About Us

OUR FIRM

Richard Hawkins began his insurance career in 1972 and established our agency in 1983.  With 45 years of experience working with Small Businesses and Fortune 1000 companies we have a broad understanding of the employee benefit market place.  We are very active in Riverside, the Inland Empire and throughout California in helping individuals and families meet their needs for Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance and in designing 401k, 403b, Profit Sharing and other Retirement Plans.  Richard has a well rounded background having worked as an underwriter, service representative and senior marketer for a major insurance company before becoming an agency manager and subsequently starting Richard Hawkins Insurance Services in 1983.

OUR STAFF

Bonnie Lange is the President and CFO of our agency and has supported our employer clients for 24 years while Dawn Dodd has very capably managed our office and supported our individual, family and employer clients for 17 years. 

OUR FOCUS

Since 1990 Richard has been very involved in the effort to achieve viable consumer driven health care reform through the private sector, having served in various legislative chair capacities and as president of two insurance agent associations.  Due to his contributions Richard has received the American Enterprise Award, the IEAHU Member of the Year Award, and he is a two time recipient of the IEAHU Distinguished Service Award.  He is also a lifetime qualifier for the Leading Producers Round Table.  Additionally, Richard has earned the professional designations of Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and Certification in Long Term Care (CLTC)