Marc Kaplan grew up in Orange County and graduated from high school in 1976. While attending California State University-Fullerton, Kaplan chose to enter the lucrative Orange County real estate market, obtained his real estate license and began selling houses.
In 1981, Kaplan moved to San Diego and entered the insurance industry. He worked for an agency until 1986, when he decided to open his own. In 1988, Kaplan began insuring the building industry, and has been actively involved with the building industry ever since. In 2011 Marc’s agency joined the Michael Ehrenfeld Company.
Kaplan is a member of the Building Industry Association of San Diego County (BIA), currently serves on the Building Resources Council (BRC) of the BIA. In addition, he is a member of San Diego BIA’s Risk Management Committee, membership committee, Specialty Contractors Council (SCC) board, and was 2005 SCC president. Kaplan is also a member of CALPASC (California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors), and serves on it’s board of directors.
Kaplan shares his life with his wife, Dena, whom he met in the insurance industry. An incredible partner at home, Dena provides an extra asset with her knowledge of the insurance industry working for an insurance publication. They have two children, Cole, age 22; and Brook, age 20