949.438.5207

Meet Our Team

  • Jerry Smith

    Agent / Owner
    Office: 949-438-5207
    Fax: 949-248-1716
    635 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 214
    San Clemente CA 92673
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    After graduating from Brigham Young University in 1980 with a degree in Accounting, Jerry worked for GTE (Verizon) for 15 years. He married Barbara in 1995, moved to San Clemente and switched from a corporate career to managing General Insurance Services.

     

    In addition to helping our insureds, he enjoys spending time with his large blended family, serving in his church congregation, playing volleyball, riding bikes, and reading.

     

    He feels fortunate to have learned Spanish while on a 2 year mission to Argentina prior to college, which allows him to better help our Spanish speaking insureds.

  • Barbara Smith

    Agent / Owner
    Office: 949-438-5207
    Fax: 949-248-1716
    635 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 214
    San Clemente CA 92673
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    Barbara grew up in the Insurance Agency that her father, Herbert Brown started in 1947 and ran out of their West Los Angeles home.  After receiving her college degree and teaching credential she looked forward to a career in education. However, her dad realized how valuable she was to the Agency, and soon had Barbara involved full time.

     

    Herb moved the Agency from West Los Angeles to Orange County in 1975 and the extended family all relocated to South Orange County.  Barbara took over the Agency in 1994, a year before marrying Jerry.

     

    She has loved the flexibility to schedule her work hours around her children’s schedule throughout the years.  She enjoys using her insurance knowledge and rich life experiences to help and counsel others.

     

  • Kathy Skupa

    Agent / Customer Service Rep
    Office: 949-438-5207
    Fax: 949-248-1716
    635 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 214
    San Clemente CA 92673
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    Kathy started working for General Insurance Services in 1998 after working in the semiconductor industry for many years.

     

    She and her husband have lived in San Clemente since 1994. They are active in their HOA community and often attend city council meetings to make sure their town is kept safe and beautiful.

     

    Kathy’s favorite free time activities are gardening and home improvements, and spending time with family and friends.

     

  • Donna Stevens

    Agent / Customer Service Rep
    Office: 949-438-5207
    Fax: 949-248-1716
    635 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 214
    San Clemente CA 92673
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    Donna started her Insurance career in 2002 working for Allstate Insurance Company. She obtained her Property and Casualty license the following year and went on to win awards for her customer service.

     

    After years of valuable experience with multiple companies, Donna joined General Insurance Services in April 2015.

     

    In her free time you might find her at a BBQ Competition and/or spending quality time with her family.

  • Heidi Romero

    Custormer Service Rep
    Office: 949-438-5207
    Fax: 949-248-1716
    635 Camino De Los Mares, Suite 214
    San Clemente CA 92673
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    Heidi graduated from BYU with a degree in Finance and worked for a mutual fund firm in L.A. for several years. She put her career on hold and moved to San Clemente to raise her three daughters. Heidi joined General Insurance Services in 2009, when her youngest started elementary school.

     

    Her husband, Enrique has been helping us for years to keep our computers and network running, and to make sure we are taking advantage of the latest technology to best assist our customers.

     

    When not working, Heidi keeps busy taking care of her family and helping in her church.