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Here is our story:

In 1984 Rob Pedersen entered the financial services and insurance industry with The Prudential and founded Pedersen Insurance Services. On July 1st, 2017 Pedersen Insurance Services changed its name to Rio Vista Insurance & Financial Services.

Rob Pedersen left The Prudential in September 1993 to become an Independent *Registered Representative & Insurance Agent/Broker.

Rio Vista Insurance & Financial Services represents the client and strives to find the most appropriate products and services.

This process offered, and still offers, comprehensive services to our clients and prospects. We service clients in the states of California, Idaho, Nebraska, Texas, Washington, Oregon, and North Carolina.

Meetings can be held at the client's home, business, or in our office in Rio Vista. For client's in other states, we use Skype online.
We hope you find your experience at Rio Vista Insurance & Financial Services pleasant and our customer service second to none.

Our Team

      Rob Pedersen                  
Insurance Agent/Broker

CA Insurance License # 0673906

Rob is a third generation insurance agent and financial services representative. His Grandfather was with The Prudential from the 1940's through the 1960's. His Uncle Jack Cann also started with The Prudential in the 1960's and they moved to open their own agency in Georgetown, CA, which is near Auburn.

Rob's Family:

Rob and Robbyn married in June of 1993. They both have two children from a prior marriage. Rob has a son, Chad, daughter-in-law, Melissa, daughter, Cailey, and son-in-law, Christian. Robbyn has a daughter, Bonnie and a son, Scott. Rob and Robbyn have four grandchildren, grandson Asher, granddaughter Avery, grandson Wyatt, and grandson Austin. Rob and Robbyn also love their little fur family, a miniature long-haired dachshund, named Shadow, who is the office manager, as well as their cats, Chevy and Darth Vader.

Volunteer and Community Involvement:

Rob is active with the Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce, and the American Cancer Society. He has taken pictures the last few years for the following groups, Rio Vista Bass Derby, American Cancer Society Walk for a Cure, and the Men's Trilogy Prostate Cancer Golf Tournament. Rob's goal is to help individuals and businesses through their financial maze and to be involved with people in need in the Rio Vista Community.

             Stacey Arriola                                    
          Executive Assistant   
             Office Manager
CA Insurance License # 0L90648

Stacey Arriola is a seasoned Executive Assistant and Office Manager with over 20 years of Administrative experience. She offers a unique blend of leadership, passion, knowledge, and skill. Stacey has previously held positions in the legal, financial, business, and dental fields. Always able to tailor her skills to accommodate her employer, she recently became a Notary Public. Additionally, she recently became a Life & Health agent, as well as, Property & Casualty agent in order to assist clients of Rio Vista Insurance & Financial Services more efficiently.

Stacey was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. After a battle with Cancer, Stacey felt the need to slow down and enjoy life. She moved to Rio Vista, CA with her Husband of 17 years, Randy, and her four children, Valentina, Randy Jovan, Anjolina, and Kailee Raye. She has been a resident of Rio Vista for over four years now. She enjoys the small town feel of Rio Vista, but being from the city she enjoys knowing the city is just a short drive away.

In addition to being the Executive Assistant/Office Manager of Rio Vista Insurance & Financial Services, Stacey runs a busy household and volunteers her time to assist community members in need. Stacey enjoys lending her time to help any way she can and is always looking for additional projects to give her time to.

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