Fishtown Area Business Association


State Farm Insurance, Vince Ovecka Agency

About the Business:

456 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
9 am – 6 pm
9 am – 6 pm
9 am – 6 pm
9 am – 6 pm
9 am – 5 pm
Seasonal 9 am – 12 pm
State Farm Insurance, Vince Ovecka Agency

Tell us about your business.

Insurance and financial services provider offering a wide array of personal and business insurance as well as life insurance, disability insurance, banking products, IRA’s, mutual funds and annuities.

What do you feel you offer that some of your competitors may not?

-Over 20 years experience
-Offering 24 hour customer and claims service
-One stop shopping for insurance and financial services
-Retirement planning products
-Asset protection products
-Full staff of trained and licensed professionals

What do you like about working and (if you do) running a business in this area?

My wife and I were born and raised in this area so I enjoy serving the community I grew up being a part of. I also enjoy giving back to the community by being a major sponsor of youth sports programs.

What do you think are the advantages that business owners have in the Fishtown area?

-Growing population of young professionals
-Growth of businesses
-Diverse population

What obstacles do we as a business community need to overcome?

-Keeping the neighborhood safe and clean

What are two (or three) of your favorite businesses in the neighborhood and why?

JG Real Estate – They’re led by a young entrepreneur who has vision and is honest and trustworthy.
Tommy’s Pizza – He’s a business owner who has served the area for a long time and is an extremely hard worker who inspires me to continue to put in a strong effort and grow my business.