About Ted Hamm Insurance Agency



Our Agency

As a locally owned and operated insurance agency in Paso Robles, CA and Tolleson, AZ, Ted Hamm Insurance is committed to providing quality insurance products for individuals and businesses. We combine our strong insurance background and product knowledge to assist both current and future clients manage and plan for all types of potential risk.

Our trusted insurance professionals are here to help you with every step of the insurance process and can design a personal or commercial insurance policy to fit your needs. With Ted Hamm Insurance, our friendly staff will work with you on a one-on-one basis to develop not only the perfect policy, but a lasting relationship.

When you work with Ted Hamm Insurance, you’ll experience the exceptional service and attention to detail that you can only find with an independent insurance agency.

Meet the Team

Chris Raders

Shannon Swensson

Lindsay Post

Ailsa Hunter

Dawn Jackson

Catie Ash

Tammy Hayden

Why People Trust Ted Hamm Insurance Agency to Protect Them

I have worked with Shannon at Ted Hamm Insurance for a few years. This year my insurance carrier canceled my homeowners and Ranch insurance because like many companies they felt we live in a high fire risk area. Shannon worked endlessly to look for options, She and Chris helped me ...

Freedom Street Rods

Shannon at Ted Hamm Insurance handled everything with my claim. She checked numerous times with me on progress and satisfaction of the repairs being done on my kitchen. She was always cheerful and pleasant to work with. I’ve enjoyed working with he over the years.

Martha Hertel

Shannon at Ted Hamm was exceptional. I was in a bind between insurance policies and needed something affordable and needed it quickly! She found me a great quote with all the bells and whistles within a few hours of our phone call and took the time to meet with me ...

Thomas Booth

It feels great to be able to clean up the office and have a place to take old documents to be shred. I really appreciate the Annual Shred Event! It was so easy to drop everything off, and Adan was very helpful and super friendly. Thanks Ted Hamm Insurance Agency!

Heather Swanson

Shannon at Tedd Hamm Insurance is amazing. She is effective in her attention to detail and quite frankly she gets the job done. This is about to be my 3rd year with this company and I love them!

JaNae Thomas

Ted Hamm Insurance is the most helpful and friendliest insurance I have ever been with in all my many decades of having insurance. I can go into the office, call, or email and I always get a quick response.


Sandra and THIA did a great job finding our hard to place insurance, making things easier for us to spend time on our business, and not on the insurance part. Definitely recommend.

Kenneth Humphrey

Shannon Swensson is such a pleasure to work with! She responds to questions and requests immediately, and when she needs information from me she is patient but follows up if I don't respond in a timely manner. In today's day and age it seems that I am usually disappointed because ...

Lilly Massey

We've been with Ted Hamm Insurance for 15 years, great service, great people, great insurance company. I would highly recommend Ted Hamm insurance for all of your insurance needs.

Lola Glossner

We have worked with Ted Hamm insurance for almost 20 years on different types of insurance and have only positive things to say about everyone. Shannon has always been incredibly helpful, very knowledgeable and quick to respond. Last year our insurer cancelled coverage because of our property location. Shannon worked ...

Angelina Palmieri

I have enjoyed doing business with Ted Hamm Insurance. They are considerate and thorough, always asking if there is anything else they can do for me...

John Wilkins

Sandra was a great help in finalizing our worker compensation audit! Couldn't have done it without her! Wyatt Wicks Finish Carpentry, Inc.

Lanie Carter

Catie Ash did great job helping with my questions and getting my insurance card done. She is very knowledgeable and nice


I've worked with Shannon at Ted Hamm Insurance for several years now. She knows everything about insurance, is super-detail oriented, and very responsive. Last year my insurance carrier canceled my homeowners insurance because I live in such a high fire area. Shannon was instrumental in helping me get new coverage. ...

Mark Weber

Meaghan and office staff are a great asset to your company! Needed information right away and within minutes they sent me an email with the information I needed right away. Very happy with service we have received and would recommend Ted Hamm Insurance to my friends and family.. Keep up ...

jeffrey Maines

Ted Hamm Insurance is the best! Lily was wonderful on the phone & extremely helpful!

