About PA Group

Our Story

Premier Assurance Group (PA) was founded by two former General Electric executives with a heart for people and a passion for helping others in preparing for the future and life’s most important events. From protecting our clients’ health with worldwide coverage to helping them achieve a successful financial future, PA Group creates financial security road maps for life’s most significant events. For over 18 years, PA Group has guided and protected our international clients with comprehensive health and wealth accumulation solutions.

Accomplishments:

  • An Investment Solutions Company has evolved into a Life, Health, and Investments company
  • PA Group Expatriate health expertise has been leveraged to now cover global citizens in over 195 countries through the PA Group Accident and Health Division
  • PA Group provides its clients access to renowned Worldwide Networks such as UnitedHealthcare and AXA
  • Today, the Company has clients in more than 195 Countries that rely on us for their worldwide medical coverage and/or investment and retirement solutions
  • Premier Assurance Group gained the distinction of becoming a Lloyd’s of London Coverholder

Solutions For Life’s Most Significant Events:

Our mission is to provide comprehensive solutions for Life’s most important events. We focus on our clients not the products. Whether you are relocating abroad for a new job or that “dream come true” retirement plan, we are with you providing comprehensive medical coverage through our WEA and Premier Health Solutions. Planning for retirement, college funding, or just reaching financial independence? Our Premier Trust products offer easy simplified and safe solutions to your investment needs. Worried about the future? Protect and guarantee your income for you and your loved ones with our Premier Disability solutions. For Life’s most significant event, we are with you. For more information, please contact us.

Get To Know Our Leadership Team

Charles Jorge

Charles Jorge

President

Charles leads the day to day of PA Group's operating divisions: Life & Investments and Accident & Health. He has over 25 years of experience in both international and U.S. health insurance markets. Charles has a proven track record for driving profitable sales growth, leading operations, product development, expanding business opportunities and developing multiple channels of distribution.

Jaime Landivar

Jaime Landivar

Vice President, Life & Investments

Jaime has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and holds a Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Jaime is responsible for expanding distribution in Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East for the Life & Investment Division.

Oscar Michel

Oscar Michel

Vice President, Accident & Health

Oscar holds a key role at PA Group, responsible for driving sustainable growth of our Accident & Health division, throughout the regions of Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. Oscar Michel is an expert business growth and market expansion strategist with over 15 years experience in the international health insurance industry.

Oscar Suarez

Oscar Suarez

Vice President, Finance and Business Performance Management

Oscar has over 10 years of experience in the international insurance industry and is responsible for leading the Finance, Business Reporting, Project Management and Actuarial Departments. His data management skills and business acumen are essential in developing key performance indicators accompanied with strong financial planning to help monitor the business.

Luis Knez

Luis Knez

Vice President, Information Technology

Luis provides vision and leadership to ensure PA Group’s technological advance. He has over 15 years of experience in Information Technology in the international insurance market. Luis counts with numerous Information Technology professional accreditations, including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification, MSCA, ITIL v3, CompTia A+, Network+ and Security+.

Sulma Torres

Sulma Torres

Vice President, Administration

Sulma manages the operations of PA Group’s Third Party Administrator, including both front end and back end operations. She oversees the provider network, claims processing, and policy administration company functions and responsibilities.

Dr. Eduardo Mora

Dr. Eduardo Mora

Chief Underwriter and Medical Director

Dr. Eduardo Mora has been serving the U.S. Health Insurance industry as an underwriter and medical consultant for over 25 years. He manages the underwriting and risk evaluation of all new individual and group policies and oversees pre-authorizations and negotiation of claims for WEA and Premier Health.

Niurka Aleman

Niurka Aleman

Operations Manager, Accident & Health

Niurka leads the client services and claims processing teams at PA Group. She has over 20 years of experience in the health insurance industry.

Maria Rassias

Maria Rassias

Controller

Maria oversees the accounting strategy to optimize the company’s financial performance and provides financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers. She has over 20 years of experience in Accounting and Finance.

Vanessa Jurado

Vanessa Jurado

Human Resources Generalist

Vanessa ensures that all employees are well versed in their areas of expertise, and leads the Human Resource programs and policies as they apply to employee relations, compensation, benefits, and safety. She has over 8 years of experience in Human Resources and over 11 years in Accounting. In addition, Vanessa holds a certification in Human Resources Management.

Jackie Villavicencio

Jackie Villavicencio

Marketing Manager

Jackie develops the marketing strategy and tactics to promote PA Group's products and manages the overall company image. With over seven years of marketing experience, she oversees corporate communications, creative production, special events, advertising campaigns and public relations initiatives.