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T. Wayne Fanning



A native of Southern California, Wayne is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving six (6) years of active service. Wayne developed his leadership and communication skills in the Marines, eventually being promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Applying many of the lessons learned in the Marine Corps about teamwork, honesty, and leadership Wayne earned his Bachelors Degree in English from California State University of Northridge. Upon graduation, Wayne and his wife Kate moved back to Pennsylvania to raise a family, and in 2005 he joined the New York Life family as an agent serving his clients for 12 years.

In 2017, Wayne took the next step in his career and transitioned to the role of Partner. Using the product, sales, and customer knowledge he obtained in his 12 years as an agent, Wayne works each day to build and develop a team that is strong in fundamentals of product knowledge and is focused on creating long-term relationships with their clients.

Wayne is expanding New York Life’s operations in Berks, Lancaster, and Lehigh Counties. Integrity, teamwork, and persistence are his team’s keys to success.

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Lisa N. Lickers



Lisa began her career in human services after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Buffalo State University and a master's degree in human services counseling from Liberty University. She has several years of experience in serving marginalized populations as a manager for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In 2019, Lisa decided to translate her skill sets into a role that allowed her to work with families to create a lasting financial breakthrough in their households and on an individualized basis as a Financial Services Professional with New York Life. She is a two-time executive council agent and received every award in the Life Foundation Award series. Lisa joined the management team in August of 2021 as Associate Partner and to Partner in January of 2022.

Outside of the office, Lisa enjoys running her non-profit organization (Young Women’s Empowerment Academy), traveling with her incredibly supportive husband, and spending time with her children. She has helped mentor teen mothers and has also worked diligently with the youth in her community to provide the tools and resources they need to be successful.

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Tammy L. Holler

Field Service Operations Manager


Tammy joined the New York Life family in the Harrisburg General Office in August 2000 .  She was promoted to Senior Office Assistant in August 2006, and then promoted to Senior Specialist in November of 2013.

During her time with New York Life she has traveled to multiple General Offices to assist with training on the NB21 system and the GeODE system. She has also been part of the Quality Assurance Team and the Annuity Policy Assembly team. Tammy also earned her ALMI, ACS and AIRC designations through LOMA.

Tammy has always taken pride in her role with New York Life.  Her 18 years of service, experience and knowledge have prepared her for her role as Service Leader of the Harrisburg General Office.


William Gammon

Sales Development Manager


William (Bill) Gammon began his career with New York Life in February 2014 as an agent in the Norfolk General Office in Norfolk, VA.  Prior to joining New York Life, Bill proudly served 4 years in the United States Navy as an aircraft mechanic. After leaving the Navy, Bill worked as a government contractor while earning his bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

As a career agent, he qualified for numerous sales leader awards such as Life aAll Star and achieved Executive Coundil in 2015 and 2016. Bill served his fellow agents as a member of the Agents Advisory Council. He was appointed Associate Partner in August 2016 and successfully graduated to Partner in February 2017. While in the Partner role, Bill qualified for the Norfolk General Office Partner of the Year Award in 2016 and 2017, and won the Prestigious Partner Commitment Award.

Bill and his wife, Christine, are the proud parents of two daughters, Lilly and Hannah.