Our Team

Meet Our Insurance Experts

Our team is committed to providing the best insurance and business solutions for all our clients. We offer over 100 years of combined experience in the industry, and we work one-on-one with our clients to create tailored solutions that fit their specific needs so they can focus on running their businesses. When you work with us, you can stay in your zone of genius while we take care of everything else.

Jorge Valdes

CFP®, ChFC

Jorge Valdes started providing insurance and investment solutions for South Florida business owners in 1989. His initial training in the industry was so confusing and convoluted that he vowed to be different. Today, he aims to simplify benefits solutions instead of honing in on the complex solutions his mentors preached. Read more

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David Bezanilla

With over two decades of industry experience under his belt, David Bezanilla joined Financial Designs in 2006.

After graduating from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, David served Florida Power & Light for 19 years in multiple positions, including Customer Service Generalist, Human Resources Consultant, Turkey Point Nuclear HR Manager, and Employee Benefit Director. Read more

Jessica Valdes

Jessica Valdes brings over 5 years of employee benefits experience to the table. She has been a valued member of the Financial Designs team since 2009. Her experience in all facets of the company provides her with a well-rounded understanding of all the provisions of creating and maintaining a successful employee benefits package. Read more

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Antonio Sigler

Antonio Sigler, or “Tony” for short, is an expert sales professional with over 19 years of experience. In 2018, he joined Financial Designs as a Licensed Agent.

Sigler’s career began with an entrepreneurial venture. He ran a successful company from 2000 to 2012. His experience taught him the importance of providing stellar customer service and networking with like-minded business owners. Read more

Biographies

Jorge Valdes

Jorge Valdes

CEO
# of years: 32

Jorge Valdes (CFP®; ChFC) started providing insurance and investment solutions for South Florida business owners in 1989.
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David Bezanilla

David Bezanilla

Vice President
# of years: 14

David Bezanilla joined the Financial Designs team in 2006, and he brings over two decades of industry experience to the table.
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Jessica Valdes

Jessica Valdes

COO
# of years: 8

With over 5 years of employee benefits experience, Jessica Valdes has been a part of the Financial Designs team since 2009.
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Tony Sigler

Tony Sigler

Licensed Agent
# of years: 5

Tony Sigler is a sales professional with over 19 years of experience. He joined Financial Designs in 2018 as a knowledgeable Licensed Agent.
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Krystal Sigler

Krystal Sigler

Director of Employee Benefits
# of years: 18

Fun Fact: I love photography and taking pictures of my family.

Mercy Bezanilla

Mercy Bezanilla

Director of New Business
# of years: 13

Fun fact: I enjoy making projects with my cricut maker.

Genir Ruiz

Genir Ruiz

Director of Strategic Partnership Development
# of years: 1

Genir has 17 years of business to business sales experience.
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Vanessa Albo

Vanessa Albo

Senior Claims Manager
# of years: 6

Fun fact: I enjoy road trips and exploring new places!

Carrie Gonzalez

Carrie Gonzalez

Claims and Customer Service Specialist
# of years: 2

Fun fact: I love to crochet and make dolls.

Sophia Cabrera

Sophia Cabrera

Claims and Customer Service Specialist
# of years: 1

Fun fact: When it’s nice outside, I like reading or doing my school assignments in a hammock in my backyard!

Denisse Romero

Denisse Romero

Senior Customer Service Manager
# of years: 6

Fun fact: My guilty pleasure is binge watching Netflix shows with my teenage son!

Cindy Amaral

Cindy Amaral

Customer Service Specialist
# of years: 3

Fun fact: I like to take weekend trips. Whether that’s to another state, the Keys or Orlando.

Nerlis Espinosa

Nerlis Espinosa

Customer Service Specialist
# of years: 4

Fun fact: I religiously eat pizza every other Friday!

Karen Larossa

Karen Larossa

Customer Service Specialist
# of years: 1

Fun fact: In my free time I like to go to the beach or create content for my jewelry business.

Stephanie Garcia

Stephanie Garcia

Renewal Analyst
# of years: 5

Fun fact: I like to read.

Dara Pena

Dara Pena

Integrations Analyst
# of years: 3

Fun fact: My favorite part of Miami is the café con leche. Best morning pick me up.

Yamini Hernandez Valdes

Yamini Hernandez Valdes

Commissions Analyst
# of years: 3

Fun fact: I like to go to the beach and spend time with my family.

Ibelis Fraga

Ibelis Fraga

Quoting Analyst
# of years: 5

Max Dominguez

Max Dominguez

Systems Administrator
# of years: 1

Fun fact: I like playing tabletop games with friends