Meet the Team

Steve Snitchler – President

Steve grew up in Houston, Texas during the space race and graduated from the University of Texas Austin in 1977. He worked in a diverse range of industries from construction to energy before founding Kern Island Insurance in 1987. Under his leadership, the agency grew to being central California’s trusted source for self-funded insurance. He is also an entrepreneur, with ventures in real estate and even an agriculture business in Siberia in 1993.

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Collin Snitchler, MSc – Scientific Advisor

Collin is a native of Bakersfield, California. He holds a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Keele University in England. Among other duties, he oversees pharmaceutical and medical device alternatives for the agency. He is passionate about utilizing innovations in bio-technology to improve patient lives and drive down medical costs.

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Patrick Snitchler – Principal Agent

Patrick is also a native of Bakersfield, California. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from California Baptist University. Before joining Kern Island Insurance, he worked in private accounting in the medical industry and as the financial controller for Sculpt365 Health Clubs in Kern County. He is passionate about reducing costs and improving efficiency through preventative healthcare and corporate wellness.