This week, we catch up with Richard Mototsune of River Oaks Insurance. To learn more about Richard and his firm, visit his firm’s website.

Q :Where your firm operates, geographically speaking.

A: My firm operates anywhere in Southern Ontario but is mostly concentrated in the GTHA.

How did you enter the industry? 

A: I started in the insurance industry in 1989 with London Life as a group rep in Toronto, working with a number of London Life agents in increasing their block of group insurance clients. I eventually started my own operation in 1994 as a strategy to help my business clients with an independent perspective on the benefits industry.

Q: What is something that people do not know about you?

A: I’ve given blood 85 times

Q: What is the biggest lesson that you have learned in the business?

A: I’ve learned the importance of working with people and clients who are like-minded with my business beliefs – have integrity, provide unbiased independent advice and listen to the concerns of others.

Q: What are you hoping to do with The Benefits Alliance Group?

A: I hope to work within the Benefits Alliance Group to help further our amazing organization’s role as a leader in the field of Employee Benefits.

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