Doug Motz was born and raised in the Coachella Valley and has over 33 years of experience in the insurance industry. Doug’s father started his insurance agency in the Palm Springs area, over 45 years ago. He followed in his father’s footsteps and started his own insurance agency in Palm Desert over 23 years ago and is proud that his son, Jonathan has continued the family tradition by entering the insurance business. Together they provide their customers with decades of experience in the insurance industry. Doug is very active in his community where he belongs to several different organizations. He believes giving back brings you interesting and challenging opportunities that allow you to connect to your community while making it a better place to live.
Doug is the proud Grandpa to six beautiful Granddaughter’s, whom all reside in the desert and call him Grandpa “YesYes”.
Director of Marketing
Carole Motz is a licensed insurance agent in both property-casualty and life insurance. Her focus is on marketing and promotions for the agency.
Carole is very active in several organizations in the desert. She and her husband Doug were named “Affiliates of the Year” for the California Desert Association of REALTORS in 2012. She is an ambassador for the La Quinta Chamber of Commerce and was “Ambassador of the Year” in 2009 and again in 2013. In 2008, Carole and Doug were awarded the “Presidents Award” for the California Desert Association of REALTORS. She is also a member of the Leadership Coachella Valley, Women’s Council of Realtors, Girlfriend Factor, Women’s Leader Forum and is an active supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of Cathedral City. Awards and accolades can’t compete with the joy that Carole’s 6 granddaughters bring, and she loves to spend time with them.
Jonathan Rusin has been a licensed insurance agent since 2005. He takes pride in his work and strives to provide excellent customer service to all of his customers. Jonathan and his wife, Michelle have 3 daughters and reside in the Coachella Valley.
Director of Marketing
Michelle is a lifelong resident of the Coachella Valley. She studied Psychology at Biola University and prior to working in the insurance business, worked with underprivileged children in the Foster Care system. When she married her husband Jonathan in 2005, she joined the Motz-Rusin Insurance family and became the Director of Marketing. Michelle is the mother of 3 children, whom she mainly taxi’s from one activity to another
Property-Casualty & Life Specialist
Debby, a native of the Coachella Valley, is Motz-Rusin Insurance Agency’s office manager and is licensed in both property-casualty and life insurance. Debby has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. She is a wealth of knowledge and is a valued partner in the Motz-Rusin insurance family.
Born and raised in Southern California, Michelle started her career in the Insurance Industry in 1997. She moved to the Coachella Valley in 1999 to start her family and further her career. A valued partner in the Motz-Rusin Insurance family since 2006, Michelle specializes in Commercial Insurance.
Kristina began her insurance career in Seattle, WA where she worked with and was mentored by, some of the top private risk advisors in the country. She uses a consultative approach to understanding client needs and tailoring individualized programs for each customer.
Kristina grew up in the Desert with her 3 sisters and earned her undergraduate degree in Liberal Studies from Chapman University. She enjoys time with her family and friends, reading a good book and being active. Her history in the Desert, as well as Seattle provide her with the knowledge and understanding to serve clients individual needs.
Motz-Rusin Insurance Agency
License Number: OM26924
78000 Fred Waring Drive #202
Palm Desert, CA 92211