Meet the professionals who can help you Pursue Your Goals


We help individuals and families pursue their ideal retirements.

Meet The Team

The team behind Nature Coast Financial is made up of qualified financial professionals who are passionate about helping individuals and families achieve their ideal retirements.

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Gary Marriage, Jr. CEO / Insurance Professional

Gary Marriage, Jr. is the president and chief executive officer of Nature Coast Financial Advisors, Inc., an independent insurance and financial services firm based in Crystal River, Florida. Gary is a licensed insurance professional that is able to provide insurance services.

Gary is a mentor to other insurance professionals. Gary enjoys helping his clients by providing strategies on ways to work towards their retirement goals. 

Gary is very involved within a number of community and charitable organizations, including the YMCA, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Wounded Warrior Project, National Wildlife and Turkey Federation and Relay for Life. He is a family man who values spending time with his son, Mason, and enjoys being in the outdoors, particularly golfing, fishing, diving and attending football games. In 2019, Gary was selected to play in the Annexus Pro-Am at the Waste Management Phoenix Open which is the highest-attended golf tournament held in Scottsdale, Arizona. That year he was grouped with PGA pro Xander Schauffele.

Gary Marriage, Jr. offers insurance products through the insurance business Nature Coast Financial, Inc. Any and all other services related to insurance are an outside business activity and are not offered through or supervised by AE Wealth Management, LLC. Gary Marriage Jr. does not provide investment advisory services.

Scott Greene, CRPC®Investment Adviser Representative

Scott Greene is a chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), a graduate of the Bowling Green State University and a partner in the Tampa office of Nature Coast Advisors, an independent insurance and financial services firm with offices in Tampa, Crystal River and Ocala, Florida. Scott is also a licensed insurance professional that is able to provide insurance products and services. He works to help clients develop strategies for their retirement savings and develop tax-efficient strategies for their income. He helps create strategies that align with his clients' goals for retirement.

Scott is very involved with a number of community and charitable organizations. Scott is a family man who values spending time with his family. Much of Scott's free time is spent with his three kids Taylor, Carson, and Adelynne watching them participate in their many different activities including baseball, football, gymnastics, basketball, horseback riding and all their musical interests. Scott was selected to play in the Annexus Pro-AM at the Waste Management Phoenix Open which is the highest attended golf tournament held in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2013, he was grouped with PGA pro and future U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland.

Whether it’s retirement income planning, reducing income taxes, ways to help protect your assets or simply making sure your legacy goes to the people or charities of your choice, Scott can help provide you with strategies to work toward your retirement income goals.

To schedule a time to discuss your financial future and the possible role of insurance in your financial strategy, contact us at Scott@naturecoastfinancial.com or call us at 813.466.2430 today!

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Kimberly Sloan Director of Client Services
Crystal River Office

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Melinda Guida Executive Assistant

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Denise Buck Client Services Executive

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Maria Pizarro Director of First Impressions

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