Gonzalo Garcia, CLU

Gonzalo has built his reputation on stewarding innovative complex life insurance transactions from inception to completion. As a 30+ year veteran of the life insurance industry, Gonzalo has held senior positions with the original Potomac Group, BISYS/Crump, and Credit Suisse’s Life Finance Group.  As a Partner at AgencyONE, Gonzalo is responsible for advanced markets and business development and works closely with our AgencyONE 100 Advisors to assist in reducing their client’s exposure to morbidity, longevity, mortality, and tax risks.  He received a BS from Rice University and an MBA from St. John’s University (formerly the College of Insurance) in New York, NY.

Gonzalo is an active member of Finseca, having served as AALU Co-Chair on the Brokerage and Independent Distribution Task Force and a member of the AALU Diversity Committee. In 2019 and 2021, he served as a member of the Nominating Committee for the election of a new Board of Directors with the merger between AALU and GAMA. He also served as a member of the Education and Program Committee for the 2020 AALU Annual Meeting.  Gonzalo is also an active member of The Forum 400, having served on the Membership Committee, The Program Committee, and currently serves on the Industry Partner Committee; The National Association of Independent Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA); and The Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP). He has served on the Brokerage General Agency Advisory Councils for Prudential Life Insurance Company, AIG\American General Life, and Mutual of Omaha, and currently Co-Chairs the John Hancock Advisory Council.  Finally, Gonzalo is a member of the Board of Directors of LIBRA Insurance Partners.

Gonzalo is a sought out speaker at industry conferences including Finseca, The Forum400, The Association of Home Office Underwriters (AHOU), The Life Insurance Management Research Association (LIMRA), and the InsMark Symposium.

As a husband (to Alex), father (Carina and Nicholas), Gonzalo has an active life outside of the office.  When not traveling for work and pleasure, Gonzalo is a volleyball enthusiast, playing and competing regularly, and a cyclist.