Leading Texas Insurance Agency, Lipscomb & Associates, Welcomes New Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Insurance industry veteran of 24 years, Shyla Lankford, will take on new role at the…
The merger represents a significant expansion for Lipscomb, a family owned and operated firm in Dallas since 1960
DALLAS, Texas (June 10, 2021) – Rekerdres Insurance Agency will merge with Lipscomb & Associates, one of Dallas’s premiere boutique insurance agencies, signaling a major expansion for the 61-year-old Lipscomb insurance family.
Rekerdres Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency in Dallas, TX, which started in 1990, with the husband-wife team of Gay and Douglas “Randy” Rekerdres. From the beginning their agency was devoted to customer service, which is why Randy Rekerdres believes this merger will be good for everyone. He has known the Lipscombs for years and has always believed them to be of a similar mindset: “to provide superior service at the best possible price with some of the best carriers in the country. “
“The Rekerdres name is synonymous with excellent service and dependable products for individuals and businesses across Dallas,” said Shyla Lankford, Partner/COO at Lipscomb & Associates. “We’re thrilled to be merging with Rekerdres, and we look forward to the months and years ahead as we continue to offer top-notch service and products to customers across Texas.”
Randy and Gay Rekerdres are the agency’s co-owners and the Vice President and President, respectively. Randy was selected as one of D Magazine’s 2020 “Best Insurance Agents in Dallas” – his fifth year in a row to receive the honor.
“I am excited to be joining forces with Jay and Charles Lipscomb and thrilled that Rekerdres Insurance Agency is merging with a firm like Lipscomb & Associates. Both agencies and principals have strong and long-lasting reputations in the community,” said Randy Rekerdres. “This is an exciting moment to be in insurance, and we strongly believe this merger will greatly benefit the customers and clients.”
Lipscomb & Associates is a family-owned insurance agency with established roots in Dallas, offering a range of insurance products to customers across the state. The merger with Rekerdres represents a significant step toward expanding the agency’s coverage, while continuing its more than 60-year history of excellent customer service and innovative solutions.
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About Lipscomb & Associates
Lipscomb & Associates has been providing personal and business insurance in Dallas since 1960. Its predecessor, F.F. Lipscomb & Co., was founded by Forrest Lipscomb, an experienced agricultural insurance specialist who moved to Dallas to serve one of the world’s largest cotton markets. The agency has expanded its insurance products under Forrest’s sons, Jay and Charles, to cover a full range of commercial and personal clients with innovative, boutique service. Lipscomb specializes in assessing complex risk and providing tailor-made life, health, and benefits insurance solutions to select clientele. For more information, visit www.LipscombInsurance.com or call (214) 420-5200.
About Rekerdres Insurance Agency
Rekerdres Insurance Agency began its operations in 1990. Randy Rekerdres grew up in an insurance household, getting his first property casualty license while still in high school. In college Randy was hired by St Paul Insurance Co (now Travelers) and did a short stint at Lloyds of London, with Lowndes Lambert Group. From the very first day, the agency based its business principles on providing the highest standard of service to its customers. Rekerdres Insurance Agency has a broad range of Commercial, Personal and Life, and Health products and are aligned with some of the best carriers to deliver the most accurate coverage and cost-effective packages to the client.