About Us

An independent insurance agency headquartered in Coral Springs, M&L Insurance has proudly served clients throughout the state of Florida including the counties of Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach since 1999.

We represent a vast network of leading insurance carriers across the nation. As a result, this enables us to identify the most effective combination of price and value for you, your family and business.

M&L Insurance provides insurance plans for all your personal and business needs. Our specialty lies in creating comprehensive, reliable and affordable policies for classic car insurance, condo insurance, general liability, commercial auto, or workers compensation coverage and more.

Call us today at 877.304.2323. Our agents are here to answer your questions, and are prepared to create a tailored, custom policy that's right for you.

Meet our Staff

Owners

David Vaandering - Owner

David Vaandering - Owner

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David was born in Ontario, Canada, and comes from a retail family background. Owning and running several retail and manufacturing companies, he understands the importance of customer service to the success of any company.

When he moved to Florida in 2001, he joined the M&L Insurance family and quickly gained success in the medium and high end property insurance market. He became the highest producer at the agency, having gained positive working relationships with many financial institutions, real estate professionals and attorneys across the country.

In his free time, David can be found fishing with friends and family, and watching his two boys, Taylor and Cameron, play football and hockey.

Kelly Vaandering - Owner

Kelly Vaandering - Owner

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Kelly was born in Connecticut, but has lived in South Florida most of her life. Prior to M&L Insurance, she lived in Canada and purchased a retail franchise, where she was responsible for all accounting aspects of the company.

Since joining the team, she has been involved in all areas of the company's operations, from being a Sales Agent and Customer Service Manager, to overseeing all company functions as Office Manager.

In her spare time, Kelly enjoys keeping up with the active lifestyle of her two boys, Taylor, and Cameron, alongside her husband, David.

Sandra Naranjo - Manager Quality Control

Sandra Naranjo - Manager Quality Control

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Cali Colombia. Sandra worked in the accounting department for multinational companies in Colombia for 10 years. She has been in the insurance industry for 20 years and joined the M&L family in July 2008. She's proud to provide excellent service to our customers and when not assisting David & Kelly, Sandra likes to take a peek at shoes and fashion. In her free time, she likes to enjoy time with her husband, friends and her 10 grandkids.

Sales

Jessie Ago - Producer/Agent

Jessie Ago - Producer/Agent

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Jessie Ago (formerly Brozic) has been a member of the M&L insurance family since June 2006. A graduate of Florida State University, she is well versed in many diverse topics and has since focused her efforts on the insurance industry.

Due to her remarkable ability to remember things, she is known as "The Book." When not writing insurance, she enjoys playing poker, listening to music, watching movies and spending time with her friends and family.

Sal Franco - Health and Life Specialist

Sal Franco - Health and Life Specialist

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Born in Cuba and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Sal graduated from NYU with a bachelors degree in Computer Science and received his MBA from the University of Miami. Prior to M&L, Sal spent 16 years working for AXA Equitable and Allstate. Before that, he held various positions in sales/marketing and project management at IBM. Sal joined the M & L Insurance team in 2012. He currently specializes in both personal & commercial lines and financial services, such as Life, DI, Group & Individual Health, Medicare, LTC, Annuities, Employer & Individual Retirement Planning and Executive Benefits. During his down time, Sal enjoys spending time with his wife of 23 years and three children, Emily, Megan and Joshua, and being a huge University of Miami fan.

Daniel Rivas - Personal Lines Sales

Daniel Rivas - Personal Lines Sales

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Daniel was born in Caracas, Venezuela, but have lived in South Florida since 1992. Has been a member of M&L since 2004. Daniel graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics and received a Master's in Statistics and Data Analysis in Social Science from "Universidad Central of Venezuela"

Prior to M&L, Daniel had work as IT Manager and IT Project Manager in Insurance Company in Venezuela, such as "Seguros Anauco" in Venezuela and the Central Office of Statistic for the Venezuelan Census. Work as an IT Project Manager for ARMCO steels until was hire to work for Epicor, an ERP, Manufacturing and CRM software company in Irvine, CA out of the Latin-American Office in Boca Raton, FL.

