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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.

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 was born and 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!

Vanessa Suastegui

Vanessa enjoys working at the Hill Agencies. She loves the fact that she can learn from everyone in the office and she can meet new people every day. Everyone in the agency has shared their experience with Vanessa and she has been able to learn how to communicate with others thanks to her co-workers to ensure she is able to provide the best quality service for her customers.

When she is not at work, Vanessa is hiking with her friends or going shopping. One of her guilty pleasures is watching Netflix.

As a college student, Vanessa loves helping the community. She is enrolled in a club named E&PS, which focuses on supporting the Bakersfield community.

Saira Sanabria

Saira’s experience in the insurance industry has been a great experience. She’s gained so much knowledge, taking care of her clients is the best part of it all. The most exciting thing about working at the Hill Agencies for Saira is getting to meet all the clients, and helping them understand the importance of having great insurance.

Saira grew up in Bakersfield, CA. She really enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends on trips to different cities, states, and even countries. Her favorite way to spend the weekend would definitely be either traveling or shopping, she loves going to explore new cities, meet new people, but also loves to be on the hunt for a cute outfit!

Some of Saira’s hobbies include makeup brands and products, she can spend hours in a makeup store.

Daisy Villa

Daisy was born in Denver Colorado, later moved to Bakersfield when she was 10 years old. Daisy was a Golden Valley graduate with honors. Daisy believes customer service is everything. She will educate her customers to fully understand their coverage and limits.

When not working, Daisy really enjoys going to Mexico and enjoying her two babies on the weekends. Her love for her family makes her strive for more.

Noelia Navarro

Noelia has several years working in customer service and sales positions. What most excites her about being able to work at the Hill Agencies is making sure customers understand the importance of insurance and the benefits of being with the agency.

Noelia was born in Long Beach, but grew up on the central coast in Santa Maria. After being in Santa Maria pretty much her whole life, she moved to Bakersfield with her family in December of 2016.

Noelia enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dog. When she is not at work, she loves visiting new places nearby and when she gets the opportunity she likes to travel far away!

Ronnie Manning

Ronnie has worked in the insurance industry for a few years. He had previously worked in the sales department and has now moved towards personal lines, and is learning new things every day. Ronnie wants to ensure that every person he helps has the right amount of insurance and is getting the best price available.

Ronnie graduated from North High, here in Bakersfield. He went on to join the Marine Corps right after that and served 4 years.

When he is not at work, you can find Ronnie playing pool at home or in a pool hall. He also plays in the Local Pool League here in Bakersfield.