Offices located in The Villages, Eustis, Belleview and Ocala.

(866) 861-8786

About Mid-Florida Agencies

We provide individual and employer group insurance plans for a variety of coverages, including health, life, short-term medical, travel, dental, and prescription drugs.

Staying abreast of Medicare supplemental and Medicare Advantage plans is one of our prime objectives, and we can help you uncover all subsidies to which you are entitled.

Our Staff

Robin Gump

Robin Gump

Owner

Robin opened Mid-Florida Agencies after many years in the insurance industry. She lives locally here in Central Florida. Robin works at The Villages location and genuinely enjoys her work. She is a proud parent of two daughters and proud owner of the office greeter and head of security, Bendel Blue (Cockapoo).

Bendel "Blue" Gump

Bendel "Blue" Gump

Head of Security/Mascot

Bendel was born in Tampa, FL. He is one year old and is head of security here at Mid-Florida Agencies. Stop in anytime to visit our office mascot and throw the ball with him. That is his favorite toy, aside from his yellow ducky.

Mimi Cartledge

Mimi Cartledge

Office Administration

Mimi is Robin's mother. She joined the team in 2006 and is in charge of office administration.

Alisa Lawson

Alisa Lawson

Senior Administrative Assistant

Alisa joined the team of Mid-Florida Agencies in 2019 as the receptionist. She has been a friend of the family for years.

She graduated from Tavares High School in 2019, and she is currently pursuing a career in the insurance industry. In her free time, she can be found at the beach, spending time with family or traveling.

She looks forward to meeting new people and helping clients with their health insurance needs every day throughout her career.

Mizraim "Miz" Ramon

Mizraim "Miz" Ramon

Event Coordinator

Miz came on board with Mid-Florida Agencies in December of 2019 as a receptionist while he studies to become an agent and do his part to help provide the best service for our clients.

Before this, he worked for Publix Supermarket. He works great with people and loves to help others in the best way possible. He also served in the Army for a term.

He's been a close friend to the family for over ten years now. He has a little boy that he cherishes most in life and decided to pursue this for a career to provide the best possible life for his son.

Samantha Gump

Samantha Gump

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Samantha is Robin's daughter. Samantha graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Bachelors's in Health Sciences. Samantha lives in Oxford and has found the perfect combination of an exciting career and being in the family business.

Anitra "Nikki" Hodges

Anitra "Nikki" Hodges

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Nikki has been in the healthcare business for over ten years as a Medical Assistant. She is Robin's sister (and Mimi's daughter). She is the proud parent to her 19-year-old son, Cole, who is active military and an 18-year-old daughter, Lauren, who is a senior at Tavares High School.

Leonel Barron

Leonel Barron

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Leonel started with Mid-Florida Agencies in April 2016. Leonel and his wife have a baby boy born in 2019. Before going into insurance in 2015, Leonel was in construction and has always worked in The Villages area. When Leonel is not helping people, he spends time with his family and loves to travel to the mountains, and he also loves fishing. Helping folks with insurance is his passion, and he plans to stay with Mid-Florida Agencies until he retires.

Robert Buckmann

Robert Buckmann

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Robert has over 28 years of business and account management experience, which he brings to the health insurance business. He is the manager of the Eustis and Apopka branches. Robert is the proud parent of a daughter, Robin, and is married to Laura Buckmann, the Network Manager for Florida Blue. As you can tell, we love keeping it in the family!

Renata Cockburn

Renata Cockburn

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Renata moved from Colorado to Florida in 2007. She graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Master of Education degree and from the University of Colorado with a triple undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Geography, and Fine Arts. Renata has been in the insurance business since 1999. In her spare time, she likes to travel, especially on cruise ships. She also enjoys golfing, swimming, and boating. Renata cares greatly about her clients and is one of our top producing agents.

Peter Musella

Peter Musella

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Peter has been a Florida Blue Agent since 1992. He is a member of the Blue Diamond Club, awarded to the top sellers of Florida Blue health products.

Peter lives in Ocala and is looking forward to another productive year selling Florida Blue health products.

Kevin Lester

Kevin Lester

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Kevin became an agent for Mid-Florida Agencies in March of 2020. Before this, he was a Special Events Coordinator for The Villages Entertainment since 2013. He is the father of two boys, loves being helpful, and is excellent at solving problems.

Judy Niverson

Judy Niverson

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Judy moved from California to Florida in 1987. She studied Liberal Arts at Swinburne and has a degree in Classical Ballet. Judy started in the insurance world working on the technical side with T&G Insurance Co. in Melbourne, Australia, before moving to California. Here both Judy and her husband started working with the W Clement Stones company selling the "Little Giant" policy door to door, a great sales experience. Judy moved to Florida in 1987 after several years in the dancing business, with many degrees and awards throughout the US. In 1996, Judy went back into the insurance world in Ocala selling Blue Cross Blue Shield products and has been with them ever since, achieving a Double Diamond Award in the past.

