About MGK

A Fabulous Team of professionals to serve your insurance needs

Michael Keeley

President and CEO

Michael Keeley

MGK Risk and Insurance Services, Inc. founded by Michael Keeley in 2008. Prior to forming MGK he had a 28-year insurance industry career encompassing both production and broking ends of the business. An expanded business vision to create strategic partnerships with international brokerage firms specializing in commercial property and casualty insurance programs served as the emphasis for the new direction.

In addition to his insurance career Mr. Keeley has worked to cultivate business alliances, serving on advisory boards and providing advocacy on behalf of small and local enterprises throughout the state of CA and country. On this journey he has crafted the business advocacy case for those opportunities, including local economic support creates local employment as well as tax revenue to support schools and home ownership. This strategy creates a broadened tax base for much needed public and private services. This is a vision he continues to advocate on behalf of in providing leadership in crafting strategies to governmental and private entities on policies impacting those interests.

During the course of his advocacy on behalf of local small businesses, partnerships and relationships have been cultivated with most of the major international brokerage firms in the country. Those relationships are based on Mr. Keeley’s 35 plus years of experience in the insurance industry, coupled with his legal acumen and small business ownership, which position him to provide a rather unique perspective whether advising clients on insurance programs or advocating/testifying before governmental boards and commissions. His brokerage specializes in the development of risk programs tailored to each client by creating accountability standards in the administration and support of insurance programs, including program design/implementation and contractual risk transfer options.

Michael received his undergraduate education at UCLA and Juris Doctor from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. He is a past member of the CA Insurance Commissioners Diversity Task Force (Chair 2017) and has served on the current CA Governors Newsom’s Policy Development Committee; Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of SMUD’s Community Advisory Partners and is a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Gamma Epsilon Boulѐ.

Business Alliances

In addition to his insurance career Mr. Keeley has worked to cultivate business alliances, serving on advisory boards and providing advocacy on behalf of small and local enterprises throughout the state of CA and country. On this journey he has crafted the business advocacy case for those opportunities including local support creates local employment and local tax revenue to support schools and home ownership thus creating a broadened tax base for much needed and services. This is a vision he continues to advocate on behalf of in providing leadership in crafting strategies to governmental and private entities on policies impacting those interests.

Relationships

During the course of his advocacy on behalf of local small businesses, partnerships and relationships have cultivated with most of the major international brokerage firms in the country. Those relationships are based on Mr. Keeley’s 30 plus years of experience in the insurance industry, coupled with his legal acumen and small business ownership, which position him to provide a rather unique perspective whether advising clients on insurance programs or advocating/testifying before governmental boards and commissions.

Insurance Programs

MGK brokerage specializes in the development of risk programs tailored to each client by creating accountability standards in the administration and support of insurance programs, including program design/implementation and contractual risk transfer options.

Education & Community Service

Michael received his undergraduate education at UCLA and Juris Doctor from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. He is a past member of the CA Insurance Commissioners Diversity Task Force (Chair 2017) and has served on the current CA Governors Newsom’s Policy Development Committee; Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of SMUD’s Community Advisory Partners and is a member of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Gamma Epsilon Boulѐ.

Why Choose Us

Our executive staff has professional degrees and ten plus years of business experience
as well as industry designations. MGK Risk is a Certified Minority Business.

Assistant Vice-President

Catherine Estioko-Yokoi

Catherine Estioko-Yokoi provides MGK Risk with 17 years experience in customer service, underwriting and insurance marketing services. She has worked with MGK Risk since inception in 2008. Ms. Yokoi provides client support services and marketing for various small business, non-profit and middle market commercial accounts.

Catherine’s background includes service at AON Risk Services where she worked five years as a Relationship Specialist managing a $5,000,000 book of business. Prior to her tenure at AON she worked as a workers’ compensation underwriter where she developed the knowledge necessary to make timely and complete submissions to ensure optimum quality and premium pricing.

Catherine received her Associate of Arts at California State University at Sacramento and Associate in Risk Management designation in 2003. She is a member of Toastmasters and married to Jeff Yokoi. They and they reside in Elk Grove, CA.

President of Bond Division

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson has over 30 years experience in the Contract Surety Bond industry. He has extensive expertise as an underwriter, surety agent, and designer and facilitator of bonding programs for public and private entities.

Michael is a specialist in obtaining surety bonds for contractors and developers through a variety of standard and non-standard surety markets. He is dedicated to conducting business with integrity and professionalism in building opportunities for contractors of all sizes. As a member of a nationwide network of surety bond professionals, he enjoys contributing to the growth and development of business and residential communities nationwide.

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Certified Experience

Over 30 years customer experience in insurance industry Risk Management. Our 98% CX rating is based on professionalism.

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Great Insurance Support

Our data-driven analysis covers the entire lifecycle of insurance coverage needed to manage risk and control costs.

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Experienced Insurance Team

Over 40 years of insurance industry experience consisting of claims administration, underwriting and broker services.

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Integrity

Our belief is clients remain when they believe and trust we are working in their best interests. We have demonstrated these abilities over the years.

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Insurance Success

Developing a close working relationship towards your risk insurance is accomplished by learning your risk model.

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Types of Risk Insurance

Risk insurance covers dynamic, financial, non-financial, fundamental, particular, pure, speculative, and static.