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Insurance Office of America Welcomes Keith Paul to Its Growing Entertainment Division

March 9, 2020

kieth paulLOS ANGELES (March 9, 2020) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) welcomes Keith Paul to the IOA Insurance Services team and its growing entertainment division. Keith joins IOA as a risk management consultant and will be based in its Encino, California, branch office.

“We are excited to welcome Keith to the IOA family,” said IOA Regional President John Tenuto. “A professional in the entertainment industry for nearly 10 years, he is keenly focused on his clients’ success. His industry expertise is paramount as we continue to grow our footprint in Los Angeles and the entertainment field.”

Before joining IOA, Keith was a client executive at NFP in its entertainment group and an account executive at Travelers. He gained critical insight into the interaction of underwriting and risk management as it relates to complex liabilities and renewal strategies. Armed with this experience, Keith expertly guides clients in the creation, design, and implementation of customized insurance programs.

“Keith brings a deep level of experience to our western region team. He’s an industry professional with the knowledge needed to help our clients strengthen their insurance programs in meaningful and impactful ways,” said IOA chairman and CEO Heath Ritenour.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to join IOA and believe it’s a perfect fit due to its customer-first perspective,” said Keith. “Because IOA is independent of outside investors and the 13th largest privately held agency in the U.S., I now have the ability to provide new resources and unmatched services to my clients.”

Keith earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration and finance from the University of Colorado. He is a commercial lines producer licensed in property and casualty as well as accident and health.

To contact Keith about your insurance needs, he can be reached at (323) 318-8817 or email



Insurance Office of America (IOA), dba IOA Insurance Services in California, is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 by John Ritenour and Valli Ritenour. It is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2019 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 23rd on Business Insurance’s 2019 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. IOA was named a National Underwriter Agency of the Year in 2018. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,000 associates located in over 60 offices in the U.S. and London. For more information, visit


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