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 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 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 Linda Horvat

Linda Horvat was born and raised in Plymouth, Wisconsin which is nested in the beautiful Kettle Moraine of Wisconsin, and cheese capital of the world.  She  has been in Louisville for 22 years and enjoys a competitive game of tennis.  She has two wonderful sons and two grandchildren.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Elmhurst College.  Before joining Local Choice, she worked in Health Insurance.  She genuinely believes she can make a difference in the life of others by providing insurance coverage that best meets your needs.   

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 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 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.