Here’s our story. olive it.

At olive, making the world a better place to drive is why we get up in the morning. If shaking up a century-old industry is a byproduct, then so be it. Here, you’ll find everything you need to know about olive: our story, our mission, how we give back, and even press releases about the company that’s not afraid to be different.

how we got here

Not content to let the rising cost of vehicle repairs prevent future drivers from their adventures, olive Insurance Solutions was formed. For nearly 15 years, our company and its affiliates have been providing mechanical breakdown coverage, and olive is the next generation of our coverage. gogetolive.com is a fully digital offering built to simplify and streamline mechanical breakdown coverage.

Our products, customer service, and reputation for excellence have earned us an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and we’ve partnered with some of the industry’s largest companies to back us.

With olive, you can live life covered!

media contact

Dan Stratford
Senior Director of Digital Strategy

      

Est. 2002, launched olive in 2020

HQ: 1981 N. Broadway Suite 210A, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

We are a team of several coverage advocates.

Favorite Color: olive

olive our partners  

QBE, an insurer with $15 billion in global gross written premiums, backs every single olive policy. They employ over 12,000 people in more than 30 countries and have been an underwriter with a consistent “A+” financial strength rating from A.M. Best, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings.

olive is proud to be a part of the Premiums4Good program. Every year, a portion of our profits go directly to accomplishing the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to end poverty, hunger, and provide everyone with access to clean water.

