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About Us

Viking Risk & Insurance Services, Inc.

An independent insurance brokerage serving Southern California and beyond. Serving both businesses and individuals, we assist in reducing your exposure to loss through careful analysis of your situation. 


We are an affiliate of United Agencies, Inc., a cooperative group of independent brokers who pool their resources to provide their clients with the latest products and services in the marketplace. Through UA, we have access to the vast array of major insurance companies, enabling us to provide very competitive insurance programs to our clients.


We have more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. While we have accounts of all sizes, they are all important to us and we try to relate to each of our clients on a personal level. 

About United Agencies

 United Agencies, Inc. is a cooperative group of independent brokers who pool their resources to provide their clients with the latest products and services in the marketplace. Each broker is able to maintain close, personal relationships with their clients so they can best understand and respond to their client’s unique needs.


The network of United Agencies’ brokers provides an invaluable pool of knowledge where help with unusual coverage situations or intricate insurance questions is always available.


United Agencies is ranked in the Insurance Journal‘s Top 50 Privately-Held Property/Casualty Agencies of the Nation. United Agencies’ impressive volume affords Viking Risk the clout to aggressively access the major insurance carriers in the marketplace.


Affiliation with United Agencies, Inc. means Viking Risk & Insurance Services can offer its clients the best of both worlds; the personal attention of a small agency and the broad market base and resources of the biggest brokerages in the area.

Our Team

Eric Jacobsen, CPCU

 Eric established Viking Risk & Insurance Services, Inc. in 2007 after many years as a partner in a large commercial insurance brokerage. He was formerly Executive Vice President of Scanlon, Guerra, Jacobsen and Burke Insurance Brokers.  As a shareholder of the company and a member of the board of directors of this large regional insurance brokerage, he helped to grow this firm over a 20-year timeframe ending in 2007. Eric’s prior work experience included work on the floor at Lloyds of London.

Eric has earned the preeminent professional designation, Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.  This designation requires passing a impressive series of exams and conformance to a code of ethical behavior. 

Eric has served the insurance community in many capacities:
- Chairman of the Commerical Insurance Committee for IBA West  
- President of the California El Camino Chapter of the Society of CPCU  
- Board member of IBA West of the San Fernando Valley

Bachelor of Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

California Individual Insurance License 0644713

Jean Kliever, CIC

 Jean began her insurance career under Eric's tutelage at Scanlon, Guerra, Jacobsen & Burke Insurance Brokers, where she focused her efforts on the placement and negotiaion of new and renewal policies. Advancing quickly, she maintained roles of Marketing Director and Agency Resources Coordinator before moving on in 2006. Jean continued her career in Commercial Insurance Marketing at Olympic Insurance Agency in Burbank for a brief time before joining Eric at Viking Risk in 2007.

At Viking Risk & Insurance Services, Jean primarily serves as Account Executive to Commercial Insurance clients. She attained the professional designation as Certified Insurance Counselor in 2010.

Bachelor of Communication Arts, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

California Individual Insurance License 0D84785

Christina Jacobsen, PLCS

Christina joined Viking Risk in 2009 to head up our Personal Lines Department. Shortly thereafter, she earned the designation of Personal Lines Coverage Specialist.  She maintains high standards in her work on all Personal Lines accounts.


Bryant College, Smithfield, RI


California Individual License  0G76264 

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Viking Risk & Insurance Services, Inc,

9018 Balboa Bl. #555, Northridge, CA 91325, US

(818) 357-2377

Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed