Our Team


P. Chris Sanders
Principle Agent / Founder

Email: chris@aigfla.com

In 2009, Chris founded Aegis Insurance Group. He has over two decades of experience in the insurance industry and was a prior producing partner with the well respected Independent Agency; Carlisle, Fields & Company. Chris is experienced with many types of insurance products including; Annuities, Health, Life and Property & Casualty Insurance. He is a licensed insurance agent in Florida, Georgia and New York. Chris originally moved to the Tampa Bay Area from Cincinnati, Ohio and has been a local Florida resident for more than 30 years.

He is an active member of the Florida Association Insurance Agents, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research and is a proud member of the Trusted Choice Family. Chris has a passion for helping businesses and individuals live safer and more secure lives by designing insurance coverage tailored to meet their specific needs.


Fred A. Vimond, Sr., CHFC, REBC
Benefits Director/Commercial Agent

Email: vimond.fred@principal.com

In 2013, Fred became a partner at Aegis Insurance Group, LLC. He has been in the Insurance and Financial services industry here in Florida since 1987. Fred earned his BA in Sociology from Kenyon College in 1984. Shortly after graduation, he moved to the Tampa Bay area and has enjoyed the Florida life ever since with his wife Denise and their 4 children.

He is a Chartered Financial Consultant and a Registered Employed Benefits Consultant. He is an active member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers and is an associate member of Florida Society of Enrolled Agents. He enjoys mentoring at The Academy of Finance at Northeast High School in St. Petersburg.

Fred is passionate about helping people in any situation.

Dennis Vellardita

Benefits Consultant

Email: dennis@aigfla.com

Dennis has been working in Insurance for over 25 years. He began monitoring the early stages of healthcare reform in Florida with the state run CHPA and has since been navigating trends and keeping up with the quickly changing health care environment. He is always informing clients of who is the right fit for their firm and which providers are offering the most competitive products.

Dennis has specialized in payroll deductions. He feels as though employees count on their benefits for most of their insurance needs so he creates benefits packages tailored to your business in order to fit the needs of your employees and keep them happy.

Roxie Zawko, API, PIAM

Personal Lines Manager


Roxie joined the world of Insurance in 1989 with Bouchard Insurance. She quickly moved her way up from filing person, to personal lines marketing assistant, then to CSR and finally to personal lines producer. At which point, she moved to Carlisle Fields. She joined our team in Summer of 2016. Roxie is a dedicated mother from Elmira, NY where her father helped the well-known company, American Greetings card company, flourish into a national franchise. She has owned several businesses including an espresso/gelato/ice cream shop in downtown Dunedin.

Roxie loves helping her clients and has a strong appreciation for family and tradition.