SOE Award Recipient

2020 • Professional Services

Brenda M. Allison

Brenda Allison

• Ventura, CA •

Coast General Insurance Brokers

"Look at your financials every single month with a three to five-year historical comparison. Your monthly financials are the report card and the goals marker. How do you know if you are reaching your goals if you are not watching the bottom line?"

Brenda's Bio...

Brenda opened her first insurance agency in 2003 and acquired Coast General Insurance Brokers in 2007. Since then, she’s acquired two more insurance agencies. Brenda is a highly regarded public speaker on risk management in agriculture and is a regular keynote speaker for numerous non-profits throughout California. She continues to show her dedication to the local community by her work with non-profits, serving as a board member on many, including Women’s Economic Ventures. Brenda earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Urban and Public Affairs and a Master’s in Business Administration in Marketing. She lives in Ventura with her family, and enjoys travel, music, volunteering, family game nights and reading.