Ronald Gelok & Associates, LLC is a Registered Investment Advisory firm servicing New Jersey out of our main branch located in Parsippany, NJ, with a convenient satellite location in Naples, Florida. 

Our affiliated firm, Ronald Gelok & Associates, was founded in 1993, where we have developed a practice of specializing in Retirement Planning, Elder Care & Senior Advising Services.

Ron Gelok

President & Financial Consultant

Ronald (Ron) Gelok is President of Ronald Gelok & Associates. He is an active member of the Financial Planning Association with over 20 years of financial services experience and holds insurance licenses in several states, including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida, as well as Series 6, 7, 24 and 66 securities licenses.

Ron is a licensed New Jersey attorney and a member of the Elder Law and Real Property, Probate & Trust sections of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a much sought after speaker, He has appeared on radio and television discussing a host of financial planning issues.

Ron is known for making complex retirement planning issues clear and easy to understand. His clients often find that after working with him, they have moved significantly forward in their planning, simplifying their finances.

He expresses his creative side and commitment to financial education in his collaborative book with Steve Forbes, “Successonomics,” and his seminal work on retirement strategy co-authored with Thomas J. Smith, JD “Retirement Rescue.”

Check out Ron’s background as an investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.


Susan Gelok-Cullen, RFC®

Managing Director of Florida Operations & Retirement Income Planner

Susan brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her role as Managing Director of Florida Operations & Retirement Income Planner for RGA. She is licensed by the Florida Department of Financial Services for Life and Health Insurance. She is a Registered Financial Consultant and one of less than 200 women in the United States to have earned the National Social Security Advisor Certificate.

Whether it’s planning for retirement or college expenses, maximizing income, reducing taxes or assisting with long-term care needs, helping people is one of Susan’s passions. Susan is known for her creativity, strategic planning and individualized approach.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Service Management and is a best selling author and Radio Personality. She is licensed in multiple states and has been in Naples for over 10 years!

Brian Ginty

Financial Advisor & Certified Structured Settlement Consultant (CSSC)

Mr. Ginty was a Senior Vice President for The Halpern Group, a company which facilitated the establishment of trusts for plaintiffs in personal injury disputes. In addition to The Halpern Group Brian has held senior management positions both at AIG Domestic Life Companies and Prudential Financial. He was also National Sales Director and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at two of the largest structured settlement brokerage firms.

During his career, Mr. Ginty has successfully negotiated more than 1000 cases throughout the United States and Canada.  He has been a leader in integrating trust and other financial vehicles to provide comprehensive financial strategies for tort victims. 

Brian is a regular speaker at legal seminars and meetings including the American Association for Justice, the North Carolina Association for Justice and the New Jersey Association for Justice.

Mr. Ginty is a veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a cryptologist in Misawa. Japan.  During his three years in Japan, Brian played for the base soccer team as well as coached the high school team.  He also taught English and attended the University of Maryland, Far East Division.  He graduated magna cum laude with a dual major in Business Management and Psychology.  Upon his discharge Brian enrolled in Rutgers Graduate School of Management while he began his career in the financial services industry. 

Edward Vines

Financial Advisor

Edward provides a knowledge base of wealth preservation strategies and tax-reduction planning through his many years in the financial industry, with several years being in the banking industry, which provides Ed with unique insights on how to help his clientele.

As a seasoned financial advisor, Ed’s primary focus is to minimize taxes in retirement, protect family legacies from estate taxes, and provide strategies to keep retirees from running out of money before running out of breath.

Ed covers the Central / South Jersey region and travels to meet with our clients at their convenience.


Morgan Kelly Curran

Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations, Morgan is involved in every aspect of RGA. Morgan’s primary role is working alongside the Operations Team and the Advisory Team to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency is achieved. Morgan also manages the hiring and training of new employees. Her main objective is for RGA to provide the ultimate client concierge experience. Morgan is an invaluable asset with over seven years’ experience within the financial services industry.

When Morgan is not busy working, she enjoys spending time with her family, seeing shows, and traveling. Morgan is a lover of meditation, 50s, 60s & 70s music, cappuccino, hiking and fine wine.

Christian Vivas

Director of Sales & Marketing

Christian is our Director of Sales & Marketing, and his primary role is to ensure proper procedure is adhered to regarding client interaction, efficiency of process, and maintaining transparent & timely communication with our clients. He is in charge of our website and event calendar. He also compiles our weekly newsletter, ensuring the most up-to-date investment information is disseminated.

Christian is a Rutgers University graduate from the class of 2007 with a Bachelors in Psychology and an avid Chai & Coffee lover. He also performs on the weekends as the drum major of a Drum & Bugle Corps based out of Princeton. On the very fortunate occasions, his group ends up on National Television and has appeared on The Daily Show & most recently on Bravo’s, ‘Odd Mom Out.’ In his spare time, Christian practices on his trumpet as he grew up loving and performing in the musical arts.

Tamara Barone

Director of Client Services

Prior to Tammie joining RGA, she worked in investment management with several investment firms, including MassMutual Financial and Northwestern Mutual. She has been working and assisting in investment and insurance services since 2002. She is a dedicated and valued asset to our team as Director of Client Services.

Born and raised in Morris County, Tammie currently resides in Essex County, where she enjoys any outdoor activities and volunteering with her dog Mackenzie at various senior centers.

Bethany Longfellow

Operations Specialist

Bethany works remotely from her new home in Missouri. With her Bachelor of Fine Arts focused in Design from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, Bethany assists creatively in RGA’s marketing department with graphic design, video creation, and photography.

Bethany has established her hardworking and above-and-beyond attitude from her 20+ years of riding, training, and managing horses and horse stables. When she’s not working, you can usually find her hanging out with her two horses, Sassy & Jax.

Danielle Ordeix

PR Operations Specialist

Danielle hails from, and works in our Puerto Rican Department. Danielle is a recent graduate from Saint Joseph’s University. She obtained her Bachelors of Arts and Sciences in International Business and French Literature and is tri-lingual speaking English, Spanish, and French.

Her work ethic is apparent as her disciplined approach to her duties is reflected from her practice of Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu martial arts.

Layla Sheira

Marketing Communications Specialist

Layla is our Marketing Communications Specialists here at RGA. She is a recent graduate of William Paterson University with a degree in English and runs her own blog where she creates a multitude of empowering female-focused posts.

 Layla creates content for the team including articles, blog posts, scripts, and social media posts. She assists with event coordination and communication with event attendees to ensure an enjoyable and smooth event. 

Brianna Melograno

Office Coordinator

Brianna is our Office Coordinator. Previously working in New York City, she comes from a background of various industries where she has established a dynamic approach to multitasking and efficiently assisting multiple departments and clients on a day to day basis. Her understanding nature allows her to build strong relationships with each client.

When out of the office, Brianna focuses on her passion projects. She loves to spend time working creatively handmaking one of a kind macramé woven wall décor and designing women’s clothing collections.