Meet the Legends

 
 

Michiel de Villiers

Financial Advisor

Also known as Gielie

Favorite Animal:
Wild animal: A Springbok Pet: Jack Russell
In my Spare Time I like to:
I enjoy watching sports and playing Golf. I am an avid nature lover and would use any excuse to go to the bush.
Education and Experience:
Financial Planning Business Owner since 1989
Short Bio:
Michiel had the vision of starting this brokerage in 1989. He then acquired the services of Ginette De Villiers to start up the Medical Malpractice division in 2017 and the business has never looked back.
 

Ginette De Villiers

Medical Malpractice Specialist

Also known as G-Force

My Sotho name is Phunini (I was told that this means child of God, as a little girl)

Favorite Animal:
Wild animal: A Cheetah Pet: Miniature Dachshund and Beagle
In my Spare Time I like to:
What do you mean, I don't have spare time.... I Absolutely love my family and enjoy spending every available second with my grand children.
Education and Experience:
Accredited Healthcare Broker Advanced Education in Healthcare Financing NQF Level 6 - Short Term Insurance More than 20 years industry Experience
Short Bio:
Ginette brings 20 years of experience in the Health insurance sector including helming her own company. She held several management positions including managing director of Medi-crest. Her career has also included time at Momentum Life Insurance and Hollard. She launched her own company in 2004, Consulting to many blue chip clients including Adcorp, John Craig and Telesure Investment Holdings prior to joining the Mercer Marsh Health Benefit team. Thereafter Ginette moved into the niche market of Medical Malpractice Insurance. Driven by a dynamic energy and passion, Ginette values her clients above all else. As it is imperative to her that they succeed, her ability to think out-of-the-box and her wide knowledge and experience across multiple industries ensures that she provides an excellent service. Ginette is the driving force of MC De Villiers Brokers and she does it with such speed and energy that no one else can keep up. She leads the team with such passion and empathy.
 

Deborah Lombard

Medical Malpractice Specialist

Also Known as Daisy Debs

Favorite Animal:
Wild animal: A Leppard Pet: a Cat
In my Spare Time I like to:
I absolutely love sport. I thoroughly enjoy gym ( when I get time to sweat it out)…; to keep my mind, body strong and healthy. I enjoy reading, ( thrillers are not for me though…). I am passionate about music, animals and adore the outdoors.
Education and Experience:
Bcom Honours in Entrepreneurship Diploma in Financial Planning 9 Years industry experience Joined the MCD team in 2021
Short Bio:
Deborah is a hard worker with high energy levels and aim for the best results. She is a team player and enjoy building strong relationships. She has excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Deborah has a positive, fun filled personality however; she is diligent, precise and thorough in her work. Furthermore she has the ability to motivate and encourage those around her, often under considerable pressure. She is a creative thinker and like coming up with new innovative solutions. She is a dedicated worker, who is quick to conceptualize ideas & concepts and who likes a challenging work environment. She strives to excel in everything she does. Notorious enthusiast of classical music, vegetable soup and her husband's sense of humour. She does hold back when confronted with injustices, especially so when directed at the little guy. Time is of the essence, so best to get to her quick and please form an orderly queue.
 

Isabelle Coetzee

Office Manager

Also Known as Tannie Issie

Favorite Animal:
I am torn between a wolf and a Jaguar - Suppose I like cats and dogs...
In my Spare Time I like to:
I love to bake and make gourmet dinners. I love to spoil my husband every Saturday morning with a freshly baked croissant for breakfast.
Education and Experience:
I have been with MC De Vililers Brokers from the beginning. I am licenced to assist Michiel in the Life and Investment lines.
Short Bio:
Tannie Issie is Michiel's right and left hand. She handles all the office administration and is our Mission Control.
 

Tanya Koster

Operational Manager

Also known as the Background Police

Favorite Animal:
A Butterfly
In my Spare Time I like to:
I am an avid seamstress and capable of doing anything with my hands. I enjoy being creative and crafty.
Education and Experience:
Diploma in END-user Specialising in Business 12 years of Office Management experience Tanya started with MC De Villiers Brokers in the beginning of 2020
Short Bio:
Tanya runs the operational side of the business like a well oiled machine and if there is something out of place, she will find it. She is Ginette’s right and Left hand. Tanya is the wearer of many hats, sporting the hat of the office harlequin but if you fiddled around on CRM she will put on the Grimm Reaper’s coat... Tanya is a nature lover and admirer of butterflies. A wordsmith in her own right with a very creative vocabulary of words and names that she has conjured.
 

Ymeri Wagener

Business Development

Also Known as Jill of all trades

Favorite Animal:
I am torn between a wolf and a Jaguar - Suppose I like cats and dogs...
In my Spare Time I like to:
At this stage my spare time is devoted to completing my Degree and trying to raise a decent human being... Note the word trying... I can easily lose myself in a gripping mystery novel, especially Jack Reacher and Sherlock Holmes. Totally fascinated with mid century and true crime documentaries.
Education and Experience:
Half way through BCom Law Degree and counting the days Diploma in Psychology Diploma in Industrial Relations 15 years of management experience of which 7 years as a Project Manager Joined the MCD team in 2022
Short Bio:
Ymeri is a dedicated worker with a dominant left brain, focusing on the task at hand. She works systematically and methodically. A detective at heart and an advocate of animals - except spiders. Law is her passion and she hopes to contribute to the industry of Medical Malpractice by ensuring that professionals are adequately covered and treated fairly.
 

Bellah Hlope

Administrative Assistant

Also known as the Fasionista

Favorite Animal:
Wild animal: Dolphins Pet: Fish
In my Spare Time I like to:
I just want to curl up with a good book and an endless supply of coffee.
Education and Experience:
Diploma in Information Technology National Certificate: System Support COMPTIA A+ Joined MCD in 2023
Short Bio:
Bellah is Tanyas right hand. Assisting with administrative support and the "go to" for getting the data structured and organised. Bellah is very quiet and reserved, but maybe it is just because she is still finding her place in our dynamic tribe. We expect great things for her and can not wait for her to flourish in her space.