Shyla Lankford began her insurance carrier in Dallas in 1997 and joined Lipscomb Insurance in 2010. She has experience in commercial insurance and risk management. During her career, Shyla has worked with companies from all industry sectors including; real estate, transportation, construction and contractors, manufacturing and public entities. Shyla is knowledgeable in all lines of property and casualty insurance as well as financial bonding. Since joining Lipscomb Insurance, Shyla has helped the agency grow with her ability to market accounts to various insurance companies and her ability to negotiate terms and conditions that are favorable for the client. In addition to being responsible for all commercial lines new business marketing, Shyla currently manages a book of commercial clients with premium volume in excess of $10 Million, supervisors a support team account managers and maintains carrier relationships and contracts. Shyla became Chief Operating Officer of the Lipscomb Insurance Group in June of 2021.
Shyla is known for her excellent customer service, tenacity, sense of urgency and ability to multi-task; all skills developed while managing the interests of large books of varying types of commercial companies.
Shyla has completed her professional insurance designation as a CRIS (Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist), is a NetVU AMS360 Certified Account Manager and is in the process of completing her ARM (Associate in Risk Management).
Shyla is also involved in many private and professional non-profit organizations including Emerging Leaders for Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas, NetVU, Dallas Children’s Charities, Dallas CASA and Ronald McDonald House.
In addition to her role with Lipscomb Insurance Group, Shyla and her husband Robert own and operate Iguana Marine in Lake Havasu City, AZ. Opening the business in September of 2019 they have quickly become one of the premier marine service and repair shops in Western Arizona. Shyla and Robert are the proud parents of four children.
Shyla R. Lankford, CRIS, NcAM