Our Insurance Representatives

Get to know our team of TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company
(TIAA-CREF Life) Representatives

Please note that all solicitations pertaining to a contract for insurance or annuities may only be handled by an agent or broker licensed to engage in the business of selling that product in the state in which you reside. TIAA-CREF Life’s representatives are licensed in all 50 states, and Washington D.C.

Ron Miller

Ron Miller
Director, Insurance and Annuity Product Sales

With a B.S. in Legal Sciences, Ron has over seventeen years of experience in the financial services industry. According to Ron, his favorite part about working at TIAA-CREF Life is “the ability to help our clients realized their hopes, dreams and aspirations” and “helping to provide financial support to the ones [they] love the most after a loss.”

[AR] insurance license number 87300
[CA] insurance license number 0C59431

Jeff Edwards

Jeff Edwards
Team Manager, Insurance and Annuity Product Sales

With a B.A. from John Carroll University, Jeff Edwards is licensed to sell both life insurance and annuities and has been working in the financial services industry for eleven years. Jeff says he gets a great “sense of satisfaction” knowing that he has assisted TIAA-CREF Life customers “in making decisions that will have a long-lasting positive impact not only for them, but for their families as well.”

[AR] insurance license number 323974
[CA] insurance license number 0F90334

Joni Campos

Joni Campos

When she’s not at work helping TIAA-CREF Life customers, Joni is currently pursuing a MBA in Finance and Business Intelligence. With twenty-three years of experience in the financial services industry, Joni is currently licensed to sell life insurance and annuities. According to Joni, her favorite part of helping TIAA-CREF Life customers is “helping them get the exact product they need to ensure they can protect their loved ones for as long as possible.”

[AR] insurance license number 284320
[CA] insurance license number 0E92606

Pete Castrellon

Pete Castrellon

With a degree from the University of Panama, Pete has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry. In addition to life insurance, Pete is also licensed to sell annuities. His favorite part of working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is “helping to protect a family’s financial future by providing insurance guidance to help ensure that our client’s personal goals and objectives are met.”

[AR] insurance license number 305749
[CA] insurance license number 0F42622

James Drolet

James Drolet

With a B.S. in Technology from Appalachian State University, Jim has over 10 years experience in the financial services industry. In addition to his degree Jim is licensed to sell life insurance and annuities. His favorite part of working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is “finding insurance solutions that best fit their personal circumstances and budgets.”

[AR] insurance license number 319621
[CA] insurance license number 0F79236

Pamela Flenoid

Pamela Flenoid

In addition to a degree from Weber State College, Pamela is currently pursuing a Chartered Life Underwriter designation. She is also licensed to sell annuities and life insurance. Pamela says she “enjoys helping clients evaluate their financial situations and aligning them with insurance products that meet their individual needs at different stages of their life.”

[AR] insurance license number 284597
[CA] insurance license number 0F01199

Brian Fox

Brian Fox

With a B.S. from the University of Northern Colorado, Brian is licensed to sell both life insurance and annuities and has fourteen years of experience in the financial services industry. According to Brian he takes “great pride” in treating “each and every customer interaction” as if he were helping his own family understand the “significance that life insurance and after tax investment options may play in their planning through retirement.”

[AR] insurance license number 273286
[CA] insurance license number 0E57066

Todd Guilfoyle

Todd Guilfoyle

With licenses to sell annuities and insurance products, Todd has been working in the financial services industry for ten years. According to Todd, what he likes best about helping TIAA-CREF Life customers is “to review a client’s financial background and let them know why it is very important to have life insurance.”

[AR] insurance license number 310087
[CA] insurance license number 0F54339

Christopher Hance

Christopher Hance

With a degree from the University of North Carolina, Christopher has ten years of experience in the financial services industry, and is licensed to sell annuities and life insurance. He finds it satisfying to help people achieve their financial goals and to know that “helping clients purchase life insurance protects their families and strengthens their financial foundation.”

[AR] insurance license number 303591
[CA] insurance license number 0F40565

Christopher Hance

Don Henry

With a B.S. from the University of Northern Colorado, Don has fifteen years of experience in the financial services industry. In addition to his degree, Don is licensed to sell annuities and life insurance. Don says that what he enjoys most about working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is the sense of satisfaction from “helping customers meet their financial and insurance needs.”

[AR] insurance license number 216845
[CA] insurance license number 0D34495

Osmund Marrcellin

Osmund Marrcellin

With a B.S. in Management and an M.B.A. in Marketing, as well as licenses to sell annuities and life insurance, Osmund has been working in the financial services industry for seven years. In addition to appreciating clients who are often “humorous and interesting,” Osmund “really enjoys helping clients preserve their net worth.”

[AR] insurance license number 312932
[CA] insurance license number 0F60786

Edward Mattison

Edward Mattison

With a B.A. from Dowling College on Long Island, New York, Edward has worked in the financial services industry for seventeen years. In addition to life insurance, Edward is licensed to sell annuities. According to Edward, he finds “being involved in a client’s responsible choice to protect their family’s future through life insurance is very fulfilling.”

