Brashears Insurance Associates

brashears-insurance2Brashears Insurance Agency is a locally owned and operated independent insurance agency based in both Santa Barbara, CA and Honolulu, HI. This means that we do not represent just one insurance company, we represent several insurance carriers. Our agency has access to numerous A-rated carriers, which better enables us to meet the individual needs of our clients. This also allows our clients to stay with us even as their insurance needs evolve or change over time.

With decades of experience providing insurance services in Santa Barbara and surrounding areas, Brashears Insurance Agency is one of the leading independent insurance agencies in the Tri-Counties. Over the years, our services have expanded to Honolulu, HI and the Hawaiian islands. Being in business for several decades, has allowed our agency to develop and maintain strong relationships with top insurance companies, which ultimately allows us to have more options to provide to our clients.

Mike Brashears
Founder / Managing Partner
Mike has lived in Santa Barbara since 1966. He is a graduate of San Diego State University with a BS in Finance. Mike lives in Santa Barbara 50% and Honolulu, Read More
Ken Newendorp
“Ken is a partner at Brashears Insurance. He works to help clients understand the policies they are purchasing and the ways to help them avoid or mitigate the risks of Read More
Kelsi Gordon | Personal Lines Manager
Personal Lines manager
Kelsi Gordon | Personal Lines Manager Years in the insurance industry: 10 Kelsi Gordon is a Long Beach, Calif.-native who graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Business Read More
Martial Keyzer, MA, CLCS
Martial Keyzer specializes in business insurance for the Santa Barbara and Ventura communities.  A resident of the tri-counties since 1986, Martial previously resided in Paris, France and Brussels, Belgium.  He Read More
Neils Ludlow | Contractor's Specialist
Regional Sales Manager
Neils Ludlow | Contractor’s Specialist Insurance for Contractors by a Contractor! For more than 20 years, Neils Ludlow has served his construction industry clients with confidence, capability, and excellent service. Read More
Dan Van Hirtum
A Santa Barbara native, Dan Van Hirtum began his career in the Title Insurance industry servicing customers in the retail mortgage and real estate sales marketplace.  He made the transition Read More
Kelly Fleming
Kelly is our office manager at Brashears Insurance. She has been with the company since 2013. Her role as officer manager includes: client billing, carrier correspondence, account management, licensing, and Read More
Jared Godinez
Jared is a broker at Brashears Insurance. He works with a wide range of business and property owners to help them find the right insurance for their situation. Jared was Read More