About Us


Jeff Guenther President

Jeff was born & raised in Gilroy, CA. After graduating from Gilroy High, he attended Cal Poly (SLO) & graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He began working in the insurance industry in 2005 as a licensed life & health insurance agent. After 6 years of employment with a regional broker, Jeff founded SVIS in 2011. Jeff is active in the community through the Leadership Gilroy, the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce & as a volunteer for the California non-profit Joni and Friends. This volunteer work has already taken him to West Africa, Central America, China, the Middle East & Cuba, with the mission of fitting wheelchairs to people with disabilities in impoverished countries. He is married with 5 children & enjoys playing golf, following Bay Area sports & spending time with family. Jeff currently holds Life, Accident & Health insurance licenses with the CA Dept. of Insurance (0E74280).


 IMG_3957-smBill Guenther Client Services

Bill has lived in Gilroy since 1980 & has enjoyed a successful career for over 3 decades in Silicon Valley’s semiconductor industry. His positions have always been in customer service & marketing. Despite that success, he decided to venture out into the insurance industry at SVIS in 2014. Bill enjoys assisting small businesses with their employee benefits and individuals/families needing help with their insurance plans. Bill has been happily married, for almost 38 years, with 8 children & 16 grandchildren. He spends his free time gardening, traveling and serving as an usher and study leader at South Valley Community Church in Gilroy. He currently holds Life, Accident & Health insurance licenses with the CA Dept. of Insurance (0J21485).