Director of Carrier Relations
Rob Oates joined InterWest in August, 2013 as the Director of Carrier Relations, bringing a well-rounded background in both sales and operations. His primary responsibilities are to act as ambassador/liaison to InterWest’s insurance carrier partners and to provide the internal production teams with a marketing vision that maximizes growth.
Prior to joining InterWest, Rob spent 11 years with Armstrong & Associates Insurance Services where he learned the commercial insurance business from the ground up, working his way from Account Executive to Director of Operations. As Director of Operations, Rob managed business operations, analyzed and helped set agency growth and retention goals for carriers.
A 2001 graduate of California State University, Sacramento, Rob resides in Carmichael with his wife and three children. He is a Board Member of the Independent Brokers and Agents of Sacramento and past Chairman of the IIABCal Emerging Leaders.