About Us

Zellers Group

We're a group of independent agents with a collaborative mission to protect you at all stages of life, with knowledge, expertise and human caring.

Dean Zellers
President/Independent Agent
Dean has been helping people and businesses with their insurance needs since 1994. He is a warm and knowledgeable independent agent who will help educate and protect you like you were his own family. In his spare time, Dean loves fishing, rollerblading and spending time with family, friends, his dogs, KD and Cali and community. He is licensed with 40 Carriers, so he's sure to be able to find the right one for you.
Julie Pepper Lim
VP/Independent Agent
Julie is an independent agent coming to insurance from the healthcare world, where she was formerly a Marketing and Communications professional. She is passionate about helping guide people through the complex landscape of Medicare. In her time away from the office, she loves to write, read, hike and bike. Julie believes story is the thread that connects us and you can find her first novel, Last Call, on Amazon under Julie Pepper.
Steven Murray
CFO/Independent Agent
Steve Murray, CFP® Certified Financial Planner™ has been a licensed agent for over 25 years and specializes in Medicare and Health Insurance. He teamed up with Dean Zelllers in 2013 to bring additional expertise to the office. His approach is to “Do What Is Best For The Client”. He taught “Welcome to Medicare” classes at Queen of the Valley hospital for 2 years and has helped many clients to enroll and understand how Medicare works and help them to select the correct plan. He helps many clients enroll into traditional health insurance plans and to understand what the plan covers and the financial aspects of their choices.
Laurel Murray
Independent Agent
Laurel Murray is a Registered Nurse and licensed insurance agent. She joined her husband Steve in 2017 to assist with clients needing help with Medicare. She brings an excellent knowledge of medical experience to the insurance world. She retired from Sonoma Valley Hospital in 2013.
Chris Badouin
Independent Agent
A Marin native, Chris has been a licensed insurance agent for many years. He spends his time specializing in life insurance, medicare/health care and annuities. When he is not helping his clients, Chris is a competitive USPA powerlifter, avid outdoorsman and a father.
KD and Cali
Zellers Group Canines
KD and Cali generally work from home, but bring joy to the office on their occasional visits. Sweet tempered and energetic, they like to chew on toys, be petted, go for long walks and scenic rides throughout the Sonoma Valley.

ZELLERS GROUP

We decided we were stronger, together, in providing concierge service that protects you through the multifaceted stages of your life. Specializing in Medicare,  you can rely on us as you look toward your 65th birthday. We can also support you in your Long-term Care needs, as well as, Life, Family and Group Insurance for Small Businesses.

Regardless of the type of plan you’re seeking, we’ll work with you to learn your specific needs, to keep you with the doctors you love and on the medications you need. We support the communities of Marin, Napa and Sonoma and may be able to help you in other states, too.

Historic Building in Sonoma

We love so much about Sonoma Valley--the vineyards, the wine, the people, and of course, the historic structures.