Norm Hudson is a Principle Owner and CEO at Inszone Insurance Services. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the insurance world. Prior to purchasing Inszone Insurance in 2013, Norm was part of Freeway Insurance/Confie Seguros, one of the largest privately-owned insurance agencies in the United States, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Freeway Insurance in October of 2010, Mr. Hudson served as President of Cost-U-Less Insurance, where he began his career in 1997 and quickly ascended to become President in 2006. During his tenure, he expanded Cost-U-Less throughout California by developing and refining back-end processes yielding improved profits for the company. Mr. Hudson has a successful track record in leadership and management roles, helping companies grow and improve efficiency. Now as owner of Inszone Insurance, a preferred lines and commercial insurance agency, Norm is back creating magic, working on growing a successful company once again.
Norm is a husband and father to two daughters and one son. He loves water skiing, riding various off road vehicles, fishing and running various distance events and triathlons.
Chris Walters is a Principle Owner and COO at Inszone Insurance Services. A Business Administration graduate of Humboldt State University, Chris is a seasoned sales manager and designated Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist. He brings with him over 15 years of experience, successfully building sales teams in the insurance industry. During his career, Chris has helped thousands of families and businesses protect their investments. Among his accomplishments, he notes his success in building successful sales teams, lasting relationships and his family, as the greatest.
Chris is a husband and father of two beautiful girls. He loves golfing, entertaining, traveling and working hard to accomplish both business and personal goals.
Pat Grignon is the Vice President of Business Development at Inszone Insurance Services. Pat has over 15 years of experience as an insurance executive and licensed insurance agent. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in Economics and maintains a designation as a Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS). In his current role at Inszone he oversees all aspects of the sales division, working diligently to recruit and train every staff member to maximize their potential while becoming more organized and providing the best possible customer experience.
An avid golfer, proud father and husband, and an impeccable man of leisure, Pat is an integral part of the Inszone Team.
VP Business Development
Janet Castrejon is the Vice President of Operations at Inszone Insurance Services, Inc. Janet brings over 20 years of experience in the personal lines insurance market. Prior to joining Inszone, Janet served as Vice President of Operations for Confie Seguros Inc., where she directed and coordinated operations in support of the company’s growth, which includes successfully completing over 100 acquisitions during her tenure. On her time off, Janet enjoys spending time with her family and friends and enjoys outdoor hobbies such as running and hiking.
Vice President Operations
Juan Cruz is the Marketing Director at Inszone Insurance Services. He joined the company in 2016, bringing with him over 7 years of experience in direct response Marketing. Juan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies as well as a minor in Anthropology from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). In his current role at Inszone he oversees all aspects of marketing, entrusted with the task of building a consistent brand as well as successful direct response campaigns. During his career, Juan has helped multiple companies improve and expand their digital presence, grow their lead generation, and improve their brand.
Juan is a travel enthusiast with 23 countries visited so far, Scuba diver and Bike rider, believes in working hard to enjoy life to the fullest.
Akilino Jacky is a General Commercial Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. He joined Inszone Insurance in 2014 and continues to learn and work hard to provide the best service to his customers.
Maria Palomera is a General Commercial Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. She joined Inszone Insurance in 2006. Maria has over 20 years of insurance experience, providing expert advice to her customers. On her time off, Maria enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
Theresa Graves is a General Commercial Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. A veteran of the commercial industry, Theresa has been in the commercial industry for over 20 years, with 16 of those years devoted to doing commercial insurance. She began her career writing contractors insurance, and took on the cannabis industry in 2007, now an expert in this growing field. Theresa joined Inszone Insurance over 10 years ago, and has grown to be one of the top Producers and an integral part of the team.
On the personal side, Theresa enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband, 2 children and her mom and sister who she is really close to. Theresa is also a pet lover, enjoys walking her dog and letting him run in the fields chasing squirrels when weather permits.
If you are looking for a Commercial Insurance Agent, feel free to contact Theresa, she is here to help you.
Zack Weinberger is a General Commercial Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. He joined Inszone Insurance in 2013. Zack has been in the insurance space for over 13 years, helping customers acquire the coverage they need. On his time off, Zack enjoys cooking and golfing.
Tatiana Ramos is a General Commercial Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. She started her career in insurance with personal auto insurance 13 years ago, then moved over to Commercial Insurance. Tatiana worked from Producer, to Assistant Manager, to Office Manager in her previous job. Tatiana joined the Inszone team in 2015. On her time off, Tatiana enjoys running and traveling.
Norma Villafranca is a General Commercial Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. Born in Honduras, Norma has lived in California most of her life. Her career in the insurance industry goes back to 2008, and has taken her through a variety of roles adding to her expertise. The majority of her new clients are referral- based, being recommended by satisfied customer. She is never too busy to help her clients! Norma is exceptionally well-respected, not only for her excellent customer service and high ethical standards but for being an honest, hardworking agent who does absolutely everything in her power to ensure her clients have a great experience.
On her time off, Norma enjoys spending time with her family.
Contact Norma today for help in any of your commercial insurance needs.
