John Tenuto is Regional President of the western branch offices of Insurance Office of America, Inc. He founded the first California branch when he joined IOA in 2005, and was appointed to the IOA Board of Directors in 2010. John graduated from California State University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He began his insurance career in 1985, developing his expertise at a number of prominent brokerages in both Northern and Southern California, including HRH, Barney & Barney, and Dealey, Renton & Associates. John also founded Tenuto & Associates Insurance Services in 1994, which was acquired by HRH in 2001. His practice focuses on providing his clients property and casualty insurance products and various risk management services. John specializes in representing design and construction related firms. He has presented in various loss prevention and risk management seminars over the past 25 years.