About Us

For over 50 years, Erwin Insurance Agency has built a solid reputation as Covington's most trusted insurance agency.  We are committed to providing quality products and services to businesses and families throughout our community. 

We are a locally owned and family-operated business. Our experienced and tenured producers and customer service reps are committed to providing a high level of service available only with a local agency.

JAMES "JIM" MCLACHLAN, III is a Covington native.  He graduated from McNeese State University and entered the insurance business in 1974 with General Adjustment Bureau and then went on to work for Harlan Louisiana, Inc. now Bayly Martin & Fay.  Jim has been with Erwin Insurance agency since 1978.


PATRICK DYKES graduated from Springhill College with a B.A. in Economics in 1975.  He entered insurance field with Continental and Hartford in 1975 as an underwriter.  In 1984, Patrick came to Erwin Insurance Agency.

 


MICHAEL DIRMANN
graduated from Southeastern University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice 1980. He entered insurance field with Farm Bureau insurance in 1987. Michael has been  with Erwin Insurance Agency since 2002.

 


JAMES “JAY” CASERTA
graduated from Louisiana Tech University in 2002. He began his insurance career in 2003 with Gilsbar, Inc. and has been with Erwin Insurance Agency since 2004.

 


JAMES “MAC” MCLACHLAN IV
graduated from Louisiana State University in 2005 and began his insurance career working with Erwin Insurance Agency in 2005.

THOMAS "TOM" SHEPHERD, JR. graduated from Louisiana State University and began his insurance career working with Tom Shepherd Insurance in Covington, LA.  Tom joined the Erwin team in early 2014 when his agency merged with Erwin Insurance.


For more information call 985.892.1500 or 800.375.1505. 

 

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