Meet Our Team

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Ina C. Patel, LUTCF®, CLTC®

Founder | Financial Services Professional

Ina Patel is the founder and principal of Ina Insurance Group, LLC. She graduated from Mumbai University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Ina has earned herself valuable designations of LUCTF® and CLTC®.

She began her career as a Registered Representative with New York Life in 2005 and has consistently qualified for New York Life Council memberships, which are a reflection of high levels of production. Most recently, she earned Premier President's Council in 2020. She is a Lifetime Member of MDRT. Ina also takes pride in being a lifetime member of AAHOA as a Hotel owner in her family business. She is a recognized Member of NAIFA and is a Member Agent of The Nautilus Group®, a service of New York Life Insurance Company.

As a life insurance agent and financial representative she has in-depth knowledge in finding her clients the right coverage for their insurance and financial needs. She has created a niche in providing financial insurance services for Physicians, Professionals and Business owners.

Ina is highly committed to serving her community and its people. She is involved with local organizations like United Leuva Samaj of Houston, Leva Patidar Samaj of Houston, Vadtal Dham Temple of Houston and various other nonprofit organizations. When not at work, Ina enjoys teaching the Gujarati language to her Saturday School kids. She is passionate about her culture and traditions and enriches her passion by hosting a local Radio Show showcasing the songs and culture of India.

Ina loves spending time with her husband and 3 sons and taking leisurely walks around her neighborhood with her pet dog Hercules.

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Neetu Malkani

Director of Client Relations

Neetu Malkani is the Director of Client Relations for Ina Insurance Group, and has been part of Ina’s team since 2008. Neetu enjoys working in a client centric culture and assists Ina with her new and existing clients. Her role includes providing assistance with new business paper work, client policy services, meeting preparations and file and database management.

When not at work, Neetu enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her family.

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Hetal Mehta

Director of Sales & Marketing

Meet Hetal Mehta, our new Director of Sales & Marketing. Hetal brings with her over 15 years’ of experience and a special skill set to IIG as she has been in the Financial Service & Banking industry for many years. She specializes in assisting Ina with a number of products including but not limited to Life Insurance, Long Term Care, Annuities, College Funding and Senior Health Insurance. She enjoys working with people and we are excited to have her join our team.

Her passion includes traveling, cooking, meeting new people and spending time with her family, friends and pet.

*The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), The Premier Association of Financial Professionals, is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the insurance and financial services industry.
**Council is an annual company recognition program based on agent production from July 1- June 30.