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Rodney Walthers

M.S., LUTCF - Principal Agent/CEO


Graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a B.A. in Criminal Justice in 1986 and entered the insurance industry as an Allstate Insurance Agent. In 1995 accepted the position as a Multi-Line General Agent (District Manager) with American National Insurance Company. In 2005 Rod was approached by Nationwide to consider a management position with the company. Electing to pursue the independent contractor channel, Rod opened four scratch office locations simultaneously. In 2011, Rod completed his master’s degree from the American College in Management/Leadership. Rod has earned the following business certifications: LUTCF, CLF, (CPCU Currently In Progress)

Rod has also served as a Moderator for the Nationwide Training Academy, the National Association of Life Underwriters, and has been awarded several International Management Awards from GAMA International. Rod was active with Rotary, California Police Chiefs Association, and the International Chiefs of Police Association and the Las Vegas Opportunity Village which serves children with special needs. 

In addition to the above, Rod completed a 20-year career in law enforcement retiring at the rank of Chief of Police from Bear Valley Police Department.

Family/Hobbies: Married 43 Years. Golf & Flying


Bachelor’s Degree (Criminal Justice) – University of Nevada Las Vegas 1986

Master’s Degree (Leadership & Management) – The American College 2011

Years in Insurance: 30+ years

Nationwide Accomplishments to Date:

All-Star Award 

President’s Award

National Award

Nationwide Financial Network Award

Million Dollar Round Table

Life University

Life Sales Award


PACWEST/Western Regional Awards:


Standard Auto



Tammi L. Soto

LUTCF - Agency Manager

I have been in the insurance industry working with the Mountain Pacific Agency since 1998. I have been a licensed agent since 2001. I received my LUTCF designation in 2003. I am very fortunate to be working in such an amazing industry with outstanding people. I look forward to everyday helping, educating, and hopefully making someone’s day a little brighter. 

I am originally from the South, but I have been in Las Vegas since 1996. I absolutely love it here. I enjoy DIY projects, reading a good book, and being outdoors. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my kids and their families, doing things around the house, or just getting in the car for a drive out of the city.


Kelli Bonanni

Assistant Manager

I have been licensed in Property, Casualty, Life, and Health since 2009. I started working for Mountain Pacific Insurance Services in 2006. Working alongside my friends and family is such a blessing. It makes coming to work even more special. It’s extremely rewarding to help people protect what’s most important to them.

I was born and raised in Las Vegas! I graduated from UNLV with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. I absolutely love dog agility and when I’m not working, you can find me at dog agility events with Blue. I also really enjoy spending time with my family. Most people do not know that I play the piano!


Angela Patton

Customer Service Specialist

I’ve worked in the insurance field for 11 years as a CSR and I love it! I learn something new every day. Helping people and turning someone’s bad day into a good day – maybe even making them laugh – is my passion.

I’ve lived in Las Vegas, NV for 15 years. I graduated high school in Arkansas with a scholarship in theatre arts but knowing the job market for mimes was scarce, I left college to be a waitress but was eventually introduced to the field of insurance – which is strangely similar to miming. I’m an avid reader, an artist, and a cookie decorator. I’d say that decorating sugar cookies is my favorite. In case you didn’t know, hockey is like coffee; essential to living a good life.

Helping people who struggle with mental illness is very important to me.



Tom Patton

Associate Agent

Out of high-school worked at Farmers Insurance regional office in Mission, Kansas. I started out in the mailroom and then went onto underwriting. Soon after, a general agent for the company convinced me to go into sales, and here we are now! I like that in this industry you are always meeting and talking to people. Insurance is a ‘have to have’ for various reasons. However, it is important for each individual to obtain a coverage to protect them from financial disaster. It is also important that they understand in simple concise terms how their protection provides them this security.

I grew up in Kansas City Kansas. I went to Holy Name Grade School and St Agnes High School. Majored in terrorizing the Nuns. They won…In my free time, I enjoy gardening and trying to get things to grow in the desert whether they want to or not.