Natalie Evenson

Very professional, always helpful, go the extra mile. Ted Hamm Insurance has been our insurance provider for 37 years. Shannon our current agent is excellent. I highly recommend Ted Hamm Insurance.

Leslie Abernathy

Ted Hamm Insurance is a team of exceptional people. Every interaction has been professional and has left me feeling well taken care of. The agents are great! JP has always steered me in the right direction and referred me to the proper personnel. I highly recommend this agency!

Brooke Vega

Dealing with everyone at Ted Hamm Insurance is a pleasure. Especially Lindsay! I was recently in an auto accident, Lindsay reached out to check on the status of my repairs and claims handling the whole way. Having been in the insurance business in the past, I know when I'm being ...

Ronda O’Brien

I have had Ted Hamm Insurance handle my policy needs for home, auto and multiple boats for the last three years. Both Lindsay and Catie have handled all my requests promptly and the costs have been more competitive than all insurance companies I have checked with. Formerly an Allstate customer ...

Bert Wollerman

Shannon is my agent through Ted Hamm Insurance and I’ve always had a very positive experience during all my interactions with her. She’s always been very professional, explains things well, and responds quickly to messages. I highly recommend getting any/all insurance needs through Ted Hamm Insurance!

Sarah Constantine

Ted Hamm Insurance is absolutely hands down the best! We have dealt with many insurance companies in the past and are finally 100% satisfied with Ted Hamm Insurance. Chris and the staff go above and beyond in every situation and we are 100% confident that all of our insurance needs ...

Sherry Kostner

Shannon worked hard for us and was able to find a great deal on our home owners insurance. She kept in touch and kept me informed the whole time. I wouldn't use any other insurance company.

Bill Barlogio

I appreciate the quick and efficient service at Ted Hamm insurance. So far everybody has been very nice as well. They’ve also gotten me way better prices. Thanks

Christine Bowman

I had a very pleasant experience with Ted Hamm insurance today. Specifically, Lindsay helped me add a new car to my existing policy in under five minutes. Thanks for your help Lindsay!

Stefanie Pambrun

All the Agents at Ted Hamm Insurance are completely Professional, Honest & Extremely Helpful with all our Insurance needs. Ted, Chris, Meaghan, Shannon, & all the Office Staff, are just great! We have been with them for 30 some years, so we should know.

Tricia Goldstein

Ted Hamm continues to be so helpful with our insurance needs. They are always very responsive and I would highly recommend them.

Shaya Kirkpatrick

Catie Ash was professional and quick with all my questions about insurance for our home.

Katy Griffin

I have had nothing but positive experience with Ted Hamm insurance agency. I have been a client since 2003. I never had to make a claim until just recently and was concerned my rates would increase or worse yet get cancel. I made the claim submitted appropriate documentation, within a ...

Mary Tatum

We're a small groundwater company in Northern California and had been with the same broker for over 10 years. When time to renew our General Liability Insurance, our rates and gone WAY up again. We decided to shop the coverage, so I called Ted Hamm Insurance. Cassandra and team put ...

Leslie Emmens

I have had all my insurance for home and business with Ted and his group for over 2o years. As with any business I have had very complicated and sometimes stressful times. My agent Meaghan has come through and dealt with all our needs in a very positive and prompt ...

David Miller

Every interaction I have had with Tedd Hamm Insurance has been very responsive and they were able to answer my questions right away or resolved any issues in a respectable amount of time. Great crew to work with.

Jeff Railsback

Lindsay from Ted Hamm insurance is amazing! She always offers to assist you with anything you may need and does her best to ensure you are satisfied. She always responds quickly and professionally. She goes above and beyond anytime I need her assistance.

kathryn evenson

If you are looking for an agency that cares about their customers and goes the extra mile to make sure your insurance coverage is correct, this is it! Chris and his team take care of my business insurance. They reviewed my old plan from another provider and were able to ...

william steffenauer

Lindsey Post is always so helpful every time I speak with her! She's the best! Everyone in the office is always very friendly!

