Author Archives: Roger Gill

About Roger Gill

Roger has been an Insurance and Financial Services Professional since 1997. He earned a BA in Economics, a Masters and EdS graduate degrees from The College of William and Mary. Roger is the founder of The Insurance Advisor, LLC and MyBiz OnLine Services, LLC an online marketing and advertising agency, both located in Richmond, Virginia. He also serves as a Virginia Territory Manager for Smart Choice Agents.
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Smart Choice is a network of over 6,300 independent agencies and more than 80 carriers. Collectively our agency partners represent more than $5 billion in written premium. We provide independent insurance agents with access to top-rated markets, product training, and sales and marketing support-and we're the only no-fee program of our kind.

The Insurance Advisor is a full service independent insurance agency representing over 3 dozen carriers.

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Instant Online Auto Quotes

      From Multiple Carriers On The Insurance Advisor Website! The Insurance Advisor now provides  “Instant Auto Insurance Quotes”  with our Virginia Insurance Quotes Engine.   Yes, that is correct!  Not just one quote–but multiple Instant Auto Insurance Quotes from multiple carriers. All you need to do is to click anywhere on the the… Continue Reading

Hurricane Preparation Safety Tips

September has historically been a time when Hurricanes hit Virginia and a good time to review the following Virginia Hurricane Preparation and Safety Tips.   The following information is intended to help to reduce the severity of property damage and bodily injury during and after a major storm.  Please share.The National Hurricane Center has some of the best information on… Continue Reading

Instant Auto Insurance Quotes

  From Multiple Carriers On The Insurance Advisor Website! The Insurance Advisor now provides  “Instant Auto Insurance Quotes”  with our Virginia Insurance Quotes Engine.   Yes, that is correct!  Not just one quote–but multiple Instant Auto Insurance Quotes from multiple carriers. All you need to do is to click anywhere on the the Big Green… Continue Reading

Commercial Insurance Markets for Virginia Agents

  Smart Choice® Agents Program for Virginia Agents Access to Commercial & Personal Lines Insurance Markets   BREAKING NEWS:  Smart Choice®  is an alliance of over 5000 agents and provides Independent and Captive Agents (with a Letter of Authority) with access to diverse, competitive commercial markets with no fees and 100% agency ownership of book. The Smart Choice®… Continue Reading

Virginia Surplus Lines Brokers: Fill Your Market Gaps

Why Would I Ever Use a Surplus Lines Broker? The following article was written by Patrick Meredith and published on LinkedIn.  Most Insurance Agencies will need to use Virginia Surplus Lines Brokers to write business outside of their standard carrier offerings.  However, when and how to use a surplus market product is a plus when… Continue Reading

Virginia Insurance Agent Program

Smart Choice® Agents Program Virginia News Updated October 2017   Roger Gill, Virginia Smart Choice Agents Program Territory Manager       The Smart Choice Agents Program  has provided insurance agents with access to carriers and brokers since 1994.  Over the past several years,  the Smart Choice Agents Program Team  has been working hard to make… Continue Reading

Virginia Independent Insurance Agent Opportunity

Virginia Independent Insurance Agent Opportunity     The Insurance Advisor has developed a Virginia Independent Insurance Agent Opportunity and is seeking experienced, Virginia Independent Insurance Agents that would like to build an Independent Agency, own 100 percent of their book of business, and earn more commissions than a captive agent or associate producer employee. Qualified Virginia Independent Insurance Agents who… Continue Reading

What are Dental Discount Plans?

What are Dental Discount Plans? Dental Discount Plans are replacing Dental Insurance Plans.  The reason for this change is cost and efficiency.  Both dentists and consumers are choosing the Dental Discount Plans: Dentists do not need to have a staff member keep up with the enormous amount of information and paperwork to manage a dental insurance… Continue Reading

Auto Insurance Richmond VA

Have you been searching online for ” Auto Insurance Richmond VA. ”   Did you know that The Insurance Advisor Sells Auto Insurance in Richmond VA!  Our agents will shop top rated companies and find the right coverages you need for the best value. Insurance rates vary by many factors, and we highly recommend you to discuss… Continue Reading

Scary Rising Virginia Insurance Prices

 What To Do About Rising Virginia Insurance Prices?     Do Not Be Afraid! Call The Insurance Advisor A Virginia Independent Insurance Agency The Insurance Advisor is a full service Virginia Independent Insurance Agency with locations in Richmond, Petersburg, and Chesterfield Virginia.  We represent many top-rated Virginia insurance companies and can find the best coverage for… Continue Reading

Chesterfield Virginia Auto Insurance

We Find the Best Chesterfield Virginia Auto Insurance Value for You There are several ways to purchase Chesterfield Virginia Auto Insurance.  You can buy it over the Internet at literally hundreds of different web sites. You can call an 800 number and buy it over the phone directly from an auto insurance company. You can call a Chesterfield… Continue Reading

Virginia Insurance Quotes

      From Multiple Carriers On The Insurance Advisor Website! The Insurance Advisor now provides  “Instant Online Auto Quotes”  with our Virginia Insurance Quotes Engine.   Yes, that is correct!  Not just one quote–but multiple Insurance quotes from multiple carriers. All you need to do is to click anywhere on the the Big Green… Continue Reading

Awarded “Best of Richmond Insurance Company 2015”

The Insurance Advisor, LLC is the “Best of Richmond Insurance Company 2015” award recipient for the Richmond Insurance Company category.  This makes the third year in a row (2013, 2014, & 2015) of winning this Richmond Insurance Company award, thanks to our clients, carriers, service providers, Smart Choice, and associates!! The Richmond Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments… Continue Reading

New Team Member–The Official Insurance Advisor

 ***  BREAKING NEWS  *** We are pleased and excited to announce our newest Team Member who will be our “Official Spokes Person:”  The Insurance Advisor The Insurance advisor has many resources and emotions to depict every insurance issue and situation.  He will be providing important insurance information and education to the residents of Virginia.  In… Continue Reading

Virginia Boat Insurance: Risks and Coverages

Watercraft Risks Protection You Need What you’ll learn about Virginia Boat Insurance from this article: What is and what is NOT covered in a standard Homeowner’s Policy for your boat Understand about the different kinds of“watercraft” insurance Ways to save money on boat insurance Virginia Boat Insurance coverages you may need…depending on what you do with your boat… Continue Reading

Commercial or Business Auto Insurance

Any business that requires the use of vehicles, whether it’s a single company car, an entire fleet of trucks or anything in between, needs business auto insurance.  Not just any insurance:  You want the necessary insurance protection for the best price that fits the specific needs of your operation… The Insurance Advisor provides exactly the expertise you need. … Continue Reading