Vaught Wright & Bond
P.O. Box 1328
533 Main Street
Placerville, California 95667
Phone: 530-622-1835
Toll-Free: 800-652-0168
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CA Lic. #00448556

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Meet the Team


We are a group of insurance professionals who care for each other both personally and professionally. We believe in putting your interests first in all situations. We view our clients as not only who we work for, but also who we work with. Just as you will carefully select your insurance agent, we are selective of who we do business with. We choose to work with professional individuals who understand the importance of being properly insured and protected.

Bruce Dezzani, President

Emerald Bay to Loon Lake 007 1 182x300 - Meet the Team Bruce Dezzani, President, Director of Operations — Bachelor of Science, University of California, Davis.  Bruce joined the team of Vaught Wright & Bond in 2000.  In addition to managing operations, he oversees new business systems and development.  A Placerville and El Dorado County native, he brings a knowledge and perspective of small business to the industry.
Account Managers and Agents
Vaught Wright & Bond Staff Martha Ash, Commercial Lines Manager — Martha is a licensed Commercial lines agent and oversees the department.  Prior to joining VWB, she worked as an underwriting manager. Her extensive knowledge allows her to place even the most difficult situations. Whether it’s worker’s comp, property, general liability or bonds, she will find the best product. When it comes to your personal insurance, she can find the best coverage for homeowners and auto insurance too.
Vaught Wright & Bond Staff Jenny LaShell, Personal Lines Account Manager— Jenny is a licensed agent and account manager.  She joined VWB in 2002 after seven years in The Travelers auto division of TravCal.  She has been recognized for “Superior Service,” and “Top Producer” several times. She knows homeowners insurance and auto insurance, even for the toughest situations.
Vaught Wright & Bond Staff Candy Johnson, Personal Lines Manager — Candy joined the team at Vaught Wright & Bond in 1988.  She became a senior agent in 1995 and after receiving several awards, was promoted to Personal Lines Manager in 2002. Whether insuring your RV, your auto or your home, rest assured that Candy will find the best available coverage.
 PeterNolan1 150x150 - Meet the Team  Peter Nolan, Commercial, Personal, and Life insurance agent. Peter has been a licensed Property and Casualty, and Life insurance agent since 1984. Prior to becoming an agent, he worked in both dairy and hotel management, providing a diverse background that allows an understanding of the varying needs of business.
Insurance Specialists
Vaught Wright & Bond Staff Charles Knoblauch, Health/Life/Employee Benefits — Licensed Life and Health insurance agent.  If you are looking for service and knowledge, Charles is your man.  He works long hours and is willing to come to you to provide the service that you need.
Debbie Barr and Trout e1303353663980 300x286 - Meet the Team Debbie Barr, Commercial & Health Account Manager — Diversified is the word to describe Debbie. She joined VWB in 2007 .  Debbie is a licensed agent for health, and property and casualty. She is experienced and knowledgeable enough to work with commercial, personal, and health insurance. She is determined to see that her clients receive the best care to place even difficult risks.
People Businesswoman giving thumbs up 1 1 - Meet the Team Marybeth Mankowski, Bachelor’s degree in Business, San Francisco State University. Commercial & Personal Licensed insurance agent.  Always creative in working for solutions for your unique insurance needs.  She enjoys the challenge of placing coverage for difficult situations. MB is nicknamed the “Bond Girl” for her skill in writing bonds.
Vaught Wright & Bond Staff Veronica Price, Commercial Lines Specialist – Veronica has an extensive insurance background, and has a comprehensive understanding of the industry.  She specializes in property, general liability, and business owner’s policies, and is one of the nation’s leaders in Bed & Breakfast Inn insurance.  Her depth of knowledge is quickly apparent when she works with new clients.
Vaught Wright & Bond Staff Colleen Whitcome — Colleen came to VWB after working eight years as Lead Accountant for Chandler’s Candle Co.  She has completed coursework from ASCNET and Applied Systems.

Vaught Wright & Bond Staff