The People of Rohm Insurance Agency
- Todd Rohm
- Shane Wolf
- Cathy Kennedy
- Nico Bollini
- Beata Sensi
- Rhonda Durand
- Lisa Ybarra
- Cheryl Thomas
- Susan Morales
- Sally Dupre
Todd Rohm is President of Rohm Insurance Agency located in Orange, CA which specializes in construction and real estate insurance and bonds. Todd works with a variety of developers, builders and contractors – ranging in size and scope from single project real estate deals to international firms building projects in California and throughout the United States.
Todd has been in the insurance and surety business since 1982. After working in a marketing position with IBM for several years, he went to work for Fireman’s Fund Bond Department in Dallas, Texas. He later joined Granger-Hanna Insurance Associates and worked with them through a couple of mergers until 1997, when he started Rohm Insurance Agency.
Todd is a former Board Member and past Chairman of the California Surety Federation, which monitors legislative issues dealing with surety bonds in California. He is also a former Director of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Colorado.
Shane Wolf joined Rohm Insurance Agency in October 2014 as a Bond Manager. With a background in Finance and Surety underwriting, Shane is responsible for servicing, underwriting and facilitating bond programs for our clients. In addition, Shane will play an integral role in new business development, as well as assist in many components of the management of the Agency.
Shane received his Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Finance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in 2008. Shane started his career as an Analyst for JP Morgan in New York City before transitioning into the Surety Industry with International Fidelity Insurance Company in 2009 as a Contract Surety Underwriter. With gained experience in middle market surety accounts, Shane became the Underwriting Manager for the Commercial Los Angeles Regional Office of International Fidelity Insurance Company. In this role, Shane specialized in subdivision and contract surety where he developed a wealth of in-depth knowledge into the Real Estate industry while working with National and Regional Developers, Home Builders and Contractors.
Cathy Kennedy helped form Rohm Insurance Agency when they began operations in December, 1997. She is an owner of the business, as well as Secretary of the Corporation. She oversees all aspects of the insurance department along with managing assigned accounts. She is responsible for the departments work flow, customer service, marketing, new business, renewals, policy changes, reviewing insurance coverages and policy forms.
Prior to Rohm Insurance Agency, Cathy worked with Todd Rohm at Granger Hanna Insurance Associates. They began working together in 1987, primarily servicing and advising construction and real estate clients. Through a couple of mergers with HRH and Armstrong/Robitaille, Cathy has been handling many of the same clients over the past 25 years. Before that she lived in Colorado and worked for Western Slope Insurance from 1979 to 1987, an all lines independent agency. Her insurance career started with USF&G Insurance Company in 1975 rating personal lines policies and then went on to rating and assisting underwriting on large commercial accounts.
Cathy holds a California Fire and Casualty insurance license.
Nicolas (Nico) Bollini is the newest addition to Rohm Insurance after joining in August of 2018. Nico will be assisting in all facets of our insurance business to help support our growing business as our economy continues to expand, particularly with our construction, development and manufacturing sectors.
Nico has most recently been with a large regional insurance agency for the past three years. He excels in client service and ensuring that issues are resolved timely and effectively. Prior to working in the insurance agency business, Nico was a professional golfer for several years where he traveled within the U.S., in addition to Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Asia. Nico holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, where he earned All-Conference and Academic Player in Golf. Nico speaks fluent Spanish and we are excited to have his assistance in client service.
Beata joined the agency in 1998. Beata is responsible for providing customer service for both insurance and surety clients. Beata has extensive experience in surety, insurance and claims.
She began her insurance career in 1993 with Granger-Hanna Insurance Agency in the surety bond department and continued on to Rohm Insurance Agency in 1998, where she was actively involved in the management of insurance claims. She has expanded her bond, claims and insurance knowledge to include marketing. Beata works closely with State agencies and clients to support accurate reporting and management of Workers’ Compensation experience modification rates.
Beata continues to work with Rohm management, insurance markets and clients to provide comprehensive client support.
Beata received a B.A. degree in Finance, Real Estate and Law from California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1993.
Beata completed the NASBP Bond School Level I and II in Houston and continues to expand her knowledge of insurance through numerous continuing education courses.
Beata holds a California Fire and Casualty insurance license and is a Notary Public.
Rhonda joined the Agency in 2004. Rhonda is responsible for coordinating, monitoring and administrating claims for Rohm Insurance clients.
Her previous experience includes being a claims manager at a large insurance brokerage/agency and prior to that she was a paralegal for insurance defense firms specializing in Workers’ Compensation and Subrogation.
Rhonda received a B.A. degree in Management and Human Resources from California Polytechnic University, Pomona and received her Paralegal Certification from UCI. She has obtained her Associate
in Claims designation and also attends various seminars to stay current with the changes in the insurance industry.
Rhonda holds a California Fire and Casualty insurance license.
Lisa joined the Agency in 2015. She began her career in the insurance industry in 2006. Lisa is responsible for all aspects of certificate issuance and maintains regular contact with our clients and Certificate holders. Lisa provides support for daily and renewal certificate requirements and assists with marketing, Auto ID cards and various office responsibilities. Lisa is an integral part of our customer service team and is the first to greet you when you call or visit our office.
Lisa holds a California Fire and Casualty Insurance license.
Cheryl joined the Agency in 2007. She began her career in the insurance industry in 1977 and has extensive experience in accounting.
Cheryl is responsible for all aspects of the agency accounting and provides support to both our insurance and bond clients, as well as, monitoring and coordinating agency licensing and IT activities.
Cheryl received a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
Cheryl holds a California Fire & Casualty insurance license and is a California Notary Public.
Susan “Suzy” Morales joined the Agency in 2014. Suzy is responsible for providing customer service and support to Rohm bond clients.
She began her surety career in 1981 at Lou Jones & Associates and continued through the merger of Arch Insurance Company, with 24 years of continuous service. Subsequent to Arch, Suzy worked for a large developer, and later a large Independent surety and insurance agency.
Suzy works closely with Rohm management, bond clients and surety markets to provide technical and responsive customer service.
Suzy is a California Notary Public, performing these services since 1981.
Sally joined the Agency in 2014. Sally is responsible for providing customer service support for Rohm insurance clients.
She began her insurance career in 2000 working in a family owned insurance agency providing customer support. She assisted with marketing, certificates of insurance and various policy related activities. She has over 13 years of insurance agency customer service experience. Sally works closely with Rohm management, insurance markets and clients to provide responsive and knowledgeable customer service.
Sally received a B.A. Degree in Communications from Cal State Fullerton in 1992.
Sally holds a California Fire and Casualty Insurance license.