Our Team

Meet the experienced professionals that make up
the Sunderland Insurance Services team.

  • Holly Belknap

    Holly began her insurance career with Sunderland in 1992 in the Accounting department while completing her BS in Criminal Justice. In 1995 she obtained her Property/Casualty and Surplus Lines License in CA. Since then she has been involved with all kinds of program underwriting for various lines of coverage. In 2004 she took over as Underwriting Manager for the H&NOA and Branch Manager for the Walnut Creek location.

  • Laura Pedersen

    Laura started as a receptionist 15 years ago and rose to Underwriting positions in the Umbrella department. When Sunderland began to specialize in Hired & Non-Owned Auto, Laura helped to exponentially grow the book of business & has been crucial to its success ever since.

    We expect Laura to be part of the Sunderland team for many more years due to her & her husband's love of English Bulldogs.

  • Stephanie Solano

    Stephanie joined Sunderland Insurance in 2016. She has worked in various fields including th hospitality industry, helping run a small business, and has over 10 years of administrative experience.

    Stephanie has a passion for traveling and learning about other cultures.  She has visited 8 different coutnries so far, and plans to keep traveling the world.

  • Jan Luna

    Jan Luna has been with Sunderland Insurance since 2012. Jan's responsibilities include providing administrative support to the department's underwriters, receptionist responsibilities, issuance of cancellation notices, submission processing, policy review for accuracy, and miscellaneous administrative projects. Before joining Sunderland Insurance, Jan had more than 20 years administrative experience in the construction industry.

  • Jessica Kwan

    Jessica began her career in the Insurance industry in 2002. She has held various positions within the industry, from Claims to Underwriting, and is licensed as a Personal Lines Insurance Agent. Jessica joined the Sunderland Insurance team in 2015. Jessica has a BS in Business Management. When away from work, Jessica spends her time with her husband and rescue dogs. She has a passion for animals and believes wholeheartedly in promoting adoption of homeless animals.

Overnight Crew
Sadie Zhang - Sadie_Zhang@Sunderlandins.com