Armando Paz, Jr began his Insurance and Financial Services career on May 9th,1984 as a Commercial Lines Underwriter for a Property & Casualty insurance agency in Miami, Florida. He obtained his insurance agent’s licenses on February 23rd, 1987 and has since played an active role in the insurance industry as agency owner and on both the independent agency as well as the insurance carrier side, for companies such as Allstate Ins Co, Humana, Neighborhood Health Partnership and Preferred Care Partners. On July 12th.2010, Armando joined Luis “Wicho” Hernandez as an agent at Linq Financial Group/ Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual)continuing his career-long involvement with the South Florida business community. Armando is a long-standing member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), a member of Kingdom Advisors and The Greater Kendall Business Associates.
Armando was born in Camaguey, Cuba on September 14th.1957 and immigrated to America with his parents and younger sister on July 25th.1967. He attended Miami Dade Community College, earning both A.A and A.S degrees in Commercial & Advertising Art. He attended The Columbus College of Art & Design, obtaining a B.F.A in Advertising Design, Illustration and Commercial Photography and also attended The Ohio State University where he satisfied various courses in Business Administration. He married Jaqueline Cuesta in 2008 and has helped raise a stepson, Justin. Armando’s favorite sport is the Martial Arts and his hobbies are reading, drawing, painting and photography.