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Meet Our Team

Jay Adkins
Agency Owner

Agency Owner

jayadkins@provestinsurance.com

Our mission individually and as a team is to provide the best insurance and financial services in the industry. Why ProVest? Our number one job is to protect the current assets you have worked so hard for, and to help you invest so you can retire with the right amount of money. Our success is measured by customer satisfaction and the value we bring!

I’m proud to work with a company who’s been serving satisfied customers for over 80 years. Customers count on outstanding financial strength and superior claims service to help protect what they value most. Quality service, strength and satisfaction – that’s something I’m glad to be a part of.

I’m committed to helping you:

  • Determine your immediate and long-term financial goals
  • Find solutions to meet your and your family’s needs
  • Understand investment solutions such as annuities, IRAs, life insurance and college savings
  • Review your insurance and financial needs as they change
  • Answer questions and provide ongoing service and support

Awards:
President’s Conference – 4 Years
Financial Leader Award – 4 Years
Leader’s Forum – 7 Years
Chairman’s Inner Circle – 5 Years
Honor Ring – 10 Years
Chairman’s Conference – 7 Years
National Conference Award – 8 Years

Civic Services:
Kiwanis Club Community Services: Community Support For Children

Industry Services:
Member of The National Speakers Association

Specialties:
Boat
Retirement
College Savings Plans
Life

Spoken Languages:
English / Spanish

OFFICE LOCATIONS:

Parkland, FL
7537 N State Rd 7
Coconut Creek, FL 33073 United States
Main Phone: 954-582-3411
Office Email, here.

Miami, FL
3050 Biscayne Blvd, Ste 603
Miami, FL 33137
Main Phone: 786-749-9565
Office email, here.

Cary, NC
218 Towne Village Dr
Cary, NC 27513 United States
Main Phone: 919-466-9400
Office Email, here.

Raleigh, NC
1033 Oberlin Rd Ste 200
Raleigh, NC 27605 United States
Main Phone: 919-755-1133
Office Email, here.

Bedford, TX
1600 Airport Freeway, Ste 510
Bedford, TX 76022 United States
Main Phone: 817-485-9901
Office Email, here.

Fort Worth, TX
5411 Basswood Blvd Ste 207
Fort Worth, TX 76137
Main Phone: 682-250-0000
Office Email, here.

Jon Cicciarelli

COO

T: 954-582-3411

Email Jon, here.

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Amanda Strader

VP of Agency Group Operations

T: 919-466-9400
Email Amanda, here.

Florida
Location

Caio Trindade

T: 954-582-3413
Email Caio, here

Hello, I’m Caio, originally from Brazil and living in Florida for the past 15 years. I’m happily married to my high school sweetheart and while I’ve held several jobs, this is my first and last career. I LOVE what I do and who I do it for! I benefit my clients through a total experience of service and advice. So please feel free to contact me, falo Portugues y hablo Español!

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Hillary Young

T: 954-582-3415
Email Hillary, here.

Hi, I’m Hillary Young & have lived in Coconut Creek for almost 7 years now. I was born & raised in PA, but the sunshine state has sure grown on my family & me. I enjoy fundraising for Relay for Life & St Judes hospital for children. I would love the opportunity to meet you!

Jennifer Trindade

T: 786-749-9565
Email Jennifer, here.

Hi! My name is Jennifer Trindade. On my days off you can find me at the beach, shopping, or spending time with my family and friends. Being an insurance agent has become my passion and I love what I do. I am looking forward to meeting you and making sure you and your family are properly protected.

Andres Roldan

T: 954-582-3410
Email Andres, here.

Hi, I’m Andres and I’m originally from Colombia. I’ve lived in South Florida for over 15 years. I received my bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Florida and I’m proud to claim that my passion for assisting individuals with their financial needs led to me to pursue a career with ProVest. Besides this industry, I love experiencing different genres of music and traveling around the world! Life’s a journey; I look forward to being a part of yours.

Megan Dickie

T: 954-354-0238
Email Megan, here

Hello, My name is Megan Dickie. I’m originally from Brooklyn but have lived in South Florida since I was 10. You’ll always find me spending my spare time with my husband, family and friends! My journey is to help others protect their assets and make sure all their needs are taken care of. I would love the opportunity to meet you!

Danny Robledo

T: (786) 749-9556
Email Danny, here.

Hello everyone! My name is Danny and  I am proud to be in the Air Force Reserves serving my country. I am a passionate athlete, and now a member of ProVest Insurance Group where I am just as passionate to provide the best possible service to my clients and anyone I interact with. I would be glad to guide and advise you in protecting your assets and preparing you financially for retirement.

