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PRINCIPALS

PRINCIPAL

BRUCE LYNN

Bruce was born into the insurance industry. He graduated with a B.S. in Finance and Property Management from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

 

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WILL LARAMORE

PRINCIPAL

Will has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. He specializes in management liability, agri-business, medical malpractice, non-profit, workers compensation and risk management. Will is a graduate of Humboldt State University.

 

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PRINCIPAL

KENT PERKINS

Kent started working in the family-owned insurance business in 1977. He moved to Bakersfield in 1987 and formed a successful Property and Casualty Insurance agency with Bruce Lynn. In 2002, they merged with Kern Insurance Associates.  

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TONY OLSON

PRINCIPAL, AAI

Tony joined Kern Insurance Associates in 1989 and became an owner in 1993. Prior to joining the insurance industry, he worked for a major oil company and so naturally migrated toward Oil & Gas and construction clients, though Tony is highly experienced in all areas of commercial business.

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COMMERCIAL

Adriann has been in the Commercial Insurance Industry for over 15 years. She joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2016. Adriann is a Commercial Account Manager.

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ADRIANN GOMEZ

COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

STACY BURATTO

COMMERCIAL LINES 
SALES EXECUTIVE

Stacy began her career in the insurance industry in 1995, and joined Kern Insurance Associates in 1999. Stacy specializes in a wide array of coverages including: Property and Casualty and Workers Compensation.

 

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JENNIFER BURK

COMMERCIAL LINES 
SALES EXECUTIVE

Jennifer began her career in the Commercial Insurance Industry in 1988, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2010. Jennifer is a Commercial Sales Executive & our Marketing Director, she specializes in all lines of Commercial Insurance, with an strong emphasis on Workers Compensation. 

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Irene has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2009. Irene is a Personal Lines Account Manager, specializing in customer service.

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IRENE LEAL

COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT MANAGER

KRISTEN LOGAN

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE, CISR, CISC, HIP

Kristen has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. She has handled accounts ranging from construction companies to local artisan contractors to large multi-state operations with complex exposures. 

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BARBARA STEELE

SENIOR COMMERCIAL LINES ASSISTANT

Barbara has been in the insurance industry for 20 years. She joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2003. Barbara is our

Senior Account Assistant, Commercial Lines. 

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JOHN BRYAN

COMMERCIAL SALES

John has been in the insurance industry as an Agent/Broker since 1980, specializing in all lines of Commercial Insurance. He joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2012. 

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CAROL BEAN

COMMERCIAL SALES

Carol began her career in the insurance industry in 1985. She joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2013. Carol specializes in Commercial Lines, including contractors and check cashing/payday lending stores. 

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SCOTT DAVIS

COMMERCIAL SALES

Scott has been in the Commercial Insurance Industry since 2008. He graduated in 1987 with a Bachelors of Business Administration/Marketing from Cal State Bakersfield.  

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COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT MANAGER

ADRIANA GARCIA

Adriana has been in the insurance industry for six years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2013. Adriana is an Commercial Lines account assistant.

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Cecile has been in insurance industry for over 35 years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 1994. Cecile is a Commercial Lines

account manager. 

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COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT MANAGER

CECILE STRUWE

ANNA MONTELLANO

COMMERCIAL SALES

Anna has been in the insurance industry for 25 years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2014. Anna is a Commercial Lines Agent, and is our transportation and trucking specialist

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LUPE VARGAS

COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Lupe has been in the insurance industry since 1995, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2003 . Lupe is a Commercial Lines Account Executive, specializing in all lines of commercial coverage. 

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VERENICE VALDEZ

COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Verenice has been in the insurance industry since 1999, she joined  Kern Insurance Associates in 2003. Verenice is a Commercial Lines Account Executive, specializing in farm and Agri-business. 

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COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

STACEY CAMPBELL

Stacey has been in the Commercial Insurance Industry for over 30 years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 1998. Stacey is a Commercial Lines Account Executive, specializing in all lines of Commercial Insurance. 

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ANGELA MORENO, CISR

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Angela has been in the insurance industry since 1998, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2015. Angela specializes in all lines of commercial insurance. 

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SAMANTHA JIMENEZ

COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Samantha has been in the insurance industry since 2012, she is a Commercial Lines Account Manager specializing in all lines of coverage. 

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SUSAN HARRIS

COMMERCIAL
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Susan has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2013. Susan is a Commercial Lines Account Manager, specializing in all lines of Commercial Insurance. 

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PERSONAL

JERI KIGGENS

PERSONAL LINES
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Jeri has been in the insurance industry since 1986, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2017. Jeri is a Personal Lines Account Manager specializing in customer service.

DINA MCCARTHY

PERSONAL LINES
ACCOUNT MANAGER

Dina has been in the insurance industry since 1999, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2014. Dina is a Personal Lines Account Manager specializing in customer service.

GROUP HEALTH & BENEFITS

KELLEY CLARKE

HEALTH BENEFITS 
DEPARTMENT

Kelley has been in the insurance industry since 1985, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2014 to manage and build our Health Benefits Department.

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CHRISTINA DECKER

HEALTH BENEFITS 
DEPARTMENT

Christina has been in insurance since 2012, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2015. Christina is a Health Benefits Account Manager specializing in Small Groups.

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ADMINISTRATION

SANDY TERRY

ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT MANAGER

Sandy has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years, she joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2006. Sandy is the manager of our Accounting Department. 

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CORINA MATTHEWS

RECEPTIONIST

Corina ​joined Kern Insurance Associates in 2017. She has been in the Insurance industry since 2017. 

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