IOA Insurance Services Opens Santa Barbara Office

Insurance Office of America (IOA), one of the fastest growing independent agencies in the U.S., continues to build its presence in California with the addition of a new location in Santa Barbara.

The office will be lead by Jon Valois, CIC, CRIS.A Santa Barbara native and 22 year industry veteran, Valois has spent his entire career as an agent in the area. He has served a broad base of clients in a variety of industries including Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Medical & Telecommunications. He holds two prestigious industry designations, Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS). Valois is also a board member of the Associated General Contractors of California - Tri-Counties District.

Valois will be responsible for business development, client service and work closely with IOA’s West Coast leadership team to attract talent to the Santa Barbara branch.

“I am excited to be a part of the IOA team here in Santa Barbara,” said Valois “the tri-counties will certainly benefit from IOA’s broad access to insurance products and superior customer service.”