Meet Our Team

Richard Shelton

Richard W. Shelton

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Professional certifications:

  • RHU – Registered Health Underwriter
  • REBC – Registered Employee Benefits Counselor
  • LPRT – Leading Producer Round Table – Soaring Eagle

How long have you worked at Shelton Insurance?    

  • 38 years

What industries do you have most experience with?

  • Service
  • Manufacturing
  • Municipalities
  • Hospitals & Clinics

What else would you like your clients and potential clients to know?

  • Sensitivity to clients’ needs.
  • One of the leading employee benefits providers in California

The last thirty-nine years have been spent building a top-notch insurance agency designed to provide our customers with excellent products at competitive prices. Continuous education and adaptation to our changing markets have allowed us to excel in the employee benefits industry. High level service and great products are key ingredients to our success.

Today, Richard W. Shelton Insurance Marketing Inc. has become one of the Top 5 agencies in California. We have excelled nationally as one of the Top 28 agencies in the United States in the employee benefits business. Even though we have received high acclaim by our peers, the customer’s needs are always the ultimate consideration.

Violet Yerena

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I love helping clients with different backgrounds. Being a mother is my greatest achievement.

Violet has worked for Shelton Insurance for more than four years, and in that time, has helped clients in small business, accountancy, and healthcare, among other industries. Her ability to speak Spanish fluently allows her to provide valuable assistance and exceptional customer service to Shelton’s Spanish-speaking clientele. She loves helping clients from different backgrounds solve their varying insurance challenges. In her spare time, she is working towards getting her insurance agent license to provide even greater value to the firm. Most of all, Violet’s greatest achievement is motherhood – she loves spending time with her family.

Mayra Rojas

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I’m always ready to help and support clients.

As a long-time, five-year employee of Shelton Insurance, Mayra knows the ropes and is well experienced helping clients in agribusiness, manufacturing, and medicare, as well as Covered CA and small group situations. She contributes greatly to the firm through her expertise and professional certification as an Accident & Health, and Life insurance agent, helping clients make important decisions for their futures, every day. Mayra is always ready to help and support clients, whatever they might need. She is bilingual, so Spanish-speaking clients know she is a reliable team member who can easily explain various insurance options.

Andrew Shelton

Andrew Shelton

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Professional certifications:

  • LUTCF – Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow
  • CLTC – Certification for Long-Term Care
  • LPRT – Leading Producers Round Table – Soaring Eagle

How long have you worked at Shelton Insurance?  

  • 12 years

What industries do you have most experience with?

  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Tech Start Ups
  • Agriculture
  • Retail
  • Non-Profit
  • Service Industry
  • Insurance
  • CPA’s
  • Tax preparers
  • Legal Firms
  • Retirees
  • Small business owners

Growing up here in San Benito County, I was always involved in local sports, student government, and boy scouts, even earning the Eagle Scout title and learning to give back to my community. In recent years, I have continued to volunteer as Chair for Boy Scouts of America, and am the Secretary for the Economic Development Corporation of San Benito County and a Rotarian. In the past, I have been a member of the United Way of San Benito County Board, Leadership San Benito and the local Editorial Board. My greatest joys are being a dad, working with multi-generational clients, traveling, supporting local activities, enjoying live music, and sports of all kinds.

Yazmin Mandujano

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I am very family oriented – my children are my biggest motivation. I love helping others which is why I really enjoy my job. I like seeing faces light up when I help a client solve a problem.

After working at Shelton Insurance for more than a year, Yazmin has gained experience working with clients in small business, agribusiness, and law. She also enjoys helping retirees secure insurance options perfect for their post-work stage of life. Her valuable contribution as a bilingual staff member ensures that clients from Spanish-speaking backgrounds are clearly understood and receive the insurance plans they desire. Yazmin is very family oriented and considers her children her biggest motivation. She enjoys her job because she loves helping others. It brings her joy to see a client’s face light up with she helps them solve a problem.

At Shelton Insurance, the health of our employees, clients and community is very important to us. Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. During this time, we wanted to update you on how we are approaching the situation here at Shelton Insurance. Due to health and safety concerns, we will be keeping our office doors closed. We have prepared a plan for the continuation of our services and will be available normal business hours through phone, email, and web conferencing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please note that each insurer is waiving cost-sharing for medically necessary screening and testing for COVID-19.

Shelton Insurance is here to support your insurance needs with our team of dedicated staff members. Please contact us at (877) 727-1122 or email us at As we go forward, we’ll be sure to keep you updated, and know that we always value your questions, ideas and feedback.

Thank You,
Your Shelton Insurance Team