Administrative Staff

Elisabeth (Liz) Browder

Office Manager

Liz Browder began her financial services career in 1978 with a major property and casualty carrier in Clearwater, Florida. In 1985 she moved to Tampa to join our team as office manager. During her career she has completed several classes pertinent to her position and the financial services industry. Her duties include processing new business, case management, technology specialist, office flow management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, licensing, hiring, and training.

Melissa Tofanelli

Client Relationship Manager

Melissa Tofanelli graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. She worked part time with us periodically from the time she graduated from high school beyond her college years and joined us full time in 2009. She is responsible for customer service, client management, meeting coordination, proposal and illustration preparation, and other administrative duties.

Anne Cronyn

Administrative Assistant

Anne Cronyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Florida State University as well as a Master of Public Administration from Indiana University. She has worked in public service with several governmental agencies on the national, state, and local levels. Anne joined our team in 2017 to provide administrative support to clients and members of the firm.

Suzanne Jobson

Administrative Assistant

Born and raised in England, Suzanne Jobson and her husband immigrated to the United States in 2001. With a background in administrative work, Suzanne joined our team in 2014. She assists the principals and the office staff in various administrative capacities.

Donna Goggio

Employee Benefits Manager
Code Smith Benefits, PLLC

Donna Goggio began her career in 1973 with a major insurance carrier in Tampa, earning their Employee of the Year designation three times. She joined our team in 1998 and became insurance licensed in 1999 to better serve and oversee the servicing of our employee benefits clients. During her career, Donna has completed several Life Office Management Association (LOMA) courses and many life and health insurance classes. After obtaining quotes from numerous carriers, Donna is responsible for analyzing and preparing informative proposals on an annual basis. She also assists our business clients and their employees with claim or billing issues.

Barbara Williamson

Administrative Assistant
Code Smith Benefits, PLLC

Barbara Williamson began her financial services career in 1978 with a major insurance carrier in Tampa. She joined Brian as a personal assistant in 1981 and has continued to work with us in an administrative capacity over the years as the team has grown. Barbara’s experience spans several areas of the industry including customer service, claims handling, group health/employee benefits, and case management. During her career, she has completed several Life Office Management Association (LOMA) courses and many life and health insurance classes.

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