Making A Difference
We respect our customers by listening and seek to understand before we are understood. If we are not listening than we are not doing our job as business advisors.
Our communication with customers is always open, honest and transparent. Our job is to educate you and make sure you are an informed buyer.
We are always accountable to our customers. At PIASC, we work as a team to willingly accept responsibility for solving your challenges and provide the most reasonable and efficient options possible.
Meet Our Team
Briana Parker is new to the insurance industry, and new to PIASC. She is very passionate about learning. Briana graduated from Northern Arizona University with a bachelor’s degrees in both Strategic Communications and English Literature. When she isn’t working, Briana spends her free time with her 4 dogs, at concerts or yelling at the tv during football season.
“Some of us are drawn to the mountains the way the moon draws the tide. Both the great forests and the mountains live in my bones. They have taught me, humbled me, purified me and changed me” – Joan Halifax
Veronica Ramirez has worked as an Account Manager at PIASC for almost two years. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing Management. Veronica is patient, understanding and prides herself on going the extra mile to find solutions for her customers. She is an avid hiker and most important to her is spending time with her family
“It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice” – John Templeton.
With almost two decades of experience in both Property & Casualty and Employee Benefits, Cristina works with many of the Agencies larger accounts. She is a life long learner and is dedicated to working with carriers to negotiate the best deals for her customers. By her own admission she is passionate about her work, terribly witty (sarcastic) with a great sense of humor.
“Where there is a will there is a way” – Old English Proverb
Ruth was around at the beginning of PIASC and has worked in the insurance industry for 30 years. She carries both the CIC and CISR designations. It is hard to keep her out of the classroom due to her desire to be as up to date as possible about industry changes. When she isn’t at the office she is at the gym, hiking, or spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and the occasional girlfriend.
Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many. – Unknown
With over 19 years of experience Joanne has been an integral part of PIASC. As the operations Manager she handled both the Agency handling WC, Auto, GL, and professional management liability claims. She has a strong background in safety and OSHA guidelines which she delivers to customers. She is an avid jewelry maker and volunteers for causes that are close to her heart, “the elderly, children and dogs”.
“To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction, is to live twice.” – Khalil Gibran
Jeff began his insurance career in 1987 as a broker sales representative with John Alden Life marketing group health insurance. His greatest strength is his ability to communicate; helping customers to understand their options and finding dynamic solutions to complex problems. In his spare time Jeff is a sports enthusiast and participates in the Society of Hickory Golfers.
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho
With more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Irv Selman has helped thousands to achieve their goals on the path to financial security. Representing over 35 top rated insurance gives him the ability to create flexible and customizable solutions. His passion for helping people in his community is evidenced by his leadership positions at both a ocal chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club.
“Man must rise above the Earth – to the top of the atmosphere and beyond – for only thus will we fully understand the world in which we live.” – Socrates
Stephanie comes to PIASC with 8 years of insurance experience. Working for both a carrier and her own insurance brokers, Stephanie values the entire client relationship experience. She is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona and has a Masters Degree in Administrative Studies from Boston College. She coached softball at the professional and collegiate levels. Stephanie is an avid cyclist and a bona fide foodie.
“I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” –Eleanor Roosevelt
Christopher Bruinsslot is a 21 year veteran of the insurance industry with roots in graphics and printing. His family owned and operated a Pre-Press Lithography and small Print shop. Christopher believes the key to professional success is listening carefully to the customer’s expectations and being accountable for meeting them. He enjoys cooking, traveling and coaches his daughter’s debate team.
“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
Anthony Alatorre has over 26 years in Sales and Marketing with full service insurance brokerage operations. Anthony has been advising clients on their business insurance needs with an emphasis on long-term relationship building and excellent customer service. You can find Anthony at the gym working out on a daily basis or walking at the beach and soon on the golf course.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence; not Talent, or Genius. Education. Persistence, and determination alone are omnipotent – Calvin Coolidge
Dennis has been helping develop and build organizations over the past 25 years. He has over 15 years of experience in the PEO industry. His areas of expertise include; change management, sales management, and business development. Dennis has an MBA from the Drucker School of Management. Lead with a purpose and you will never lose your way. His family of 12 children keep him hopping most of the time.
“If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far, go with others”– African Proverb