W. Scott Engle IIIW. Scott Engle III – LUTCF, President

Born in Minnesota, Scott moved to Cayucos, CA in 1967. It was in the first few days of living at the beach that he picked up his first surfboard and never looked back. While surfing is one of Scott’s passions, he also enjoys helping others. In 1980, he started an insurance agency to help clients protect their assets by educating people and helping them to make sound risk management decisions. Although the industry has changed a lot since then, Scott’s commitment to client service has never wavered.

Scott lives in San Luis Obispo with his wife, Janice. They have two grown children, five grandchildren, and two dogs. Outside of the office, Scott loves to surf, golf, hike, travel, and spend time with his family.

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Jayne Engle-AllenJayne Engle-Allen – CLCS, Vice President

Born and raised on the central coast, Jayne has been in the insurance industry nearly all of her life. Jayne attended UC Davis where she was a member of the UCD waterski team. She earned a bachelor’s degree, and upon graduating, was offered a position as an underwriter for an insurance company in Sacramento, CA. She moved back to the central coast in 2003 to run the personal insurance department of Engle & Associates. She earned her CLCS designation shortly after, and transitioned into commercial insurance. Jayne specializes in mid-size to large commercial risks with an emphasis on controlling insurance costs through sound risk management.

When she’s not in the office, Jayne enjoys spending time with her family. Her hobbies include wakeboarding, kayaking, snowboarding, riding dirtbikes, and pretty much anything that involves being in the water or being outdoors.

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Travis AllenTravis Allen – CLCS

Travis is an Atascadero native and has spent most of his life on the Central Coast. After a successful career as an ASE Certified Master Auto Technician, Travis made a career change and came on board as a commercial lines agent specializing in Garagekeepers coverage. His years of experience in the boating and automotive industries have given him a unique skill set to bring to Commercial Insurance. He easily transitioned into writing all types of commercial insurance, as well as running agency operations. He has obtained his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation.

He loves the outdoors and spending time with his wife, Jayne and their two daughters.

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Wendy Bates Wendy Bates

Wendy is a lifetime resident of the central coast and began her career in insurance in 1992. Wendy holds licenses for fire and casualty, as well as life and health insurance. Wendy is our new business specialist and excels in total protection packages including home, auto, umbrella, RV, motorcycle, and more. She is very knowledgeable and is a great asset to our organization.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter. She loves going camping and is an avid reader.

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Lisa K Murdoch Lisa K Murdoch – CIC – Commercial Insurance

Born in Lubbock, Texas Lisa moved to California in 1974. She began her insurance career in 1990 in Los Angeles and since then has gained invaluable knowledge and experience in all aspects of commercial and personal insurance with a dedicated focus on commercial insurance. She has a strong background in large commercial property portfolios and construction insurance including OCIP wrap administration. In 2000, she earned her Certified Insurance Counselor designation and is currently working on completing her bachelor’s degree.

Outside of the office, Lisa is a lifelong athlete and she loves to golf, run, and hike. Lisa also enjoys camping, gardening, cooking, and reading. She is married to a Scotsman from Glasgow and, together, they have 2 sons.

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Sarah Cordova Sarah Cordova – PLCS

Sarah was born and raised in San Luis Obispo, CA. She started in the insurance industry with Engle & Associates in 2006 as our receptionist. She advanced her career by obtaining her fire and casualty license and recently obtained her Bachelor’s Degree. Sarah works in our Morro Bay office and specializes in all personal lines products. From motorcycles to mansions and everything in between, Sarah prides herself on her commitment to insuring your property correctly.

Outside of work she loves reading, hiking, traveling, wine tasting, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Richard Gladwill Richard Gladwill

Born and raised in San Luis Obispo, he has deep roots in our community. Richard is a licensed life and health agent and chose this path because he really enjoys helping people. Health insurance can be very confusing, especially with the Health Care Reform Act changes. He specializes in Medicare Supplements as well as individual and family health plans.

Outside of the office he enjoys surfing, golfing, snowboarding, hiking, and anything outdoors.

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Jessica Bates Jessica Bates

Jessica was born and raised on the Central Coast and graduated from Atascadero High, go Greyhounds! Jessica has worked with us since 2011, starting as an intern and working her way up to our Receptionist. The friendly voice you hear when you call our office is more than likely hers. Jessica enjoys giving our clientele the help that they need in a timely and efficient manner.

When Jessica is not in the office she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, quad riding, modeling, and spending time with her family.

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Johnna Tuson Johnna Tuson

Johnna Tuson is a Central Coast native who began her career in the insurance industry in 1995. She holds a California Property and Casualty insurance license and takes pride in listening to her clients’ concerns and tailoring their insurance to meet those needs. Johnna specializes in personal insurance packages including home, auto, umbrella, boat, motorcycle, and RV insurance at our SLO office.

When she is not in the office, Johnna enjoys spending time with her husband, and can be found cheering him on at team roping events throughout California. She is also an avid photographer.

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Wayne H Kwong Wayne H Kwong – CLCS

Wayne was born in Los Angeles, CA and relocated with his family to the Central Coast in 1998. He has been with Engle & Associates since 2013, starting as support staff and promoting to a licensed insurance agent, specializing in Commercial Insurance. Wayne’s customer service is top notch thanks to his background in the hospitality industry. Wayne is presently our only bilingual agent with fluency in both English and Cantonese.

Outside of work he is a huge movie, TV, and sports buff. Go Lakers! His Australian Shepherd Corgi mix, Swarley is even named after a TV character. His love for travel has taken him on many cruises and to Tokyo, twice!

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