Industry Veterans William Kulchin and Derek Ross Form New Agency

Kulchin Ross Insurance Services, Inc., recently formed by William Kulchin and Derek Ross, is a new retail agency providing all lines of insurance coverage across the United States.  Although the agency was just formed, it comes with the existing customer base that both Bill and Derek owned at their previous firm CM Meiers which recently was sold in a bankruptcy auction.  Kulchin Ross Insurance Services has partnered with the ISU network of insurance agencies, allowing them to access a broad base of insurance carriers and client resources. 

Agency president Derek Ross is a Past President of the Independent Brokers and Agents of the San Fernando Valley (IBA SFV) where he has represented the association in Washington D.C. and Sacramento, working with legislators to reform insurance regulations.  He currently serves as the Media Steering Chairman for the Insurance Brokers and Agents of the West (IBA WEST). Derek is a dedicated volunteer, as he was elected in 2008 by his local constituents as a member of the Municipal Advisory Council in his local community of Oak Park, California.  He has also recently served as the Chairman of that Council

"We are focused on treating our clients and employees like family.  Our dedication to a work environment that provides infectious positive energy and individual leadership will be the backbone of our organization," said Ross. "Our vast insurance knowledge, coupled with strong carrier relationships will allow our clients to receive the premier service they deserve.  We hope to be our clients One Responsible Source for all of their insurance needs”.

Bill Kulchin, Chief Executive Officer is a true insurance technician.  His background in creating and managing insurance programs, partnered with strong loss control mechanisms, will provide the needed framework to service Kulchin Ross Insurance clients that have intensive service needs. “We have the markets, we have a great team, we have the tools our clients need”, said Kulchin. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Bill holds both a Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.

Kulchin Ross Insurance Services, Inc. is also committed to protecting the environment and giving back to local communities. The agency is completely paperless and automated.  They have created a proprietary program for clients that release a percentage of agency commissions back to local non-profit organizations. “We are an agency that is making a positive impact on our world and in helping our clients achieve their insurance goals”, stated Ross.

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