Chad is a California personal insurance specialist and has been on the Sun Pacific protection team since 2007. He attended the University of Southern California and studied Policy, Planning and Development, with a minor in Business. Chad has also founded and sold two online businesses in the gluten-free niche and sits on the Board of Directors for the Celiac Disease Foundation, where he dedicates much of his free time to spreading awareness about living gluten-free. Chad and his wife, Jessie, welcomed their first child, Jake, in April 2016. He is also an avid golfer, dog-lover, musician and Lakers, Angels and USC sports fan.
Larry “stumbled” into the insurance industry in 1972 after three years as an officer in the U. S. Marine Corps, which included a tour of duty in Vietnam. He then went on to work for Safeco Insurance Company. During the eight years with Safeco, Larry began preparing to start his own independent agency. In 1980, Larry opened the doors to Sun Pacific Insurance and became dedicated to educating consumers to help them make better informed insurance decisions. In addition, Larry has completed the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter designation (CPCU), the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation and is a Certified WorkComp Advisor (CWCA).
In his spare time, Larry enjoys spending time with his six grandchildren and playing golf as much as possible.
Manager, Mission Viejo Office
Gail Sutton, manager of the Mission Viejo office, has been on the Sun Pacific protection team for over 26 years. Gail and her husband have 5 sons and 3 grandchildren. In her spare time, Gail enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and also enjoys gardening, reading and tackling small home improvement projects.
Kathleen “Charlie” Steen has been on the Sun Pacific protection team for over 20 years and has 30+ years of experience in the insurance industry. She holds licenses in Property and Casualty, Life and Health Insurance. Charlie is committed to ensuring her that her clients fully understand their policies and coverages. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, baking, travel and cheering on the Anaheim Ducks.
Melody has been on the Sun Pacific protection team for 9 years and has over 14 years experience in the insurance industry. Melody has one son and a little dog, named Jeepers. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with her family.
Nadia Moreno has been on the Sun Pacific protection team for 18 years. Nadia is a mother of one boy and two girls, and enjoys hiking, boot camp, cycling, zumba, Latin dance, bike riding to the beach, vacationing and spending quality time with family and friends.
Faviola Tellez has been with Sun Pacific Insurance for over 19 years. She is the mother of two children, an 18 year old girl and a 12 year old boy. She likes to read and also enjoys spending time with family and friends. In addition, every year in December, Faviola and her family drive 32 hours to Mexico to visit their family and friends. Faviola is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish, and enjoys helping all of her customers with their insurance needs.
Donell initially joined Sun Pacific in 1995 and served as insurance counselor with the agency until 2003. Following her love of flying, Donell left the agency for a short stint as a flight attendant and most recently for 6 years as a benefits consultant in the field of employee benefits. She re-joined the Sun Pacific team in September 2013 and enjoys interacting with new and existing clients. Donell is married with 3 children and 3 grandchildren and is an avid Dodger fan!
Paulina Guerrero has been a member of the Sun Pacific team for over 3 years. As Administrative Assistant, she provides support and assistance to the other protection team members. She is a mother of two children and in her free time, enjoys baking goodies, watching movies and going for long walks with her family.
Manager, Tustin Office
Julie has managed our Tustin office, Members Pacific Insurance, since 1997. She has over 33 years experience in the insurance industry and attained her CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) designation in 1991. In her spare time, she is involved in the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) program, studies Martial Arts, scuba dives, and enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children, 4 grandchildren and new kitty, Watson.
Martha has been on the Members Pacific protection team for 6 years and has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. Martha enjoys spending time with her family and friends.