Employee Benefits



We built 1Broker to modernize risk management by simplifying the insurance marketplace for our clients.


We firmly believe that technology brings efficiencies, and face time builds relationships. 


Whether it's a hard to place commercial insurance renewal, virtual open enrollment meeting, or the purchase of a new home, all of our Brokers are multi-licensed and ready to assist.


1Broker | lots of Services

Commercial Property & Casualty Insurance


Group/Individual Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance


HCSO (Health Care Security Ordinance) Compliance



Group/Individual Life, & Disability Insurance


Personal Homeowners, Auto, & Umbrella Insurance



401(K) Retirement Planning

- Meet The Team -


Loran McBride


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As a multi-line producer for the last 6 years, Loran works closely with small-midsize business owners in managing their Commercial Insurance Policies and Employee Benefits Administration.

Loran’s all-encompassing approach towards risk management, coupled with his sharp attention to detail, gives his clients the freedom to focus on their business needs with peace of mind in knowing that their financial services are being handled thoroughly and efficiently.


Loran holds his Securities Series 7 (Registration with LPL Financial), CA Fire and Casualty Broker License, and CA Accident and Health license. 


Matthew Tarantino


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Matthew is a LPL Financial Advisor serving individuals and businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. He specializes in offering comprehensive investment management and retirement planning to individuals and small business owners.

As an experienced Financial Consultant, Matthew also works closely with small-midsize businesses in helping them consolidate and simplify their financial needs from an employee benefits, commercial insurance, and group retirement standpoint. Matthew is passionate about helping small businesses become more financially prepared and is dedicated to provide detailed follow-through, superior service and continuous availability.

Matthew, a Marin County native, is an alumni of The University of the Pacific where he graduated with a BS in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration and played baseball as a 1st Team All Academic performer.

Matthew holds his Securities Series 7 & 66 (Registrations with LPL Financial), CA Fire and Casualty Broker, and CA Accident and Health licenses. 

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Megan Merrill

Employee Benefits Manager

Megan joins 1Broker Insurance Services with 15 years of experience in the employee benefits arena. She has extensive knowledge managing health insurance accounts for small, midsize, and large group employers as well as individuals and families.

Megan’s exemplary customer service and meticulous attention to detail provide clients with the assurance and support they seek in an employee benefits advocate.

A Wisconsin native, Megan earned a degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison before making her journey to the West Coast. She currently lives in the East Bay with her family where they enjoy beach days, hiking, and live music events in and around the community.

Megan holds a CA Accident and Health Insurance license. 


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