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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.

April 2015

Suggestions for Increasing Workplace Productivity; Earthquake Safety Requirements; New Rules for Wellness Plans Proposed; Does Your Homeowner’s Policy Cover Your Home Business?

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.

Jeff Okrepkie Named to 2015 NBBJ Forty under 40 List

Jeff Okrepkie of our Santa Rosa office was recently named ot the North Bay Business Journal's 2015 Forty under 40 list for top professionals in the North Bay. As described in the press release: “These are the latest in a new generation of rising North Bay business and community leaders,” said Business Journal Publisher Brad Bollinger. “They are stars in their organizations and they are stars in the community.

January 2015

Top Ten Laws Affecting Companies in 2015; State Fund Dropping All of Its Group Programs; Affordable Care Act Guide for 2015; Reimbursing Staff for Insurance Fraught with Pitfalls

October 2014

A Policy That Can Cover an Earthquake Claim; 60-Day Waiting Period Repealed in California; New Laws Affecting California  Businesses; Cal/OSHA in Major Construction Industry Sweep

Michael Parr Comments on ACA in NBBJ Article

Benefits Specialist Michael Parr was interviewed recently by the North Bay Business Journal on his thoughts regarding the difficulties employers of 100+ individuals are facing with the requirements of the Afordable Care Act. Clicke here to read his comments.

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