Auto Mate was founded in 2015 with the intent to make insurance easier by providing company options, professional advice, and modern communication at no cost.

We set out to create something unique. You’re never stuck with one company - in fact we automatically shop your plan when costs increase dramatically.

We aim to be one of the top firms on the West Coast.


Steve Santi, CEO & Founder

Serial entrepreneur and thrill seeker; I’m usually always up to something exciting. I want to make the most out of life and don’t want to regret missing out when I’m older. My first company was started when I was 25 and I still feel like I learn every day.

2018:  Eagle Award Winner
2017:  Independent Leadership Agency
2015:  Founded Auto Mate LLC
2014:  #1 Allstate Agency in Oregon, 2014
2014:  #2 Agency in Northwest (OR, WA, ID, HI, AK)
2012:  Top 20 Dealers in the USA, Q2
2012:  Best Insurance Agency of Clackamas County
2011:  Career Farmers Agent of the Year
2010:  Agency Excellence Award


Alina ionica, office manager

Alina has studied IT work and knows processes and systems better than anyone.  She is a favorite with the customers and helps handle much of the day-to-day at the firm.

2017:  Started with Auto Mate


Reed Aden, Agent

Practicing since 2015, Reed is a native Oregonian and University of Oregon Alumnus. He enjoys sports of all kind and his microbrews.  

2017:  Started as Independent Broker
2015:  Started Farmers Insurance Agency


Robert sharpe, Agent

Robert started in the industry in 2012.  His management experience has helped him excel in customer service.  He loves the gym, his dog, and rooting for Boston sports teams. 

2018:  Started as Independent Broker
2012:  Started career in insurance