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Meet Our Team


Rob Hill
Agency Owner

Rob Hill grew up in Columbus Ohio and is a huge fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes. He graduated from Ohio University but has been in the insurance industry for 24 years. He became an exclusive agent in 2010. Rob Hill loves that he is the second most important advisor that his client will talk to and that he has the ability to protect the client’s wealth at a time when they need him the most.

During the week, you will most likely find him at the gym, but on the weekends, he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog. He and his family are very involved in the local community and are currently working with the Lion’s Club Rotary, Jesus Shack and Boys and Girls Club.

Shannon Hill
Agency Owner

Shannon Hill is from Southern California and has lived in Bakersfield for almost 25 years now. Her children were all raised in Bakersfield as well. Shannon is also a diehard Ohio State Buckeye football fan! She has been an agent for 7 years now and enjoys meeting new customers and helping them discover their true insurance needs and so does their team. She enjoys being surrounded by enthusiastic agents who really care.

Outside of work you will find Shannon hiking in the mountains and spending time at the beach with her husband and their dog. They are dog lovers! Their Labradoodles are a part of their family. In fact, you will often find their Labradoodles with them at their Blue Mountain Way location, greeting customers. Shannon serves on the board of directors for the Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation, which is raising money to build a new hospital on the island.

Aida Rodriguez
Licensed Agent - Life Specialist

Aida grew up in Imperial Valley, CA and started working in the insurance industry because she wanted to make changes in her community and what a better way to do it than helping her customers protect the things they care about most. She cares about them and tries to make long lasting relationships to provide them with exceptional service.

When Aida is not at work, you will find her in the outdoors camping! She is involved with the American Cancer Society and enjoys working to improve her community.

Matt Horstman
LSP

Matt grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska. He has been in the insurance industry for three years now. He decided to enter the industry because he likes to help people understand the coverage they have over the things they care about and makes sure that they are properly insured.

When he’s not at work, you can find Matt on the golf course or spending time with his family. Matt also enjoys traveling really loves watching sports in his free time; especially the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

JJ Rowe
Agent

JJ grew up in the southwest region of Bakersfield, CA and graduated from Stockdale High School in 2016. Go Stangs!!! He would warn you to not bring up baseball with him unless you want to have an hour-long conversation about how good the Washington Nationals are. He completed two summers of internships within our agency before coming on full time as a Customer Service Representative. JJ is excited to be able to help out our community and to help our customers feel safe.

Outside of work, you can find JJ at the local gym just about every day or if he is lucky, he will be playing golf on the weekend with his friends. He is a huge nerd when it comes to American muscle cars but Mustangs are his favorite!

Cynthia Cortez
Agent

Cynthia was born in a small town in the bay area of California called Hollister and moved to Bakersfield at the age of 10. She enjoys spending quality time with her two daughters. During her free time, she and her daughters love little getaways and spending time at the beach in Oxnard, CA with her husband. They love the sound of the waves!

Valeria Briviesca
Agent

Valeria grew up in Ventura, CA and later on moved to Bakersfield as her parents decided to purchase a home here! She enjoys traveling, meeting new people, and spending time with family and friends.

What motivates her the most about what she does is making sure their customers are satisfied with their service as well as to make sure they have the best experience with the agency. Knowing her customers are satisfied with her service is a great feeling that makes her improve more and more, every day.

Star Perez
Customer Service Representative

Star was born and raised in Camarillo, CA and moved to Bakersfield in 2005 were she attended Ridgeview High School. What excites her the most about her line of work is that she is able to provide customers with peace of mind knowing that they can provide the correct coverage for themselves and their families.

If she is not at work, you can find Star over at the Ventura coast. The beach is her favorite place to be, but you can also find her camping with family and friends. She also LOVES watching movies. You could probably say that she is a movie junkie! Most people don’t know but Star started playing the flute since she was 10 years old. To this day, she plays and is constantly trying to learn new songs. Star participates in the annual fundraising event for Best Friends Animal Society’s Strut Your Mutt. It’s a series of charity walks that bring together four- and two-legged participants of all ages to raise money toward saving the lives of homeless pets.

Alma Picazo
Agent

Almarosa has worked in the Insurance field for over 4 years now and loves what she does. She was born and raised in Portland Oregon and moved to sunny California. She loves that she can work and talk to people all day.
 
Outside of the office, Almarosa loves talking about her children and the trips that they all take. She enjoys filling her weekends by traveling, camping and watching sports. The one thing that a lot of people don’t know is that she plays the trumpet and loves to dance.  

Alejandra Cortez
Agent

Alejandra has been in the insurance industry for seven years.  She was born in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Alejandra was raised in Bakersfield since the age of 9 and graduated from East Bakersfield High School and completed two years at Bakersfield College. What excites her about her job is that she is able to protect her customer’s assets and provide guidance. Knowing that her clients are in “Good Hands” makes it all worth it.  
 
During her personal time, Alejandra enjoys playing music with her family and exercising and eating healthy. When she is not at work, you will either find her at her son’s soccer game or at a zumba class. Cooking is one of her favorite things to do. If she was not in the insurance industry, she would definitely be a chef!

Mehnaz Islam
Agent

Mehnaz was born in Pakistan, Punjab and grew up Bakersfield CA.  What she loves most about working in insurance is that she gets to meet and interact with new people and help them. Mehnaz loves her family and enjoys spending time and doing fun activities with them.
 
During her spare time, you can find Mehnaz relaxing in her backyard and having a BBQ with family and friends. She speaks three other languages besides English which include Punjabi, Urdu, and Hindi. Mehnaz volunteers her time working with adults with physical or mental disabilities.

Grisell Rocha
Agent