Saving companies, Employees & Individuals money on benefits since 1989

Ted Mengel
CEO

Ted Mengel

Ted is a graduate of Furman University. He worked in Human Resources with The Kroger Co. for 12 years, as well as in sales and sales management with American Fidelity. He also has 4 years of sales management experience with Pan American Life. Ted founded Mengel Insurance & Administrative Services, LLC in 2005 and serves as CEO. In 2012, he started GMTA Insurance Management. Ted has 4 Adult children, 3 Grandchildren and 1 more on the way! Since losing his Father to Cancer, Ted has become extremely passionate in finding a cure for cancer. He is Chairman of the Edward Mengel Memorial Golf Tournament where all proceeds go to the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research. This year will be the 10th year of the Tournament and he will host one tournament in Charleston and another in Pawleys Island. When not working, you can find him on the Golf Course or enjoying time with his Grandkids.

Phone: (404) 314-6799

Email: tmengel@mengelfinancialgroup.com | ted@gmta.org

Jason Mengel
President

Ted Mengel

Jason, originally from Atlanta, GA, currently resides on the Coast of South Carolina. He holds a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Alongside MFG, he is a Managing Partner at Fusion Capital (www.fusioncapital.net). Fusion Capital is an independent, full service Wealth Management firm. Registered with the SEC, the Firm is legally a Fiduciary to their clients. Jason graduated from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC, with a B.A. in Finance where he also excelled on the men’s tennis team. He served on the Board of Helping Hands, Inc. in Aiken, SC, is a member of the Professional Palmetto Society in Charleston, SC, and volunteers his time with a local high school tennis team. Furthermore, Jason is a contributing columnist for the Island Eye Newspaper. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, running, golf, and travel.

Email: jmengel@mengelfinancialgroup.com 

Tiffany VanHazebroeck
Benefits Specialist

Tiffany VanHazebroeck graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia in 2006 with a B.B.A. in Marketing. She has 8 years of marketing and media buying experience with automotive, financial, and legal clients. In 2018, she transitioned into her current role as a benefits specialist with Mengel Financial Group. This shift was brought on by her desire to help others and more closely matched her detail-oriented, hard-working personality and love of interpersonal relationships. Tiffany consistently ranks among the top 10 producers nationwide and in 2020 was 4th overall with one of the largest supplemental benefits carriers in the United States. She is licensed in Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas.
Tiffany currently resides just outside of New Orleans, LA. She welcomed a beautiful baby girl in June 2021. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering with the Junior League, cooking, exploring new foods, traveling, and biking with her daughter and husband.

Phone: (678) 977-5175

Email: tiffany@mengelfinancialgroup.com | tiffany@gmta.org 

John Shafer
Benefits Specialist

John is a 2004 graduate of The Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia. During John’s 4 years at UGA, he also studied at the prestigious Oxford University. Immediately after graduating, John devoted 2 years to being a High School Math Teacher and volunteer tennis and swimming coach. John is married to his beautiful wife Bailey Buchanan Shafer and has 2 wonderful children(Greer 5 years old, Robeson 2 years old). His wife Bailey is expecting in January of 2022 and John is extremely excited to be a “GIRL DAD”.

John is very passionate about tailoring benefits packages to his clients overall family financial security needs. Often working nights and weekends, John understands that in order to help as many people as possible you have to work around THEIR schedule and not vice versa. It is that mentality that has led John to be a top producer nationwide with (1st overall in 2020 and 2nd overall in 2021) one of the largest supplemental benefits carriers in the United States.

Phone: (843) 637-9983

Email: jshafer@mengelfinancialgroup.com | john@gmta.org