Bettina Agustin

Underwriting and Product Manager – Life

Bettina joined SelectQuote in 2002 as a Case Specialist before transitioning to an Account Manager in 2009 and then Customer Care Manager in 2017. Since 2020, she has served as Underwriting and Product Manager, using her wealth of process and industry knowledge to help move SelectQuote forward.

Carl Dahl

Senior Underwriting and Financial Advisor

With 40 years of underwriting expertise, Carl has industry designations from the Life Office Management Association (LOMA) in Fellow, Life Management Institute (FMLI), the Associate Insurance Agency Administration (AIAA) and Associate, Customer Service (ACS). Carl joined SelectQuote in 2015 with skills ranging from insurance regulation, claims, management, to training underwriters and agents. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Michigan University and a Master of Arts degree from Michigan State University.

Charles Jones

Sales Manager – Life

Charles joined Select Quote in 2008 and serves as Sales Manager for the Life division. With 25 years of sales experience in three industries, his previous roles include Account Manager, Transaction Coach, Performance Development Team Manager and Regional Coaching Manager. Accolades Charles has received include Assistant Sales Manager of The Year in 2014, Rookie of the Year at Chase Home Finance in 2004 and Top Recovery Producer in Asset Recovery for Midland Credit Management in 2001.

Colin R. Thomas, MBA, CFP®

Underwriting Specialist – Life

Colin has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined SelectQuote in October 2019 with previous experience in underwriting, life insurance case design and policy owner services. In addition to years of financial and insurance planning experience, Colin previously served in the U.S. Army. Colin is a Certified Financial Planner® and received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and his MBA in Finance from the University of Connecticut.

Dave Kinde

Regional Coaching Manager – Life

Dave joined SelectQuote as a Sales Agent in 2016, earning multiple Agent of the Quarter rewards as the most profitable agent in his region before moving into a Nesting Manager position in 2019 to help develop new agents. In early 2020, Dave accepted a Regional Coaching Manager position, where he specializes in creating positive and productive work environments while helping his team members maximize their potential.

Greg Goldberg

Sales Director – Life

Since joining SelectQuote in 2002, Greg focused his efforts on helping customers find the right policies for them at prices they could afford. After amassing field underwriting experience in over 40 states, Greg assisted Account Managers as their Regional Coaching Manager. Today he serves as a Sales Director, focusing on training agents in term and whole life sales around the United States.

Greg Gregory

Sales Director – Life

Greg started with SelectQuote in 2002 as an agent. Over the course of 20 years, he has contributed to the organization as an Assistant Sales Manager, Sales Manager and General Manager. Now in the role of Sales Director, Greg helps shape the direction and growth of the Life Division. He has earned Assistant Sales Manager of the Year and Manager of the Year awards on multiple occasions.

Heather McFadden

Regional Coaching Manager – Life

Heather has been a driving force behind the sales department in many different capacities since starting with SelectQuote in 1994. From Sales Agent to Team Leader, Sales Manager to her current position of Coaching Manager, Heather helps her team offer best-in-class service to SelectQuote customers. Prior to SelectQuote, she worked at Prudential.

Jenny Canas

Vice President of Product, Underwriting and Client Operations

Jenny has been with SelectQuote for 33 years and currently serves as the Vice President of Product and Underwriting. She is also responsible for managing the relationships with carriers. Jenny is a Life Insurance Direct Marketing Association board member and graduated from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California with a Bachelor of Science in Business.

John Schmidt

Sales Manager – Life

John joined SelectQuote in 2009. He served as a Permanent Insurance specialist and a Sales Agent before taking the role of Sales Manager in 2020. John received his M.B.A from the University of North Florida.

Jon Reinemann

Sales Director – Life

Jon started at SelectQuote in 2002 with a background in insurance and fintech start-ups, banking entities, financial planning and field agent roles. While at SelectQuote, he’s led sales teams and sales projects and has expertise in large case, estate, business continuation and life insurance retirement plans. Jon has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Justin F. Corral

Regional Coaching Manager – Life

Justin started his career at SelectQuote as a Sales Agent in 2016, where he won Agent of the Quarter. He then moved into the role of Issue Specialist Lead before becoming a Regional Coaching Manager in 2020. Justin earned his degree in International Business from Florida International University and is fluent in Spanish.

Lauren Cook

Director of Operations – Life

Lauren joined SelectQuote in 2019 to focus on process improvement and the client experience. As the Director of Operations and a background in higher education, Lauren is passionate about helping SelectQuote customers find the right protection for their loved ones. Lauren graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications and went on to earn a Master of Science in Performance Improvement.

