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Gary Myers, LUTCF

Principal

Gary Myers, LUTCF, is the principal of Myers Financial Navigation and has been with New York Life since 2003. His role within the company is to help his clients crystalize their objectives on a business and personal basis so that he can assist them in taking the next step. What makes Gary passionate about his work is the opportunity it provides to serve as the virtual CFO to busy business owners and other professionals.

Gary carries with him an extensive expertise in the corporate world with both small and large companies. It is this experience that allows him to work with business owners and truly understand their needs and goals. Additionally, Gary’s knowledge of and passion for the industry has earned him Court of Table of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)*, membership in Chairman’s Council**, and he has received the Agent of the Year Award 5 times. Working with Gary and Myers Financial means working with a hardworking, compassionate, fun, and trustworthy team of advisors.

Before entering into his career, Gary received his degree in accounting from Kansas State University in 1982. He is happily married to his wife, Donna, and together they have grown three children, Daniel, Benjamin, and Elizabeth. When he isn’t helping his clients at work, Gary loves to watch sports games, travel, and spend time with his family and friends.

*The Million Dollar Roundtable (MDRT), the Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the insurance and financial services industry.

**Chairman's Council is an annual recognition program for New York Life agents based on sales production.

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Fun Side of Gary

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Hunting with the guys!

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Donna and I attempting a selfie

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My wife and I with the grandkids, more on the way

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My wife and I, all our children and their spouses met at KSU!

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Antigua 2018, trying to see every Caribbean island before we die

 
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Go Royals! Love opening day

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Everybody accounted for!

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Tailgating at KSU with the family, the best!

 

 

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Tony Elassais

Financial Services Professional

Tony Elassais is a Financial Services Professional for New York Life and has been with the company since February of 2016. His roles include analyzing his client’s financial needs and helping them to realize their goals. Once he has developed a better understanding of his client and their situation, Tony helps them as they consider retirement planning, college funding, family protection, and more.

The best part about Tony’s career is the opportunity it provides him to make a difference in the financial world of his clients. By taking their goals, desires, and expectations into account, Tony is able to truly guide them on the best path to financial success. Tony feels a great sense of pride in the company that he works with and believes that his company, New York Life, is what sets him apart from other financial professionals. From the resources that they provide, the experience that they possess, and the commitment to their clients that they express, New York Life has taken Tony and his services to the next level.

Prior to his career with New York Life, Tony graduated from Wichita State University in 1989 with a degree in Business Administration in the area of finance. He went on to work in the manufacturing industry as an analyst and a project manager, developing both his ability to create customer solutions and to utilize data to create something bigger. In his spare time Tony has found outlets playing golf and fishing as a means of breaking away from his daily routine. Working with Tony means working with someone who is dependable, involved, and service-oriented in all aspects of life.

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Fun Side of Tony

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Out on a country road with the concrete jungle in the rearview mirror

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Hanging out with my favorite people at my favorite spot; 1800’s Fort Nassau

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When vacation turns into work. At least the honey was sweet

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Glad the water is to our back on this Tee-Box

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Wichita State University

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Do we have to paddle back in and give up this view?

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Rain clouds moving in… time to dock this boat

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The one that didn’t get away…well, only after I released it

 

 

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Audrea Brunke

Para Planner

Audrea Brunke serves as a Para Planner for Myers Financial Navigation and has been with New York life since 2006. Also in 2006, Audrea graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in financial planning, preparing her for her career today. Within the company, Audrea prepares financial projections, reviews portfolios, analyzes the current finances of our clients, and performs many other tasks. She enjoys being able to use her natural-born abilities as a planner to assist our clients. Audrea also finds that by considering all assets, investments, and notes she is able to put together a beautiful portrait for our clients, bringing her great satisfaction.

What sets Audrea apart from the rest is her ability to view each individual’s unique situation with compassion and work with him or her to meet her needs. Audrea has humble roots and uses her background in small business to assist our clients no matter what life throws their way. Within the company and in all other aspects of life, Audrea embodies perfectly the values of integrity, honesty, trustworthiness, and efficiency that Myers Financial is known for.

Prior to working with New York Life, Audrea worked for a bank in Manhattan and interned with an insurance company. She is now happily married to her husband John and together they have 7 kids, Madey, Isaac, Gabe, Rebekah, Aly, Ben, and Dominic. Outside of work, Audrea keeps busy by landscaping and gardening, educating her kids, going on family adventures and creating memories, and watching Kansas State football games.

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Fun Side of Audrea

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My Love

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Looking out from our back patio is when I can ignore all the bickering from society and for a moment feel like all is well!

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Harvest is the highlight of the summer. Gabe has said since he first uttered his first words, "I'm going to be a farmer.

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My Motto!

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Ben melts everyones hearts'. He had his first experience at the ocean this winter.

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These boots aren't scuff free, they've carried me through many memories. My boots take me to the field or to a wedding.

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Family Photo

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There is soon to be 21 grandchildren. These cousins LOVE playing on the farm together!

 

 

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Alyssa Prose

Client Relations Specialist

Alyssa Prose became the Client Relations Specialist for Myers Financial Navigation in 2017. Alyssa helps the operations within the office run smoothly by assisting clients with changes to their policies, scheduling appointments, coordinating of calendars and managing claims.

Alyssa is passionate about providing the best possible experience to clients and enjoys assisting them with any questions or needs they may have. She finds her job rewarding when she gets to assist in problem solving and research solutions for clients.

When not at the office, Alyssa volunteers with her youth group in Maize, Kansas. She also enjoys yoga, spending time with family, watching movies, and trying out local eateries.

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Fun Side of Alyssa

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Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato… my ultimate weakness

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My friend & I before the Dierks Bentley concert!

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Walking Mt. Rubidoux in Riverside, CA

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Me and my Boyfriend, Wacey, in Cedar Vale, KS. Check out those fish!

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My go to Hot Yoga studio in Wichita!!

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My family & I at our church Christmas service

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At Pinot’s Palette with my cousin and grandma. Painting the Wichita flag with the Keeper of the Plains!

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Wacey and I at a friend’s wedding

 

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