Peter A. Friedman, CLU has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry. He was raised in San Francisco and San Mateo.He attended San Jose University and attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a major in economics.

He serviced in the military for 2 years, and upon discharge, entered the garment industry. He started in sales and completed his career in that industry as an executive Vice President running one of the divisions for an apparel company.

In 1981 he decided to make a career change and entered the insurance industry with Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. He became the first National Field Champion for Massachusetts Mutual from the West Coast in the history of the company.

He became an independent agent in 1983 to better serve his clients, and started an independent agency the same year.

He achieved his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation in 1991 after completing 10 advanced insurance courses over a 7 year period.

Mr. Friedman has been active in his business associations and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Westside Life underwriters Assoc. from 1995 to 1999. He has served as legislature chairman, Vice President and Programs Chairman.

He has been an instructor for the Disability insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Ethic courses for LUTC certification for the Life Underwriters Association.

He was a member of the Leading Producers Round table of Los Angeles County. He was elected to Public office in June of 1994.
He has served as an expert Witness in insurance litigation.

He has been active member of the Los Angeles Health Underwriters Association as a member of the Legislative Committee. As well as the American Society of Financial Service Professionals, the National Association of Health Underwriters, The National Association of Life Underwriters, The California Association of Health Underwriters, and is a Charter member of the Association of Health Insurance Agents.

He is an avid golfer and serves on the Board of Directors of his club.