Meet the team

Paul Roberts

Director of Education and Market Development

Proud Employee Since 2006

Paul Roberts is responsible for leading Word & Brown’s educational initiatives and providing oversight of the WBCompliance team in California and Nevada. He is a veteran of the health insurance industry, with diverse experience and an education in business management. 

He has performed successfully in operational roles across Word & Brown in his 14-year tenure. He was a leader in development of Word & Brown’s legendary in-house Compliance team. 

A highly active member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and California Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU), Paul is a frequent speaker to local association chapters across the country. He serves on the CAHU Executive Board of Directors as Vice President of Public Affairs, and as Vice President of Professional Development on the Orange County AHU Board of Directors. 

Paul is passionate about education, diversity, and helping others. He regularly delivers broker and employer training through Continuing Education, SHRM, and HRCI courses.


John M. Word III
Edward J. "Rusty" Brown, Jr.

Executive Leadership

Jessica Word
Marc McGinnis
Scott Diehl

Regional Vice Presidents

Cindy West
Matt Leslie
Michele Isaly
Vanessa Benitez
Marc A. McGinnis


Dientre Le’on
Emily Crognale
Karen DeFazio
Ken Venier
Lydia Robledo
Paul Roberts
Paul Tran