Our Team

Meet your local insurance experts.

Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind KOHR Financial & Insurance Services.


michaelMichael Hill

Michael Hill began in the Insurance and Financial Services industry in 1993 helping individuals and businesses design strategies for the employee benefit market and personal insurance programs for individuals.

In 1998 Michael became a practitioner of the LEAP® system and Wealth In Motion, which focuses on developing strategies that help families and business owners win the financial game of life. Moreover, his solutions provide clients helping them maximize their financial security and the efficiency of their money at work.

As an insurance and financial services professional he provides the most advanced and up to date information to his clients. He does this together with his team of property & casualty, employee benefits specialists to better provide our client with an education of the risks they take every day, and how their money works. The result is that his clients are able to make informed decisions rather than having decisions made for them based on opinions.

Mike graduated in 1990 with a degree in Business Finance. He is currently pursuing his Certified Leap Planner designation. He is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Long Beach chapter, Association of Health Insurance Advisors. Finally, he contributes to various charitable organizations in the area including Habitat for Humanity, LA & Long Beach Missions among others.

Licensed to conduct insurance business in: CA #0B29228

John V. O’Connor has more than thirty years experience in the financial services industry. Prior to establishing O’Connor Wealth Management, LLC, (OWM) John provided retirement and financial planning services for clients through independent brokerage firms. Through OWM, he has created a financial services firm to deliver unbiased, fee based (no commissions) advice to financial planning clients.


christyChristy Hill

Christy Hill has been in the insurance industry since 1996. Licensed for P & C since 2005. Her strengths in customer relations allow her to retain and grow her business in property and causality, employee benefits and individual medical and Medicare Supplement insurance. It is her mission to implement coverage that protects her clients in all aspects of the life and their business. Her claims experience, product and carrier knowledge enable her provide excellent customer services while maintaining professional confidentiality.

She is also a member of the Association of Health Insurance Advisors, the PTA, is a Girl Scout Leader, and devotes time to several non-profit charitable organizations throughout the year.

Licensed to conduct insurance business in: CA #0C48313


frankFrank Peng

Frank Peng is a graduate of Long Beach State University class of 2001 where he received a bachelors of science in computer science. Soon after graduation, he decided to look into other business opportunities and began exploring the financial world. Since then, Frank became a financial advisor and worked with Royal Alliance, a subsidiary of AIG. Frank joined KOHR Financial & Insurance Services, Inc. in 2002.

Frank currently resides in Seal Beach, California with his wife, Janice and son, Ryan. Frank’s hobbies include sports, movies as well as hanging out with family and friends.

Licensed to conduct insurance business in: CA #0D83771


larryLarry Bassell

Larry Bassell has been in Financial Services for 17 years after a career as Vice President of a National Retail Chain for 15 years. Mr. Bassell is a practitioner of the LEAP System and Wealth In Motion. Larry brings an enthusiastic and energized approach to his clients in helping them maximize their financial security and the efficiency of their money at work.

On the personal side, Larry is married to his wife Wendy and has two daughters Jennifer and Alison. He is currently on the Board of Directors for NAIFA Orange County and is a longtime member of Orange County LeTip and Toastmasters International. A graduate of Tulane University and Babson College, Larry is an active member of the Orange County Alumni Clubs of both institutions. His hobbies include his newly found passion for the sport of golf, tennis, and just about any other sporting event under the sun.

Advisory services offered through O’Connor Wealth Management, LLC, A Registered Investment Advisor.

Licensed to conduct insurance business in: CA #0C62034

John V. O’Connor has more than thirty years experience in the financial services industry. Prior to establishing O’Connor Wealth Management, LLC, (OWM) John provided retirement and financial planning services for clients through independent brokerage firms. Through OWM, he has created a financial services firm to deliver unbiased, fee based (no commissions) advice to financial planning clients.


ritaRita Elias

Rita joined KOHR Financial & Insurance Services with the goal of assisting clients and being part of a unique team to best serve them. She knew this was the right place for her because she had experienced first-hand what it was to be an insurance client. With an extensive bench of team members supporting her she is able to provide unparalleled professional service. She assists each individual client with their unique financial goals of wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. Working with Rita you will find her dedication and attention to detail is unmatched by other advisors.

For Rita, her education and knowledge in the ever-changing industry of finances is always top of mind. She has attained her Property and Casualty Insurance Agent License. She has earned a Bachelors in Web Design and still gains knowledge in the Insurance Industry daily.

Rita’s dedication extends outside of the office. She is a member of the National Heart Association. She participates in the PTA where her daughter attends Elementary School. Rita is the proud mother of a beautiful six year old named Jada.

Licensed to conduct insurance business in: CA #0I65087


daphnieDaphne Brewer

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Licensed to conduct insurance business in: CA #0I05742


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