History of WGBCO
Another New Acquisition
Acquired Grunsky Insurance Services and welcomed their wonderful team to our firm and Benefits Department.
Introducing Risk Management
Introduced Risk Management Services with the addition of Jackie Sudia-Reno.
Acquired Mitterholzer & Associates and added their wonderful team to our Benefits department.
Home Away From Home
Warren G. Bender Co. moved to new office in Roseville along with 38 employees.
New Department Added
Started our NEW Benefits Department.
Our Family Continues to Grow
Jillian E. Bender-Cormier joins Warren G. Bender Co. part-time before becoming a commercial producer in 2010.
Love Your Work
Warren G. Bender Co. is a finalist for the first time in the Sacramento Business Journal’s A+ Employers Awards.
A History of Excellence
Maggie A. Bender joins Warren G. Bender Co. as a commercial producer.
Three Generations of Expertise
Christopher T. Bender joins Warren G. Bender Co. as a personal insurance producer and the first of the third generation.
Small Business Person of the Year
Stephen is awarded "Small Business Person of the Year" on behalf of Warren G. Bender Co.
Bigger and Better
Warren G. Bender Co. moves to 4350 Auburn Boulevard in Sacramento with its 18 employees.
Cause for Celebration
Warren and Gladys enjoy their retirement as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Losing a Legend
Warren retires after nearly 50 years in the insurance industry.
An Exciting New Era
Stephen Bender becomes President of the Warren G. Bender Co.
Becoming a Family Affair
James M. Bender joins the Warren G. Bender Co. after spending several years in General Construction management.
Following in Father’s Footsteps
After spending time as an underwriter with a local firm, Stephen D. Bender joins the family business as a personal insurance and small commercial producer.
The Warren G. Bender Co. moves to a new office at 2805 El Camino Avenue, starting with 3 employees.
Founding a Future
Warren opens his own office (Warren G. Bender Co.) on the corner of 18th and I street in Downtown Sacramento.
Warren serves his country in the Army Infantry during World War II.
Warren represents an additional insurer (Industrial Indemnity) since Travelers wouldn’t write Workers’ Compensation in California.
Time for a Change
Warren moves to Travelers as an Independent Agent.
Recognizing a Need
Warren joins American Hardware Mutual as an agent when AAA would not insure businesses.
Planting Some Roots
Warren starts Warren G. Bender Insurance as a representative for AAA Insurance.
A Marriage Meant To Be
January 29 – Warren and Gladys are married in Chico, CA.
The Birth of an Agency
January 29 – Warren G. Bender was born in Ord Bend, CA.