About Us

With roots in the insurance industry that date back to 1918, United Western Insurance Brokers is no stranger to assisting businesses and successful families in managing their risk. We value our team's diversity and bring you decades of Risk Management experience.

Since our founding, UWIB has been known for its utilization of cutting edge technology and automation to deliver superior speed and service to our clients.

We are intentional about anticipating and helping to overcome the hurdles that your business and your family might face. With “real world” know-how, we help you to navigate the legal and social challenges that today’s companies and wealthy families face.

In a consultative fashion, we help you to identify options and provide guidance so you can make strategically informed decisions about risk and risk transfer.


Dana Coates
CEO & Strategic Advisor
Sean Ortega
Operations Manager

Sales Team

Eric Schirding
Account Executive
Nick Latshaw
Account Executive
Josh Acosta
Account Executive - Seattle Division
Will Aufhammer
Account Executive - Seattle Division

Customer Service and Administration

Jose Herrera
Commercial Account Manager
Lillian Chen
Commercial Account Manager
Maribel Sosa
Commercial Account Manager
Bill Stevens
Commercial Lines Account Assistant
Monica Lopez
Group & Individual Benefits Account Manager
Veronica Gonzales
Private Client Services
Alicia De Dios
Private Client Services

Our Puppies

Los Angeles Greeter
Penny Mae
Seattle Greeter
Seattle Greeter
Delaware Wingman
Henry the Retriever