An insurance industry group has singled out Steve Shea of Barney & Barney LLC for recognition.

Shea recently received the Andrew H. Ekern Award from IBA, the Insurance Brokers & Agents of San Diego. The award recognizes outstanding insurance agents who have contributed time and talent to the community and industry.

Shea has done work with the East County Family YMCA, Burn Institute and Barney & Barney Foundation.

Shea is a principal and executive in the firm’s property and casualty group. He leads the firm’s hospitality practice group.

— SDBJ Staff Report