Featured Agency: Lakenan Insurance

Featured Agency: Lakenan Insurance

In operation for more than 85 years, Lakenan Insurance has a long history of serving the insurance needs of families and businesses in the Metropolitan St. Louis area. With a vision to be the leading insurance agency in their market, Lakenan prides itself in offering exceptional service, professional expertise, trusted advice, and competitive pricing.

Specializing in commercial, personal, employee benefits, and surety bonding products, Lakenan Insurance provides a comprehensive range of insurance options for its diverse client base. A member of Sunstar Insurance Group, Lakenan Insurance is part of an organization of over 650 dedicated professionals who manage premiums surpassing $1 billion.

“What truly distinguishes us is our unwavering focus on serving the needs of all of our clients,” says Lakenan President, Greg Lottes. “When you partner with us, you’re enlisting a team of seasoned insurance experts committed to precise risk management execution and a perfect alignment with your goals.”

Founded by William Lakenan in 1938, Lakenan Insurance has grown to include not only its headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, but also maintains additional office locations in Ste. Genevieve, Festus, Farmington, and Perryville, Missouri.

They primarily serve large and middle-market businesses, as well as their valued associates and high-net-worth clients.  

Contributing to Lakenan’s success is a robust service ethic. The Lakenan team prioritizes teamwork and open client communication to drive success for both their clients and their agency.

Additionally, their leadership team shares a unified commitment to achieving client goals and fostering trust. Their risk management professionals take pride in delivering excellent service, leveraging their experience and expertise to meet client objectives.

Columbia Insurance Group’s partnership with Lakenan Insurance dates to 1986 and is reinforced by a shared commitment to service.

“What fuels our strong business relationship with Columbia is a shared consistent commitment from our entire staff,” says Lakenan Executive Vice President, Jason Spore. “Just as with Columbia, we are wholly dedicated to delivering the highest level of service to each and every client.”

Shelly DeVore, Regional Vice President, agrees and shares, “Our relationship with Lakenan Insurance is a true partnership. Through our mutual respect for each other and sharing a common vision in our operations, we have been able to navigate the ups and downs and grow successfully together.”