Aranda Ward is a Commercial Account Manager at Inszone Insurance Services. Aranda is new to the Inszone team, but not new to the insurance space. She brings with her over 10 years of insurance experience, 8 years on the life insurance side and 2 years as a Managing General Agent (MGA).
On her time off, Aranda enjoys backpacking and camping.
Laurie Graves is a Commercial Account Manager at Inszone Insurance Services. An insurance veteran, Laurie has over 19 years of experience working in the insurance Industry. Her first 7 years she worked as a personal lines service and service manager, followed by 12 years on the commercial side. Laurie has been a part of the Inszone team since 2008, always striving for success.
On her time off, Laurie enjoys the outdoors, camping, fishing, cooking and primarily being a mom.
Bill Krist is a General Commercial Account Manager at Inszone Insurance Services. He joined Inszone Insurance in 1998, one of our oldest and most experienced employees. Bill has been a licensed agent since 2001, and since then has actively worked to become an expert in the insurance space. He enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge in the insurance field with all of his customers.
Natalie Fanin is a Commercial Account Manager at Inszone Insurance Services. Natalie joined Inszone Insurance in 2013, dedicating her knowledge and expertise to helping all Inszone customers. Natalie has been in the insurance industry her whole life, became a licensed insurance producer after her 18th birthday and has worked in insurance ever since, she lives and breathes insurance. One of her favorite things about her job is being able to save business owners money on their insurance premiums and policies which have earned her employee of the year award in 2015.
On her time off, Natalie enjoys jogging and reading.
Jami Sanderson is a Commercial Account Manager at Inszone Insurance Services. Jami has been in the insurance space since 2004, beginning on the personal insurance side and transitioning to commercial in 2006. For over 13 years, Jami has been helping customer on both the personal and business side get the coverage they need, and guiding them through the complex world of insurance. Jami has been part of the Inszone team since 2016, and in her short time here continues to work and learn to be the best account manager she can be.
On her time off, Jami enjoys hiking and cooking for her two sons.
Patty Cicogni is an Admin Service Manager at Inszone Insurance. Patty joined the Inszone team in 2012 with no previous insurance experience. She started as an account manager assistant and quickly started working her way up the company, got her insurance license and moved to the cert department, then QC department and today she oversees both departments. Patty is a perfect example of the rewards of hard work, rising through the company and earning an employee of the year award in 2016. Patty holds an AA in Fire Technology from America River College.
On her time off, Patty is a volunteer with the American Red Cross, Sierra – Delta Chapter. She has been with the Red Cross since 2011, deploying to local disasters and home fires. She finds helping clients in their time of need, humbling and rewarding. Her other hobby is binge watching TV whenever time allows.
Admin Services Manager
Rich Lemon is a Commercial Property Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. An insurance veteran, Rich has over 12 years of experience working in different sectors of the insurance world. He joined Inszone Insurance in 2010 and has quickly risen to be an integral part of the operation and success of the company. On his time off, Rich enjoys ice hockey and playing drums with his kids.
Yuritzi Valdiosera is a Commercial Account Manager at Inszone Insurance Services. She has been at the company since 2012, growing and learning to become the best account manager she can be. Her insurance experience started here at Inszone, and she now has 5 years of insurance experience under her belt.
On her time off, Yuritzi enjoys soccer and considers herself a Disneyland expert.
Ana Garcia is a Personal Lines Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. She has been in the insurance industry since 2013, focusing her career on the personal lines side of insurance. Ana joined the company in 2016, and is one of our youngest and brightest producers.
On her time off, Ana enjoys exercise and reading a good book, as well as enjoying time with her family.
Ernesto Baez is a Personal Lines Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. Ernesto was born in Puerto Rico and relocated to California when he was only 19 years old. He has been on the personal insurance space since 2015 and joined Inszone in 2016. Ernesto is eager and passionate about insurance, working hard to become an expert and pass on his knowledge to his customers.His customer service skills and honesty make him a great insurance agent.
On his time off, Ernesto enjoys public speaking and sports.
Jose Vidrios is a Personal Lines Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. An insurance veteran, Jose has over 10 years of experience working in the insurance field, this is not a job for him it’s his career. Jose joined the Inszone Team in 2014 and has quickly risen to be one of the top producers on the personal lines side.
On his time off, Jose enjoys spending time with his daughter and wife.
Leonel Simental is a Personal Lines Producer at Inszone Insurance Services. He has been in the insurance industry since 2011, focusing on the personal lines side of insurance. Leonel joined Inszone Insurance in 2015 and has been an integral part of the growth of the personal lines department.
On his time off, Leonel enjoys cruising on the Newport boardwalk and working out.
Tatiana Oselskis is part of the accounting team at Inszone Insurance Services. She has been in the insurance industry since 2009, with a focus on accounting. Tatiana joined Inszone Insurance in 2013, and has been an integral part of the accounting department since.
On her time off, Tatiana enjoys running, reading and writing.
Xai Thao work as part of Data Entry at Inszone Insurance Services. She is new to the insurance industry, starting her career in insurance when she joined Inszone in 2015.
On her time off, Xai enjoys scrapbooking and watching Korean dramas.