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Don R Hankey, Chairman
hankey@hankeygroup.com
Don R. Hankey - Chairman - Head of the Hankey Group of Companies, a privately-held organization based in Los Angeles, Mr. Hankey has led the organization in consistently strong growth and diversification in the automotive, finance, real estate, technology, and insurance sectors. Mr. Hankey’s banking and finance acumen and relationships have enabled the Group to organically grow to excess of $1 Billion in assets in 2007. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Mr. Hankey was the youngest vice-president at a major investment banking firm that would later be bought by UBS Paine Webber.
Eric Jarvis, Chief Executive Officer
ericj@knightinsurancegroup.com
Eric D. Jarvis – CEO - Prior to heading the Knight Insurance Group, Mr. Jarvis had been associated with the Hankey Group of Companies for several years, serving in various executive capacities including head of Business & Legal Affairs. He currently serves as President of Knight Insurance Company, Ltd., and is a director and shareholder of the company. He is a graduate of Pepperdine University’s School of Law and the University of California, San Diego, and has served on several insurance company and philanthropic boards.
Richard A. Dillon, Chief Financial Officer
rdillon@knightinsurancegroup.com
Mr. Dillon joined Knight Insurance Group in March 2008, leading all aspects of Finance, Accounting, Treasury Management, Analysis, and Financial Systems. Mr. Dillon has over 20 years’ of combined executive management experience including 5 years’ in Managed Health Care at Health Net Inc., 15 years’ in Commercial Banking, and 3 years’ in Mortgage Banking. Mr. Dillon is a Certified Public Accountant, holds a MS in Technology Management from Pepperdine University''s Graziadio School of Business & Management, and a MBA with a concentration in Finance. Mr. Dillon is a member of the AICPA and the California Society of Public Accountants.
Jose Aguiar, President, Knight Management Insurance Services
jaguiar@knightinsurancegroup.com
Jose Aguiar is the President and Chief Operations Officer for Knight Management Insurance Services, LLC. A California-licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Agent, Jose was appointed as the head of Westlake Financial''s Insurance Department in 1994, and joined Knight Insurance in 1999. Jose implements auto finance programs and ensures excellent performance and customer service to our finance company partners and their customers. He continuously attends claims and insurance seminars, and holds a degree in advanced technologies.
Gordon Pennington, Vice President of Claims
gpennington@knightinsurancegroup.com
Gordon Pennington joined Knight Insurance Group in May 2011, and is responsible for all aspects of the Claims Operation with Knight. Mr. Pennington has over 15 years of claims management experience. Prior to joining Knight Insurance Group, he held multiple leadership roles within Allstate and Farmers Insurance Companies, with experience in claims, product development and underwriting. He holds a Graduate Degree from California Lutheran University’s School of Business Management. Mr. Pennington also holds a Senior Claims Law Associate designation from the American Education Institute.

4751 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 111
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Email: info@knightinsurancegroup.com 

Knight Insurance Group is part of the Hankey Group of Companies and affiliated with KnightBrook Insurance Company.

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