"It's a great challenge to work with old & new clients. Sharing my knowledge of insurance and helping my clients and potential clients is my passion."

Janet Adam

Janet Adam

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Janet has over 18 years of experience in the insurance industry. Upon her long list of licenses and achievements, she was President of Life Underwriters Association for Otsego & Delaware counties in New York. Janet has been married to her husband, Robert, for over 25 years. They moved to The Villages in 2012 from Cooperstown, NY.

Harry Stephens

Harry Stephens

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Harry joined Mid-Florida Agencies in 2014 after relocating back to Florida from North Carolina. Harry was not only an agent in North Carolina for Blue Cross Blue Shield but was an agent for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida before moving to North Carolina. Harry has an extensive background in the group industry.

George Wijma

George Wijma

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

George is an avid golfer and pickle ballplayer. He came to The Villages in August of 2005 from the Pacific Northwest. George has been active in the Life, Health and Financial Services Industry since 1997 as an independent broker and general agent. He just started selling Blue Cross Blue Shield, Florida Blue since November of 2016, and just loves living in The Villages.

Gabrielle Johnson

Gabrielle Johnson

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Gabrielle has two children whose names are Kayliana and Jakobe. She loves nature, the beach, and reading books by Nora Roberts.

Gabrielle has been a licensed agent for about three years now. She came to work with Mid-Florida Agencies and is so happy for this opportunity. She loves working in the insurance industry and helping people find the right insurance plan that works best for them and their specific needs.

Gabrielle previously worked at The Nation Group, where all different types of insurances were sold with many different carriers. She wants to continue to learn and grow as the insurance industry does.

Cindy Critchfield

Cindy Critchfield

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Cindy has lived in Marion County since 1970 and has over 17 years in group and individual health, dental, ancillary, and Medicare insurance experience. Cindy supports the American Cancer Society and all veterans. Her goal is to give her clients the service they deserve.

Alyssa Torrence

Alyssa Torrence

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Alyssa is new to the team of Mid-Florida Agencies. She graduated from First Academy of Leesburg in 2017. Before the insurance business, she worked as the Special Events Service Coordinator for The Villages Entertainment. She loves working with people and is excited to help you!

Jorge Caravasi

Jorge Caravasi

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

With 15 years of experience in both the hospitality and restaurant industries, Jorge Caravasi learned how important the focus on the excellent quality of customer service is when it comes to solving problems, providing services, or suggesting products.

Unfortunately, in 2009, his father was diagnosed with leukemia after given one chemotherapy that didn't work in Orlando. He was advised to be transferred to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, where he was treated exceptionally. Thanks to the treatment provided, his father is now 10+ years cancer-free.

This led Jorge to become an insurance agent and recently become part of Mid-Florida Agencies to offer guidance and help navigate our English and Spanish health insurance platform.

Mary Remson

Mary Remson

Medicare Specialist & ACA/Obamacare Certified Insurance Professional

Mary is experienced helping individuals, families, and employer groups with their health insurance needs for over ten years. Before acquiring her insurance license, Mary worked as a Human Resources Manager for 15 years. Mary has a strong knowledge of the group health arena and enjoys educating employers and employees on the available options.

We're your neighbors.

We are your local health insurance experts. But, we also live, shop here, and give back to THIS community. You will find us at local fairs, farmers' markets, and events throughout the year to support local residents and businesses.

Robert is a constant professional and may be one of the most knowledgeable BC/BS people i have ever dealt with. I highly recommend if anyone needs assistance with Blue Cross to contact Robert.

brian Clemens

brian Clemens
September 18, 2020

My husband and I met with Robert Buckmann during open enrollement. He was so informed and professional that we felt toatally at ease working with him. I would reccomend that if you are looking for insurance, that you get in contact with him. Robert is a great guy and he really knows his stuff.

Krysta Smith Fine Art

Krysta Smith Fine Art
July 9, 2020

I was so pleased with Mid-Florida Agencies. Not only was it close to home but I found a very knowledgeable agent. Samantha Gump took her time with me and made sure I understood all of the different plans before I made my selection. I am so happy she was there. I couldn't understand what was offered on the internet. Five Stars!

Tom D

Tom D
June 13, 2018

Janet is very knowledgeable and helped me find an affordable dental plan with a great network of dentists. Thank You!

Donna Keen

Donna Keen
June 13, 2018

Sweet, honest, knowledgeable people with competitive pricing.

Paul Dickinson

Paul Dickinson
June 12, 2018

What your neighbors say about us.