Frank Marin

T: 786-749-9563
Email Frank, here.

Hi everyone! My name is Frank Marin and I am proud to be an alumni of Florida State University and now a member of the ProVest family. My goal is to provide all clients with advice to be sure they cover their assets, life and family with the coverage that is right for them. I have a passion for helping people in any way possible. ProVest has given me a vehicle to achieve my goals and I look forward to meeting you!

Lazaro Montero

T: 786-749-9558
Email Lazaro, here

Hello! I’m Lazaro Montero and have lived in Florida my entire life. Knowing I am helping each and every client is the most rewarding part of working with ProVest here in Miami. I absolutely love working as an insurance agent; passing on my knowledge so that everyone can be properly covered! I look forward to guiding and working with anyone who needs me!

Saul Fermin

T: (786) 749-9560
Email Saul, here.

Hello! I’m Saul Fermin and I have lived in Florida my entire life. I have the pleasure of working for ProVest Insurance Group here in Miami and most importantly I get to help my clients by making sure they are properly covered! I look forward to working with you!

Manny Rojas

T:561-665-8214
Email Manny, here

Hi! My name is Manny Rojas. I was born in Venezuela but have been living in Florida for over 15 years now. I have accomplished an AA degree from Palm Beach State College and I also played baseball at the collegiate level for 3 years. It is an honor to be part of the ProVest family. My ultimate goal is to provide the best customer experience possible so that I can educate you on the coverage that fits you and your family’s needs. Looking forward to being your agent!

Nick Vazquez

T: 561-665-8215
Email Nick, here.

Hi! My name Nick Vazquez and I was born and raised in South Florida.  I absolutely love working as an insurance agent; passing on my knowledge so that everyone can be properly covered! I look forward to guiding and working with anyone who needs me!

Frankie Fortunato

T: 954-580-1492
Email Frankie, here

Hey, I’m Frankie! I came down to Florida from New Jersey in 2016 to further my education and fell in love with the area! Being an insurance agent is my greatest accomplishment to date as I realized I could take some burden off my client’s shoulders by making sure they are secure with the proper coverage and educated on why they need that coverage. I’d be honored to be a part of your circle!

North Carolina
Location

Dave Cooper

T: 919-466-9853
Email Dave, here.

Hello, I am Dave Cooper and I have been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. I enjoy the beautiful North Carolina weather and the many outdoor and cultural activities the Triangle has to offer. I am married with two children. Taking care of the insurance and investment needs of my clients, their families and friends is my priority. Let me be of assistance in securing your financial future while satisfying the need of affordable insurance and outstanding personalized service. I look forward to talking with you soon.

Robby Blanks

T: 919-469-0619
Email Robby, here

Hey there, I’m Robby Blanks and I’m known around here as the go-to tech guy. If it’s broken in any of the offices, my phone rings. I’ve been in insurance since 2008 and my favorite part is helping my clients have a better day after they have talked to me. Besides technology and standing in line for the latest Apple device, I love to spend time reading, cooking, and playing the piano.

Barbara Fruman

T: 919-469-9643
Email Barbara, here.

Hi, My name is Barbara Fruman and I’m proud to say that I am a wife, mother of two beautiful daughters and Meme to three amazing grandchildren!!!! I love exercising and listening to upbeat music in my spare time. My real passion is advising my clients and helping them attain a secure financial future. I would love to meet you, so please stop by and introduce yourself!

Laura Gesualdi

T: 919-466-9400
Email Laura, here.

Hi, my name is Laura Gesualdi. I grew up in a New York suburb, but I was born in Uruguay. Spanish is my first language. I love working in the insurance industry because I know that my service and advice makes a difference in someone’s day. When I am not in the office, I am spending time with my son and our assorted dogs. We love the beach and the mountains so NC is a great place for us! I look forward to talking with all of you!

Keith Bettex

T: 919-755-9427
Email Keith, here.

Hi, my name is Keith Bettex. I’ve been in the Insurance Industry for 23 years now; originally for Long Island NY. I moved to North Carolina back in 1984. I enjoy outdoor activities, sports and music. My goal is to provide the best in customer service and satisfaction. I look forward to handling your insurance needs.

Robin Utley

T: 919-755-1147
Email Robin, here.

Hi! My name is Robin Utley and I am a native of North Carolina. I have been in the insurance industry since 2000 and love to help people. I also enjoy gardening and playing with my two labs! I hope to meet you soon.

