided in the greater Brandon area since 1986.
Rose Colon is the Personal Lines Manager for the firm, and has been employed with Romero Insurance since 2003. She specializeds in both auto and homeowners insurance.
Odette Juvanet has more than 9 years of experience in the insurance industry, with confidence in auto, homeowners and commercial lines. She is also bilingual, and can help serve those in our community who are more comfortable conducting business in Spanish.
Matthew Smith assists individuals and small business owners in the plan, design and analysis of their health, life, Medicare, disability and supplemental insurance needs. He has been with Romero Insurance since 2012, and services his clients in several states, including Florida, New York, California and Kentucky. Matthew has his life and health license, and is certified to sell Medicare and fixed annuities.
The best part about being in the insurance industry for Matthew is helping his clients customize a policy that meets their needs and budget. By designing an individual plan, he can rest well at night knowing that he has put his clients in the best possible position to protect themselves when they need it the most. Matthew Is a graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor’s degree in Life Science. In his free time he loves to spend time with his 6 year old daughter, and also likes to play tennis.
Kristine Romero is the newest member of the Romero Insurance team. She will be handling all your auto and home insurance needs.
Lance Westervelt started working for Romero Insurance Agency and Financial Services in November 2014. He is a seasoned veteran in the industry now, and has always worked hard for his clients.
Lance was born in Patchogue, NY, and joined the Marine Corps in 1978, where he spent 6 years as an Aviation Mechanic. He was discharged in 1984, and moved to Florida in 1989 where he met his wife. They were married in 1992, raised two girls, and now has four grandchildren.
Amy Hernandez Marmolejo
Amy Hernandez Marmolejo is an Executive Assistant with more than 10 years of experience in customer service, office procedures, legal and clerical work. Amy loves spending time with her 3 sons and her family. She also enjoys sports, outdoors, dancing, music and art.