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Biographies

Beacon Insurance is a locally-owned full-service independent agency that offers personal and commercial lines insurance products. We thoroughly evaluate client needs and risk to provide quality insurance coverage and services.

Alyssa De La Rosa

Insurance Specialist

Alyssa has been fully licensed since 2017 holding her property, casualty, life, accident, and health licenses. She began in the insurance industry through State Farm where she assisted clients to find the appropriate coverage needed.

Her drive to help others led her to the independent sector where she is able to help most people find the right coverage at the best price. Alyssa joined Beacon Insurance in 2018 and specializes in assisting clients with all their insurance needs.

Alejandra Cadena

Insurance Specialist | Lead Service Associate

Alejandra is magna cum laude alumna from Texas A&M International University holding a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and perusing a Master’s in Business Administration with a concertation in International Business. She holds nine years of customer service, marketing, and business operations experience.

In 2016, Alejandra joined Faro Companies as a client associate. She currently runs day-to-day operations for Faro Wealth, Beacon Insurance, and Faro FX clients. Additionally, she is licensed in Texas for property & casualty insurance.

In her spare time, you will catch her on movie night with her two daughters, or watching a good Houston Texans game with her husband!

Sofía Rodríguez Rexach

Service Associate | Marketer

Sofía has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Advertising from the University of Puerto Rico. Since 2014, she worked at Bella Group as the Digital Marketing Analyst. In 2017, Sofía stumbled across a new adventure when she moved to Laredo, TX. Motivated by learning and succeeding, she joined Beacon Insurance in August 2020 as a client associate and marketer. She has gained genuine interest in the insurance industry and has begun the process to get P&C licensed.

Sofía enjoys spending time with her family and friends and loves reading non-fiction and fiction books.

Daniela Cervantes

Client Associate

Daniela is a recent recipient of an MA in English, Literature & Language at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio TX, and is seeking to pursue her Ph.D. in English.

In April 2021, Daniela joined Faro Wealth and Beacon Insurance. She is a client associate and assists the team with day-to-day customer service including billing, renewals, and changes to client policies.

Out of work Daniela enjoys spending time with her 3 cats and extensive book collection.

Rafael Gutierrez Nieto

Managing Agent | Partner

Rafael is a partner and co-founder of FARO Wealth. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master of Science in Finance from Georgetown University, Washington D.C.

Rafael began his career at Falcon International Bank and LPL Financial. While there, he obtained his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses and assumed duties that ranged from portfolio management to equity and bond portfolio analysis.

Rafael’s career advanced when he was hired to join Jack Avigael’s team at Merrill Lynch. During his six-year tenure there, he managed Ultra High Net Worth accounts for domestic and international clients and was instrumental in growing the Laredo office assets under management and production.

Immediately following his time at Merrill, Rafael ventured into the independent realm of investment management. Co-founding AlphaPoint Investment Management, Rafael gained extensive knowledge of the financial services infrastructure and the flexibility available to independent advisors. After refining his business approach and aligning with partners who shared a common vision, Rafael co-founded FARO Wealth in 2013.

Securities offered through Kovack Securities, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. 6451 N. Federal Highway, Suite 1201, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954) 782-4771. Advisory Services offered through Kovack Advisors, Inc. Faro Wealth and Beacon Insurance are not affiliated with Kovack Securities, Inc. or Kovac Advisors, Inc. Rafael Gutierrez is registered in CA, DE, FL, NY and TX

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