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Desert View Insurance of Arizona is a family owned independent insurance agency dedicated to providing our clients with quality insurance products. We help you manage your risk, so you can rest assured you have the protection you need.

KEVIN NORTON, CPCU

Agency Principal & Producer
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

Kevin Norton brings 38 years of industry experience to his role as principal at Desert View Insurance of Arizona.

Kevin has earned his Certified Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. He serves as a member of the Arizona Chapter of the CPCU Society, of which he is a past president. He also serves as past president and an instructor for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Arizona (IIABAZ).

Kevin gets energized by meeting with people and businesses and tailoring an insurance program that meets their unique situation.

Trudy Norton

Trudy’s first job was working in her father’s insurance agency in northeastern Illinois. She worked at the insurance agency part-time through high school and college, and for several years after college.

She left the insurance agency to work as a teacher in Illinois and then in Mesa, Arizona. She taught elementary grades, and then worked in the Educational Technology Department. She retired from Mesa Public Schools in 2014 and joined the agency full-time in 2015. 

Trudy is a licensed Property & Casualty agent. She heads up the Customer Service Department of the agency. 

KAREN CORNELL, CISR

For the last 25 years Karen Cornell has been in the role of Customer Service Representative/Agent at Desert View Insurance.  Karen started her career in high school as a legal secretary; which turned into twenty-years of working as a paralegal and office manager at various law firms in the Valley.  

Karen left the field of law to raise a family and took on a variety of positions in her church and in her children’s schools and extra-curricular activities.  Once her children were older and more independent, the transition into the insurance industry was an exciting and challenging opportunity.  

Karen focuses on meeting the service needs of our DVI customers and is proud to work with high-rated carriers such as Auto-Owners.  Outside of the office Karen enjoys hiking, movies, reading, and spending time with her family.

KALE DANIELS

Kale graduated from Arizona State University with a BS in Communication in May of 2019. He began working with Desert View Insurance in the spring of 2021 after coming back home to Arizona after living in Seattle, Washington for a year.

Kale worked in a variety of fields before and while attending college, but his favorite role was working for the Oakland Athletics during their Spring Training seasons in Mesa, Arizona from 2016-2018. Outside of work, he enjoys watching and following most professional sports, being creative on Adobe Creative Software with visual arts, and spending time with his friends, siblings, nieces, and nephews.

Iris Alegria

Iris Alegria has been working in the insurance industry since 2008. She believes that putting her clients first and maintaining a high level of professionalism on their behalf is what makes clients eager to refer her to their family and friends. Licensed in both property and casualty she was brought on board as a dedicated non-profits agent.

When she’s not on her computer or phone her and her husband are serving as lead pastors of a local church in Phoenix, AZ. They have  been happily married since 2011 and have 3 amazing children. During their seldom free time, they enjoy off-roading and traveling as a family.