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Meet our Team!

 

Margarite Fox, President/Agent

Margarite Established Fox Benefits Insurance Agency in 2012. 

 

Prior to forming the agency, Margarite was affliated with Cassani & Associates where she specialized in Key Man/Buy Sell Insurance, Retirement/Tax Savings Plans, and Estate Planning. Her interest in the medical field began whil eworking in administration for the Comprehensive Cancer Center/Salick Health Care at Cedars Sinai. Since 1994, she has continued to consult both insurance agents and clients on varying degrees of complex insurance matters. 

 

Margarite is a member of hte National, California, and Orange County Associations of Health Underwriters. She is the former President Circle Member of the St. Mary's Women's Circle of Philanthropy. At present, she is an Ambassador of St. Mary's Foundation and is involved in various other charities. 

 

Certifications: HI-TECH HIPAA, Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, Truth & Consequences Single-Payer, Covered California Insurance Agent, AHIP, and Medicare + Fraud, Waste, and Abuse. 

 

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Amanda Em, Lead Associate

Amanda has worked in the insurance industry since 2014 and joined Fox Benefits in 2018. Amanda is the Lead Associate at the firm, specializing in Medicare, Covered California, Individual and Plans, and Life Insurance, with Knowledge and experience in other areas such as group Insurance plans, claims, and appeals. With Professional HIPAA, FMLA, and ethics training, Amanda is a proven asset to the firm.

 

She is currently attending Devry University with a major In Human Resource Management. Amanda is enthusiastic, passionate, and always willing to help anyone in need. She truly falls into Fox Benefit’s philosophy of “Education Sells Itself”.

 

Areas of Focus: Medicare, Covered California, and Individual Insurance Policies. 

Ceritifications: HI-TECH HIPAA

Dora Gomez, Benefit Specialist

Dora joined Fox Benefits in 2019 and was hired as a Benefits Assistant to support both Individual and Group Clients. She also provides support with Medicare plans, Covered California, employee relations, onboarding benefits, claims advocacy, and much more. During her tenure with the agency, Dora has built upon her skills of team building, professional development, strategic implementation, and company collaboration.

 

She is a graduate of CSULB with an undergraduate in Business Information Systems. Community service and outreach are both passion projects for Dora, as she presently works alongside non-profits and cultural organizations focusing on outreach with youth from Long Beach, Carson, Oceanside, Paramount, and many other cities throughout Southern California.

 

Areas of Focus: Group, Employer/Employee Matters 

Ceritifications: HI-TECH HIPAA

Gabriel Estrella Ibarra, Client Support

 

Gabriel began working with Fox Benefits in 2019 supporting the agency with claims administration and grievances. After starting with FBIA, Gabriel demonstrated determination to gain as much knowledge and experience in the Health Insurance Industry, as well as provide guidance to the Latinx Community toward obtaining affordable health benefits. He has witnessed how first and second Latinx generations experience trust issues when working with non-speaking advisors. He has made it one of his personal missions to forge trusting relationships with the community and provide excellent customer service.

 

Gabriel is a graduate of Cal state University of Long Beach with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics: Concentration in Applied Mathematics.

 

Areas of Focus: Supporting in all areas / Bilingual - Spanish

Ceritifications: HI-TECH HIPAA