in the drivers seat

I choose the Complete comprehensive care and it covers Everything you can imagined if the car break down and i think its very valuable for the money i pay every month.. Thank you!
Mohammad Ziyadh
Mohammad Ziyadh
01:14 11 Aug 20
Candy Scott
Candy Scott
02:00 06 Aug 20
Way easy to apply...Barbra was awesome....very happy
William Carroll
William Carroll
19:08 29 Jul 20
It was an excellent experience. Very easy and seamless.
Pamela Edwards
Pamela Edwards
01:10 29 Jul 20
Great company to work with! I would highly recommend it for those looking for extended warranty for high mileage vehicles. 2 thumbs up!!
KC Latch Hooked
KC Latch Hooked
17:12 24 Jul 20
Amazing customer service and value!
Trey Smith
Trey Smith
16:18 24 Jul 20
Barbra was awesome! She walked me through everything and made it all so simple to sign up. Thank you Barbra
Mark Farhan
Mark Farhan
18:29 22 Jul 20
Liam Lopez
Liam Lopez
16:56 22 Jul 20
Cristian Aranda
Cristian Aranda
14:00 22 Jul 20
Easy and seems like a great deal. Instead of paying thousands up front for something you may never use, why not pay much less month to month, and cancel anytime! Sounds like a no-brainer to me!
Travis Mize
Travis Mize
02:17 22 Jul 20
I have searched many companies and could not really find one that would cover in California. I found them and they answered my questions quickly.. Very easy to sign up...
efrain arce
efrain arce
00:53 22 Jul 20
Sally Meglathery
Sally Meglathery
02:49 21 Jul 20
Very helpful and professional
Erick Aranda
Erick Aranda
01:23 21 Jul 20
Eric Thompson
Eric Thompson
02:01 18 Jul 20
Gene Austin
Gene Austin
01:38 18 Jul 20
Ragdoll
Ragdoll
00:41 18 Jul 20
Olive is awesome! One of the best in the industry hands down!
rinran1920
rinran1920
23:41 17 Jul 20
They were really pushing another company, and found Olive! My car was protected within 10 minutes! They sent me my coverage form documentation by email, paid my first month, and I am good to go! Ask me again, if something should happen to my car! That will be the real test! So far, so good!
Veronika Fimbres
Veronika Fimbres
22:36 17 Jul 20
JoeL Vargas
JoeL Vargas
22:05 17 Jul 20
So far so good I haven't had to use the warranty yet but it was a very easy signing up process I'm very excited to have this warranty.
Joe Johnson
Joe Johnson
21:33 17 Jul 20
I was worried until my service writer said "no problem" after calling for authorization. From then on it was seamless and efficient. My Olive warranty is the best thing that's happened for my car and the most worry free purchase I've made in a long time.
Donna Paul
Donna Paul
23:04 16 Jul 20
Margaret Evans
Margaret Evans
18:30 16 Jul 20
I would absolutely be very careful dealing with these guys. I took my car to the shop after my engine checkight came on and they did not approve my repairs and I'm out $600 after trusting they were reputable
Kevin Patterson
Kevin Patterson
00:47 16 Jul 20
So far, so good. Great customer service 👏
Transformation Station Healing The Hurt
Transformation Station Healing The Hurt
23:03 15 Jul 20
Stan Procter
Stan Procter
22:08 15 Jul 20
Jerry is who I talked with and he was very professional with me.he answered my questions also.
Randall Lackey
Randall Lackey
21:30 15 Jul 20
Cherrill L Keith
Cherrill L Keith
21:29 15 Jul 20
Do far so good. I was impressed from the beginning with the company representative. Very courteous, patient and helpful.We are off to s good start with a smart service.Thank you and 5⭐️
gee wiz
gee wiz
21:16 15 Jul 20
Danita Johnson
Danita Johnson
21:13 15 Jul 20
I was greeted by Jerry who helped me with my policy, very knowledgeable and understanding
David Phelps
David Phelps
21:11 15 Jul 20
Keefe Peace
Keefe Peace
21:07 15 Jul 20
Jerry was very honest, and respectful thank you
Charlotte Milton
Charlotte Milton
23:26 14 Jul 20
I really appreciated all of the information Jerry gave me. I feel comfortable purchasing my Olive insurance!
D M
D M
01:14 09 Jul 20
Explain products found what I needed to purchase at a price I can afford.
Richard Cronan
Richard Cronan
18:11 08 Jul 20
Lewis Mctighe
Lewis Mctighe
21:53 02 Jul 20
Jeanika Trevino
Jeanika Trevino
20:06 30 Jun 20
Buyer's beware! I purchased a warranty from Olive, and when I filed a claim for transmission replacement, it got denied. I had it diagnosed by a local mechanic. They rejected it because they said it didn't have enough evidence, so I brought it to an actual Ford dealership, which I paid out of pocket to have it diagnosed and got denied again, saying it is not good enough. What a waste of time and money for a company that doesn't even stand by their warranty. I mean, what more do you want?!?! An actual Ford dealer even said I need a new transmission.
Mark Anthony Robles
Mark Anthony Robles
05:46 30 Jun 20
Mayme Conway
Mayme Conway
22:17 29 Jun 20
Richard Avila
Richard Avila
22:40 26 Jun 20
jana casey
jana casey
19:49 26 Jun 20
Deetrice Morais_Artis
Deetrice Morais_Artis
19:22 24 Jun 20
I think this company was a joke,because my car was 2010 and they charge a hefty price for plans people on retirement or social security cant even afford car repairs to keep thier cars running and car shield does not and will not cover cars that old and with existing problems that needs repairs, car shield leaves them out of thier plans and i called twice hung up on me oh interesting that is how they are with people, they work with celebrities and famous people, i.found out about that and heard thats why they charge higher amount for car warranty on vehicles over $100 a month we americans are not that rich or wealthy should know that its ridiculous, i don't recommend this to anyone on retirement or disability or social security period.
Bobby Harris
Bobby Harris
21:31 23 Jun 20
Great experience, thanks Jerry
Waynne Noel
Waynne Noel
22:38 22 Jun 20
Devonte Tatum
Devonte Tatum
15:57 22 Jun 20
Very knowledgeable, very very kind, very helpful. Made it very easy for me. Truly appreciate the experience.
Marlene Butler
Marlene Butler
22:18 18 Jun 20
Joe Rivera
Joe Rivera
16:41 18 Jun 20
I spoke to Jerry and he was very very good I love his attitude
Gwen castle
Gwen castle
22:59 17 Jun 20
Yesenia Garcia
Yesenia Garcia
15:26 17 Jun 20
Ken Black
Ken Black
01:43 17 Jun 20
While I am an employee at olive, I am also a customer. We bought my son a 2012 Toyota 4Runner with over 100,000 miles and the comprehensive coverage warranty from olive only cost me about $60/month. Keeps me from having to pay for major repairs if something breaks-and who do you think my son is going to call when something breaks and he cannot afford to fix it? ME of course!
Dan Stratford
Dan Stratford
22:01 16 Jun 20

our team

Paul Sherman

Paul Sherman

Chief Marketing Officer

Paul’s love for road trips came when he and his father drove from Colorado to Florida. His first car was a 1980’s 4Runner that hauled him up the Rockies every winter in his quest for fresh powder. His love of skiing and snowboarding is something he’s passed on to his kids. Together, they hit the slopes every winter. Someday he wants to drive those same roads in a Porsche 911 Turbo. 
Bobby Sorden

