Learn More About Owen Insurance Group

At Owen Insurance Group, our main focus is Medicare and Life Insurance planning, however, we do offer all of the life and health insurance products you may need. The agency owner, Gary Owen, has been a Florida resident for 33 years. He is a graduate of the American College with the esteemed “LIFE UNDERWRITING TRAINING COUNCIL FELLOW” designation. He brings vast experience and knowledge, having successfully worked in the insurance field as an insurance adviser and also many years as an executive with a national Medicare carrier. Rest assured, we will listen to your needs and we’ll only recommend the plans that are the most suitable for your specific situation.

Because Gary is a former Search & Rescue mission pilot and group commander with the USAF Aux (Civil Air Patrol), it’s no wonder that our company’s core values mirror those of the U.S. Air Force – “Integrity (first), Service (before self), and Excellence (in all we do).” We pledge to always treat you with respect, dignity, and professionalism. We’ll never settle for anything less, and neither should you. We offer confidence over confusion, and will help you to have peace of mind.

A locally owned and operated agency with a Dozen years of experience, Owen Insurance Group is one of the most premiere Life and Health insurance agencies in the state of Florida. We deliver personal and friendly service, have the experience you need in an agency, and offer complementary and confidential consultations. We are proud members of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and the Chamber of Commerce.

Give us a call today at 772-210-1020 or 561-323-3605 to schedule a FREE consultation.

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”
– Vince Lombardi
We Can Take Care Of All Your Life & Health Insurance Needs And Do Not Charge For Our Services!

Agent Profiles

Gary Owen

Gary Owen

President

Gary Owen was born to a coal mining family in western PA and raised in a small rural community in the Appalachian Mountains. He moved to Florida 33 years ago and studied Criminal Justice; he later became a Law Enforcement Officer in the state of Florida. He owned and operated a wholesale, retail, and flooring installation business for 15 years prior to entering the insurance industry 12 years ago. He joined the US Air Force Auxiliary in 1998 and became a Search & Rescue Mission Pilot, then later a Squadron and Group Commander, and subsequently appointed as the Florida Wing Inspector General. He received numerous ‘Commander Commendation’, ‘Achievement’, and ‘Life Saving’ Awards during his tenure. He is a graduate of the US Air Force AETC, Air University’s, “Air Command Staff College”. Gary also attained the Life Underwriting Training Council Fellow designation with the American College. He qualified for MDRT while at AIG and qualified for Leadership Club and Leadership Council. He served 6.5 years with a national Medicare carrier and currently is the President of Owen Insurance Group located in Stuart, FL. He passionately works with 200+ agents in his General Agency specializing in Medicare, Long-Term Care, and Life Insurance Planning. For fun, Gary likes to travel, operates a “Whisky Tasting Club”, and is a PADI qualified Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver. He lives in Palm City, FL and has a beautiful 20-year old daughter (Kaitlyn).  

Livia Bonet

Livia Bonet

Executive Administrative Assistant

Livia Bonet is the executive administrative assistant for Owen Insurance Group. She assists agents with all of their contracting needs and is the liaison between insurance carriers and agents. Livia is responsible for customer service and client relations, as well as coordinating logistics and marketing for all Owen Insurance Group events. She possesses impeccable customer service skills and is ready to tackle any task thrown her way with a smile. Before this role, Livia worked as an administrative assistant with Toll Brothers at Jupiter Country Club where she was in charge of sales implementation and reporting, event planning, sales tours and was the first point of contact for all potential homeowners. Livia is originally from southern Indiana and is married with two beautiful children. She has been in Florida for 25 years and currently resides in Port St Lucie while enjoying biking, travelling and truly living the Florida lifestyle.  

Michael Barbone

Michael Barbone

Field Manager

Michael Barbone was born in Ohio and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama; his Masters of Business Administration degree from Regis University; and his Juris Doctor degree from St. Louis University School of Law. Mr. Barbone practiced law in Missouri, Illinois, and Florida for fifteen years. He was an adjunct professor at Mid-America Paralegal Institute, and has published articles and delivered presentations on numerous professional topics.
 