At M&L Insurance Agency he currently specializes in both personal & commercial lines, with an emphasis in Home, Auto and General Liability insurance. His hobbies are playing golf, surfing and coaching little league baseball & soccer.

Nella Liuzzi - Personal Line Sales

Nella Liuzzi - Personal Line Sales

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Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Nella joined the M&L family in 2014. She prides herself in forming lasting relationships with all clients and providing top notch friendly service. She currently resides in Ft. Lauderdale, FL with her husband Tommy and four fur babies.

Customer Service

Marlon Sam - Commercial Account Manager

Marlon Sam - Commercial Account Manager

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Marlon was born in Guyana and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Marlon brings in almost 10 years of customer service and sales experience. Before joining M&L insurance, Marlon brought his vast experience to various companies, before finding a home at M&L. Now as a 4-40 agent, Marlon is looking to grow as an asset within the company to expand their brand, and quality of service. When not at work, Marlon spends his time with his family, or investing in the stock market. Also he is a SUPER basketball/football fanatic, and enjoys gaming.

Pat Keenan - Customer Care Mortgage Specialist

Pat Keenan - Customer Care Mortgage Specialist

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Former New Yorker, joined M & L in 2002 as CSR, love to play Bingo & visit the casinos in spare time.

Miriam Barsali - Customer Care Specialist

Miriam Barsali - Customer Care Specialist

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Miriam Barsali has worked in the insurance industry since 2007. Her 1st language is Portuguese and she learned Spanish when she lived in Miami a few years back. Miriam will go out of her way to make sure the customer is well taken care of.

Cathia Gastonvil - Customer Service

Cathia Gastonvil - Customer Service

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Cathia is originally from Nassau Bahamas but raised in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. She has been doing customer service for 5 years now and enjoy helping others. Inher spare time she loves to travel, shop, and spend time with her family.

Deanne Lindo - Personal Lines Account Manager

Deanne Lindo - Personal Lines Account Manager

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Deanne is originally from Jamaica, but she has resided in Florida for the last 27 years. During that time, she flourished in the nursing field. but decided to expand her horizon. Deanne started her Insurance career in 2016, and now with M&L Insurance for the last 8 months, and continues to grow her knowledge. in her spare time she likes to read listen to music, and spend time with family.

Juan Gomez - Personal Lines Account Manager

Juan Gomez - Personal Lines Account Manager

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Born in Colombia, currently living in South Florida for 13 years. Juan has been in the insurance business for two years working to eventually achieve great business success. He enjoys making people happy by delivering great service at work and in his personal life. Juan loves playing poker and soccer with friends on the weekends.

Tracy Wynn - Customer Service / Quality Control

Tracy Wynn - Customer Service / Quality Control

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Tracy was born in Plantation, FL & has always lived in South Florida. She worked in the healthcare field for 20 years. She also has a background working in the Health/Life insurance industry. Also, she enjoys assisting in providing excellent customer service assistance and loves learning things revealed while listening to biblical sermons & songs.

Tia Walcott Barr - Commercial Lines Manager

Tia Walcott Barr - Commercial Lines Manager

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Santia (Tia) Walcott-Barr is a Georgia peach with over 22 years in the insurance industry? She prides herself with excellent customer service & client relations skills. She is experience in all lines of insurance products. After closing her own insurance agency, she joined the M&L Insurance family in July 2018 as the Commercial Lines Manager. When she is not providing quality service to her clients, she enjoys watching her 13 year old play volleyball all over the USA.

Krisna Suriel - Personal Lines Account Manager

Krisna Suriel - Personal Lines Account Manager

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Originally from the Dominican Republic, Krisna has resided in Florida for the last 15 years. During that time, she has been excelling in the customer service area. Krisna finally focused on the insurance for the last 2 ½ years and continues to grow her knowledge. In her spare time she likes to play guitar and spend time with family.