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Our Team

Gregory J. Gudis, CFP®
Founding Member


Gregory is one of the founders of BGA and while remaining dedicated to his clients he also handles many of the day-to-day business activities of the company. Gregory is a Graduate of Rowan University and obtained his master's degree from Rutgers. His primary reason for creating BGA was to help Seniors navigate the labyrinth known as retirement. To further his knowledge base and better assist his clients he obtained the designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®. The CFP® designation helps focus on the issues facing clients who are planning for or are living in retirement. Gregory resides in Queen Creek, AZ with his wife Tara, children Bryce, Gavin and Avery and his two dogs Juno and Bowser.

Joe Bachmeier
Founding Member


Joseph is a founding partner of BGA Insurance Group. Joseph wanted to form a broker agency that could grow to over 100 quality agents who want to achieve the same common goal…a career based on integrity and commitment in assisting seniors achieving their financial and retirement needs. Joseph resides in Delaware County Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter.

James Coon
Pennsauken Branch Manager


James Coon has been with BGA Insurance Group since its inception in June of 2008. He is a sales manager at BGA, working with agents to help build their careers. Jim also takes pride in working with seniors and helping them to understand Medicare. Jim was born and raised in Levittown, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Fallsington, Pennsylvania. Jim and his wife Christy have 3 young boys James, Ben and Colin.

Jillian Bellinger-Laing
Conshohocken Branch Manager


Jillian graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) with a B.A. in Technology Support in Training and a Master’s in Education geared towards corporate training. A couple years later she fell into the Insurance Industry and never looked back. Since joining BGA in 2008, she has become Branch Manager of the Conshohocken office. She loves helping seniors understand Medicare and all the aspects of retirement planning. What keeps her motivated is training others to do the same. Jillian resides in Royersford, PA with her husband Dane, daughter Nova and 4 dogs.

Anthony Minetola
Allentown Branch Manager


Born and raised in Allentown, Anthony stepped out of the area to attend The University of Pittsburgh where he studied Accounting and Finance. During his senior year, Anthony began his career in the insurance and financial services industry through a variety of internships. Upon graduation, he moved back to the Lehigh Valley to begin his career as an Insurance Professional. He joined BGA in May of 2010. Anthony thrives on helping individuals and families attain peace of mind with their insurance and retirement needs. Currently, Anthony runs the Allentown branch of BGA. Anthony resides in Macungie, PA with his wife Kristin and his son Mason.

Tim McEvoy
Vice President of Sales


Tim McEvoy Joined the BGA team in 2010. Currently Tim is Vice President of Sales. Tim has over 19 years experience in the insurance industry with a strong focus on retirement planning. Outside of work Tim enjoys outdoors sports with his Wife Megan and their 6 children.

Alan Gudis
Licensed Sales Agent


Alan Gudis joined the BGA Insurance Team in 2011. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Business Management. Alan was born and raised in the Philadelphia area and still resides in Southern New Jersey. Alan's main focus is to service the Senior Market with health insurance but, works with all family members providing life insurance and annuity assistance as well. Alan is committed to assisting Seniors with their Medicare options and dedicated to providing families with all their health and life insurance needs.

Anthony Williams
Licensed Sales Agent


Anthony has been with the BGA team since 2013. He is a lifelong South Jersey resident and graduate of Rutgers University. Anthony is dedicated to getting his clients the right information in a clear straightforward manner so their transition onto Medicare is smooth and they feel confident about retirement. Currently Anthony resides in Gloucester County New Jersey with wife Alyssa and daughter Audrey.

Ashley Brazil
Licensed Sales Agent


Ashley Brazil joined the BGA Insurance team in 2016. She received her undergraduate degree from Bryant University and continued her education at LaSalle University where she earned her Master's degree. Before joining the BGA team Ashley taught 3rd grade, but now enjoys educating her clients on all aspects of the insurance industry. Ashley's primary focus is to help her clients make the right choices regarding their health and retirement. She currently resides in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with her husband Phil and two children, Jack and Molly.

