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Risk Management Solutions for Agribusiness

Agribusiness_313x313At Tolman & Wiker, we partner with our agribusiness clients to deliver comprehensive business solutions to help you manage risk. Using our proprietary process, we’ll identify your unique needs and recommend a customized plan to properly protect your business and lower your total cost of risk.


Our Performance Based Insurance Solutions (PBI) provide businesses with a significant opportunity to reduce their insurance costs. PBI is about shifting control away from the insurance carrier community and back to the employer, where the employer can control their own destiny and reduce their costs over time.

Tools & Resources

The following tools and resources are among those we provide for our Agribusiness Clients:

  • Domestic & Global Property and Liability Insurance Solutions

  • Management Liability

    • Director’s & Officers Liability

    • Employment Practices

    • Fiduciary Liability

    • IPO Planning

  • Errors & Omissions

    • Professional Liability

    • Technology and Cyber-liability/Network Security

    • Consulting and Miscellaneous E&O

  • Workers’ Compensation & Disability Management

  • Excess and Reinsurance placement

  • Product Recall

  • Startup Insurance Packages

  • Business Owner Policies (BOPs)

  • Injury and Illness Prevention Program Consultation & Design

  • Tolman & Wiker Risk Management HELPLINE

  • Agribusiness Risk Advisor Newsletter

Our Approach

At Tolman & Wiker, our risk management philosophy and business practice is significantly different than the rest of our industry.

Our Risk Advisors are experiences in anticipating and meeting the needs of Agricultural businesses across a large spectrum of operations.

  • Growers

  • Packers

  • Processors

  • Shippers

  • Wineries


Contact one of our talented Risk Advisors today to learn more about how Tolman & Wiker helps our Agribusiness clients succeed by lowering their total cost of risk. We look forward to working with you, too!

Contact Us




Steven Carter
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Ventura
(805) 585-6116

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Joan Kirchhof, AFIS
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Santa Maria
(805) 361-7431

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Ron Cossa, CIC, AIC
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor
(805) 361-7443

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Tony Cossa, CPCU
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Santa Maria
(805) 361-7400

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John Feliciano
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Santa Maria
(805) 361-7404

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Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Bakersfield
(661) 616-4712

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Marcus Wilson
Senior Vice President, Risk Advisor, Employee Benefits, Santa Maria
(805) 361-7447

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Dave Rucker
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Ventura
(805) 585-6728

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Jeff Dann, CIC
Sr Vice President, Risk Advisor, Ventura
(805) 585-6159

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At Tolman & Wiker, our team combines extensive industry knowledge and market specialization for clients in virtually every industry sector of the marketplace. Our size and depth gives our clients access to best-in-class resources and expertise they need for world-class risk management and benefits consulting.

Loss Control Seminars

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Agribusiness Industry News

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