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Meet the Staff

Mona Buckley, MPA, CAE
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mona joined GEBA in January 2021 and serves as chief strategy and management leader, reporting to the board of directors. She is a career association executive, having worked in the justice system, higher education, public policy, and for more than twenty five years in the insurance & benefits arena. She is also a former public employee.

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Greg Klingler, CFP®, ChFEBCSM, FPASM
Chief Operating Officer & Director of Wealth Management
Greg joined GEBA in 2010 and now leads GEBA Wealth Management and our Financial Advisor team. He has almost two decades of experience in assisting state and federal employees with financial planning and regularly presents financial education to the public (available at GEBAWealth.com).

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Dennis McGinley III  
Director of Finance & Administration

Dennis has been a GEBA employee, serving as the chief staff financial officer, for over 10 years and also supports in the business operations and human resources areas.

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Missy Sommers
Manager of Member Services & Operations

Missy has been in Member Services for over 16 years helping GEBA families, many now are multi-generational GEBA members, and leads all GEBA Product Operations and serves as the Member Services Team Manager.

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Darren Petrovich
Director of Systems & Technology

Darren has been with GEBA for almost 10 years and previously served as a programmer in the private sector.

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Chris Cooney
Director of Marketing & Communications

Chris joined GEBA in 2020 is a career marketing executive. She works to communicate GEBA’s mission, vision, and product & service offerings to members—and future members.

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Shelly Giuliano
Sr. Product & Marketing Manager

Shelly joined GEBA in 2001. She is responsible for product management and serving as liaison to our insurance company partners, and supports marketing and communications initiatives.

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Kim Lowe
Chief of Staff


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Kim has worked for GEBA twice, for almost eleven years total. She support the staff and volunteer leadership and administers the Scholarship and MEAP Awards Programs. 

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Member Services Team

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Phebe Ferguson 
Member Services Representative Property & Casualty; Life & Health Insurance Licenses

Phebe joined GEBA in 2019 and serves members by handling claims, questions, and enrollments for our all products and services, including our Group Term Life and other benefits.

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Gloria Young Member Services Representative

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Gloria joined GEBA over eight years ago and serves members by handling processing and claims, and with general questions, particularly in the area of our dental and vision benefits.

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Diane Bové
Office Manager/Receptionist

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Diane has been serving and greeting members for over four years answering questions and connecting members to the right staff resource. She also assists with professional liability insurance applications and serves as office manager.

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GEBA Wealth Management Team

Chris Fagiolo, ChFEBCSM
Financial Advisor
Life & Health Insurance Licenses
Chris has been with GEBA since 2008 and has been helping families, second generation in many cases, now with financial planning, retirement management, legacy planning with advice they need to navigate federal benefits.

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Kateri Turner, CFP®, ChFC®, ChFEBCSM Financial Advisor Life & Health Insurance Licenses Long Term Care Partnership

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Kateri joined GEBA in 2016 and has been serving members with a holistic approach to personal finance and financial planning focused on investments. She is also a long-term care expert with specialized education in that area.

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Eric Edwards, FRCSM
Financial Advisor Health and Life Insurance Licenses

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Eric joined GEBA in early 2020 and has worked to develop relationships serving GEBA members with financial planning, insurance, and more. As a veteran himself, he knows the challenges of using federal benefits to plan for the future and protecting the family.

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Victor Concha, ChFEBCSM
Financial Advisor
Life and Health Insurance Licenses

Victor joined GEBA in 2020. He provides GEBA members with unbiased advice and support with their retirement and investment planning goals. His pre-GEBA career was spent in financial services in the private sector.

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Danita Yetter
Junior Financial Advisor

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Danita joined GEBA in 2021 and has been assisting members working with their GEBA Financial Advisors and with other GEBA services.

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Kimberly Smith Financial Assistant

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Kimberly has been with GEBA since 2018 and helps many members with questions about their GEBA retirement products and services and other benefits that GEBA offers.

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Designations:

CFPTM – CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

ChFEBCSM – Chartered Federal Benefits Consultant Designation

ChFCTM – Chartered Financial Consultant

FRCSM – Federal Retirement Consultant

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