Offering a full suite of business insurance, employee benefits and personal insurance solutions, our Bakersfield, CA location (combined from insurance agencies formerly known as Tolman & Wiker Insurance Services and Wilson Paves & Associates Insurance Agency) provides proactive risk advice and best-in-class products and services to its many clients. We combine extensive industry knowledge and market specialization for businesses spanning many different industries from small businesses to large, publicly traded, global operations. We pride ourselves on continually adapting to the changing business environment, so that our team is always ready to provide excellent customer service and innovative solutions.
- Business Insurance Solutions
We partner with our clients to deliver comprehensive business solutions for risk management. We’ll identify your unique needs and recommend a customized plan to properly protect your business and lower your total cost of risk. While our clients represent a wide range of industries, we specialize in programs for agribusiness, construction, security guards and alarm companies, technology, transportation and more. We also provide consulting services including business continuity management, risk mitigation and loss prevention strategies, and claims servicing.
- Employee Benefit Solutions
Our experienced employee benefits team can assist you with evaluating and designing the benefits program that best suits your company and provide you with analytical data, custom communications, and innovative administrative solutions. Our team includes ERISA attorneys who help us guide our clients through the maze of healthcare reform regulations. We also keep you up to date on state and federal legislation that affects your benefits program such as COBRA, FMLA and HIPAA.
- Personal Insurance Solutions
Whether you are purchasing your first homeowner policy or adding to your existing portfolio, we offer a full range of innovative, specialized products and services to meet your needs. Our personal insurance specialists help individuals and families protect their homes and their possessions with top-rated insurance coverages including personal home and auto, umbrella and excess liability, private collections (jewelry, vehicles, art, etc.), yachts and other watercraft, aircraft, recreational vehicles and more.
Our experienced and highly trained professionals work closely with several other AssuredPartners office locations in California, including Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Maria and Agoura Hills. Our team is also deeply committed to the communities we serve. Through financial contributions and volunteerism, our employees are proud to support causes that benefit the disadvantaged and underserved segments of the communities in which we live and work. Our support of organizations, such as Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Ventura County, Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley and Ventura County, Children’s Hunger Fund and Make-A-Wish Foundation, is our way of giving back to our communities.
Denise Sutton, Agency President, is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and general management of the AssuredPartners offices located in Ventura, Agoura, Santa Maria, Bakersfield, and Los Angeles, CA. In 1991, Denise joined Tolman & Wiker Insurance Services, LLC, which later became part of AssuredPartners in 2019. With over 30 years of experience, Denise specializes in commercial insurance and holds the designation of Accredited Adviser in Insurance (AAI) as well as a certificate in General Insurance.