September 22, 2014
SANTA ROSA–Robb Daer, vice president and partner at George Petersen Insurance Agency, believes the reason his company is one of the best places to work boils down to the issue of trust. Not only do employees earn the trust of their clients, but they also have the trust of management.
August 18, 2014
Insuring wine between harvest to shelf, and earthquakes and floods it may encounter on the way, and covering liability for cyber data breaches are top of mind for wine producers these days, according to wine experts.
March 10, 2014
Bill Vyenielo was hired as business consulting senior manager with Moss Adams. …
Dmitri Alexeev was named tax senior manager with Moss Adams. …
Joe Hester joined as tax manager with Moss Adams. …
Bank of Marin honored Leah Bryan from Petaluma and Tara Johnson from Sonoma as the most recent graduates its retail officer training program. …
Dana Marty joined JDH Wealth in Santa Rosa as the administrative assistant. …
Marc McDonald was named real estate manager for the General Services Department in Sonoma County. …
Kristin Berger recently joined the Climate Protection Campaign as the director of development and communications. …
Dr. Frederick L. Johnson was named as a new board member for Sutter West Bay Hospitals and Sutter West Bay Medical Foundation. …
The Santa Rosa office of George Petersen Insurance Agency hired Daniel S. Garcia Jr. as a commercial lines agent. …
Jaime Pera has been named associate partner and selected to lead the expansion of Terra Firma Global Partners in Marin County. …
Calix appointed William Atkins as executive vice president and chief financial officer. …
Joseph Phelps Vineyards promoted Justin Ennis to winemaker at the company’s Freestone estate. …
November 11, 2013
Michael Parr is an employee benefits agent with Northwest Insurance Agency Inc., a division of George Petersen Insurance Agency in Santa Rosa. He will be featured on a broker panel at the North Bay Business Journal’s Health Care Conference.
August 14, 2013
The Business Journal on Wednesday announced a record 75 recipients for its eighth annual Best Places to Work.
More than 6,000 employees completed the required anonymous online satisfaction survey, and thousands of comments were collected in the process.
November 12, 2012
The political and legal challenges to federal health reform may finally be settled with the reelection of President Obama and the Supreme Court’s upholding of the Affordable Care Act, but, even with that seeming sense of finality, a host of challenges lay ahead for all levels of the industry.
July 9, 2012
Workers’ compensation insurance rates are continuing to climb upward, as the cost of health care and increasing medical utilization drives up premiums for employers throughout the state, according to brokers in the North Bay.
April 23, 2012
NORTH BAY — Employers will likely face an increase in their workers compensation premiums in the coming year, as the cost of medical utilization and permanent disability continues to rise, according to brokers.
February 6, 2012
George Petersen Insurance Agency completed its move from one College Ave. location in Santa Rosa to another, at 175 West College Ave. last week, which was the result of the company absorbing NorthWest Insurance in 2010.
November 28, 2011
Questions for Robb Daer, Principal, George Petersen Insurance: What do you see as the trends in business insurance for 2012? What trends do you see in employee benefits for 2012, in cost and in design? What issues are clients asking about most often and what are you telling them?
July 11, 2011
Lori Dickerson Fouché has been named the new president and chief executive officer of Novato-based Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co.
June 27, 2011
SANTA ROSA — George Petersen Insurance, the North Bay’s second largest property and casualty insurance agency, will soon relocate headquarters from its current 627 College Ave. location to another, larger building at 175 West College Ave.
March 28, 2011
Ukiah-based Diane Daubeneck Insurance Services announced it has entered into an alliance with Placer Insurance Agency of Roseville, significantly increasing the reach of both agencies in Northern California.
September 6, 2010
SANTA ROSA — George Petersen Insurance Agency has acquired longtime competitor NorthWest Insurance Agency Inc., bringing together the North Bay’s second- and fifth-largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.
August 30, 2010
SANTA ROSA — George Petersen Insurance Agency today announced it acquired longtime competitor NorthWest Insurance Agency Inc., bringing together the North Bay’s second- and fifth-largest property and casualty insurance brokerages.
The acquisition, set to begin Sept. 1, includes six NorthWest Insurance operations in Santa Rosa, Napa, Ukiah, Gualala, Fort Bragg and Eureka, according to George Petersen President and Chief Executive Officer Charlie Bussman. Other terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
July 20, 2009
Heffernan Insurance Brokers recently unveiled a new wellness offering to Bay Area clients. The program was piloted in the group’s Walnut Creek office and is now available to North Bay customers as a package or as an a la carte option.
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