Destiny Allen

The employee's at Ted Hamm Insurance are the reason why the insurance company is so good! They are professional, work hard to provide you with great service and leave you with a sense of security for your personal and/or business insurance needs. If you want the best, then contact Connie ...

Wade Moxley

Ted Hamm is a wonderful company that responds quick and takes care of you. The team there has helped my business for many years making sure I meet my insurance needs. Recently my business was awarded a a job that needed a new bond. Within a week I was able ...

Steve Trombley

We have been with Ted Hamm for many years and even though the insurance business in California is ever more challenging, Shannon Swensson and the Ted Hamm team do a wonderful job of meeting our needs. They are extremely responsive and creative in overcoming many obstacles. Thank you all!


Chris and his team have taken care of my insurance needs for many years now. They're always professional, and quick to respond with solutions. I'd recommend Ted Hamm Insurance to everyone!

Nick Newbrough

I've been doing my personal and business insurance with Ted Hamm Insurance for the last few years. Everyone in the office are very friendly and professional, since day one. In the last year or so, Meaghan Mott has been the one, who has helped me with all my insurance needs. ...

Armando Martinez

Chris and his team at Ted Hamm Insurance are far and away the best. Being in the mortgage business, I see first hand on a regular basis as to the care, professionalism and responsiveness that sets them apart. I use their services for my personal insurance and have no reservations ...

todd evenson

Chris at Ted Hamm insurance recently assisted us with updating and implementing new commercial insurance policies. He and his agency were extremely professional and responsive. I would highly recommend his agency for anyone seeking insurance.

Greg Chilina

I have never met someone as passionate about insurance as Chris Raders with Ted Hamm Insurance. He truly cares about clients and helping them get the right coverage for their business or personal insurance needs - and that has been our experience from day one. I would HIGHLY recommend having ...

Margaret Shepard

We've been customers here for more than a couple of years now and have ZERO complaints! I always reccomened their office to friends and strangers looking for a new insurance company. Our representative, Catie, has been the most responsive and beyond helpful to us for anything we need. When we ...

Alexxis Camou

I greatly appreciate the level of excellent Customer Service I receive when contacting the office. Meaghan Mott and the staff at the office are exceptional in helping answer questions and address needs that may need immediate attention. I am grateful for the excellent service provide. 5 stars! =D

Adriana Alegre

I have been with Ted Hamm Insurance since 2014. Any company can offer services, but Ted Hamm Insurance consistently goes above and beyond being just a service business—they are a family business that cares about me and my family. I’m not just an account on the end of the phone. ...

Kaliko Orian

5 stars is quite honestly not enough. We have been and will continue to be loyal customers of Ted Hamm Insurance. It's not just one thing; it's the service, value, professionalism, and even the people. I hesitate to even mention this because I believe that insurance is one area where ...

Mark McConnell

Lindsay was incredible. She was very thorough on the policy and helped me understand exactly what I would get. She was very kind and helpful towards all of my questions. If you are looking for insurance, request Lindsay, you will not regret it!

Mikayla Butcher

The Ted Hamm team is always available when needed. And always polite. It's a pleasure to work with them.

Erik Peterson

Ted Hamm Insurance was easy to work with. Catie Ash communicated with me. Understood my needs and helped me save money while keeping me properly insured. Thank you for all your help. I've already recommended you to a family member.

Charmaine Jay

My husband and I have been extremely happy with the service and attention to detail that the entire Ted Hamm team provides. It gives us great peace of mind knowing that they're on top of all aspects of the various insurances we have.

Arkitek Scientific

Chris Raders and his team are fantastic!! I had a lousy experience with a different insurance broker for my automotive repair shop and since I switched to Ted Hamm insurance, I have been absolutely loan away by the level of expertise, professionalism, thoroughness and quality of their services. As a ...

Obeleo White

Catie at Ted Hamm Insurance was super responsive and helpful in getting our home and car insurance. It is nice to get local help and guidance. I like that they give back to the community too.

