Biography

Darryl Lim has built a solid reputation in the National Capital Region as a Trusted Insurance 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. He won the Business Development Agent Forecaster award in November 2016, was awarded Marketer of the Month in April 2018 for his efforts in sponsoring the Bikers Against Child Abuse rallies in the National Capital Region, and most recently was recognized as a Top Producer within Eastern Ontario for Jan-Jun 2019.

His success is based on a solid network of business partners and client referrals who value his passion of delivering superior customer service while providing customized products and solutions that clients want. Prior to becoming an insurance advisor, Darryl spent ten years in a variety of sales and customer service management roles, including two years launching a start-up. Through it all, he has learnt to deliver exceptional value and superior service one handshake at a time! 

Darryl’s diverse experience include two years working for a local non-profit organization as its community relations manager and nearly three years service in the Army as an Infantry Section Leader. He is actively involved in the Ottawa community. Some of his contributions include ten years volunteering with the Ottawa Police Service including co-chair of its GLBT Liaison Committee and team leader on its Critical Incident/Critical Situation (CI/CS) Program. 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 accomplished pipe band drummer, drum major and drumming instructor. He has had the privilege of competing, adjudicating, performing and teaching across Asia, Europe, and North America for more than 25 years. After serving 11 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Pipes & Drums, he continues to volunteer his time as Drum Major of the Ottawa Caledonian Pipes & Drums as well as Drumming Instructor for the Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadrons’ Pipes & Drums program. He previously competed with the Grade 2 Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band as a tenor drummer, winning the North American Pipe Band Championships in 2013 with them. Darryl has also been the master of ceremonies for the Kingston Scottish Festival since 2013 and was a master of ceremonies at the Glengarry Highland Games in 2019.

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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