About Santa Barbara Health Insurance

Steve Byrd and Rob  Cavaness met in the dorms freshman year at UCSB in 1983 and became fast friends.  After graduating with a bachelor of arts degree majoring in business economics in 1987, Steve entered the insurance business with New York Life in 1988.  Steve has earned many industry awards such as the Million Dollar Roundtable and the New York Life Career Council.  He has also been a member of the Santa Barbara Association of Life Underwriters for over 30 years. Steve enjoys spending time with his two daughters, live music, beach volleyball, and surfing.

Rob Cavaness is a founding partner of Santa Barbara Health Insurance.  He has over 18 years of experience in the insurance industry.  He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1988.  He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters.  Rob enjoys spending time with his family, beach volleyball, surfing, and biking.

They pride themselves on providing smart advice and exceptional service for their clients in the areas of small group employee benefits, health insurance, Medicare supplements, life and disability insurance.

When you work with Santa Barbara Health Insurance, you will be interacting with Steve or Rob or both.  They have made the strategic decision to be involved in all aspects of the business.   From starting a new policy to customer service, they take pride in being there for their clients.  With over 50 years of combined experience, you are in good hands with Santa Barbara Health Insurance Solutions!

Rob Cavaness and Steve Byrd

Rob Cavaness / Steve Byrd