Learn about our Team and Culture
We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do whatever it takes to help you grow your business with our specialized expertise, integrity, and creative benefit solutions. Our primary goal is to ensure the quality of our service develops a long-term, professional relationship.
Julie Mangrello-Jennings, MSHR
Julie Mangrello-Jennings started her career in Human Resources and decided to follow her passion with Employee Benefits. She has over 25 years of experience as a Health and Life Insurance Agent and in HR Management, which provides her with a solid understanding of both the employer and employees’ needs. When Health Care Reform was signed into law, she spent five years of her career focusing on training and development for Insurance agents on the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts employers, and ERISA compliance, as well as trained agents on various sales strategies for companies of various sizes. In 2015, she launched MNJ Insurance Solutions, a family-owned insurance agency, focusing on Employee Benefits for small and mid-sized employers.
Julie earned her Master’s degree in Human Resources and Organizational Leadership from Chapman University, and has her Bachelors in Business Management.
Bryan Jennings was involved with the formation of MNJ Insurance Solutions with Julie in 2015. Bryan understands that successful businesses are differentiated by providing excellent service and support to our clients, which is the foundation from which MNJ Insurance was built. In addition to having his Life and Health license, Bryan has been around the health insurance world for many years. Bryan is also involved in the technology industry and brings knowledge of sales, operations, technology, customer success and account management to help MNJ Insurance Solutions run smoothly and efficient.
Bryan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at California State University, Fullerton and is a great addition to our leadership team.
John Ringer has been a successful insurance agent for more than 21 years and brings his knowledge and skills to help MNJ Insurance Solutions provide more scope and understanding of many business processes relating to health insurance. Over these many years, John has seen not only the changes in health insurance but also business in general and utilizes this knowledge to help business owners manage their insurance costs and retain their employees. John understands small business very well and understands the many things that are essential in protecting the legacy of your business and financial well-being. John is committed to providing an ideal mix of insurance coverage plans and tax incentives programs to ensure a more secure future and to give you peace of mind. In addition, John brings his experience with Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans and educates individuals with Medicare 101 basics, along with providing them with solutions to fit their needs and budget.
Josie Miranda has been with MNJ Insurance Solutions since 2018 and has been in the industry for over 15 years. She is a proven professional with a background in account management and group benefits enrollment. Josie works closely with our clients both during the open enrollment period as well as throughout the year to ensure a smooth onboarding for not only the new employees but also the employer. Josie is bilingual (Spanish and English) and she is always available to assist our clients and employees with any help or questions they may have. Prior to joining the team at MNJ Insurance Solutions, Josie has worked at Guardian for many years and from this experience she understands what it takes to create a successful and special working relationship with our clients.
Vanessa Jimenez has a wealth of knowledge in the health insurance industry as well as other professional organizations where she managed customer accounts. This experience gives her an excellent foundation from which to draw outstanding customer experience knowledge. As an Account Manager at MNJ Insurance, Vanessa utilizes this breath of customer experience knowledge to manage and care for our awesome portfolio of clients. Vanessa is bilingual, hard-working and an excellent example of the positive environment we strive to create at MNJ Insurance Solutions.