Mike was co-owner and chief legal counsel for Double Z Enterprises, a broadcast company headquartered in Arizona. He also served as Public Information Officer and legal liaison for Research Partners, Inc., an international medical research company. Later, he was District Manager of business sales for Verizon Wireless. Mike is a Field Manager for Owen Insurance Group, a premier insurance agency dedicated to providing Medicare and life insurance solutions. 
 
Mike is active with the Knights of Columbus, Boy Scouts of America, AARP, Toastmasters, and a number of local charities. Mike and his wife live in Odessa. He enjoys travel, animals and sports.
Tom Bouvier

Tom Bouvier

Field Manager

Tom Bouvier was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana until he was 17 years old, enjoying a life of sailing, athletics and camping. Active in the Boy Scouts, he earned the status of Eagle Scout in 1979. Later that year his family moved to Melbourne, Florida where he graduated from Palm Bay High School one year later. He then went to Florida State University where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. He spent the next 20 years working with Campus Ministries around the world and Ministry Organizations in the Chicagoland area. In 2002 he and his family moved to Port St Lucie to work as a Real Estate Investor, buying, selling and renovating homes.
Later, he began helping people by selling medication and medical supplies. His desire to help people with their healthcare needs led him to obtain his health insurance license where he specialized in Medicare plans. He became a Coach, Trainer and Training Coordinator overseeing the training of hundreds of Licensed Agents during the Medicare Annual Election Period each year. He is honored to be a part of the ‘OIG Team’ now, offering Medicare plans from many different carriers. He is also licensed to provide Life, Long Term Care, Annuities and other insurance products that help reduce financial risk and provide peace of mind. He is here is serve you and provide the information you need to make an informed healthcare decision.

Audrey Snow

Audrey Snow

Welcome! You are here at the right time and place if you confused, need guidance and help understanding your options for Medicare. What is right for you will largely be determinant on your personal situation.

When you work with me, you work with someone who has dedicated her 30 year insurance career to educating, guiding and procuring the right benefit package for businesses as well as individuals of all ages. Listening is a skill that is extremely important. Knowledge, experience and attention to detail denoted by excellent communication skills are my forte.

I have written and published two booklets – Obamacare First Aid – Your First Aid to Understanding the Affordable Care Act 2013.

I am a proud mother of two sons (one is in the Air Force in Omaha) and the other is a student at Palm Beach State. I paint, write, garden, and am constantly devoted to improvement. I am a Certified Hypnotist and a Health Coach. I have learned many skills and the most important one is listening.

Our journey starts with you. Understanding your needs and together mapping a course of action. When you are my client, you are my client for life. I am always here to assist you with your insurance needs. It doesn’t stop at purchase. Actually, it just begins!
So let’s get started.

Carole Casella

Carole Casella

Carole Casella grew up in Upstate NY. Her background in physical fitness led her to work in a premier Business Athletic Club – developing membership while providing opportunities for business and social interaction. Upon receiving a Business of Science degree from Roberts Wesleyan College, she moved to Florida 24 years ago.

Carole’s focus changed to working with companies of all sizes, providing services of a Professional Employer Organization, known also as Employee Leasing. Business services included a full range from payroll, administration, human resources, workers compensation, employee benefits and more.

In 2001, Carole formed Assurance Solutions Inc. offering Worksite and Individual Benefits Solutions. Benefit programs start with health insurance both under age 65 and over age 65. Expanding into additional enhanced/voluntary benefits to include Life, Disability, Accident, Critical Illness/Cancer, Hospitalization and Long Term Care. Working as an independent consultant representing all reputable carriers, Carole can “Assure” the right “Solution” for individuals & families and in the workplace.

Pamela Nichols

Pamela Nichols

Pamela Nichols was born in St. Louis, Missouri, She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia; Her Masters of Business Administration degree from Fontbonne College in St. Louis, Missouri. Pamela worked for Union Pacific Railroad from 1998-2007. In July 2007 she received her insurance license. Pamela moved to Miami, Florida, in 2016 to be near the warm weather. She moved to Port St. Lucie, FL in August 2018.

Pamela is a member of the Treasure Coast Senior Advocate. She spends her time volunteering in the community. She enjoys church, reading, playing with her dogs, and she enjoys working with the senior community.

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