Meet the Founders of Simplicity Minneapolis

Mike Steranka

Mike Steranka

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

Mike Steranka is recognized as one of the top independent producers in the financial advisory and insurance markets. He has produced over $300M in annuity and life production and has averaged over $35M in annual annuity production each year since 2006 as founder of Retirement Planning Services in Millersville, Maryland. In 2010, he was chosen by author Michael E. Gerber to co-author the E-Myth Financial Advisor.

Mike is a member of The Million Dollar Round Table’s Top of the Table, the highest sales level for insurance industry professionals. Mike’s expertise in distilling complicated information into clear and simple processes that produce replicated success, both at the customer and the business level, has become his hallmark.

Brian Gengler

Brian Gengler

President, Founder

Brian Gengler is an innovative corporate marketing executive with a two-decade track record of creating and implementing record-breaking Field Marketing Organization systems. Responsible for owned distribution for a few of America’s largest insurance companies, he has managed programs that have produced $2 to $4 billion in sales every year for the past eight years.

Brian successfully identified the best practices from each distribution group under his leadership to create successful results for all of them.

A high-performing, accomplished executive leader, Brian is known for building strong, successful teams and delivering results.

His extensive experience with independent insurance advisors has made him a sought-after mentor throughout the industry.

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Competitive Advantage:

Simplicity Minneapolis is one of the first marketing organizations created for financial professionals, by financial professionals.  We are completely focused on providing value to our partners by giving them systems that will help them see more qualified prospects every day.  In today’s world, marketing organizations have become service entities, giving financial professionals access to product and possibly a little extra compensation.  This truly does nothing to help financial professionals increase their production.  First Income Advisors believes your needs go unmet.  The baby boomer generation is beginning to retire and will continue to enter retirement for the next twenty years.  Their concern has gone from dying too soon to living too long… and how to fund those extra years.

The Real Need is Income.