Los Angeles Office
8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday-Friday
12121 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 810
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Dalton DeFendis is Chief Operating Officer at DiBuduo & DeFendis, based in our home office. He is a UC San Diego graduate, Fresno native, and a member of the team since 2021. Dalton has been in the insurance industry for years, primarily in insurance advocacy and government affairs in Washington, D.C. prior to joining the family business at D&D.
Originally from Mexico, Jose Fontes came to the United States to study International Business at Pepperdine University. After graduating, Jose joined the D&D family in 2007 and specializes in Property and General Liability coverage, Workers’ Compensation, and all professional lines with a focus on the Agriculture, Private Equity Real Estate, Financial Institutions, Manufacturing, and Automotive industries. Jose is family focused, following in his father in law’s footsteps in the insurance industry, and sharing his life with wife Brittany and daughter Isabella.