Biography

Darryl Lim joined Allstate Insurance as a Business Development Agent in March 2016 and has been a licensed Insurance Agent in Ontario since then. In the three years he has been with Allstate, Darryl has built a solid reputation in the community as a Trusted Advisor who exceeds expectations by providing a superior client experience that includes being knowledgeable and offering customized insurance products and solutions. He has won many accolades from clients and business partners alike who value his professionalism and personal approach. You can read up on those Testimonials here.     

Darryl has also been awarded for his excellence at Allstate. He won the Business Development Agent Forecaster award in November 2016 and was awarded its Marketer of the Month in April 2018 for his efforts in sponsoring the Bikers Against Child Abuse rallies in the National Capital Region. 

His success is based on a solid network of business partners and client referrals who share his passion of delivering superior customer service while providing customized products and solutions that clients want. Prior to joining Allstate, Darryl spent ten years in sales and customer service management roles, including seven years in the automotive industry and two years in life & health insurance. He has worked in large corporations, small businesses as well as high-tech start-ups. Through it all, he has learnt how to deliver exceptional service and value one handshake at a time! 

Darryl’s past experience include two years working for a local not-for-profit organization as a Community Relations Manager, nearly three years service in the Army as an Infantry Section Leader, and ten years volunteering with the Ottawa Police Service including co-chairing its GLBT Liaison Committee and being a team member of its Critical Incident/Critical Situation Team. He has also served on the boards of the Victim Assistance Services of Ottawa-Carleton and the Ottawa Celtic Music & Dance Society.

In his spare time, Darryl is an avid traveller and Scotch connoisseur. He is also an accomplished pipe band bass & tenor drummer, drum major and drumming instructor. He has had the privilege of competing, performing and teaching across Europe, Asia and North America for more than 25 years. Darryl recently completed 11-years of service as the Drum Sergeant and NCO-in-charge of the Bass & Tenor section for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Pipes & Drums in Ottawa. He continues to volunteer his time as Drum Major of the Ottawa Caledonian Pipes & Drums as well as a Drumming Instructor for the 75/742 (Barrhaven) Air Cadet Pipes & Drums program. He previously competed with the Grade Two Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band as a tenor drummer, winning the North American Pipe Band Championships in 2013 with them.

A proud resident of Ottawa since 2001 who is fluently bilingual in English and Mandarin, Darryl is an alumnus of both Carleton University and Griffith University (Australia) where he earned an Honours degree in Social Anthropology and an Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications respectively.

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