As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business. Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.
Danette Castello, owner of Castello Agency, has been in the insurance industry for 20 plus years. She spent five years as an underwriting manager for a large general agency in the Baton Rouge area and then joined her Father-in-law, James Castello, working in his agency for the past 15 years. She has extensive knowledge in all forms of personal and commercial insurance. She received her CIC- Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 2012 and later became a Notary Public for the state of Louisiana in 2015.
She is very active in the community. She is a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Zachary. She is Past- President and current board member of the Zachary Chamber of Commerce. She was awarded the Zachary Chamber of Commerce’s “Volunteer of the Year” in 2012. In 2015 she purchased the agency and was awarded Zachary Chamber of Commerce’s “Small Business of the Year” and “Business Person of the Year.”
Shawn Bickham, a licensed agent, began working in the insurance industry in 1998 as a data processor for a small life insurance company. Shortly after, she began working for a large managing agency in Baton Rouge, focusing mainly on Homeowners and Auto Insurance underwriting, where she eventually became the underwriting supervisor. She has the experience from both the company side, and agency side. In her insurance career she has spent time in customer service, underwriting, sales, billing specialist, and management.
- Became licensed agent to sell insurance in 2009
- Earned CISR designation in 2017
Bachelor of Science in Accounting; Specialization in Internal Auditing – LSU
Staff Accountant – 9 years
17 years in the insurance industry
Insurance Accounting – 1 year
Senior Premium Auditor – 14 years
Commercial Agent – 2 years
AP 91 (Prinicipals of Premium Auditing)
AP 92 (Premium Auditing Applications)
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