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Meet The Team

Our Story

Founded on the collaboration of industry veterans Ernesto Romero and Kevin Rodriguez, Global Insurance and Planning Advisors is a vanguard in the insurance and planning sector. Our journey began with a simple conversation where ambition and innovation sparked the creation of a company dedicated to redefining client service in the insurance world.


Our Founders:

Ernesto Romero brings a wealth of experience and a spirit of tenacity from humble beginnings to the pinnacle of the insurance industry. His knack for recognizing and nurturing relationships was the cornerstone of his ascent to the zenith of the insurance world. Ernesto's belief in innovation and integrity are the bedrock principles upon which Global Insurance is built, ensuring that every client interaction is steeped in value and trust.With a strategic eye and a foundation in criminal justice, Kevin Rodriguez contributes a deep understanding of compliance and ethics. His recruitment, auditing, and networking skills have advanced GIPA's mission to explore new frontiers of success.


Our Pillars of Strength:

Mariela Romero, an Emmy-award-winning broadcaster with a rich cultural background spanning France, Mexico, and Argentina, is the force behind Global Insurance's signature event: The Transformation Conference. Mariela's media prowess and commitment to cultural excellence are integral to our outreach and internal training programs, public relations, and marketing strategies.Robert Blais, our newly appointed Chief Distribution Officer, boasts an illustrious 20-year track record in life and health insurance. With Robert at the helm of our distribution strategy, Global Insurance and Planning Advisors is poised for unprecedented national expansion.


Our Mission:

At Global Insurance and Planning Advisors, we're more than just an insurance agency. We embody the highest ethical standards and invest in empowering our agents with state-of-the-art training. We're committed to delivering personalized service and innovative strategies to our clients.With the unique blend of Ernesto's relationship-building, Kevin's strategic vision, Mariela's team-building and media knowledge, and Robert's expertise in sales and distribution, our leadership creates a synergy that drives GIPA towards a future marked by excellence and community impact.Join us at GIPA, where every client interaction is an opportunity to demonstrate our unwavering commitment to value, trust, and service excellence.


About GIPA:

Headquartered in Tampa Bay and Haines City, Florida, Global Insurance and Planning Advisors is a leader in providing sophisticated insurance solutions and planning services to clients across the United States. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, integrity, and superior client service, helping individuals and businesses manage their insurance planning and risk effectively.

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