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 Our Leadership


Tommy Hoelscher, FIC 
Mike Stolowski
Vice Chairman
Doris Short
Lester Moczygemba
Charles "Chuck" Hughes, Jr.
Sandy King
Jo Ann Shimek, FIC
Felix Skarpa
J. Michael Belz
Most Rev. Gustavo Garcia-Siller
Spiritual Advisor
Most Rev. Jose Gomez
Spiritual Advisor Emeritus

J. Michael Belz, LLIF
President/Chief Executive Officer
Colleen Z. Berger, CPA, CGMA
Vice President/Controller
R. Dennis Best, CLU, ChCF, LLIF
Vice President/Director of Agencies
Scott Brant, FLMI, ACS, AAPA, AIA
Vice President/Information Technologies
Barbara A. Cheaney, CSA, FIC
Vice President/Marketing-Communications
Frank Gentile, FLMI, ACS, MBA
Vice President/Chief Underwriter
Patricia G. Gutierrez
Vice President/Operations/C
orporate Secretary
Thomas M. Petri, CPA
Vice President/Treasurer
Joy Burditt
Asst Vice President/Operations
Wendy Estess
Asst Vice President/Accounting Manager

Dawn Fanfelle, PHR, FLMI, FIC
Asst Vice President

Human Resource & Agent Recruiting Director

Ramiro Flores, RPA
Asst Vice President/Property Manager

Mildred Foerster
Asst Vice President/Operations

Janet Friesenhahn, FIC, CSA, LUTCF
Asst Vice President/Asst Director of Agencies & Training 

Patrick Massey, FLMI, ACS, ARA
Asst Vice President/Programming Manager
Tricia Michalek, FLMI, ACS, ARA
Asst Vice President/Quality Assurance
Johnny Salazar
Asst Vice President/Systems Administrator
Susan M. Skrzycki
Asst Vice President/Operations
Peggy von Kaufman, CISP 
Asst Vice President/Operations
Kristy Winkler 
Asst Vice President/Accounting Manager


Who to Call

For more information on "Our Leadership," please contact Pat Gutierrez, Vice President/Corporate Secretary, at (210) 828-9921 ext. 124 or send an email to