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Meet Our Team

  • Jim Swanson

    President
    Office: 619-440-3708
    Fax: 619-588-1917
    1161 E Main Street, #201
    El Cajon CA 92021
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    Since 1971, Jim Swanson, agency president and CPIA, has applied his passion for protecting his neighbors and experience in the industry to establish on of the San Diego area’s most trusted insurance resources.  Specifically, he handles all personal lines policies, contractors’ coverages, and coverage for water districts.

     

    Jim leads an active life, both inside and outside the office.  He is the former president of the Lemon Grove Rotary Club, a 9 year-trustee of Point Loma Nazarene University, and a board member of various organizations, in particular, serving more than 30 years at the San Diego First Church of the Nazarene.

     

    In his spare time, Jim enjoys golfing, biking, and fixing things.  He and his wife of 40 years have three married daughters and six grandchildren.

  • Susan Lobb

    Office Manager/Commercial Account Representative
    Office: 619-440-3708
    Fax: 619-588-1917
    1161 E Main Street, #201
    El Cajon CA 92021
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    With 25 years in the insurance industry, Susan is dedicated to providing sound commercial insurance coverage to businesses in the area.  When she’s not at work. Susan enjoys spending time with family & friends, going to the beach, and kickboxing.

  • John Niemi

    Office: 619-440-3708
    Fax: 619-588-1917
    1161 E Main Street, #201
    El Cajon CA 92021
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    John began his insurance career in 1967, using his wealth of experience to best-serve Swanson Insurance Agency’s commercial lines customers.

     

    A native San Diegan, John is married with several stepchildren and grandkids.  He is a classic car enthusiast and member of the local Sports Car Club.

  • Tara Henderson

    Office: 619-440-3708
    Fax: 619-588-1917
    1161 E Main Street, #201
    El Cajon CA 92021
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    Relatively new to the Swanson Insurance Agency team, Tara Henderson is a personal lines specialist who holds a property and casualty license.

     

    Tara is a mother to one boy, Owen, and one girl, Taylor. When she is not at work, Tara enjoys fishing on the lakes and ocean. Additionally, Tara is a volunteer for Santana National Little League and Santana ASA Softball.

  • Staci Decoite

    Office: 619-440-3708
    Fax: 619-588-1917
    1161 E Main Street, #201
    El Cajon CA 92021
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    In the insurance industry since 1996, Staci Decoite has over two decades of experience in the business. Staci specializes in all types of insurance coverage, and she provides our agency with a wide range of knowledge.

     

    Outside of the office, Staci also enjoys live music events and wine tastings. Staci is the mother of one teenage son, and she volunteers for son’s wrestling and volleyball teams.