Daniel Cattaneo

Managing Principal

30 years of experience


Dan is a leading employee benefits expert with a 20+ year career in the insurance industry. He is considered an authority on self-funding arrangements, and has in-depth knowledge of the impact of current legislation on employer-provided benefits. He is a strong supporter of Human Resources associations in the Tri-Counties, and has been a guest speaker for Human Resources Management classes at UCSB. Dan met success early by becoming a partner with MFC&V Insurance Services. During his tenure he developed and led a team to become the largest employee benefits enterprise in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.

Under Dan’s leadership, his team has experienced remarkable growth and innovation. Dan believes his team exists to provide quality, innovation, cost-saving employee benefit solutions for employers and their employees while removing administrative and compliance burdens. He accomplishes this through trusted collaboration, honest communication and quality results.

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We actively partner with our clients by becoming an extension of their Human Resources and Finance teams. We help identify, strategize and implement solutions that allow them to achieve their unique goals. We offer a place where employees feel valued for who they are and have the opportunity to realize their personal goals. We are a group of great listeners, passionate speakers and innovative thinkers. We believe in what we do and why we do it. This drives us to continually achieve extraordinary results for those we serve.

For benefit plan questions, claims issues, referrals and more, contact our Assist Team at 888.957.2933.


101 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA, USA | P: 805.684.5100 | F: 805.456.4500 | Get Directions | View Team Details