New insurance: Ricardo Vicuna and staff

Ricardo Vicuna is pictured with his staff at his new Allstate Insurance office on Smith Street. The business opened Nov. 1.

KINGSBURG – Kingsburg has a new insurance provider in town. Ricardo Vicuna opened an office for his Allstate Insurance agency on Smith Street and held a grand opening Nov. 1. Vicuna said he’s eager to help residents explore options for protecting their homes, personal property and financial futures.

“I’m available to answer your questions. If you’re already a customer, I’m ready to review your coverage so that you can make any necessary adjustments to fit your changing needs,” he said.

Here is some information about the new Allstate agency:

Name of business: Vicuna Insurance Agency Inc.

Location: 1512 Smith St., Kingsburg.

Phone number: (559) 869-4911

Hours of operation: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturdays

Owner/operator name: Ricardo Vicuna

What’s your professional background?: I graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in business and have been an Allstate Agency owner for almost five years. I speak three languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese.

When did the business open or when will it open?: The grand opening was Nov. 1.

Type of business: What do you specialize in?: Insurance and retirement services.

Why did you decide to open a shop in town?: I’ve gotten to know many local families as an Allstate agent in Kingsburg. I enjoy being a part of the community and building local relationships is one of the best parts of my job. I know what life is like here in Kingsburg: you choose your car and your home to fit your lifestyle and your budget. I also know how important it is to do the same when it comes to insurance. I look forward to getting to know customers and helping them find the solutions that meet their needs.

Any statement you’d like to make to your customers?: Part of what I like best about my job is that I can offer customers options for a wide variety of coverage and services. You can depend on me to help you look at the big picture. I’m committed to helping Kingsburg residents assess their immediate and long-term needs and choose options that will help them achieve their goals. Call me today.

The reporter can be reached at 583-2427 or lbrown@selmaenterprise.com.

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