Bobby Sorden

Senior Director of Marketing

Bobby spends as much time as he can on the water. Between boating, water skiing, and wakeboarding, he stays fit in between adventuring on his Harley. No stranger to long days in the seat, his favorite road trip was a seven-day ride from Colorado Springs to Yellowstone National park…and back. His next big adventure will be from Colorado Springs to the furthest tip of the Florida Keys (of course, he’ll take his Hog).
Dan Stratford

Dan Stratford

Senior Director of Digital Strategy

In the winter, Dan spends his free time hitting the slopes, and when it warms up, he shreds single tracks on his mountain bike. Dan is also a huge Porsche fan. He rebuilt his first Porsche, a 1973 914 airhead by hand, and has regretted selling it ever since. As for road trips, nothing tops the Cannonball Run, from Kansas City to the Ozarks, that he completed in when he was younger.
Jerry Schimmer

Jerry Schimmer

Senior Director of Sales & Training

When he’s not carving up waves, Jerry is daydreaming about VW safari soft-tops and his next road trip. Any trip with good friends is an ideal trip for Jerry. He enjoys the cool pacific breeze in his hair and the freedom of the open road. 
Scott Watson

Scott Watson

Coverage Advocate

Scott stays active by tearing it up on the soccer pitch alongside his friends (he’s also lethal with a ping-pong paddle). Scott’s first auto-love came in the form of his faithful 1973 Datsun pickup. In “The Watson Datsun” he cruised all the way from Kansas City to Florida for a family reunion/theme park visit. When he’s not hitting the pavement, he’s eating killer KC BBQ, and cheering on his KC teams (yes, all of them). 
Jerry Perales

Jerry Perales

Coverage Advocate

When he’s not producing electronic music or volunteering at the Shriners Hospital for Children, you can find Jerry at the gym getting his pump on. His first automotive love came with a V8 rumble via his 1963 Chevy Impala Super Sport. Jerry’s most memorable road trip was when he crossed the border and drove from CA to enjoy the food and surf of Ensenada, Mexico.

CA License No. 0H24606

Arnie Syverson

Arnie Syverson

Coverage Advocate

Arnie spends his free time honing his swing on the golf course or fishing for monster burbot. His four-wheeled-freedom came in the form of a mighty Oldsmobile Firenza. He promptly took that Firenza on a road trip to Nashville to enjoy the food and sounds of Music City. Someday he wants the keys to a Bentley Continental GT Coupe.
Barbara Guerra

Barbara Guerra

Coverage Advocate

Barbara balances her time between crushing weights at the gym, hiking and listening to audiobooks, all while cruising in her prized Mustang (her current ride and dream car). Her most memorable road trip was when she braved 17-degree weather to make a trek to the Grand Canyon.
Alex Van Allen

Alex Van Allen

Coverage Advocate

Alex loves sports, when he’s not playing a pick-up game of basketball, he’s coaching his son’s baseball team, or cheering on the Golden State Warriors. Alex’s started his driving obsession in a raucous, 1988 McLaren edition convertible Mustang. His most memorable road trip was on a gorgeous drive from Cabo to La Paz, Mexico.

CA License No: 0H01838

Libby Olson

Libby Olson

Brand Strategy

Libby balances her free time between cruising along the Colorado River on her bike or perfecting her crafting skills. Libby started her love of driving in her 1988 Chevy Cavalier. Someday she wants to drive her dream truck, a Jeep Wrangler Ragtop, along the California coast. Every Thanksgiving, she loads up her two Rottweilers and heads from Colorado to CA for an RV vacation. 

olive giving

olive gives back. By partnering with QBE and their Premiums4Good program, a portion of our earnings goes directly to accomplishing the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to end poverty, hunger, and provide everyone with access to clean water.