Bernice McFadden
Licensed Sales Agent


Bernice McFadden is a graduate of Penn State and has enjoyed a sales career that includes Radio Sales at Jersey Shore, Real Estate Sales in Florida and Network Development for Major Health Insurance Companies. Bernice joined BGA in 2013 and has enjoyed a successful career spanning 10 years assisting retirees transition onto Medicare. In 2022, Bernice shifted her focus to helping a broader range of clients with Life Insurance only. With a clear communication style, Bernice prides herself on the ability to breakdown the complexity of insurance and bring her client the most competitive rates as well. Living and working in Montgomery County, where she and her husband have raised their three sons, Bernice enjoys time with family and friends. Bernice is the proud recipient of the BGA Agent of the Year Award: 2014, 2015, 2018, and 2019 for the Conshohocken office, and BGA Agent of the Year for all offices in 2020.

Brian McAleer
Licensed Sales Agent


Brian McAleer has been an agent with BGA Insurance Group since late 2010. While in his mid 30’s he decided he’d had enough of working as a union bricklayer in the Philadelphia area and made a major career transition to “insurance agent”. He currently resides in southern Montgomery County, just outside of Philadelphia. Brian is an agent by title, but he’s more than just an agent. He’s a husband to his beautiful wife and father to their two children. Brian takes the time to listen to his clients and always has their best interest in mind.

Elizabeth Ameer
Licensed Sales Agent


Elizabeth (Betsey) joined the BGA team in the fall of 2013. After graduation, she enjoyed a lengthy career in the electronics field. Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley she eventually moved with her husband to Montgomery County where they raised their four children. Betsey is dedicated to working with her clients and assisting them in all their insurance needs.

Elizabeth Cash
New Business Specialist

Elizabeth joined BGA in 2022, she was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Arizona with her son in 2017. She has a background in retail management as well as Dance and fitness. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and outdoor activities.

Gary Guinto
Licensed Sales Agent


Gary joined BGA Insurance as an agent in 2018. A teacher and educator, Gary considers himself a lifelong learner.  He obtained his insurance licenses after reading an article that hit home with him regarding his grandmother and her difficulties navigating retirement.  Gary takes pride in level of commitment to his clients and truly strives to help them achieve their retirement goals. Gary resides in South Philadelphia with his wife and two children.

James Tomlinson
Licensed Sales Agent


James joined the BGA team in 2015. He went to Bucks County Community college for 2 years in order to get his Associates degree in Biology. After getting his degree James decided he wanted to pursue a career where he could personally help the lives of other people. James enjoys hiking, camping, hanging out with friends, and spending time with his family.

John Gagnon
Licensed Sales Agent


John's career journey has been diverse and fulfilling. He started as a member of the BGA team back in 2009, bringing with him his passion for providing top-notch insurance solutions to clients. Prior to that, John pursued a degree at Rowan University, where he not only excelled academically but also played Football and was actively involved in various student groups. After completing his studies, John went on to serve his community as a law enforcement officer for over four years. During this time, he gained invaluable experience and skills that he now applies to his work in the insurance industry. His clients benefit from his deep knowledge of risk management and his friendly, approachable manner. Today, John is fully dedicated to helping you find the insurance coverage that fits your unique needs. With him on your side, you can have peace of mind that you have made the right decision.

Joseph Ebner
Licensed Sales Agent


Joseph joined the BGA family in 2013, and has been working out of the Pennsauken branch ever since. Joseph came from a tenured sales and service background as both a Commercial Account Executive and a Casino Manager. He prides himself on customer experience and the service provided to all of his valued clients. He looks forward to providing you that same outstanding service and working with you soon!

Joseph Papi
Licensed Sales Agent


Joe is a native of Wilmington, DE and a graduate of the University of Delaware. After graduation, Joe eventually moved into sales, first in the transportation industry and then in the medical field where he enjoyed a 20 year career. He recently joined BGA in Conshohocken, where he hopes to expand his work in the insurance industry by helping seniors better understand and deal with Medicare. Joe enjoys tennis and lives in Kennett Square with his wife Dawn and their Yorkie.

