At OVD, we build an insurance experience around you.

OVD Insurance is a full-service insurance and risk management firm dedicated to providing clients with value-driven guidance. We guide clients through change and help navigate through increasingly complex risk environments that modern organizations face. With a long-term focus and commitment to relationships, our goal is to help you become a better buyer of insurance.

Over the past 40+ years, we’ve grown to become one of the largest, truly independent, insurance agencies in America. From our offices in Grand Rapids, Raleigh, and Pittsburgh – we work with clients across North America. From main street business to private equity, publicly traded and public entities, we have the expertise to deliver custom solutions centered around YOUR goals.

Serving Since



  • 1982 – Russ Olivier + Tom VanDyk see a world in which people and business are underserved – and deserve more.
  • OVD recognizes its service is unique and doubles down on its commitment to scale with the best people, period.


  • 2023 – OVD invests in new service horizons to meet the evolving needs of our clients. Our growth has propelled us to a national level, and we eagerly anticipate the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.
  • OVD Recognizes insurance has become staggeringly complex – and commits to distilling the noise, simplifying communication and offering full transparency.


  • 2024 – While we’ve found an appetite for the predictably unpredictable – our future will still most certainly be directed by you.
  • So where’s OVD going? Where you take us. We’ll be happy to be part of the journey.