Press Releases

George Petersen Insurance Agency Names Five New Partners

George Petersen Insurance Agency, one of Northern California’s largest independently owned insurance agencies, has announced five new partners to the firm’s ownership: Larney Ford (Eureka), Manny Mello (Eureka), Joe Platt (Santa Rosa), Dylan Sacco (Redding), and Daniel Walters (Santa Rosa). 

The new partners bring a variety of experience and skillsets to the agency’s ownership, which now totals fifteen partners and spans across the firm’s eight regional offices, which also include Auburn, Ukiah, Fort Bragg, Gualala, and Fortuna.

George Petersen Insurance Agency Appoints Roland Galli as Sales Manager

George Petersen Insurance Agency has appointed insurance industry veteran Roland Galli as sales manager to lead the agency’s growth initiatives across its eight Northern California offices.

Roland brings nearly 25 years of industry experience to his role as sales manager, where he will lead George Petersen’s team of 36 commercial insurance agents. With extensive experience in insurance marketing, sales, and claims, Roland will be stationed out of the agency’s Santa Rosa office to lead the agency’s new business and growth initiatives.

George Peterson Welcomes Bruce Okrepkie as surety & construction operations manager

Bruce Okrepkie has joined the George Petersen Insurance Agency’s Santa Rosa office as a commercial lines producer. Okrepkie has more than 30 years of insurance experience, with an emphasis on the construction industry. He will be responsible for managing the agency’s surety and construction operations.