Manuel started in the insurance industry as a"gopher" for an independent agency located in Chino CA in 1998 and was with that same agency until it sold in 2008. He quickly realized what the insurance industry can offer a young go getter and believed he had the right attitude and skills the industry was looking for. It was during that time he learned the business of insurance, underwriting and the importance of carrier relationships. In his early days of being an independent agent/broker, Manuel sold personal lines Auto & Home policies. He understood that being independent meant he worked on behalf of the client who trusted him to place the best available coverage at the best price.
He has been focused on cannabis insurance since the passing of CA Proposition 64 in 2016. OG Cannabis Insurance is a nationwide agency placing coverage for all areas of licensed operators from start ups to enterprise level companies.
Understand what an agent focused on cannabis insurance knows about the "good & bad" of the current cannabis insurance market place and how that knowledge helps cannabis operations choose the best policy for their business. Learn what carriers are placing coverage and how each insurance company excludes different coverage from their policies.