Our Team
Kit Espiritu Jotie

President

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Noreene Glee Naguiat

Vice President of Operations

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Maria “Cel” Sangalang

Learning & Development Director

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Cathleen Basco

Talent Acquisition Director

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Angelyn Sy

Social Media Marketing Support For Brokers

Meet Our Awesome Team

Our leaders believe in creating a culture where everyone can thrive

and do their most impactful work.

Learn more about their story.


Kit Espiritu Jotie

President

Kit Espiritu-Jotie was born and raised in the insurance business by her father, Enrique Espiritu of Espiritu & Associates which was one of the pioneering agencies in Philippine American Life Insurance based in Manila, Philippines. After witnessing the life transformation of all the successful agents and managers under her dad’s leadership, Kit did not have second thoughts in joining the insurance industry. She decided to follow her father’s footsteps right after graduation from the Ateneo University-Manila, Philippines earning a degree of B.A. Major in Psychology.


With Kit’s firsthand lessons from her dad and her educational background in Psychology, she found her passion in recruiting and developing insurance advisors. This has earned her numerous leadership awards that gave her the opportunity to qualify for major travel incentives around the world.


With over 30 years in the Insurance Industry, Kit has influenced countless of lives through providing tailored solutions to her clients as a personal producer and as an outstanding leader.


Kit, who is an avid student of John Maxwell’s Leadership Principles, leads our organization through Mastermind groups, coaching, mentorship programs and intensive sales trainings. To ensure that she is able to help her team to grow and reach their highest potential, Kit who is also Certified Business Coach continues to do individual coaching sessions with her team members.


Kit has made it her mission to do whatever it takes to be a transformational mentor in

her industry and community.


Noreene Glee Naguiat

Vice President of Operations

Being in the financial service industry for over 8 years, Noreene brings extensive experience into her position in all areas of broker support from licensing, contracting, monitoring of sales and overall office operations.


Her many years of experience in customer service prior to joining the industry has also made her an effective interpersonal communicator. Her strong interpersonal skills have helped our company establish outstanding relationship with the organizations whom we do business with.


She has always been passionate in extending her assistance to every EEF broker, leader and staff. Her role is to continuously assist in developing incentive programs as well as in designing strategies on how to best support the team on its continued growth this 2022 and in the coming years ahead.


Noreene has been instrumental to the birth and the growth of the company.


Maria “Cel” Sangalang

Learning and Development Director

Cel has graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce with, Major in Marketing Management. Prior to joining the financial and coaching world, she has extensive knowledge and experience in sales and marketing for over 20 years holding positions in multinational companies in various industries.

Cel was also a guest speaker in one of the broadcasts of Advisorist, an elite training and education company supporting insurance, financial & tax advisors worldwide, where she was asked to narrate her story and strategies. She shared the virtual stage with industry leaders Tom Hegna and Jeremiah Desmarais.

Cel is a proud mother to her one and only “love of her life”, Gerri.

Cel has been in the financial advisory services for 10 years with LLQP certification. She is an active member of Advocis, the Financial Advisors Association of Canada

She has acquired the following designations:     

  • Certified Coaching Life and Business  
  • Professional Financial Advisor (PFA)

Cathleen Basco

Talent Acquisition

Director


Cathleen Basco’s initial career was in Human Resources industry as a Head Hunter & Trainor for International & Crown Corporations. She started in the Financial & Insurance industry as a part-time Financial Administrator.

In 2010, she got a license as a Life Insurance Professional representing multiple carriers and after which, joined a brokerage full-time.

She received multiple awards for Top Monthly Earner/Producer in 2010, 2011, 2011 and was a recipient of one of the Business Builder Award in 2011 and 2012.

She moved to Sun Life where she gained back her leadership experience and allowed her to be a recipient of Top Financial Center Builder Award across Canada in 2016. She is a proud and dedicated mother of two, an evolving and growing entrepreneur, an LLQP Coach, and a Talent Acquisition Specialist.

She has acquired the following certifications and continues to work on growing personally and professionally:

  • Certified Elder Planning Counsellor (EPC) 2021
  • Certified Branch Manager (BM) since 2016
  • Certified Canadian Mutual Find (IFIC) 2016
  • Human Resources Management (HRM) 1992


Angelyn Sy

Social Media

Marketing Support

For Brokers

Angelyn is a Marketing graduate. She had 14 years of professional experience back in the Philippines. She worked as a Senior Financial Advisor of BDO Life and was one of Philam Life Premiere Leaders in 2012 managing 15 life agents.

She got her Canadian professional license in 2017 after migrating in 2016. She is a member of Advocis, the Financial Advisors Association of Canada. She is currently taking a designation course.

Angelyn uses social media as her main source of marketing

and in the fast-track growth of her business. For a minimal fee, Angelyn helps interested EEF brokers to set up their own social media platforms.

Angelyn has acquired the following awards under EEF:  

  • EEF President’s Awardee in 2021
  • EEF Top 5 Insurance Broker in 2021

Meet Our Dynamic Managers

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Mercedes Ortilla

Manager

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Annalisa Tuason-Savor

Manager


Mercedes Ortilla

Manager

Mercedes is a graduate of Bachelor Degree in Commerce major in Accounting. She has been in the financial service industry for almost 17 years. She has proven that this traditionally pressure laden sales business can be done in a caring and compassionate way.

This is what Mercedes continues to pass on to her current team; making her EEF’s consistent Top Leader of the Year.

Mercedes has been qualified to several conferences in Canada, USA, Mexico and Europe. She is also an active member of PICPA, Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountant, Vancouver Chapter.


Mercedes has acquired the following awards:

  • Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Member in 2022
  • EEF’S Top Earner in 2021
  • Top Producer in 2021
  • Top Leader In 2021
  • IA CPB & DBD Qualifier 2021

Annalisa Tuason-Savor

Manager

Annalisa is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Business Management in Ateneo de Naga University Philippines. She has been in the financial industry for 16 years and has been a consistent Las Vegas Conference qualifier and CPB producer at IA.

Her passion to serve continues to emanate in her work as well as in her relationship with her growing team. This highly driven lady is definitely the leader to watch out for.

Annalisa has acquired the following Awards:


  • IA Top Producer of the Year 2021: Life Category
  • Top 3 Broker of the Year 2021


Centrally Located

Right Across Guildford

Town Center

E Espiritu Financial Inc.


Address

Unit 202A

15225 104 Avenue

Surrey, BC V3R 6Y8

Email

info@eespiritufinancial.com

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