Founded in April 1988, the John Speed Agency offers a full line of insurance products and services at preferred rates. We strive to do the best job possible in every aspect of your family’s insurance needs, and at the same time we take great pride in giving superior customer service and building a strong client-agency relationship.

Our Services Included:

  • Auto Insurance
  • Homeowners Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Business Insurance
  • Workers Comp Insurance
  • Bonds
  • EPLI
  • Mexican Insurance

johnJOHN SPEED – John began his insurance career in San Diego with Farmers Insurance in 1988 after graduating from San Diego State University. In 1995 he moved his agency to Oxnard, CA where he has achieved Farmers Insurance Group Topper Club (Top 5%) Life and Commercial Masters, and Elite Commercial Agent. John is a current member of Business Network International, past president of Oxnard Stars Youth Track Club & Ventura County Youth Track Conference, and the current Head Coach for Oxnard High School Track & Field – past head coach for Cross Country at Oxnard High School.   John currently competes in the USA Master Track Program for Pacific Coast Training Club, and is nationally and world ranked in the 100, 200, & 400 meter events. During Track & Cross Country season, John along with his wife Suzanne manages Speed Timing.  John resides in Oxnard with his wife Suzanne.

Suzanne2014SUZANNE SPEED – Suzanne began her insurance career in Oxnard with Farmers Insurance in 1984 as a Customer Service Representative. She is the Office Manager for the Dolby, Farrar & Speed Agencies and a Notary Public.   Suzanne is a member of Pacific Coast Training Club and volunteers with the Oxnard Stars Youth Track Club. In her spare time she practices and teaches yoga, runs 5Ks  as well as enjoys travel, sports, and reading. Suzanne has 3 children, one grandchild and resides in Oxnard.

Evan2014EVAN SWANGER – Evan joined the Dolby-Speed agencies back in 1997 and is the bilingual Personal Lines Manager which handles over 2000+ personal line accounts. Evan was a member of the Santa Clara High School Saints boys basketball team (1988-1991) which won 2 CIF State Basketball titles (1989-1990) and runner-up in 1991. Evan is currently a member of Business Networking International and the Channel Coast Officials Association where he officiates CIF Boys basketball. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, yoga, and spending time with his English Bulldog, Mable. Evan resides in Calabasas with his wife Brooke.

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KATIE DAMAS – Katie joined the agency in 2014 and is the billing specialist. She is currently taking courses at Ventura College and lives in Ojai with her family. She enjoys riding horses, camping and hiking. She volunteered with Presbyterian Disaster assistance to rebuild homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. She also went with multiple organizations to Tijuana Mexico to build homes for families in need.