In his four decades as an insurance professional, Wellman Shew has witnessed many changes in the national and Californian insurance industries. In Fresno, California, he is the owner, president, and manager of Shew & Company Insurance Services.
The insurance agency he founded in 2005 specializes in employee benefits. life insurance
Insurance for long-term care
Section 125 accounts for health savings
Whether the client is a large corporation seeking to provide first-rate employee benefits or an individual seeking cost-effective options for health insurance, life insurance, and retirement benefits, we can meet their needs.
Achievements within the Insurance Industry
Wellman celebrated his 40th year as an insurance agent in California in February 2022. His tenure in the state's insurance market attests to his proficiency and professionalism. His outstanding career should continue for many more years.
Before this, leaders of the Central California Association of Health Underwriters (CCAHU) named Shew its member of the year for his devoted and exemplary service as one of California's finest insurance professionals.
Organizations like the CCAHU allow him to establish vital connections in the California insurance industry. These connections allow him to provide clients with the finest insurance products at competitive prices.
Shew is a certified financial planner and a highly regarded veteran of the California insurance market.
Registered health underwriter.
Chartered life underwriter.
Employee benefits consultant with registration.
Wellman's expertise is so well-known and valued that he was featured on Employee Benefits Selling magazine's April 2004 issue cover. The magazine's cover story discussed Shew's expertise in insurance and employee benefits.
Fresno city officials also proclaimed Wellman Shew Day to recognize his commitment to providing exceptional service and aiding the local community. Officials of the municipality proclaimed in recognition of his community service and positive interactions with residents and employers.
Acute Observer of the Continually Evolving Insurance Industry
With decades of experience assisting Californians and local employers in obtaining quality insurance to protect themselves and their businesses, Wellman has observed numerous changes in the state and national insurance industries.
The most prominent is the Affordable Care Act, which mandates that individuals obtain health insurance and that most employers provide group health insurance benefits to workers who clock 30 or more hours per week. He assists individuals and employers in meeting federal and state requirements for health insurance coverage.
Numerous small businesses in the Fresno metropolitan area are particularly susceptible to the potential for high costs associated with providing group health insurance benefits. He assists them in offering affordable health insurance to their respective employees.
Individuals and business owners can obtain quality insurance coverage and offer valuable employee benefits with professional guidance. He is an expert in health savings accounts, long- and short-term disability insurance, and health insurance plans with high deductibles.
Shew also specializes in umbrella insurance and provides clients and general consumers with information about the coverage that protects against costs that may exceed the limits of other insurance policies. His blog imparts his diverse knowledge so that consumers from all walks of life and professions can learn how to purchase valuable and affordable insurance.
Recently, he introduced his website and blog at WellmanShew.com. There, he regularly publishes blog entries that describe recent changes in the insurance industry and the current and potential future effects of ever-changing insurance regulations and laws.
Academic and Professional History
Wellman Shew is a native of Fresno and a 1981 graduate of Central Union High School and California State University-Fresno with a bachelor's degree in business administration.
After earning a bachelor's degree, he became a licensed California insurance producer in 1982 and has since established himself as one of the state's top insurance experts.
His first job in the insurance industry was as a broker for Fresno's Fraser & Associates. Before founding Shew & Company Insurance Services, he worked for Fraser & Associates for eight years before joining other insurance agencies.
He strives to provide clients with the best insurance services possible and assists them in acquiring the best insurance products at competitive prices. He offers insurance solutions to individuals and groups and has access to many of the best insurance products underwritten by California's most reputable and prestigious insurance companies.
Engagement in the Neighborhood
Wellman is also an active member of and contributor to Clovis Hills Community Church. He believes in providing his fellow congregants with the best possible place of worship and in participating in community outreach initiatives that help to improve the lives of his fellow Fresnans.
In 2020, Wellman Shew joined the board of directors of Total Life Change, which empowers individuals to improve their health and wellness through significant life changes. Dietary changes that improve nutrition and health may be among the alterations. In addition, they may include acquiring marketable job skills, enrolling in college, or making positive career transitions.