Erik Sjolie brings over a decade of experience in the Financial and Insurance Industry to Sky Financial and Insurance Services LLC. Erik has a passion for the industry that is second to none. With his past experience that includes working at fortune 100 companies such as New York Life and Mass Mutual he is well equipped to help build Sky into the unique and passionate agency that it is today. Erik is tasked with agency development and growth as well as agent development.
As a life long Placer county resident, Erik feels blessed to be able to work and assist with the people in the community that he calls home. Erik currently resides in Loomis with two daughters Morgan and Avery. In his off time, you can find Erik playing in local recreational basketball or softball leagues. You might also find him on the hiking trails as he loves the outdoors. He also helps coach youth sports. He is an avid San Francisco Giants fan as well.
“It is a joy to be able to work with people on our team that have become family. Sky Financial is truly different than any other agency I have been a part of. Everyone here truly believes in the cause and the role we play in people’s life. We all take pride in what we do. We view ourselves as educators and look to impact peoples life in a positive way.” –Erik
Jenny Ebinger started her career in the health insurance industry in 1996, assisting business owners, and individuals, with their health insurance needs. Jenny has a deep passion for people, she takes pride in educating people, so they can make the right decisions about their healthcare. With health insurance, there are so many options; Jenny eliminates the confusion so you can have peace of mind when making those tough decisions.
Jenny stays current within the ever-changing healthcare industry, through education, webinars and training. If Jenny doesn’t now the answer, you can be sure she will find the answers to your questions.
Jenny is excited to be apart of Sky Insurance Brokers, and looks forward to working with a strong team that believes in the value of friendships.
Jenny resides in Lincoln, she has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. Jenny actively volunteers as a Law Enforcement Chaplain for Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy. She has been doing it since 2006 and is passionate about serving our Law Enforcement men and women of Placer County.
Karen came to Sky with a varied and eclectic work background. She has worked in the insurance and medical industry for many years and is very excited to share her knowledge and experience. She was thrilled when this position “found her”. She states that she never actually applied for the job with Sky but somehow we received her resume. Once she met with Jenny and Erik, she knew she “was supposed to be here” and now that she has joined our family, she knows she made the right decision.
Karen resides in El Dorado County and has 4 incredible adult children and is (in)patiently waiting to become a Grandma. She spends most of her weekends in Plymouth working in a tasting room and loves her life.
Karen is thrilled at the opportunities that are awaiting her and can’t wait to meet her future clients and help them with their insurance needs knowing she is helping to secure their future.
Richard coming from a nursing background is no stranger when it comes to helping people. He made a career change into the Insurance world over 13 years ago and has not looked back. Richard loves what he does and can’t imagine why any family would not put something in place to protect their loved ones. He is very passionate about taking the time to educate and to build lasting relationships with his clients.
Richard is extremely “fired up” to be a part of what Sky Financial & Insurance Services, LLC stands for and the vision our team has for the future. The flexibility to provide multiple services and to be surrounded by positive elite professionals is a lifetime opportunity.
Richard has been with his wife Sharon for over 25 years and has been blessed with raising 3 sons and a daughter. The thrill of his life is now spending time with his precious granddaughter Carter who calls him “Papa” which is short for “Papa Bear”!
In Richard’s free time he loves to fish, go to concerts, camping, running and every so often catch a Bears Game. Richard firmly believes that all good things in his life are a result of Gods Perfect Will.
Kerstin is passionate about working with Sky Financial and their amazing team of qualified advisors.
Kerstin Henson has been in the finance industry for the last 16 years. Kerstin specializes in the personal and commercial lines of insurance (Home, Auto, Dwelling Fire, Renters, Commercial, Etc.). Kerstin enjoys working with people and prides herself in finding the right fit for her client, by keeping educated and current on the changing insurance and financial world. Kerstin also brings an area of expertise in banking and taxes, which is helpful when educating insurance customers with their needs.
Kerstin grew and up and lives in Auburn with her husband and two daughters Valerie (7) and Lauren (5). Kerstin volunteers at her daughter’s school during the week and loves to be part of the community. Kerstin loves to cook, be outdoors with her family, wine tasting, and football. Kerstin’s favorite team is the Green Bay Packers, which her grandfather played for in the late 40’s. Go Packers!!
Robert knew he was in the right place, the day he walked through the doors of Sky Financial, when he read our mission statement, “To inspire our clients to invest in their future by protecting what’s most important. Through education and guidance, we provide the financial tools to help navigate through life’s changing needs, while building lasting relationships along the way.” Robert knew immediately, that the mission statement resonated with him, and his beliefs.
Robert was born and raised in the Sacramento region, and graduated from Sac State. Shortly after graduating from college, he entered the insurance field, with goals of helping educate college students and recent graduates, about insurance, since they are a population that is most often overlooked in the insurance industry. He has a passion for helping people, especially when it comes to saving money and learning more.
When Robert isn’t educating our clients, he is catching a SF Giants game. Robert developed a love for sports, as a child, growing up playing football, basketball, and Varsity Baseball in high school, the San Francisco Giants is his all-time favorite baseball team…GO GIANTS!
Robert loves spending time outdoors, running obstacle course races to be exact, especially the Spartan Race. He earned a Spartan Trifecta in both 2015 and 2016, as well as running the Spartan Race World Championship Beast course in Lake Tahoe.
And if that wasn’t ambitious enough, Robert has been studying various forms of Martial Arts since the mid 1990’s , he has earned the rank of 4th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo. Robert has competed in tournaments ranging from the United World Taekwondo Association’s National Championship, as well as the US Open Taekwondo Hanmadang in 2016. He teaches Taekwondo, and loves working with kids, to become the best person that they can be in life.
James joined the Sky team as an agent in 2018. He has dedicated his life to martial arts since the age of 15 and is the 6th generation Sifu in Choy Li Fut Kung Fu and Yang Style Tai Chi. He has traveled through Asia and the United States training and competing in martial arts, kickboxing and grappling for over 20 years. As a teacher, he has taught and coached over a thousand students. He has been running a small business for 10 years and brings his discipline and love of detail to the sky family. He loves to tackle the intricacies behind the scenes in the insurance industry to bring the best policies to every client. His interests include history, science, languages, and travel. #undercovernerd
“I feel lucky to have been introduced to Erik and the excellent crew at Sky insurance. It is a privilege to be able to serve the community with a group of people so diverse and positive.”
Jesse Gonzalez is an Insurance Broker with Sky Insurance Brokers. A life long resident of California, born and raised in Monterey County, he relocated to Roseville in 2007 to raise a family in beautiful Placer County. In his 15 years of being an insurance agent, he’s helped his clients realize their needs for proper insurance and coverage. He continues to educate his clients to understand the importance of protecting their assets. Jesse is involved in a few community organizations and supports both the Roseville and Rocklin Chambers of Commerce, including being an Ambassador for both chambers previously. His hobbies include BBQ-ing for friends and family and is an avid sports fan. He enjoys spending time with his family doing fun outdoor activities or taking day trips to explore nearby cities like San Francisco and Lake Tahoe.