Shepard Walton King Insurance Leadership

  • Raul Cabaza, III
  • President
  • 956-682-2841 Ext: 4004
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Raul, a Weslaco resident, graduated from Pan American University with Bachelor of Business Administration in 1987 and began working in the insurance industry at The Hartford. In 1991, he joined what is now Shepard Walton King.

Raul sells and services insurance products and programs for school districts and municipalities, artisan contractors, health care providers, non-profits, and retail/wholesale operations. A Certified Insurance Counselor, his practice includes property, general liability, fleet, workers compensation, professional errors and omissions and directors and officers liability insurance.

Raul’s long-term community involvement has benefited medical, civic, and educational organizations and his church. Raul and his wife Cynthia, who is also an executive at Shepard Walton King, have two sons.

  • Josh Fields
  • Vice President
  • 956-423-8755 Ext: 4120
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Raised in Harlingen, Josh Fields graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Agricultural Economics. Prior to joining Shepard Walton King Insurance Group in 2003, he worked as a financial consultant.

Josh is a Certified Insurance Counselor and is actively involved in servicing large property and casualty clients, including South Padre Island condominiums & school districts in Cameron, Hidalgo & Willacy counties.

Josh and his wife Mia have two daughters and a son, and are active members of Covenant Presbyterian Church. Outside of work, Josh enjoys the outdoors by spending time fly-fishing and quail hunting. He also serves on the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board, is a Trustee for the Harlingen Water Works System, and is also a Board Member for the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce.

  • Chris Graham
  • Vice President
  • 956-682-2841 Ext: 4018
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Valley native Chris Graham attended Texas A&M University as well as the University of Texas Pan-American, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He began his career with Farmers Insurance working as a liability adjuster before joining Alexander and Alexander of Texas as an account executive/producer in 1993. In 1995, the McAllen office of Alexander and Alexander was purchased by Shepard Walton King Insurance Group where Chris became a partner in 2000.

Chris specializes in all aspects of commercial insurance. His background as an adjuster allows him to assist clients with their claims process, and his experience as a Certified Insurance Counselor helps clients find the best insurance options for their needs. This expertise, attention to detail, and personal regard for his clients provide Graham with a high, long-term retention rate.

Graham is very active in the local community:

  • He is a 1998 graduate of Leadership McAllen
  • He is a member of the McAllen South Rotary Club, serving as its President and Board Member for numerous years
  • He has served as President and on the Board of Directors of the Coastal Conservation Association
  • He is an Eagle Scout and continues to give back to the organization by serving as the Committee Chairman of Boy Scout Troop 68, where he is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster
  • He is currently on the Agents Advisory Council of Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and has served on The United Fire Group Insurance Company

Chris has been married to his beautiful wife, Marianne, since 1998. Together they have raised three sons: Patrick, Timothy, and Robert, who have each become Eagle Scouts like their father. In his spare time, his passions include fishing, sailing, backpacking, and has competed in numerous triathlons including the Ironman 70.3.

  • Cynthia Cabaza
  • Vice President
  • 956-682-2841 Ext: 4020
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Cynthia, a Weslaco resident, graduated from the University of Texas-Pan Am with a B.A. in Business Management. She started her career with Allstate Insurance Company as a claims adjuster and then applied that knowledge to property and casualty insurance sales. As a Certified Insurance Counselor she has helped hundreds of individuals and business owners with their insurance needs since starting at Shepard Walton King in 1996.

Cynthia Cabaza’s wide range of experience and dedication to customer service resulted in her becoming a Stockholder at SWK in 2009. Cynthia has been married to Raul Cabaza for more than 28 years, and he is also a Stockholder at SWK. Now that their two sons are grown, they are raising two corgis. In her spare time, Cynthia enjoys running, cross fit and volunteering in her local community and at her church.