Shawn Blume is a 1985 graduate of the University of Southern California who majored in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance. He completed UCLA’s Accounting Certificate Program in 1989. Shawn’s educational background, weighed heavily in financial analysis, ideally positions him to provide extensive analysis of your financial capabilities— leading to higher levels of bonding capacity.
Shawn has extensive experience helping contractors improve their surety bond programs. He has worked in the California surety industry since graduating from USC in 1985. Shawn worked as a surety bond underwriter for the Chubb Corporation and the Reliance Group, here in Southern California, from 1985-1994. Shawn has been a surety bond agent since 1994. Shawn’s extensive experience allows him to help navigate contracting opportunities with every conceivable public works owner: federal (including bundled contracts), state, county, municipal and numerous government agencies including low income housing authorities, schools, airport authorities and many more.
Over the years, Shawn has developed and maintained quality relationships with numerous regional and national surety companies and their underwriters. He holds Power of Attorney with most surety companies that have a presence in Southern California. Shawn is able to select the best surety company for your specific needs.
Over the years, Shawn’s specialization in surety bonds, coupled with his education and experience has differentiated him from his competitors.
His construction contractor clients’ testimonials say it all.
For Construction Industry Surety Bonds in California, Here’s What We Will Do for You
- EVALUATE your current situation and needs.
- RECOMMEND improvements to strengthen your surety bond program.
- DEVELOP a marketing plan for the presentation of your company’s qualifications to selected surety companies.
- ADVISE on strategies to maintain the surety credit needed to support management’s objectives.
- ANTICIPATE any changes in the surety marketplace that will affect your business.