Grant Jacka, Employee Benefits Division Head: Grant grew up in Napa, CA and is a graduate of California State University-Sacramento. Grant began his insurance career in 2005 as a benefits accounts manager assisting business of all sizes structure group insurance plans and assisting with the administration of the plans. Grant joined CMR in 2011 as part of our business development team and has grown into the head of the benefits division and a principal of CMR. Grant continues his success through superior HR support and benefit program design and implementation.
Bill Bodenstadt, ARM, Vice President: A native of San Diego, Bill graduated from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish as well as holding an Associate Degree in Risk Management. Bill began his insurance career in 1997 as an assistant Client Service Representative and was quickly promoted through the ranks to Insurance Producer. Bill joined CMR in 2007 as Principal and Vice President. Bill’s industry focus continues to be Construction, Manufacturing and Real Estate where he remains actively involved in cutting edge risk management practices and maintains successful relationships with insurance industry partners. Bill is involved in the NAIOP, American Subcontractors Association San Diego Chapter and SDSU Alumni Association.
Erik Wenstone, ARM, Vice President: Erik graduated from San Diego State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis on Finance as well as holding an Associate Degree in Risk Management. Erik began his insurance career in 2002 as a Client Service Representative working directly with top producers in the daily processing and handling of all accounts and quickly transitioned into business development in 2003 with an emphasis in the Construction and Real Estate industries. Erik joined CMR in September 2007 as principal and Vice President where he continues his focus on the Construction and Real Estate industries. Erik is actively involved as a member of the safety committee of the AGC San Diego.
Travis Pearson ARM, President: Travis is the founding principal of CMR Risk & Insurance Services, Inc. A graduate of San Diego State University with a B.S. in Marketing and an Associate Degree in Risk Management, Travis has been assisting business owners manage their exposure to loss, developing risk control and insurance programs for companies of all sizes for over 15 years. Travis is actively involved in the NAIOP, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Industry and SDSU Alumni Associations.