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Westshore Financial Group is a General Agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, N.Y., which has had an active presence in the Central Florida area since the mid 1940's.

In the 1990's, the General Agency was rebranded to "Westshore Financial Group" to emphasize our commitment to the Tampa Bay area, and our offices today have over 100 professionals dedicated to serving our mission.

The unique structure of Westshore Financial Group allows us to be large and resourceful but personal and specific at the same time.  We operate in Tampa as a local boutique firm with a focus on personal service for our clients, but we operate with the full backing of Guardian Life Insurance Company - a 150 year old national mutual insurance company built on a history of delivering on promises made to its clients.

Our experienced professionals below have helped many people just like you find answers to complex financial questions.  We would love the opportunity to sit with you, listen to your specific situation and help develop solutions specific to you.

 

CJ Burnett

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

Christopher_Burnett@glic.com

No one can earn an income forever. It’s literally impossible. There is a definite need to replace ourselves as “income generators.” Either to produce an income for ourselves to live, our families to enjoy, or purpose through charity....
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Randy Chlapowski

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

Randolph_Chlapowski@glic.com

Randy Chlapowski is a Financial Services Professional with Westshore Financial Group Inc., a Florida-based financial services firm in business for nearly 40 years. Westshore Financial Group is a full-service firm able to broker...
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Jay Langford, CFP ®, ChFC ®

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

jay_langford@glic.com

Jay Langford is a Financial Representative and Sales Manager with Westshore Financial Group, a Florida-based financial services firm with over 60 years of experience.

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Donnie Marsee

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

Donald_Marsee@glic.com

I've been working with business owners and employees since 1999 providing innovative solutions for the implementation of insurance and retirement benefits.
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Laura Mead

407-628-8222

407-628-2305

Laura_Mead@glic.com

My process focuses on ensuring that I help my clients protect what they have worked hard to accumulate, while maximizing best use of cash flow to create, grow and retain personal wealth.
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Cynthia O'Brien

407-628-8222 ext. 25

cobrien@westshorefinancial.com

Confidence, Clarity and Financial Balance See less For Your Amazing Journey I’m deeply committed to helping clients examine their relationship with money and provide the education and organization needed to maximize financial security...
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Michael Palios

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

michael_palios@glic.com

I chose this career to help people…help people have more successful financial futures. Each day, I go to work with the knowledge that I can and do make a difference in peoples’ lives.
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Edmon Rakipi

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

edmon_rakipi@glic.com

I joined the financial services industry due to the large impact I have on my clients' lives. I do my best to help my clients separate their emotional dispositions towards their finances and clearly navigate their lives towards their goals.
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Tom Seeko

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

thomas_seeko@glic.com

Tom Seeko was born in Edison, New Jersey and moved to Homosassa, Florida at an early age. He grew up as a boy scout and strived to become a strong leader within the organization.
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John P. Shields

352.732.8011

352.867.5978

John_Shields@glic.com

John P. Shields is a partner of Shields & Company based in Central Florida. This twenty-six year veteran of the financial services industry specializes in communicating complex personal and business strategies in understandable terms.
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Brian Strickland

813-289-3632

813-289-1833

Brian_Strickland@glic.com

Brian Strickland is a Sales Manager, Agency Trainer, and Financial Service Professional with Westshore Financial Group, a Florida-based financial services firm with over 60 years of experience.
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Myles Thurston, CHFC®, CLU®, CLTC

407-628-8222

407-628-2305

Myles_Thurston@glic.com

Myles has been Senior Associate at Westshore Financial for more than a decade. With over 28 years of experience in the financial profession, he holds various certifications.
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Stephen Weik

727-254-1196

813-289-1833

Stephen_Weik@glic.com

On weekends, I can often be found “feeding Florida’s saltwater fish populations”, in the gym—or working! I am a Florida native and live in Safety Harbor with my wife, Sarah Sabuero Weik.
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