Jeanne Serge

Congenial, competent agents with their client's best interests in mind. I would highly recommend doing business with this company.

Marlene Nasralla

Our agent was Meaghan Mott. Meaghan made it so easy to get our new Auto, Home, and Earthquake Insurance, and at the same time lowering our premiums. She calls us periodically to ask if there is anything we need. sometimes just to ask how we are doing. I have been ...

nancy morrill

I have been working with Ted Hamm Insurance for over 10 years. The entire staff is kind and are always there to assist. A huge shout out to both Connie Adams, Shannon Swensson, and Meaghan Mott - they are definitely a power team!

Laura Schuchardt

Lily was very diligent and helpful in keeping our policies up to date and competitive

Mike Passegger

I want to thank Catie Ash for helping me with my car insurance! I bought a new truck a week away from picking it up and she spent time finding me the best policy. She made sure I had everything I needed before I went to pick it up. This ...

Nolan Mott

Lindsay just went above and beyond! I am so thankful for her tireless efforts and hard work! She answered all my questions and really made me feel comfortable and confident through the whole process. No where else I would go for my insurance needs, highly recommend!

Aleeda Ramos

We had the privilege of working with Connie Adams for our business insurance needs. She walked us through all the options and went ABOVE AND BEYOND, even connecting with one of our clients vendor set up programs. I would definitely work with the Ted Hamm Insurance Agency in the future ...

Leslie DeMichele

This insurance agency is incredibly knowledgable and their attention to detail is unparalled. I have never seen customer service on this level and they check in with me periodically to see how I am doing on top of their impeccable attention to my policies for my home, auto, and business. ...

Liz Lee

I had the privilege of working with Connie Adams on a quote for insurance. She was easy to talk to and answered all my questions. I would definitely work with the Ted Hamm Insurance Agency in the future.

Amy Abrahamian

We have had our home and auto insurance with Ted Hamm for years. Very knowledgeable. Being able to talk to a local agent is invaluable. Wouldn't dream of going anywhere else.

Robert Swensson

Sandra was very courteous and friendly and was able to handle all my questions and concerns.

John Butler

Catie was very prompt professional and always kept in touch regarding my needs. Will def reach out to her again in the future.

Gaby GN

Cassandra provides excellent communication and helped me understand my insurance. I highly recommend her for any of your insurance needs!

Cat C

Lily went above and beyond in providing exceptional customer service! Thank you!

Cynthia Garcia

Ted Hamm Insurance team is very professional and prompt. Great experience and Lindsay's customer service was excellent.

Zane Post

Shannon has always been extremely helpful and timely in resolving issues or communicating back. They provide comparisons for coverage. If there is a claim, they are with you every step of the way.


Absolutely best experience I’ve had when dealing with an insurance company, specifically Catherine Ash, she was incredibly helpful and professional throughout the process and went above and beyond to make sure I was taken care of in a timely manner!!!

Mandy Keulen

Wonderful, prompt service with great knowledge and attention to detail. So appreciate Catie.

Venetia Morgan

I had the pleasure of working with Catie and was well taken care of. She took care of my car insurance and provided great communication.

Melissa M

I have found staff to be professional yet most friendly. My requests for service are always met with positive responses and on-point results. I highly recommend this agency for auto/home insurance!

Leonor Rodriguez

I can always count on Ted Hamm Insurance. Especially, when I need something right away. The office staff is so willing to help. Thanks so much for getting me what I need fast!

Monica Erdman

Shannon was very helpful with helping me and husband with our insurance claim. Could not ask for a better representative and will continue our business with her and the company.

Taylor Mesta

You're team was responsive, knowledgeable, and price competitive. Also, was the only agency we talked with that recognized we were landlords for a short period of time after buying our property, which changed the type of policy we required.

Mike Helmuth

Very professional! I highly suggest requesting for Lindsay. She was super helpful, kind and was able to get me a great deal on insurance!

Jacob Butcher

Connie Adams is absolutely amazing! She worked so hard for us and did a fantastic job. Going the extra mile is an understatement. Thank you for everything.

