Gerry Goldsholle - Founder and CEO
A native New Yorker, Gerry moved to San Francisco in 1991, founding Advice Company after a 20+ year career at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife®). Among his many key legal and management roles at MetLife, two are most notable. As Head of Investment and Fiduciary Services, he invented and created a $10 billion+ asset management program, MetLife's Total Control Account®. Lauded as "The single most successful corporate asset retention program in the history of the financial services industry" it involved the simple but revolutionary concept of paying life insurance beneficiaries the billions of dollars a year it had been paying by check by sending them a checkbook instead of a check. That enabled the nation's largest life insurer to continue to manage and invest the billions in cash it otherwise would have sent to beneficiaries each year, while providing those beneficiaries ... Show More.
Mary Martin - Chief Administrative and Content Officer
Mary Martin joined Advice Company in 1997 as Executive Editor and head of Staff Operations. She is responsible for developing, sourcing, and editing content for the Company's websites and internal operations. Prior to joining Advice Company, she had a 29-year career as executive editor, manager of practice systems software development, and a corporate officer at legal publisher Commerce Clearing House. She earned a BA from Dominican College.
Patrick Daniels - Marketing and Business Development Director
Patrick Daniels grew up in Pacific Grove, California and earned a B.S. in Business Marketing at Sonoma State University in California's Wine Country. Since joining Advice Company in 2012 he has held positions of increasing responsibility from expert witness sales and service, to membership support where he created deep and beneficial relationships within the expert witness community. He currently is responsible for Marketing and Business Development across multiple business lines and continually strives to provide both clients and visitors a highly positive experience.
We acknowledge, with deep gratitude, the many contributions made by our former Technology Director, Woody Phillips, on the occasion of his retirement at year end 2021 after more than 15 years of service. A proud Air Force veteran who had been a senior engineer at Honeywell and Digital Equipment before joining us, Woody remains an active community volunteer and motorcycle enthusiast. We continue to express our admiration and respect for Michael Shanahan, who was our Chief Operating and Technology Officer, and Patti Gima, Esq. our former VP for Content; both served Advice Company and its millions of visitors outstandingly for many years until they left us at year end 2019 upon the sale of our Freeadvice.com unit.
Advice Company has and continues to benefit from the exceptional contribution of a fantastic group of authors from around the country. We are always seeking to expand our stable of authors to write quality content in all of our verticals. If you are a qualified legal, senior care, or financial professional with excellent writing skills, please contact us by email at email@example.com.