About Ric Whitley Insurance

After a successful career in teaching and school administration, in 1983 Ric Whitley opened his first insurance office in Grandview, WA as an agent with Farmers Insurance. In 1992, he purchased a small Grange Insurance agency and moved the business to
Sunnyside, WA.

After buying and selling several office locations over the next few years, Ric purchased his current office building on Yakima Valley HWY in Sunnyside in 2002, and renovated the then 7 year old building into a modern multi-tenant office complex.

In 2009, he purchased the old “Tumbleweeds Restaurant” building on Morain Street in Kennewick, and completely renovated it. He opened that, his second insurance office location in June of 2009.

Ric Whitley Insurance serves the personal, farm and business markets, and has Spanish speaking licensed agents available.

About Our People

Ric Whitley received his BA and MA from Central Washington University in School Administration. Ric served his community through Chamber of Commerce Board, School Board, Yakima Valley Fair Manager, Rotary Club, Church Choir Director, and many other volunteer activities. Ric also manages a real estate development company, which owns and operates commercial properties in the Yakima Valley.

Blanca has been a bi-lingual licensed all-lines insurance agent since 2003. Blanca has previous experience in retail and finance. A mother of three, she currently attends Yakima Valley College.

Christina is one of our bi-lingual licensed insurance agents since 2008. She has 15 years previous experience in retail management and sales. Christina and her husband have five children.

David has been a bi-lingual licensed insurance agent since 2011. He has lived in the Tri Cities for 30 years, and is family and service oriented. His favorite quote is “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others”.

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