Brett Gryska & Elias Boles Agency Owner

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After attending Ithaca College and Alfred State University in New York, Brett Gryska received his Bachelor of Science degree in 2005. Once he realized the residual income he could earn with National Income Life Insurance Company (NILICO), he knew the career direction he wanted to take. It proved to be the right one.

Success at NILCO came quickly to Brett. In 2006, only a year after joining the Company, he was named NILICO’s #2 State Agent. In 2008, he was the #2 Master General Agent; in 2016 the #4 Regional General Agent; and was then promoted to Agency Owner.

Brett strongly believes National Income Life improves the lives of both individuals and his community through his local Agency, Oldham-Gryska Agency. “NILICO offers the ability to break out of the nine to five life and become the owner of your own business without the start-up costs. In addition, our products help people on what is potentially the worst day of their lives,” emphasizes Brett.

What advice does he give to someone considering a career with NILICO? “Find a mentor and gravitate to that individual. Being mentored by Durhon Oldham was the most rewarding aspect of joining NILICO for me,” states Brett. Would he change anything if he had it to do over? “I would spend more time with my Agents outside of work,” he says.

In addition to work, Brett enjoys sports. He focused on baseball in college, but golf now gets most of his attention. “I want to spend as much time as I can with my family and playing golf. I’m also very active in my alma maters and with youth sports in the community in which I grew up,” adds Brett.

“My Agency donates to many charitable organizations and schools in the Rochester community. We are active with the Roland Williams Champion Academy for youths in the Rochester inner-city school districts,” continues Brett. Named for former NFL player Roland Williams, the Champion Academy works with at-risk kids and encourages mentoring and empowerment programs for middle and high school students.

After earning his MBA in Business Finance from the University of Maine in 1994, Elias Boles had an 11-year career in the world of finance.  He then retired and traveled for several years before he joined National Income Life Insurance Company (NIL) in 2013.  When he decided to start a second career, Eli was drawn to National Income Life.  “National Income Life products protect families to take the ‘unknowns and what ifs’ out of the equation and give hard-working families freedom from anxiety.  What attracted me to NIL was the quality of its management, the training systems, and the leads,” Eli recalls.

Eli has outstanding achievements with National Income Life.  “I helped my Master General Agent (MGA) achieve #1 for the entire Company in 2016. I was Trainer of the Year in 2015 and 2016 for my Agency, the Agency’s Leader of the Year in 2017, and the #2 MGA in my category for the Agency.  I’ve promoted four MGAs in my career, but my greatest personal accomplishment is becoming a State General Agent (SGA),” he states with pride.

Why did Eli want to become an Agency Leader?  “I became an Agency Leader to help people realize their dreams, goals, and aspirations.  My heart and passion for coaching, teaching, and helping my team uniquely qualifies me to be in this position.  I bring heart, passion, and a strong work ethic to the table.  But the most rewarding aspect of joining NIL is watching my Agents receive renewals,” he emphasizes.

What’s Eli’s advice when you join the NIL family?  “Always act in the best interests of your clients.  When you’re a leader, do the same for your Agents and team.  In addition, be sure to recruit.  If I could restart my NIL career, I would personally recruit harder.  Our Agency offers you an incredible career opportunity with unlimited growth, regardless of your background, previous work experience, education, etc.,” Eli stresses.

Supporting the community is of utmost importance to Eli.  “I support many causes … Weekend Warriors, Roswell Cancer Center, Champions Academy for the Underprivileged, and Syracuse Spinal Association.  We also have provided work-based learning opportunities for students with special needs at OCM Boces,” he says.

Although Eli loves what he does at National Income Life, he still finds time to support his favorite sports teams: Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, and Boston Bruins.  He also enjoys skiing, hiking, sailing, and diving and loves a good seafood dinner … especially lobster.

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8201 Main St.
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Williamsville, New York 14221
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