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. In March of 2014 Lipscomb Insurance promoted Shyla to Vice President of Operations.
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 Vertafore 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 Young Agent for Independent Insurance Agents of Dallas, NetVU, Dallas Children’s Charites, Dallas CASA, Ronald McDonald House and Feed the Hungry.
Shyla R. Lankford, CRIS, NcAM