[AR] insurance license number 321661
[CA] insurance license number 0F83773

Andrew Meyers

Andrew Meyers

With a B.A. from West Virginia University, Andrew has thirteen years of experience in the financial services industry. Andrew is licensed to sell annuities, securities and life insurance in all fifty states. Andrew’s favorite part of working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is “educating customers about [TIAA-CREF Life’s] product offerings, and then generating needs based solutions to their investment situation.”

[AR] insurance license number 235563
[CA] insurance license number 0D92349

Franklin Ochs

Franklin Ochs

With an MA in Economics, and license to sell both annuities and life insurance, Franklin has been working in the financial services industry for twenty years. According to Franklin what he likes best about working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is the “great feeling knowing [he’s] providing something that will really fit the clients’ needs.”

[AR] insurance license number 270679
[CA] insurance license number 0E53422

Jason Pacheco 

Jason Pacheco

With an MBA from Regis University, Jason has twelve years of experience in the financial services industry. In addition to his degree, Jason is licensed to sell annuities and life insurance. Jason says that working at TIAA-CREF Life he “treasure[s] the opportunity to protect the future of others” especially because “as a young man [he] experienced personal loss of a family member and [he] understands the difficulties that can arise without proper planning.”

[AR] insurance license number 318274
[CA] insurance license number 0F73227

Joseph Parente 

Joseph Parente

With thirty years of experience selling life insurance, Joseph is a self-described career agent. Joseph enjoys his job in part because he believes TIAA-CREF Life “plays an important role as participants search for financial stability, young and old.” He also says that client’s appreciation for the role he plays in their planning is “a great reward.”

[AR] insurance license number 396837
[CA] insurance license number 0H75972

William Pearce 

William Pearce

With a B.S. from the University of Maryland, William has seventeen years of experience in the financial services industry. William is also licensed to sell annuities and life insurance. According to William what he enjoys most about working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is “educating clients on [TIAA-CREF Life’s] products and how they can help protect the people they care for most.”

[AR] insurance license number 273489
[CA] insurance license number 0E54807

Kim Richards 

Kim Richards

With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Kim has been working in the financial services industry for ten years. At TIAA-CREF Life Kim has the unique responsibility of being a Reg 60 Coordinator, which means she’s responsible for helping to safeguard the interests of TIAA-CREF Life customers when they are replacing insurance policies and annuity contracts. According to Kim, although it’s a weighty responsibility, “it’s a privilege knowing I play an integral part in helping serve our customers.”

[AR] insurance license number 323974
[CA] insurance license number 0F90334

Jarrett Rogers 

Jarrett Rogers

With a B.A. from Winthrop University, Jarrett has been working in the financial services industry for five years. In addition to his B.A., Jarrett has earned licenses to sell annuities and life insurance. With all his knowledge and expertise, Jarrett’s favorite part of his job is helping TIAA-CREF Life customers “feel comfortable that they are solving their problems with the right tool.”

[AR] insurance license number 379369
[CA] insurance license number 0H31623

David Sampson 

David Sampson, CFP

With a B.S. from Illinois State University, David is a Certified Financial Planner with fifteen years of experience in the financial services industry. David is also licensed to sell annuities and life insurance products. The thing David likes most about working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is helping “explore their needs and objectives then finding a solution to help meet those needs and objectives.”

[AR] insurance license number 284040
[CA] insurance license number 0E92609

Paul Schuler 

Paul Schuler

With a B.S. in Finance, Paul has twenty years of experience in the financial services industry. In addition to his degree, Paul is licensed to sell annuities and life insurance. According to Paul, he enjoys giving TIAA-CREF Life customers “the peace of mind our insurance products provide.”

[AR] insurance license number 224786
[CA] insurance license number 0D40813

Christine Shippey 

Christine Shippey, CFP

With a B.S. from Wofford College in Massachusetts, an M.A. from The University of Georgia and a C.Ph at UC Berkeley, Christine has been working in the financial services industry for ten years. She is also a Certified Financial Planner, and has additional licenses to sell both life insurance and annuities. With all her education and certifications, Christine says she enjoys “listening to each person’s story and designing a plan that best fits their needs.”

[AR] insurance license number 305778
[CA] insurance license number 0E51854

Susan Tompkins 

Susan Tompkins

With certifications to annuities as well as life insurance, Susan has been working in the financial services industry for twenty-three years. According to Susan, her favorite part of working with TIAA-CREF Life customers is “knowing the products we offer can affect not only their financial future, but improve the financial future of their heirs.”

[AR] insurance license number 80295
[CA] insurance license number 0C53358

Ready to speak to one of our qualified Insurance Representatives about how they can help you protect your family’s financial future? We will refer you to an Insurance Representative who is qualified to sell insurance and annuities in your state. Call us weekdays at 877 276-9429,

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877 276-9429
Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (ET)
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877 694-0305
Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (ET)

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800 223-1200, option #2
Weekdays, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (ET)

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