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Meet Our Team

Darrell Lee
Agency Principal

Darrell is a second generation Allstate agent – his father, Marshall, was an agent before him. Darrell has only had two jobs since graduating from UC Berkeley with a degree in Physics. He worked for 3 years as a process development engineer at National Semiconductor prior to joining Allstate and the agency over 27 years ago. He enjoys traveling with his family, warm water scuba diving, cheering on our local sports teams, and a terrible game of golf. Darrell feels the success of our agency is predicated on having a great team of knowledgeable agents and doing what’s right for our clients by helping them determine the best insurance plan for their specific needs.

Vic Hauser
Agency Principal and Advisor

Vic started his career with Allstate over 41 years ago. In fact, Vic and Darrell’s father Marshall were Allstate training school roommates. Vic has always put his clients’ interests first and foremost. He enjoys time with his four daughters, grandkids, and the family horse.

Kathy Nyman
Financial Professional

Kathy has 23 years of institutional investment experience and 6 years experience in private client services.

Charles W. Shelby
Senior Licensed Sales Producer

Charles started his career path in the insurance industry back in 1983 and has been with Allstate since 1984. With his educational training in business administration and overall experience with Allstate. From contacting prospects door to door, to an agency owner, he has been eyewitness to the ever evolving and exciting changes to the Allstate brand. It still comes down to a welcoming smile and a helping hand, to cement relationships with the families we serve. Married, with adult children and grandchildren, they all enjoy fishing, traveling and supporting our local sports teams.

Andrea Barreto
Senior Licensed Sales Agent

Andrea has been with Allstate for over 24 years. She is married and has a young adult son. Her favorite outdoor activities include walking her two dogs and traveling. This summer she tried stand-up paddle boarding. Andrea is tri-lingual in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Cory Shearin
Licensed Sales Producer

Cory has sales experience in the insurance industry since 2009. He is originally from Georgia and has made his way to the Bay Area from Nevada going on two years ago. He enjoys traveling and trying new things. Cory believes in building customer relationships and winning over client’s trust to provide them proper coverage options that meet their needs at the best rate possible.

Natalie Ingram
Licensed Service Agent

Natalie’s entire career has been in the insurance industry. She has worked the last 22 years for our agency. She appreciates the time she spends getting to know the customers and assisting them with their insurance needs. Natalie enjoys spending time traveling with her husband of 32 years. She looks forward to becoming a grandmother in 2015.

Christine Lee
Licensed Service Agent

Christine has been working in the Insurance Industry since 2011. She has a BS in Management from UC Merced and was excited to join the family business upon graduation. In her spare time, Christine enjoys snowboarding, soaking up the sun, and traveling.

James Thomas
Account Manager

James has been working in the insurance industry since 2012. He has experience as a customer service specialist as well as a property and automobile specialist. James received his Marketing Degree at Chabot College.