Management Bios

Michael P. Shea, President

Mike is a native of Tampa, and a graduate of the Florida State University with a Bachelors degree in Finance.  After a brief career in the banking industry, Mike accepted a sales position at Shea Barclay Group.  At the time, Shea Barclay Group consisted only of two partners, with no employees, operating only in Florida. He became responsible for our geographic expansion and quickly grew our client base nationally. 

In July of 2012, Mike acquired a majority interest in the Agency and took over as President.  Today, Shea Barclay Group maintains 1,000+ clients in over 30 states.

Vernon Barclay, Founder

Vern Barclay is a founder/partner in the firm and focuses on the large law firms or those with challenging practice areas such as class action, mass tort firms and foreclosure firms.

Vern has functioned at all levels within insurance carriers and management of an AM LAW 100 firm during the past 35 years.

This unique combination of actual law firm & insurance experience enable Shea Barclay to offer services not usually found in independent brokers.

Talyn Guercio, Chief Financial & Operating Officer

Talyn began working in the industry twelve years ago, while attending the University of Arkansas and receiving a Finance degree with a Minor in Insurance and Risk Management. She has worked in both sales and management with one of the top 10 public insurance brokers.

She currently handles all of the financial and administrative functions of our Shea Barclay offices.

Talyn had the honor of winning Tampa Bay Business Journals CFO of the Year Award in 2013.