Peter Diaz

Director of Program/Sales Management

Peter brings over two decades experience in marketing, product development and new business development to LISI. As the Director, New Business Development, he is responsible for identifying and developing new products and services for LISI, as well as creating a framework for innovation.

Before joining LISI in 2012, Peter was a Vice President of Marketing at WellPoint, where he was responsible for managing marketing programs nationwide, as well as developing a highly successful retention program for Blue Cross of California. He also worked for Health Net as a Vice President and was responsible for enterprise-wide efforts to evaluate Health Net’s value proposition, as well as introducing a new ID card with debit and swipe capabilities. Peter began his career at the Marriott Corporation where he was on the team that developed and launched Courtyard by Marriott Hotels. In 1991, he joined the Walt Disney Company where he was responsible for marketing services at The Disney Store. While at Disney, he also created and managed The Disney credit card program.

Peter is driven by listening to the customer, identifying and developing opportunities and successfully taking them to the market.

Ken Doyle

Senior Vice President of Sales

As the Senior Vice President of Sales at LISI, Ken oversees statewide sales. He has over three decades of experience in both sales and marketing.

Ken began his career in the early 80s at Blue Cross of California in Operations. For 12 years, he also managed broker services as a Regional Sales Manager. Additionally, he assumed other leadership roles during his tenure there. In 1996, Ken transitioned to corporate WellPoint Health Networks where he was responsible for brand management, event marketing, and marketing programs nationwide.

In 2004, he transitioned into the General Agency segment and in 2011, joined LISI. Ken is also very involved in the insurance community as an active member – at both the local and national level – of the Association of Health Underwriters. He is past President of LAAHU and past Region VIII NAHU Membership Chair. He was also a Board Member of the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce from 1998-2011, Chairman of the Board from 2007-2008 and a member of Westlake Rotary from 2004-2008.

Cristian Pellegrini

Director of Initiation & Development

Cristian joined LISI in 2004 with over 20 years of experience in information systems, including software development specializing in the insurance industry. Before joining LISI, he was the Chief Technology Officer at another General Agency. A valuable member of LISI’s Management team, Cristian is responsible for all Software Development initiatives and projects for LISI and CoPower. He prides himself with being an outstanding troubleshooter, an excellent communicator and a highly capable hands-on person. His passion for computer technology and proven expertise in his field has given him a tremendous ability to develop effective, user-friendly systems to meet business needs and improve processes.
Jose Solera

Chief Information Officer

Jose Solera, PMP, MBA (Cornell University) and a United States Military Academy (West Point) graduate, has over 25 years of experience in high technology companies. He has led and managed projects and programs of all sizes in IT, security, and marketing. Previously with Railinc in Cary, NC as the Director of Software Engineering for IT Commercial and Central Services, Jose is now the CIO for LISI. Prior to Railinc he worked for Symantec, Intel, and Accenture. At Railinc he led many large multi-year programs including MDM and mainframe migration, the management and support of critical systems and enterprise services, disaster recovery (DR), user experience (UX), and Agile. Other major programs Mr. Solera has led include the Year 2000 program for all Intel, the Intel Inside® Program system development, and a SaaS (Software as a Service) initiative at Symantec in support of a new set of products. Mr. Solera teaches and coaches on leadership and project management at two major universities and PMI chapters.
Mona Mehta

Director of Product & Portfolio Management

Mona joined LISI in 1987 and was instrumental in shaping several departments as the company grew. Because of her proactive involvement, she has cultivated a unique understanding of the granular functions, needs and requirements of numerous areas of the business. With over two decades of experience in quoting, marketing, underwriting, IT and broker support, she has evolved into an innovative leader with a passion for delivering the best in quality services and solutions. Mona has also held the positions of Director of IT and Operations Manager at LISI as well as Director of Operations at CoPower. Her background in both technology and process management are certain to help LISI continue to lead the way with product and portfolio management.
Denise Colon

Director of Carrier and Sales Relations

Denise has over two decades of experience in the insurance industry spent working exclusively with the General Agency side of the business. Joining LISI in 2001, Denise brings a vast background and incredible knowledge to LISI having worked in almost every GA department including reception, quoting, underwriting and broker sales.

As Director of Sales Support, Denise is charged with overseeing the operations for all six LISI locations and managing the functions of all Broker Sales Representatives, Underwriters, Small Group and Large Group Quoting as well as Supplies and Receptionists.

She is passionate about supporting and serving brokers and her philosophy of creating true partnerships within the broker community have enabled LISI’s brokers to achieve ever greater levels of success.