María Vélez-Wagar, M.P.S.

Customer Satisfaction Counselor

María Vélez-Wagar joined the Benefit Advisors Team in February 2011. As part of the Customer Service Center Team in the Ocala office, she provides thorough and attentive service to our clients in the Bradenton area.

María earned a B.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of Florida and a Masters of Pastoral Studies from Loyola University of New Orleans, and holds a 2-15 Life, Health and Variable Annuities. After teaching, she entered the insurance field to help employers and employees ensure that they receive the most out of their group benefits.

Living abroad with her parents, while her father served in the United States Army and traveling throughout her life, she enjoys exploring the world and fostering connections through communication and outreach. 

María and her husband, Matt, reside in Ocala with their dog (a Pug and Beagle mix), Pugsley. She enjoys going to Gator Football games with her family, and is a proud sister to two fellow Gators, José presently applying to medical school, and Frankie (#95), currently, a student athlete for the University of Florida Football Team.

María believes, strongly, in assisting others and in detailed problem-solving, and she is dedicated to imparting thorough and informed knowledge to our clients. 

María may be contacted by calling (352) 479-0944, ext 1233, or via e-mail

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