Rocio Soriano

Associate Agent

I started working as a customer service representative in 2003. Shortly after I decided to further my insurance career by becoming a licensed property and casualty agent in 2007 and a life agent in 2018. I take the opportunity to help people understand the importance of being covered and protected very seriously.

I was born and raised in Bakersfield, CA. I love shopping, it doesn’t matter what type of shopping. I love simple and old stuff so most of the time you can find me hitting up those estate sales or antique stores and finding some amazing things that definitely don’t need but of course, could not live without. For the most part, you will always find me at home with my husband and children trying to do some type of DIY, but when not working on our home a drive to the beach it is.

Not many people know this but I hope that one day I can go to different countries and be a missionary. I love to help those that are in need. I am part of my niece’s nonprofit organization helping children and their families in our local community that has recently been diagnosed with cancer.


Angela Diaz

Associate Agent

In the insurance industry, we are always learning something new. It’s amazing being able to educate our insureds and help them with their insurance needs. I am so lucky to be able to talk to and educate our customers on what it means to have their families protected at all times.

I was born in LA but raised in Bakersfield. I graduated from high school and attended some college. Never thought of being in the insurance business but after being a realtor and not liking it I gave Insurance a shot. I love it. Ten years in this business and not going anywhere.

Family time is so important to me. Spending time with my children and being able to travel and make memories is the best feeling ever. To me, God comes first and family next. I can’t ever seem to stop talking about my children and how blessed I am to be their mother. On the weekends, you can find me anywhere but Bakersfield, most likely up North where it is nice and fresh. I love winter.



Maria Garcia

Associate Agent

I have been in the insurance industry since 2005. I have experience in both Personal Lines and Commercial lines. As an insurance agent, my primary focus is on our clients. I work hard to help everybody.

I grew up in Bakersfield, CA. I have an Associate’s degree in paralegal studies. I have also been a Notary Public since 2006. Insurance agent since 2006. I enjoy spending time with my husband and my kids. I love supporting my kids in all of their activities and sports events. When not at work you can find shopping with my kids. Weekends are spent on the beach!

I enjoy volunteering for my Church.


Lucy Maldonado

Associate Agent

My friend had an insurance office and while I was helping her doing office work, I decided to get my insurance license. In 2014 I got my license. I have had the best experience in this insurance industry. I love helping people, I love doing customer service and to be able to explain why it is so important to get insurance & the right coverage. I am motivated by the fact that every day you learn something new & you are always meeting new people. I am an enthusiastic & motivated person, problem-solving, I have teamwork skills, which can make the company operate more smoothly & focus towards the growth of the company.

I grew up in Mexico City and was raised in Los Angeles, California. My current hometown is the beautiful city of Bakersfield, CA. I graduated from high school and took a small course to be a bookkeeper & general office clerk. My guilty pleasure is dancing, I love it. It helps me to take my stress away. Most of the time I will be at the gym. On the weekends I love spending time with my family, going out of town with them to eat a lot of junk food & always trying to find a new place where to go.



Chief Office Mascot

I have worked in the insurance industry my entire life. I make sure people feel welcome and that our office is free of unattended food. I get most excited about meeting new people and telling them all about how great our office is.

I grew up in Las Vegas where I graduated from SmartyPaws educational facility. Although I am not proud of it, my guilty pleasure is chasing lizards.

When I am not working you can find me practicing for my next agility competition, sprinting through the park, or sprawled out on a cold tile floor taking a nap, there is no in-between.

I love organizations that focus on preventing animal cruelty as well as fighting hunger.

Ricard Donatien


I have worked for two of the biggest companies in the US, State Farm & Allstate. I continue to be passionate about this industry because I like helping people.

I was born in Guantanamo. I love doing outdoor activities and traveling. Not many people know but I am a very good swimmer! In my free time, I enjoy trying new food from different restaurants every month.


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2601 Union Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93305