760-344-1400 (Brawley)
760-352-0422 (El Centro)

Meet Our Team

Hart Insurance Center, Inc. - Brawley Office

  • Liz M. Gonzales

    Agency Principal
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Liz has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. She started working part-time in high school and has ascended to becoming the agency principal and manager. Liz is proactive in her community pursuing ways to always give back. She has held positions in both Witter and Hidalgo Elementary School's SSC (School Site Council), and also held the office of V.P. on the G.A.T.E. Parent Association to name a few. Recently she was named President of the Brawley Chamber of Commerce as well as the Vice President for Brawley Stockmen's Club.

    In addition to her community involvement, Liz has been nominated and awared the MANA of Imperial Valley award in 2012, AIDCO Hall of Fame from Allied Insurance in 2012, and Hispanic of the Year from Hidalgo Society in 2013. One of her most recent achievements is to be presented the prestigious Branding Iron Award in 2016.

    As the Principal and Manager of Hart Insurance Center, Liz excels in making sure employees are aware of their importance to the agency, always encouraging team-effort toward common goals. As the inspiring manager that she is, the agency has managed to develop an organizational culture that fosters teamwork, dedication, and passionate customer service. She invites you to stop by the Brawley or El Centro office, she and her staff would love to assist you.

  • Melissa Navarro

    Property & Casualty/Life Sales Agent
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Melissa Navarro is a professional Sales Agent and has been with Hart Insurance Center since 2002   She is experienced in Personal Lines Insurance and enjoys helping and meeting her clients with their insurance needs. Give her a call today and let her help you save money and obtain adequate coverage.

  • Trini Beltran

    Property & Casualty/Life Sales Agent
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Trini Beltran joined the Hart Team in late November 2006. Trini has held her Property and Casualty Insurance Broker-Agent license since 2002 and obtained her Life Agent Accident and Health Agent-Broker license in 2003. Trini is energetic, outgoing, hard-working and demonstrates a genuine compassion to help others. She utilizes outside the box thinking when problem solving and has a penchant to provide outstanding customer service to her clients. Trini is a native of Imperial Valley and enjoys spending time with her family and crafting on her spare time.

  • Gabino Hernandez

    Life/Pre-Need Sales Agent
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Mobile: 760-455-6660
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Gabino Hernandez is our expert in the Life Insurance Department, he has been with Hart Insurance Center since 2011. He displays compassion and respect when helping families protect what is most important to them. Gabino can help you with your Advance Funeral planning and your life insurance needs. He enjoys spending time with his family, camping and off-roading. 

  • Vivian Zepeda

    Customer Service Supervisor/ Sales Agent
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Vivian Zepeda has been with Hart Insurance Center in 2004. She is your trusted service and insurance agent, with years of experience and knowledge.

    As the Customer Service Supervisor and Licensed Agent, she takes pride in helping clients and providing the best service. Vivian displays an enthusiastic spirit and treats her clients as part of our Hart Family. 

  • Sandy Morales

    Life & Health Sales Agent/Sales Support
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Sandy has been a licensed life and health insurance agent since 1993. She has been with Hart Insurance Center since August, 2009, serving not only as an Agent but also in the field of Sales Support. She specializes in health insurance, working with independent insurance companies as well as Covered California. Sandy has been involved in various community events, including PTO, Relay for Life, and Welcome Back Teachers Dinner, to name a few.

  • Raye Smith

    Accounting
    Office: 760-344-1400
    Fax: 760-344-6429
    898 Main Street
    Brawley CA 92227
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    Raye Smith has been employed with Hart Insurance Center since February 2005 as our Account Supervisor. She is fair, cheerful and follows procedures to accomplish her objectives and always has a positive attitude. Raye is not only our Account Supervisor but also is a strong part of our Hart team. She wears many “hats” and will jump in to assist as a Customer Service Rep from answering the phones to assisting our clients on a daily basis. Hart Insurance is fortunate to have Raye on our team.

Hart Insurance Center, Inc. - El Centro Office

  • Kristine Perez

    Property & Casualty/Life Sales Agent-Assistant Manager
    Office: 760-352-0422
    Fax: 760-352-4462
    1503 N Imperial Ave, Suite 102
    El Centro CA 92243
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    Kristine Perez is our Assistant Manager for both of our offices, Brawley and El Centro, she displays an effective, and productive management style. She has strong selling skills as part our elite Agency Sales team, and has been with Hart Insurance Center since March 2005. Kristine has her Property and Casualty license as well as Life Agent license with the State of California. She takes pride in assisting her clients with their insurance needs and building long-term customer relationships. Kristine excels in offering them the best products and service available within our agency. 

  • Karina Ambriz

    Customer Service/Sales Agent
    Office: 760-352-0422
    Fax: 760-352-4462
    1503 N Imperial Ave, Suite 102
    El Centro CA 92243
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    Karina Ambriz has been with Hart Insurance since 2010. She started as an intern student and is now a licensed Property and Casualty and Life and Health insurance agent. Karina also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Finance. She is a strong part of our Customer Service Team and works in both of our offices, Brawley and El Centro.