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
Dana Coates
Gina Coates
President & Sr. Executive
Sean Ortega
Sr. Executive, Agency Operations

Sales Team

Eric Schirding
President, Southwest Territory
Nick Latshaw
Account Executive
Josh Acosta
President, Pacific Northwest Territory

Customer Service and Administration

Jose Herrera
Commercial Account Manager
Lillian Chen
Commercial Account Manager
Maribel Sosa
Commercial Account Manager
Monica Lopez
Group & Individual Benefits Account Manager
Veronica Gonzales
Private Client Services
Alicia De Dios
Private Client Services
Jamie Johnson
Team Leader, Account Support Services
Vinod Kumar
Manager, Account Support Services
Raju Kondapu
Personal Lines Manager, Account Support Services


Edin Dedovic
Sr. Executive, Data Analytics
Ellen Lichtenstein
Marketing & Communications Consultant

Our Puppies

Los Angeles Greeter
Penny Mae
Seattle Greeter
Seattle Greeter
Los Angeles Puppy Executive