Meet the Team

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 Victor Langenderfer

Victor moved to the Louisville area 10+ 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 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 Beth Waltrip

Beth Waltrip grew up in Florida and has been a Louisville resident for five years. She has been in insurance for 3 years and has 20 years’ experience in customer service and problem solving. She enjoys anything Disney and traveling with her twin sister. Most of all she enjoys providing excellent customer service to her clients.

About Meghan Langenderfer

Meghan Langenderfer

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.

About Damon Thurman

Damon is a Kentucky native born and raised in Louisville.  He has a passion for basketball including playing 4 years at Trinity High School while leading the Rocks to their first ever Kentucky State Championship.  Damon also enjoyed spending his next 4 years at the University of Kentucky where he graduated with a degree in Communications.  His other passions include spending time with his family and long walks on the beach.

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 Andy Ziegler

Andy is a Northeast Ohio native that moved to Louisville over 10 years ago to continue his administrative career in the golf business working for the PGA of America locally across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  He began his insurance career in 2014, and comes to Local Choice after serving as a Financial Advisor with Prudential for more than 5 years.  He enjoys working with his clients to develop personal relationships to earn your trust and business, while implementing insurance solutions that assure your protection and piece of mind.  In his free time, Andy enjoys playing golf, attending live sporting events and concerts, visiting with and spending time with his immediate and extended family in Ohio, Florida and locally in Kentucky and learning more about the tremendous history of his adopted home state, from our bourbon heritage to thoroughbred horse racing and everything in between.  Andy is committed to working with his clients to find the best fit for their unique situation and looks forward to the opportunity to meet, develop, and grow with you.

About Lisa Callahan

Lisa was born and raised in Louisville, KY. She has over 15 years of insurance experience with time spent in both the independent and direct writer industries.  While Lisa has worked selling and serving personal insurance clients she has found her true passion by helping businesses protect their livelihood on the commercial insurance side and also protecting families with Life Insurance. Lisa is married with two daughters and enjoys volunteering in her spare times with organizations like FEAT of Louisville and Special Olympics.

About Andy Bloomfield

Andy is a Northwest Ohio native growing up in the city of Northwood and remains involved in the local community. He is proud to be a hard-working family man with two beautiful girls and a loving fiancé. Working with Local Choice gives him the opportunity to succeed both as a professional and in his family life. Andy enjoys building and maintaining relationships with people from all walks of life and prides himself on working hard to ensure every one of his clients are properly insured. In his spare time, Andy enjoys participating in recreational sports and coaching his oldest daughter in everything she does. He would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss both your personal & business needs and why the Local Choice family is the best fit for you.

About Emma Crum

Emma is a Louisville native with a passion for educating and advocating for her customers. She is a University of Kentucky graduate and proud mother and wife. With over three years experience in the insurance industry, she is committed to helping protect your family, and would love the opportunity to meet you.