Insurance Quotes WA is a locally owned and operated independent insurance agency. This means that we do not represent just one insurance company, we represent several insurance carriers.
Our agency has access to numerous A-rated carriers, which better enables us to meet the individual needs of our clients. This also allows our clients to stay with us even as their insurance needs evolve or change over time.
We pride ourselves in being active in the communities in which we provide our services. Feel free to drop us a line or stop in and visit anytime!
Beatriz is a Washington State licensed insurance agent and an expert in auto and home insurance coverages. She gathers client information and quotes their insurance based upon their need and from among the 15 companies we represent.
Her past work history included eight years at Columbia Basin Health Assn. as a referral coordinator. Beatriz joined Basin Pacific in 2012. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
The second of four children, Beatriz was born and raised in Othello.
Beatriz loves to spend time with her family, attend church, and has been known to go dancing with Mario, her husband of 16 years.
A problem-solver at heart, Velia came to Basin Pacific in 2014, seeking new challenges. She gathers client information for quotes, answers billing questions and reports claims.
Previously, she worked four years at the Department of Licensing and six years at Columbia Basin Health Assn. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
The youngest of four children, Velia moved to Othello with her family from Brownsville, TX when she was 9. It took her awhile to get used to the cold, but she has learned to love the four seasons.
Her favorite activities are camping, fishing, yardwork, and being with her children. She enjoys remodeling and is a whiz at installing countertops, sinks, and toilets.
A licensed Commercial and Farm insurance agent, Susan’s experience in building and planning gives her special insight into both farm and commercial insurance. She provides commercial and farm insurance quotes for the agency and has a thorough review process at renewal to verify that our clients have the right coverages.
Prior to joining the Basin Pacific staff in 2014, Susan spent 14 years in city government and eight years in the retail farm implement industry.
Susan is an avid collector of antiques; she haunts estate and garage sales on weekends. She also enjoys golfing, boating, landscaping, and yardwork.
Susan and her husband Dan, a rancher, have been married 30 years. They have two grown children and three grandkids.
Shawn has owned this insurance agency for 33 years. He oversees the operation and handles new commercial and farm insurance business as well as being the mayor of Othello.
He opened the business after graduating from CWU and working at a local bank for eight months. Shawn loves to help people solve complex insurance issues, and is experienced in all lines of insurance coverage, including life insurance, retirement, and property and casualty insurance.
One of Shawn’s favorite things to do is fish for king salmon. He also is very involved in the Chamber of Commerce and city government. He’s married to Laurie, his wife of 25 years, and they have three grown children. He likes to spend time with family and stay involved in their lives.
Laurie handles all the financial aspects of the agency, including receipts, accounts payable, payroll, quarterly taxes and financial reports.
She has previous experience working for Avista, the Othello School District, and is currently doing books for the Adams County Pet Rescue, as well.
A frequent vendor at several homemade craft bazaars, Laurie loves to stamp, make cards, sew, and create beautiful craft items for the home. She volunteers at the county fair and she is very involved in her family’s life. She is married to Shawn and they have three children.