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Meet Our Team

 

  • Lori Blackwell

    Principal Agent
    Office: 302-380-3812
    Fax: 302-738-0851
    248 E Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark DE 19713
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    How long in insurance:

    Over 20 years.

     

    What makes you a great agent?

    Insurance is abstract and I can personalize a policy to most efficiently meet my clients’ needs.

     

    Hometown:

    Orlando, Florida. I worked as a Sea Maid at Sea World in high school.

     

    Secret Ambition:

    To eat as much as I want and still always be a size 4.

     

    Favorite past time:

    Traveling.

     

    Words to live by:

    Be yourself.

     

    Hobbies:

    Yoga, cooking, reading, theater, music, concerts, and sporting events.

     

    I could never have too many:

    Stamps on my passport.

     

    A personality trait you’re proud of:

    Perseverance. I will not quit!

  • Lorraine Dryden

    Office Manager
    Office: 302-380-3812
    Fax: 302-738-0851
    248 E Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark DE 19713
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    How long in insurance?

    Over 40 years, though I don’t understand how that can be since I’m only 39.

     

    Expertise as an agent?

    I am actually the office manager, but I am perennially voted by the general public as one of the area’s Top 50 Agents in the Delaware Today Magazine.

     

    What do you like most about working here?

    My coworkers are a real joy to work with which makes coming to work a pleasure.

     

    Known around the office as?

    The answer guru. I’ve been here so long that our clients are like family and I know them well.

     

    Secret ambition?

    To be healthy, wealthy, and wise.

     

    Favorite past time:

    Singing in the church choir, reading and exercise.

     

    Words to live by:

    Live every moment, laugh everyday, love beyond words, and dance like no one is watching.

     

    You could never have too many?

    Friends.

     

    A personality trait you’re most proud of:

    My ability to see the best in people and look for the silver lining.

  • Ana Money

    Agent
    Office: 302-380-3812
    Fax: 302-738-0851
    248 E Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark DE 19713
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    How long working in insurance?

    Over 11 years.

     

    What makes you a great agent?

    My ability to communicate effectively with our clients.

     

    Languages:

    Spanish and English.

     

    Country of origin:

    El Salvador.

     

    Known around the office as:

    Quiet, but not shy.

     

    Secret Ambition:

    To run my own Nationwide agency.

     

    Words to live by:

    Everything happens for a reason.

     

    I could never have too many:

    Hours of quality time to spend with my children.

     

    Favorite thing about working for the Blackwell Agency:

    Every month we have a special themed lunch where we all make something exotic to

    share with each other.

     

    Favorite past time:

    Taking my children on adventures where they can learn new things and have fun.

  • John Slack Jr.

    Agent
    Office: 302-380-3812
    Fax: 302-738-0851
    248 E Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark DE 19713
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    How long have you been working in insurance?

    My father founded the agency over 50 years ago so it seems like I’ve been working here since I’ve been in diapers.

     

    What sets you apart from other agents?

    I take what some consider an abnormal amount of pleasure in understanding the technical minutia of Insurance Laws and Regulation.

     

    Education:

    Graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice.

     

    Known around the office as:

    The technical guy, the light bulb and water cooler changer, and sometimes the exterminator.

     

    Secret Ambition:

    To travel around the country on the World Poker Tour.

     

    Favorite thing about working at the Blackwell Insurance Agency:

    Friday chocolate donuts.

     

    You could never have too many:

    Chocolate donuts.

     

    A personality trait you’re proud of:

    My ability to maintain, however tenuous, my sense of masculinity in an office full of women.

     

    Words to live by:

    Follow the Golden Rule... it’s really that simple.

  • Ana Fields

    Agent
    Office: 302-380-3812
    Fax: 302-738-0851
    248 E Chestnut Hill Rd
    Newark DE 19713
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    Why I chose the Insurance profession?

    I gain an immense sense of satisfaction in knowing that the advice I give to protect the families and business’s in my community will make them whole again after a loss. 

     

    What makes you a great agent? 

    I honestly have my clients best interests at heart. 

     

    Secret ambition?

    To travel the world. 

     

    Words to live by:

    Be anxious for nothing. 

     

    Hobbies:

    Cooking, arts & crafts, music, church. 

     

    I could never have too many....

    Shoes.

     

    A personality trait you are most proud of?

    Humility.