William E. Bloomfield
Bill is the former Chairman of Web Service Company, an operator of commercial laundry equipment in California, having retired in January, 2005. He is also the Founder and past Chairman of Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, the first organization of its kind in California, and is a recipient of the "Legal Watchdog Award" from the American Tort Reform Association. He currently serves on the boards of the Multi-Housing Laundry Association and the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation.
Bill graduated from University of California, Berkeley and received his M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Steve Brockmeyer, ARM, CIC
- President and Chief Executive Officer
Born and raised in Southern California, Steve graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a double major in Business Economics and Political Science. During his collegiate time at UCSB, Steve was a scholarship member of the Men's Basketball Team and served as President of his Fraternity. He began his career as a direct sales representative with Wausau Insurance Company before joining Bolton & Company in 1990.
For the past 24 years, Steve, and his team at Bolton, have been focused on providing insurance and risk management solutions to middle market and larger firms. He has earned designations as an Associate of Risk Management (ARM) and a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC). Steve is a major shareholder in Bolton & Company, where he currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors, as well as President and CEO of the firm.
Steve has served on the Board of Governors of the Western Association of Insurance Brokers (WAIB), the Board of Directors of the Insurance Brokers and Agents of the West (IBA West), and the Board of Directors of the IBA West Service Corporation, including a three-year service as Chairman of the Board of the IBA West Service Corporation and Chairman of the IBA West Strategic Planning Committee. He has also been honored to have been selected to the Board of Directors and as an officer of the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB) which represents the nation's largest brokers in both national and international affairs. Steve is currently Vice Chairman of the CIAB and will serve as the Chairman of the organization for the 2014-2015 year. Steve has also served on numerous insurance company advisory councils on both a local and national basis.
Other involvements include past member of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, an active member and Past Chairman of the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and a Member of the Board of Directors and currently Chairman of the Board of AbilityFirst, a large southern California based non-profit focused on services and support of adults and children with mental and physical disabilities.
Jeff is the Founder and President of Econ One, an economic research and consulting firm. He is an expert in the economics of markets, market pricing, competitive analysis and regulation. Over the past 20 years as an economic consultant, he has provided expert testimony in many different forums. His research has been used in connection with congressional legislation, tax and royalty policy, as well as corporate policy decisions in Fortune 500 companies.
Jeff graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ronald Wanglin, CIC, CSRM
- Chairman of the Board
Ron is Chairman of the Board of Bolton & Company and is responsible for setting and overseeing the company's strategic growth and expansion. He has more than 35 years of industry experience, specializing in risks associated with aviation, education, health care, manufacturing, real estate and technology. Ron has served on agency advisory councils for ACE, AIG, Berkshire Hathaway, Hanover, Hartford, Royal/Sunalliance, St. Paul/Travelers and United Educators Insurance Company. He has been a frequent speaker on a variety of insurance topics including enterprise risk management (ERM), intellectual property insurance, employee benefits and retirement plans and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Organizations presented to include the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the American Conference Institute on Intellectual Property Insurance, Venture Net Conference, National Association of Independent Schools, California Association of Independent Schools and the National Business Officers Association (NBOA), among others.
Ron is a past president of the Independent Insurance Agents Association, Santa Monica, past chairman of the Pacific Network Group (PNG), and has served on the boards of Assurex Global, a worldwide network of leading independent brokers, and the National Alliance Research Academy, a leading provider of education to the insurance industry.
Ron received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and did his graduate work at Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He holds Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM) designations and has been served as a national faculty member for the National Alliance for Education. Ron has been active in a variety of civic activities and is a Trustee Emeritus of The Buckley School, past chairman of the American Red Cross (West District, Los Angeles), past president of the Westwood Village Rotary Club, and has served various organizations and boards including the YMCA, MOCA, Hollygrove Orphanage and the Center for Reflective Parenting.