Mike has been with the agency for thirty-four years. At Insurance Center Associates, Mike is responsible for operations and accounting, as well as being the Life and Employee Benefit specialist. Mike attended Cal Poly University, Pomona and began his insurance career as a management trainee with Aetna Life & Casualty. After three years as a Brokerage Supervisor for Aetna, Mike moved to a sales and marketing position at an independent agency in the Long Beach area where he administered an insurance program for the City of Long Beach and a Los Angeles based hospital chain.
Mike is active in agency automation and customer service. He has served as president and board member for the AMS (Agency Management Systems) User Group. He shares his knowledge speaking to other agencies nearly every year and has been featured speaker at the several ACORD and yearly Agency technology conferences. Mike is well known in industry circles for his forward-thinking ideas and serves on insurance company producer advisory councils for Safeco, Mercury, Unitrin, and Farmers (FACT) Program.
Mike has received various industry awards and recognition for his efforts. Both he and the agency are both very much civic-minded, and he has served on and volunteers on a number of committees with the local non-profit organizations and Chamber of Commerce.