meet our team

At IQ Risk Insurance, we’re known for our extremely personalized and exceptional client service. And, it’s our talented and dedicated team that has made this possible for over the last decade. We’ve created a culture of respect, accountability, and creativity, making it place where people want to do their best work for our clients. Meet the people here who make great things happen!

Nickie Tran

President and Principal Broker

Nickie Tran is the President and Principal Broker of IQ Risk Insurance Services. Nickie is responsible for developing the company’s robust commercial, life, health, and personal line practices, as well as generating new business relationships. Nickie and her highly experienced team are committed to providing exceptional service and building lasting and close relationships with clients and carriers. Nickie is dedicated to her Pilates’ practice and she also loves to hike and travel.

Noemi Gomez

Office Manager

Noemi Gomez is the Office Manager IQ Risk Insurance Services and her responsibilities include overseeing daily office operations. Noemi is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. During her free time, she enjoys visiting art museums and loves spending time with her family and friends.

Julie Wong

Commercial Line Account Manager

Julie Wong is a Commercial Line Account Manager at IQ Risk Insurance Services and she began her insurance career in 2003. Julie ’s responsibilities includes providing prompt, accurate, and courteous service to customers and prospective customers. Julie also supports our account executives in preparing company submissions for new/renewal business, marketing, and preparing proposals. Besides her career, Julie loves to spend time with her husband watching their kids play soccer and baseball.

Candace Bergey

Commercial Line Account Manager

Candace Bergey is a Commercial Line Account Manager at IQ Risk Insurance Services. Candace's responsibilities include supporting account executives with day-to-day account management for small-to-mid-sized clients and providing consistent and quality client support. Candace began as a personal lines insurance agent in 2012 and she later transitioned into commercial insurance. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. During her free time, Candace loves to travel and enjoys time with friends and family.

Alana Long

Commercial Line Insurance Broker

Alana’s responsibilities include business development, identifying prospects, as well as researching and identifying the risks and needs of clients and prospective clients. Alana specializes in Cyber, Professional, Product Liability, and Management Liability. Her clients include nonprofit organizations, law firms, and she manages the Cannabis Insurance Portfolio for the firm. A Chapman University graduate and avid beach volleyball player, Alana is a true competitor who will stop at nothing to ensure her clients have the very best service and advice.

Bobby Truong

Senior Account Manager

Bobby Truong is the Senior Account Manager at IQ Risk and he joined the firm in 2008.  Bobby’s role is guiding clients with their insurance needs, researching and recommending the best coverage, and negotiating with carriers to achieve the most competitive pricing. Bobby is a graduate from Cal Poly Pomona where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Technology and Operations Management. During his free time, Bobby enjoys bowling and watching sports.

Danae Lobbenmeier

Technical Assistant

Danae Lobbenmeier is the firm’s Technical Assistant at IQ Risk. Danae’s role is to support our team of Account Managers and help them create the most positive experience for our clients. She is currently a student at CSU Fullerton and is excited to be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance.

(949) 679-3700

38 Executive Park, Suite 320

Irvine, CA 92614

License #0E44283

Nickie Tran

President and Principal Broker

Nickie Tran is the President and Principal Broker of IQ Risk Insurance Services. Nickie is responsible for developing the company’s robust commercial, life, health, and personal line practices, as well as generating new business relationships. Nickie and her highly experienced team are committed to providing exceptional service and building lasting and close relationships with clients and carriers. Nickie is dedicated to her Pilates’ practice and she also loves to hike and travel.

Julie Wong

Commercial Line Account Manager

Julie Wong is a Commercial Line Account Manager at IQ Risk Insurance Services and she began her insurance career in 2003. Julie ’s responsibilities includes providing prompt, accurate, and courteous service to customers and prospective customers. Julie also supports our account executives in preparing company submissions for new/renewal business, marketing, and preparing proposals. Besides her career, Julie loves to spend time with her husband watching their kids play soccer and baseball.

Noemi Gomez

Office Manager

Noemi Gomez is the Office Manager IQ Risk Insurance Services and her responsibilities include overseeing daily office operations. Noemi is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. During her free time, she enjoys visiting art museums and loves spending time with her family and friends.

Candace Bergey

Commercial Line Account Manager

Candace Bergey is a Commercial Line Account Manager at IQ Risk Insurance Services. Candace's responsibilities include supporting account executives with day-to-day account management for small-to-mid-sized clients and providing consistent and quality client support. Candace began as a personal lines insurance agent in 2012 and she later transitioned into commercial insurance. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology.  During her free time, Candace loves to travel and enjoys time with friends and family.

Alana Long

Commercial Line Insurance Broker

Alana’s responsibilities include business development, identifying prospects, as well as researching and identifying the risks and needs of clients and prospective clients. Alana specializes in Cyber, Professional, Product Liability, and Management Liability. Her clients include nonprofit organizations, law firms, and she manages the Cannabis Insurance Portfolio for the firm. A Chapman University graduate and avid beach volleyball player, Alana is a true competitor who will stop at nothing to ensure her clients have the very best service and advice.

Bobby Truong

Senior Account Manager

Bobby Truong is the Senior Account Manager at IQ Risk and he joined the firm in 2008.  Bobby’s role is guiding clients with their insurance needs, researching and recommending the best coverage, and negotiating with carriers to achieve the most competitive pricing. Bobby is a graduate from Cal Poly Pomona where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Technology and Operations Management. During his free time, Bobby enjoys bowling and watching sports.

Danae Lobbenmeier

Technical Assistant

Danae Lobbenmeier is the firm’s Technical Assistant at IQ Risk. Danae’s role is to support our team of Account Managers and help them create the most positive experience for our clients. She is currently a student at CSU Fullerton and is excited to be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance.