About Us

Craig Gussin attended Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where he received his degree in Business Administration. Craig holds 2 advanced degrees, one is Charter Life Underwriter from Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and the other is Disability Income Fellow from the American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). He also has a certification in advanced business, estate planning & is a Certified Health Care Reform Specialist. Craig is licensed in California and many other States. Craig has been in the financial service business for over 25 years.

Craig is a current member of The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), along with The International Disability Insurance Society (IDIS). Craig is the Past President of the San Diego Association of Health Underwriters (SDAHU), the Past President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of San Diego (NAIFA-SD), along with being the Past President of the International Disability Insurance Society (IDIS). In Oct 2016 Craig received the Harold R Petersen Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Disability Insurance Society. He has written articles, conducted seminars, been interviewed on TV, Radio, in the newspaper and magazines (including The Washington Post, LA Times and the Wall Street Journal where he discussed the Health Care Reform Law and in Money Magazine where he discussed the current Disability Insurance marketplace). He has been a guest speaker for various interest groups addressing many aspects of Health, Life, Disability and Long Term Care Insurance.

Cassie Shores, CLTC, CHRS has been in the insurance industry for over 15 years.
Cassie’s areas of expertise are in employee benefits, group, individual, Medicare, Life,
Disability and Long-Term Care insurance.

Cassie received a bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego and soon after, joined
Auerbach & Gussin Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. She started as an
Administrative Assistant and learned every aspect of managing an agency. She is now
a partner at Auerbach & Gussin Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., manages her
own book of business and is Vice President of Retire With Renewals.

Cassie is a current member of The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU)
Cassie’s has over 25 years of experience in customer service and business
management. Her customer service background is what has made her successful in
maintaining long lasting client relationships. She enjoys strategizing with business
owners and making clients’ lives easier. She loves educating and counseling along the
way.