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​sandra macdonald insurance

Ofer Nadler

Certified Life Specialist/Personal Lines

Ofer has been with the office for 3 years. He is our resident Life Insurance specialist.

About Us

Sandra Macdonald Insurance is proud to serve the city of Encino, CA and the surrounding areas for the past 30 years. We strive to obtain the best insurance coverage available. By partnering with a number of A-rated insurance carriers and wholesalers, our risk management team works to find the best insurance coverage at the best price for you.

Cleto Villanueva

Licensed Personal Lines Specialist

Cleto specializes in homeowners, auto, and HO6policies. He has been with the office for over 5 years.

Ilene Sanders

​Licensed Commercial Insurance Specialist

​Ilene specializes in large commercial accounts, earthquake, and construction policies. She has been with the office for over 25 years. 

Jennifer Zelinski

Administrative Assistant/Marketing

Jennifer has been with the office nearly 5 years.

Gladys Naranjo

Licensed Commercial Insurance Specialist

​Gladys specializes in writing large property portfolios. She has been with this office for over 25 years.

Isel Collins

Commercial Lines Assistant

Isel has been with the office for over 15 years

Sandra Macdonald

​Licensed Commercial and Personal Lines Specialist

A long-time resident of Los Angeles, Sandra graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree. Sandra has been an insurance agent for 30 years with Farmers Insurance as well as partnering with wholesale insurance markets to find the best coverage for her clients. Having maintained the same business location in Encino for those 30 years, she has achieved a reputation of dependability and expertise. Recognized as an Elite commercial agent with Farmers, she has been a member of the Farmers Toppers Club, Championship group and the Presidents Club several times. Sandra is currently a member of the Community Association Institute (CAI)-Los Angeles Chapter and the Farmers Women’s Advisory group. 

John Macdonald

​​​Licensed Commercial and Personal Lines Specialist

John is a life-long resident of Los Angeles. Graduating from Bishop Alemany High School before heading up north to attend UC Berkeley to study history and play soccer. After graduating from Cal with a bachelor’s degree he traveled Europe for several years playing soccer with various European soccer clubs. Upon returning to the States he came to work with Sandra to learn the insurance trade. He has been with the office for the past ten years. John is currently a member of the CAI-Los Angeles Chapter and the California Green Building Council.