Co-owner Daniel Hershfield knows the importance of having insurance that gives you peace of mind. He considers helping people obtain that kind of peace the best part of his job. In addition to fostering camaraderie at the company, the Hershfields have made it a priority to cultivate an atmosphere of learning, making sure employees have opportunities to gain new work-related skills. It’s gratifying for Daniel when he sees his employees high five each other after working as a team to reach their goal.
Daniel likes flying small planes and traveling anywhere there is a pretty coast, good wine and a gym. He especially loves seeing his family laugh, as well as relaxing with family and friends.
Give Daniel a call. 562-270-0336
The wife-husband owners of HIA, Andrea and Daniel Hershfield, used their experience in the insurance industry to create their company, and since day one have made it a point to build a tightnit staff that treats clients and each other like family. Andrea finds it especially rewarding to help staff further develop their professional skills so that every client feels taken care of and well protected. As co-owner of HIA, she also loves figuring out how to streamline processes, grow the business, and improve service.
Andrea, who loves being creative, warns that if you get near her when she’s inspired, you’ll might find yourself rassled into a project! She gets a lot of joy from spending time with her family, watching her kids do something they’re proud of, relaxing with Daniel, and traveling. She looks forward to future Sunday night dinners gathered around the dining room table laughing with Daniel, their four kids and their families.
As an Account Manager at HIA, Alex Pineda enjoys the advisory role he takes on when working with clients. He loves working for a small company where everyone knows each other and the vibe is so relaxed. One of his favorite things to do when he’s not at work is spend time with his wife and son at the park or the beach. He’s also a great cook and griller, and would love to travel someday.
Give Alex a call. 562-270-0886
Account Manager Scott Shambley loves it when he’s able to lower a client’s premium or help them better understand their insurance policy. He learns something new and different everyday on the job, and counts his co-workers as a great source of knowledge and advice. He has also worked in the entertainment industry and was once a reporter for a nationally syndicated Saturday morning show called “Kids World.”
Give Scott a call. 562-270-0933
Agency Manager Yvette Ramos has had a long career in insurance, with over three decades of experience. The mom, and dog-momma of three, calls her co-workers her familia, and loves using her problem-solving skills to help clients. Outside the office, you’ll often find her surrounded by her family and laughter. One day she hopes to visit Greece.
Give Yvette a call. 562-270-9590
Account Manager Stephen Araujo’s job at HIA suits him well. He finds it rewarding to help people better understand insurance and feels right at home in the company’s relaxed, family-oriented environment. He especially appreciates his co-workers, who are helpful, knowledgeable and kind. In his off hours, he enjoys family time with his wife and two cats and two dogs, board games with friends, and drawing. A hat aficionado, he also has an impressive collection of over 200 fitted hats.
Give Stephen a call. 562-270-9590 x303
As a customer service advisor at HIA, Alexis May likes that she gets to do something for others. She appreciates the atmosphere of camaraderie they cultivate at the company, and that everyone learns from each other and no one is ever left behind there. The part-time model, lead singer, and proud mom of five also loves cooking.
Give Alexis a call. 562-270-1622
Ella Escarez feels right at home at HIA, noting that everyone is family there. She loves what she does, and finds that the key elements to doing her job well—like active listening, empathy, and problem solving and communication skills—come to her naturally. She hopes to one day move to a higher level of responsibility at the company. The mom of two is also an avid gardener, painter, and karaoke singer.
Give Ella a call. 562-270-2833
A problem solver who enjoys talking to people, customer service representative Aila Reyes loves helping her clients find just the right solution for them. She appreciates the team at HIA, who she describes as helpful, approachable and easy to talk to. When Aila isn’t at work, you might find her playing with her kids, watching movies with her family, taking care of her plants, or posting photos on social media. It’s her dream to someday travel, but mostly she just wants a simple, peaceful life.
Give Aila a call. 562-270-0889