Madison Crimi-DeMichele

I love this company and Meaghan Mott is so helpful and attentive. Absolutely a good choice for your insurance needs. Thanks Meaghan😊

Jeannie Wolfsen

I just want to recognize Lindsay (cant remember her last name) she was very polite and professional. Very friendly and informative. Highly recommended.

Danielle Cone

Excellent, fast, pleasant, and friendly! I got a great quote for my business insurance and was very satisfied with who quickly everything went. Just wonderful!

Tasha Kon

We use them for our Surveying Company, and have been extremely happy with their professionalism and how quick they are to respond when we need anything.

Wenzel’s Wayside

A+++ for best customer service. I know the entire staff at Ted Hamm Insurance is watching out to make sure I have the best coverage for my family.

Jennifer Shafer

I had such a great customer service experience here. The agents were so knowledgeable and helpful in getting me the coverage I needed at a great price.

Danielle Pateras

I have worked with Ted Hamm from the day I started my business and they have gone above and beyond to answer my questions and keep my business moving forward. Timely and work through any issues and paperwork I throw at them!

Casey Nick

Always a good experience, very diligent, and makes you feel like you are important as a customer. We were also offered a better rate compare to other companies.

Suzanne Valoff

They are very friendly and helpful. Very happy with their service!

Olivia Abarca

I called regarding a quote for insurance. Miss Lindsay helped me, and answered all my questions. She is a true gem. Thank you very much!

Kayla Mikel

Great customer service, no complaints and they were able to check other insurance providers to get me the best price. I have been with them for 15 years.

Kristina Callahan

Catie provided amazing customer service! Fast responses and great insurance pricing.

Sarah Rice

Very happy with the team at Ted Hamm Insurance. Always professional and easy to deal with

Kristy Mulanax

Thank you all at Ted Hamm for great service over the years! Looking forward to working with you in the future. Robert Dunning, Dunning Estate Winery Paso Robles

robert dunning

Very communicative, fast response and careful attention to the specific insurance needs. Highly recommend

Miranda Canestro

Lindsey was so helpful and kind!

Giovanny Bernal

Great service with all my insurance questions and needs. Connie creates an excellent customer service experience!

Brandon Dorff

Meaghan Mott said what she could do, then she did what she said, and then she proved it. I'm very happy doing business with a company like this. Thank you.

michael mcghee

Excellent service and follow through.

Denis Degher

Meaghan had the best customer service and treated us like old friends. Thank you!

Tricia McCandless

Need insurance this is the place to be...ask for Lindsey, she is so professional and kind.

Jeanne Serge

Could not ask for a better group of professionals to handle my insurance needs! Very grateful to Chris and his team!

Salena Hanrahan

Everyone at Ted Hamm Insurance is extremely helpful.

Susan L

Lindsay was very professional. I would recommend this business to my friends and family

hannah sampson

Sandra is a good communicator.

Paula Elsey

Great Company!!! Best customer service. Thank you

Alexei Khimenko

Always friendly and helpful!

Sara T

Great rates with even better customer service from Lindsay!

Galen Craig

Lindsay is extremely professional, knowledgeable and helpful.

Wendy Herndon

Catie is great to work with, makes the process easy!

Kacie Mighell

Lindsay is so friendly and knowledgeable!

Tara Syslo

Always easy to work with and fair prices.

Jeff Farber

Lindsay was attentive and very helpful!

Austin Fisher

Incredible customer service

Travis Goldstein

Professional service that provides local expertise.

Noemi Vega

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Peter Morrill

A great team of professionals!

Joe Jimenez

Deborah my agent is very knowledgeable and helpful

James Scrivner

Meaghan is great !

Nancy Normile

Always helpful, courteous, and prompt! I enjoy working with everyone here!

mark barone

I am so pleased with my experience with Dawn and Chris! The first time I've ever had an agent want to come and see my business and make sure that the coverage I have will cover me in the event of some mishap. Unfortunately, the agent I've had for 5 ...

Jennifer Golden