A fantastic picture of our happy staff enjoying the recent Annual Taste of Boyle Heights and supporting East LA Community Corporation!
Arroyo Insurance Services has been featured in Pasadena City Magazine for their large impact on the community in Pasadena. Arroyo has helped many communities in the Greater Los Angeles area.
We have volunteered with many organizations in the past such as the Junior League of Pasadena, Rotary International, homeless and affordable housing organizations, and Habitat for Humanity.
Bill grew up locally in Glendale. He studied business at USD and graduated in 1976 with a Bachelors in Business Administration. Coming from an insurance family, shortly after college Bill joined the family insurance agency in 1978. Bill initially was involved with personal insurance providing homeowners and auto insurance to Agency clients. While still being involved in a management position with personal lines insurance, Bill focuses on providing business insurance to his commercial clients. Bill focuses on small to medium size companies and has a breadth of knowledge that he can bring to the table for thesecustomers. Bill furthered his insurance education when he received his CPCU (Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter) in 1991. In 1999, along with his partners, Bob Knauf and Bill Olhasso, Knauf Insurance Agency joined Arroyo Insurance Services. The decision to join Arroyo was a natural as Bill, Bob and Bill can continue to operate their branch, they gained the benefits of being involved with a regional broker. He has been involved in the local Insurance Association for years and was president in 1995. He is involved in Glendale Rotary and Pasadena Elks Lodge. He and Sherry, who he married the same year he entered the insurance business, raised three children locally.
Bill Olhasso’s insurance business career spans over 35 years.
Within the property casualty marketplace, he specializes in Lawyers Professional
Liability Insurance. He has been affiliated with Johnson & Higgins,
Arthur J Gallagher, Willis and, for the past eighteen years, with
Arroyo Insurance Services. Bill served on Arroyo’s Executive Committee
for eight years and as president from 2012 - 2013.
Arroyo Insurance Services is a group of selected independent insurance agencies
created for greater marketing strength and professional expertise.
Bill is a fourth generation Southern Californian of Basque decent. He is a graduate of Marquette University and served as a lieutenant, US Army, stationed in Korea. He’s been married 37 years to his best friend, Laura and they have two children: Megan, 33, marine biologist at the Georgia Aquarium and Beth, 32, a lobbyist in Sacramento specializing in water and renewable energy issues.