Kara Kelly
Licensed Sales Agent


Kara Kelly joined BGA in the fall of 2011. As a licensed insurance agent, Kara has continued to be a top performer for BGA and has been recognized as Agent of the Year 5 times. She is a graduate of the Temple University School of Communications with a Bachelor’s in Public Relations and a minor in Business Management. If you’ve talked with her for even just a moment, she’s probably told you about her love for Philadelphia sports, her family, music and traveling. Kara enjoys working with BGA and is happy to have found a career in helping others with health insurance, life insurance, long term and recovery care, other ancillary benefits, and fixed investments. Her ability to listen and connect with her clients has continued to help her find the best solutions for their needs.

Matt Rosso
Licensed Sales Agent

Matthew Rosso recently joined the BGA Insurance team. He is a graduate of Rutgers University, where he played football and studied Information Technology and Informatics, and Labor Studies and Employment Relations. After graduating, he went to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to continue with football and graduate school. He currently resides in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Matthew is dedicated to working with his clients and assisting them with all their insurance needs.

Mohbeen Mirza
Licensed Sales Agent


Mohbeen Mirza joined the BGA team in 2014. A local guy at heart, Mohbeen stayed in the Philadelphia area for his undergraduate and graduate education, studying at Villanova and Drexel Universities. He joined BGA after a career in Medicine and continues the same philosophy of concern and dedication to the well-being of others in his approach to helping clients with their insurance and retirement planning needs. Through dedication, he strives to build long lasting relationships with his clients. Affectionately nicknamed "Mo" he is committed to helping others as a member of the BGA team.

Patrick Bullock
Licensed Sales Agent


Patrick Bullock joined BGA in June of 2010. He graduated Cum Laude from Bryant University in Rhode Island. He moved to Philadelphia in 1990 while working with another insurance company. When not spending time with Janice and their son Teagan, Patrick enjoys playing music and the outdoors. “What I really like about working here is the immediate positive impact we make on people’s lives."

Scott DiRico
Licensed Sales Agent


Scott came to BGA at the beginning of its start in 2008. After being with a captive insurance company, being able to offer clients some of the best companies as a broker was the right way to go. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware. Scott started after college working for the Philadelphia Flyers, but soon realized a career in sales was the right path and that led him to the Insurance Industry. In college, he played ice hockey for Delaware, which led to a path to coaching youth hockey. Scott currently coaches his Alma Mater West Chester Henderson High School varsity ice hockey team. He still maintains active playing ice hockey and golfing in his spare time. He continues to strive to help retirees in their planning after over a decade in the business.

Stephen Catalano
Licensed Sales Agent


Stephen is delighted to be a part of the BGA team. Stephen has his B.S. in Business Management from New York Institute of Technology, and has been a licensed insurance broker for health, life and disability insurance for 20 years. He takes pleasure in meeting with seniors and helping them at such an important stage in their lives. Stephen also takes pride in an easy-to-understand approach when discussing Medicare and retirement planning. In his spare time, Stephen enjoys golfing, traveling and skiing with his wife and their two children. He also enjoys being involved in his son’s rugby team, being a “Dance Dad” for his daughter and volunteering in his community.

Steven Genuardi
Licensed Sales Agent


Steven Genuardi (yes he is related to the Genuardi Supermarket family) joined the BGA Team back in spring of 2013 after working as a captive agent for 2 separate insurance companies. He is a graduate of Michigan State University where he majored in Communications and specialized in Sales. He was also a coach/instructor for the intramural junior varsity equestrian polo club and competed at the intercollegiate varsity level. Currently, Steve has 4 children and a Rottweiler. He is looking forward to pursuing a long career in insurance to get his 4 kids through college.

Stuart Slattery
Licensed Sales Agent

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Stuart has been a lifelong South Jersey resident. He graduated from Collingswood High in 2002. He has a degree in Elementary education from Arcadia University (2006). He has worked in special education since graduation and has worked with all educational levels starting with early intervention up to supervising an adult center for individuals with Cerebral Palsy. He currently resides in Collingswood with his wife Nicole and young family. He looks forward to helping all clients with all of their insurance needs..

Tom Johnson
Licensed Sales Agent


Tom is a licensed insurance agent in Arizona and enjoys helping seniors find the right plan for their healthcare needs.