Kelly Ng, ChFC®, CLU®

Sales Manager – Life

Kelly started as a Sale Agent with SelectQuote in 2000. She joined the management team in 2007, where her responsibilities ranged from building a new sales team to CRM creation and optimization. Currently a Sales Manager, Kelly holds a M.B.A from the University of San Francisco, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Marketing from Hong Kong Baptist College. She earned Chartered Financial Consultant® and Chartered Life Underwriter® designations from the American College.

Kenneth Frank Jr.

Sales Manager – Life

Before starting at SelectQuote as a Sales Agent in 2010, Ken owned and operated his insurance agency for approximately 10 years following a successful career in the U.S. Navy. He quickly moved into Assistant Sales Manager and coaching roles for new agents in and around Jacksonville, Florida. Since 2015, Ken has served as a Sales Manager.

Kristen Pitti

Training Manager – Life

Kristen has been with SelectQuote since 2014, starting as a Sales Agent. She worked hard to become adept in the position before transitioning to be the Sales Training Manager in 2020. To date, Kristen has trained 176 of SelectQuote’s new team members, teaching them the foundation and framework of being a successful agent.

Matthew Barker-Benfield

Sales Manager – Life

Matthew started with SelectQuote in 2017 as a Sales Agent and was promoted to Sales Manager in 2019. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Cognitive Science. Prior to joining SelectQuote, Matthew served as an Executive Fellow at CalPERS, the nation’s second-largest pension and healthcare provider.

Matt Churchill

Specialist Sales Manager – Life

Matt started his career with SelectQuote in 2013, working as a Life Account Manager before moving into sales and team lead roles. Matt now acts as Specialist Sales Manager, managing the Offer, Decline and Issue Teams. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of North Florida.

Ryan Kiedrowski

Sales Manager – Life

Ryan has served as Sales Manager since 2017, applying his talents to several areas of SelectQuote, including Life, Senior and the Auto and Home divisions. He has been named Manager of the Year on three occasions. Before accepting the manager role, Ryan served as a Sales Agent for the SelectQuote Auto and Home division.

Sara LeBlond Meyer

Issuing/Delivery Specialist and Licensed Agent – Life

Sara Meyer joined SelectQuote as an Account Manager in 2013. She now specializes in helping clients with more complex underwriting cases, permanent life insurance needs and policies for strategic tax-advantaged retirement planning. Sara earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, DC.

Scott Bawek

Issuing/Delivery Specialist and Licensed Agent – Life

In addition to an extensive medical background serving in the U.S. Naval reserves, working in the ER and performing clinical research, Scott has over 20 years experience in life insurance, medical, and long-term care underwriting. Scott started with SelectQuote in 2015 and serves as a Senior Underwriter Advisor, while also providing medical training for agents. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Cloud State in pre-medicine and marketing, as well as a law degree from Seton Hall, specializing in pharmaceutical and clinical research law.

Steve Hine

Supervisor of Conversion and Permanent Products – Life

Steve has been with SelectQuote since 2005 and currently specializes in permanent life insurance. A former U.S. Marine, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Financial Services from San Diego State University in 2001 with a certificate in Financial Planning and has recently earned Certificates in Fintech and Complex Project Management at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Shareen Tarantino

Regional Coaching Manager – Life

Shareen joined SelectQuote 2017 and has over 14 years of experience in the insurance industry. She was promoted to Nesting Manager in 2019 before transitioning to Sales Manager in 2020. Shareen now serves as Regional Coaching Manager. Prior to joining SelectQuote, she received top salesperson and health market management honors.

Susan Aqui

Operations and Training Manager – Life

Susan has been with SelectQuote for just under 20 years. She started as Case Specialist Manager in 2002, where she aided in the training and development of three supervisors and over 50 Case Specialists. She moved into an Operations and Training role in 2020 and has since remotely trained over 30 Case Specialists. Susan earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from San Francisco State University in 1992.

Trent Clifton

Issue Specialist and Licensed Agent – Life

Trent joined SelectQuote in 2017 as a term life Sales Agent. Trent moved to the Conversion Team in 2021, where he began to share his knowledge and passion for permanent life insurance with other agents in an effort to better meet clients’ needs. Trent is a trusted resource in explaining sophisticated life insurance plans such as business continuation, life insurance retirement plans, estate planning, survivorship policies and trust funding.