Kim Patterson

T: 919-467-4136
Email Kim, here

Hello!!! My name is Kim. Like many agents I am a transplant from Southern NJ, however I have spent most of my life in NC. I love the mild winters, the southern hospitality, and the beautiful landscapes. What makes me unique is I love educating families on how best to protect themselves, their families, and the assets they have worked so hard to attain from financial loss. I look forward to helping you.

Texas
Location

Heather Luhman

T: 817-485-7475
Email Heather, here.

Hi, my name is Heather Luhman and I have been helping the customers at this agency since December 1996. I am happily married and we have a handsome son. When I am not in the office, I love to be out with friends and family having a good time. What I love most about insurance is getting to know my customers and growing relationships with them.

Michelle Zuniga

T: 817-485-9901
Email Michelle, here.

Hi, I’m Michelle Zuniga and I’ve been in insurance since 2005. I am married and we have two wonderful boys. My family loves to spend weekends with our classic car club, showing off our ’63 Impala, spending time with our friends and meeting new people. My favorite part of my job is being able to take care of my customers’ needs in the manner that fits them best.

 

Christopher Adams

T: 817-918-4334
Email Christopher, here

Hi, my name is Chris Adams. I grew up in the small town of Plainview, Texas and have lived in the Bedford area for the last 4 years. After high school, I went to Texas Tech University and graduated in 2010. In my free time, I enjoy playing golf, traveling, camping and hunting. I am an avid Texas Ranger’s fan and someday hope to travel to all 30 of the major league stadiums in the US and Canada. So far I have been to the Ranger, Braves and Mets stadiums, so only 27 to go! The most rewarding thing to me in my work is helping others; I’d love for you to come by so I can help you, too.

Brooke Barron

T: 817-498-3220
Email Brooke, here.

Hey all, I’m Brooke Barron. I’m a total Texan and you’ll hear it in my voice! I’m a happily married mother of three who loves traveling, spending time with family and friends, and am also a huge movie lover. When I need some quiet time, you’ll probably find me practicing yoga or reading a book. I first became an agent in 2008 and worked for ProVest for nearly 4 years. Though I took several years off to spend with my family, I am happy to say I’m back! I’ve missed my clients so much and look forward to protecting you and your loved ones once again.

Phillip Sikalasinh

T: 817-428-5144
Email Phillip, here.

Hello all, my name is Phillip Sikalasinh. I was born and raised in Amarillo, TX,  but have resided in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex since 2000. I am happily married with three wonderful kids. I am very family oriented, so if you see me outside of work, you’ll most likely see my family too. I got into the insurance business to help people out and let them know that they won’t be alone in their time of need. That itself is rewarding enough for me. So come on by where there’s always an open door and see how we could help you.

Cesar Nunez

T: 682-250-0005
Email Cesar, here

Hello! My name is Cesar and I was born in Miami, but I was raised in Dominican Republic till the age of 11. I love anything that has to do with Basketball, Health & Fitness and helping people out. I also love to read and improve myself on a daily basis. The best way to make the world a better place is by lending a hand, so my life goal is to assist as many people as possible in anything they need. With ProVestInsurance Group, I can assist you with selecting the right insurance tailored specifically for your habits and needs.

Michael Zavaleta

T: 682-250-0002
Email Michael, here

Hi, my name is Michael Zavaleta. I was born in Florida, raised in Texas. I am married and am lucky to be the father to three wonderful boys. When I’m not at work you can find me spending quality time with my family, leading my oldest’s Boy Scout Den, reading a book, or binge-watching Netflix. I love helping people, that’s the reason I got into insurance, and promise that on your worst day I’ll be at my best.

Jonathan Chisum

T: (682) 250-0006
Email Jonathan, here.

Hello! I am Jonathan Chisum and I was born and raised in TEXAS! When I am not in the office I am spending time with my daughter and family. You can also find me camping, cooking or taking pictures. I look forward to helping you protect your family and what you work so hard for!

Anthony Fantauzzi

T:682-250-0003
Email Anthony, here.

Hello! My name is Anthony Fantauzzi and I was born and raised in Perto Rico, however my wife and I moved to Texas in 2017. We love it here! Since I also love helping people, I decided to join the ProVest Insurance team where we make sure every customer gets the coverage they need and education they deserve. Can’t wait to meet you.

Joel Nieves

T:682-250-0007
Email Joel, here

Hello everyone! My name is Joel Nieves and I love to travel, spend time with my family (including my best friend Sky, the blue nosed Pit) and improving the lives of others around me on a daily basis. The greatest part of being a part of the ProVest family is knowing that I can educate the community on the importance of insurance and that everyone I have the pleasure of speaking with, will have the coverages that fit their needs and the knowledge to understand how the coverage works. Feel free to give me a call anytime; I hope to hear from you soon.