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Public sector employees in California are feeling the squeeze of tight budgets, but they still deserve the best insurance options. Shepherd & Associates specializes in  providing benefits for public sector employees. From dental, vision, and group life to designing self-insured programs, we have you covered.

Public Sector Policies

We are more than benefit consultants, we are your strategic partner and an extension of your human resources team (without being on the payroll). We want to understand every challenge you face and the unique needs of your employees. Then we do more than manage services, we become part of your organization, anticipate your needs, and offer proactive solutions for what’s coming next.


Perhaps most importantly, we will work as hard as you do. The Shepherd & Associates team believes that full-time service is not 9 – 5, it is 24/7/365. Our dedicated team is committed to fast, accurate, reliable service no matter the size of your company.

Employee Benefits for the Public Sector

Benefit management for the public sector have never been more complicated; with more than 23 years of dedicated experience, we can identify the optimal set of benefits at the lowest price for your employees. In fact, we have a long history of finding creative solutions that reduce costs and provide better benefits.


Our goal is to reduce the workload of non-profit administrators, so you can count on us to effectively communicate benefit information to your employees and then get each person set-up quickly.


The list of benefits that we offer includes:

  • Group Coverage

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Group Term Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Business Travel Accident Coverage



Public Sector Business Policies

We are committed to providing the most cost-effective business insurance products and services for your non-profit organization. We will work closely with you to identify your organizational risks and then suggest practical, relevant solutions for unique organization—whether that solution is an insurance product or a risk management technique.


The list of solutions that we offer includes, but is not limited to:

  • Business Insurance

  • Workers Compensation

  • Professional Liability/Errors & Omissions

  • Commercial General Liability

  • Business Property, Earthquake, DIC

  • Business Interruption

  • Business Automobile

  • Foreign Coverage

  • Directors & Officers Liability

  • Employment Practices Liability

  • Fiduciary Liability

  • ERISA Compliance

  • Reinsurance/Excess Coverage

Technology Platform


"We also offer an intuitive technology platform for the delivery and easy management of all benefit and insurance solutions. Employees can compare plans side-by-side and use a rules-based system to enroll, ensuring no forms are left incomplete. Employees can access their benefits information 24/7 on the web or mobile app. "We believe that technology should never replace personal client service, but that the younger, web-native workforce in particular, insist on on-demand access to information".

-Chris Shepherd, President

If you are ready for a strategic partner that can deliver excellent service and solutions for your organization,

contact us now at 1 (408) 526-1112 or click here to send us an email.

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