Alvin began his insurance career in 1977 as a co-op student at Cincinnati Insurance Company. He was hired into the Insurance Agency Business in June of 1983 by Bob Schiff at The Schiff Agency. In 1984, Bob acquired Kreidler-Shell Insurance which became Schiff, Kreidler-Shell. Shortly after the acquisition, Alvin was granted ownership and became Executive Vice-President of the firm. In 2005, Alvin was the leading producer and was named President of the agency. SKS was sold to a national aggregator in 2012 and Alvin left and formed The Roehr Agency. He prides himself on the fact that his firm is locally owned and operated concentrating on Property and Casualty Insurance, both personal and commercial, along with all aspects of Life Insurance. The Roehr Agency expanded its local commitment in 2016, by purchasing a building in Oakley, which will serve as their new headquarters and resource center.
Alvin currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of The University of Cincinnati Foundation, supporting the aspirations of the University of Cincinnati and UC Health through philanthropy. Alvin was the founder of the Herschede Society of the University of Cincinnati that encourages and fosters involvement of outgoing members of the UC Foundation Board of Trustees. Alvin recently completed serving as the co-chair of the Tocqueville Society division of United Way, a society of people that commit themselves to philanthropy and community service and contribute $10,000 or more annually to The United Way. Alvin is involved with The Cincinnati Fire Museum Board and is interested in the Safe House that teaches fire safety to the youth of Cincinnati. Alvin is also on the board of The University of Cincinnati Bi-Centennial Celebration coming up in 2019. Currently Joan and Alvin Roehr are serving as the co-chairs for the 2017 Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, the American Heart Association’s annual black tie gala celebrating the year-round lifesaving work of the organization.
The Roehr Agency is already one of the top premium volume agencies in the region and is driven to be the employer of choice, for young professionals seeking to advance their careers. Alvin, his team of experts and business partners, are here locally to help you “Put the Roehr back in your insurance".