Local Choice Insurance, LLC was started in 2017, with the primary goal of offering great rates and professional service to our clients in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan.
Our insurance agency provides comprehensive insurance products for individuals, families and businesses. As an independent, multi-line insurance agency we represent many top-rated insurance companies. We look carefully at the circumstances of each customer and tailor an appropriate insurance plan to precisely meet those needs. We offer competitive rates and outstanding service for a variety of coverages. Most importantly, we value our customers and have the experience to deliver an outstanding experience for a value that’s hard to beat.
About Bill Schumann
Bill has always enjoyed helping others and wants to ensure his clients can enjoy life by providing them with peace of mind knowing their specific insurance needs are met. He began his insurance career as an intern with Northwestern Mutual Insurance while studying at the University of Louisville. From there he spent time at Allstate and State Farm. By starting his own independent agency, he is fulfilling a lifelong goal and providing his clients with better service and better coverage options.
About Erica Reiter
Erica is a southern Indiana native with a passion for helping others both personally and professionally. She treats all of her customers like family and always goes the extra mile to make sure they have the right coverages at the best rates. Erica has spent over 10 years delivering exceptional customer service to both new and existing customers. She is a proud graduate of Indiana University Southeast and is committed to continuing her personal development in the independent insurance industry.
About Victor Langenderfer
Victor moved to the Louisville area over 6 years ago to start a family but still has strong ties to Northern Ohio where he was born and raised. He has a passion for people and prides himself on always delivering a great customer experience. Victor enjoys building long lasting relationships with all of his customers and is always going the extra mile to ensure their insurance needs are met. Victor is committed to helping others and would love the opportunity to meet you.
About Andrew Priddy
Andrew is a Kentucky native, born and raised in Elizabethtown. He is a community leader who is dedicated to making a difference in his family, friends, and clients lives. Raising a family while making sure that his clients are provided with the best possible insurance option is his top priority. He would love the opportunity to make you a part of the local Choice Insurance family.
About Susan Hunt
Susan is a long standing resident of Oldham county who enjoys chatting with customers about their insurance needs. She has spent the last 19 years in the insurance industry with both captive and independent insurance agency’s delivering exceptional customer service every day. Her current passions include doing volunteer work at Highpoint in LaGrange, KY and spending time with her family, friends, and fellow Phos community church members. Susan would love to have the opportunity to get to know you better.
About Beth Waltrip
Beth Waltrip has over 20 years’ experience in event planning and project management. She spent her early childhood in Louisville and then moved to Florida where she grew up. She received a BS in Marketing from the University of West Florida and a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University.
She also worked for three years at Walt Disney World. Before joining Local Choice she worked for Shelter Insurance in LaGrange. Beth enjoys spending time with her family in Louisville and volunteering as a transport driver taking dogs from shelters to new homes across the country.
About Keith Elliott
Keith is a proud U.S. Veteran born in Kentucky who takes pride in helping others and building long lasting relationships with all of his clients. After traveling the world and living overseas for several years, he earned his Engineering Degree from Southern Illinois University. Keith is a family man with three beautiful children and wife of 13 years. He has a passion for sports and spends the majority of his time off at his son’s basketball and soccer games. Keith has spent the last 9 years educating his clients on how Medicare works and the importance of selecting the Right Program at the Right Premium. He knows each clients needs are unique and will build a special program for each client based on their needs and budget. Keith would like for you to give him a call to discuss your unique needs today!
About Dan Brewer
Dan was born and raised in Louisville. He has worked in the insurance industry, with Farmers Insurance, for the past 5 years. He loves working with people and building relationships. Dan prides himself on providing a great customer experience and making sure his clients are educated about their insurance policies. His passions include sports, music and spending time with friends and family. Dan is committed to developing both personally and professionally in the independent insurance industry.
About Joe McQuerry
Joe is a Kentucky native, eleven-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and retired Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While serving in the Marines, Joe studied Risk Management & Insurance and received a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University. He is currently enrolled in Bellarmine University’s Executive M.B.A. program. Joe is also an extremely proud father of two wonderful children and considers helping fellow veterans in need a mission that will never end.
After traveling much of the country and the world, Joe has developed deep roots in the Louisville community and beyond. Through his diverse background, Joe has a passion for finding unique solutions for his clients and using out of the box thinking to provide the best possible service in any situation.
About Karen Koester
Karen Semones Koester was born and raised in Louisville, KY. She is most proud of the fact that she has raised 3 incredible boys. Karen has found her professional passion as an independent insurance agent for Local Choice Insurance. She is excited to share her passion by helping families and business owners protect their livelihoods. She is able to successfully complete that mission by offering her clients the best insurance coverage at the most competitive price.