Monte was raised in a small agricultural town in Central California and attended Fresno State University. He then joined the Military for 3 years. After serving his country, Monte moved to Southern California. He opened his first insurance Agency in 2003 with Farmers and shortly thereafter opened his own Insurance office in 2005. Since then Monte has owned offices in Escondido, San Diego, and Murrieta. His knowledge in the insurance industry is a perfect fit here at SBS as he can relate to the many different fields we specialize in. Monte’s biggest passion is his family; his wife Shelley recently retired from the insurance industry, his 4 children are all healthy and successful from managing businesses to playing college football. Monte currently resides in Georgia where he enjoys golfing, spending time with his family, and traveling.