Based in Fresno, California, Shew currently serves as Owner and Agency Manager at Shew & Company Insurance Services Inc., an employee benefits brokerage established in 2005.
An insurance specialist for nearly four decades, Wellman Shew is proficient in a number of insurance packages and insurance-related products, including employee benefits, Section 125 plans, life insurance, disability insurance, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), long-term care insurance, and 401k plans.
Shew will officially celebrate his 40th year as an insurance industry professional in February 2022.
Wellman Shew has received a number of coveted industry honors and accolades throughout his career, recognition not only of his unwavering commitment to world-class client service, but also his continually and consistently strong performance as a leader in the local insurance industry.
In April 2004, Shew was featured on the cover of Employee Benefits Selling Magazine. Shew was also once awarded Member of the Year honors by the Central California Association of Health Underwriters (CCAHU), and was even once recognized by the City of Fresno with the proclamation of “Wellman Shew Day.”
Shew is the recipient of multiple professional designations, including CFP (Certified Financial Planner®), CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter®), RHU (Registered Health Underwriter®), and REBC (Registered Employee Benefit Consultant®).
Wellman Shew earned his high school diploma at Fresno’s Central Union High School (1977). Following high school graduation, Shew completed his undergraduate studies at California State University-Fresno (CSU-Fresno), earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1981.
Shew is an active member and leader in the Fresno community. In 2020, Shew was elected to the Board of Directors for Total Life Change (TLC), a local faith-based organization. Currently, Wellman serves as training leader for the Celebrate Recovery program at Clovis Hills Community Church. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Warriors Heart Ministry.
Recently, Shew led a solar energy panel project for Clovis Hills Community Church which, to date, has saved more than $600,000 in total energy costs. He has volunteered at Celebrate Recovery for more than ten years.