2024 Officers and Directors


Carmen Amirian - President

Account Executive

I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their business goals through first-class service and strategic business solutions. I have been in the insurance industry for almost 30 years and still love what I do. My enthusiasm, extensive knowledge, and experience in this fast-paced commercial insurance environment allows me the ability to negotiate favorable coverage terms for my clients. I am a proud mother of two great boys, Tomik & Rene.


Jimmi Lewis - Vice President

Jimmi is a producer at Alta Vista Insurance Agency and co-founder of myIQuotes.

He began his insurance career in 2003, by creating and operating Metrocities Insurance Services, the in-house insurance provider of Metrocities Mortgage and later Prospect Mortgage. Jimmi then founded Voi Insurance Solutions, LLC in 2010 and was Principal until 2022.

Jimmi has received distinction as the Best Insurance Agent in Glendale, CA in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. He is also distinguished as a Five Star Professional Auto/Home Insurance Agent 2016 – 2024, and the only insurance agent in the greater Los Angeles area to receive this distinction for 9 years running. 

Residing in the West San Fernando Valley, Jimmi has two young boys, a beautiful wife, who happens to be best Life Insurance Agent in the area and too many animals.

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Alon Ben-Nun

Alon is a devoted husband to his wife Sherri, and proud father of four beautiful daughters; Danielle, Hannah, Nicole, and Abigail. A community leader, Alon is very active in the management of a Non-Profit organization committed to the cleaning and updating of local schools, and helping guide young boys in becoming upstanding men.

To Alon, basketball is his reward for a hard worked, productive day. Nearly all of his clients understand that the only time Alon cannot be reached by telephone is when he is on the court, playing for hours and relieving life’s daily pressures. Also a huge fan of the Lakers and the USC Trojans, he dreads missing even one game.

Email Alon Nun here.

Yolanda Haro - Executive Director

My name is Yolanda Haro. I have been with Hub International for over 7 years and I am currently the VP of Commercial Lines for LAOC. I joined IBA-SFV in 2023 as a Board Member and for 2024 took the role as Executive Director. In addition to my professional life, I am a wife, mother of 3 sons one of which is profoundly disabled, and grandmother to 1 little boy. In my “spare time” I act as a volunteer advocate for families with children with special needs in obtaining services they are entitled to by the county, state, federal and school level. I believe in paying it forward in helping others. H.O.P.E. (Helping (at least) One Person Everyday is how I try and live my life daily. The reason I joined IBA-SFV is their vision and commitment  to the underserved and underprivileged in the community. I am looking forward to doing great things with IBA SFV in 2024!

Ryan Surina

Ryan began his insurance career in 20002. Ryan grew up in La Verne, California. In addition to his love of insurance Ryan favorite things to do are: Spending time with family, wine making, wood working, and baseball. Ryan joined Hoffman Brown Insurance agency in Sherman Oaks CA , and is Vice President.

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Diane Yamashita - Secretary / Treasurer

Diane began her insurance career in 1978, and has focused on Commercial lines of insurance. In addition to her Commercial expertise, she has a deep knowledge of Employee Benefits, including COBRA administration. As head of the Commercial Department at Momentous, Diane’s guidance and mentorship of staff encourages them to make decisions that will benefit the client and provide the proper coverage to protect their assets. She believes in the importance of professional development and prides herself on consistently staying up-to-date on market trends. Diane is a licensed Property & Casualty Broker and has an Associate in Risk Management (ARM).

Email Diane Yamashita here.

Lilit Hasasyan

Lilit Hasasyan is an insurance professional with a passion for serving clients and achieving results. Beginning her career in the insurance industry in 2015, she quickly rose through the ranks, demonstrating dedication and expertise. Since joining HUB International in 2016, Lilit has showcased her commitment to excellence, initially starting as a Customer Service Associate, then advancing to the role of Account Manager, and currently serving as an Account Executive.

Ivan Rubalcava

Ivan joins us from Gaspar Insurance as the Director of Human Resources and Operations. A Systems and Operations Management graduate from California State University in Northridge, Ivan comes to us with over 15 years of combined experience in human resources, operations and accounting. Ivan is a certified SHRM member, born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and a proud father of two beautiful young girls.

Email Ivan Rubalcava here.