ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 7, 2009 – Dupre Carrier Godchaux Agency, Inc. in Louisiana’s Acadiana region has been named the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month by Trusted Choice®, the consumer branding program for independent insurance agents and brokers.
“The team at the Dupre Carrier Godchaux Agency has been recognized nationally for their service to their community, personalized care and use of the latest technology that exemplifies the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance,” says Dave Evans, Trusted Choice® executive director. “We are proud to award the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month to the Dupre Carrier Godchaux Agency.”
The Dupre Carrier Godchaux Agency, Inc. has offices in the cities of Opelousas, Church Point, Lafayette, Port Barre and Ville Platte. Acadiana is an eight-parish region in the southern part of the state also known to many as Cajun and/or Creole Country.
“We celebrated our 50th year in business in August and were excited to be chosen as the Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month,” says Joseph F. Godchaux Jr., Dupre Carrier Godchaux Agency, Inc. president and CEO. “With 115 combined years of experience, my partners and I are devoted to serving our clients and supporting our employees. Trusted Choice®, helps us to continue our services by providing resources to independent agents that promote growth and stability in our industry.”
Dupre Carrier Godchaux Insurance Agency opened its doors in 1959 as the Bobby Dupre Insurance Agency. Dupre partnered with Harold Carrier in 1966, with Joe Godchaux in 1979, and with J.E. Brignac, Jr. in 1980.
Today DCG Insurance Agency is owned by a second generation of partners. In April, 2005, Joe Godchaux Jr., Willie Godchaux, Jenny Credeur, Kevin Carrier, Kevin Simoneaux, and James Wallace were introduced as the new owners of Dupre Carrier Godchaux Insurance Agency, Inc. Dupre’s commitment to maintain a locally owned agency to service the families and businesses unique to Louisiana encouraged him and his partners to pass the torch to a group of hard working, dedicated people that shared their vision.
The Trusted Choice® Agency of the Month program recognizes those Trusted Choice® agencies that are going above and beyond in living the tenets of the Trusted Choice® Pledge of Performance and in communicating the benefits of their services to consumers. Trusted Choice® agencies agree to adhere to a written pledge that states they will work with their customers to identify the insurance and financial services that are right for them, their families or their business and use their access to multiple companies to deliver those products. It also states that they will help guide consumers through the claims process and help them solve problems related to their coverage or account, among other things.
Trusted Choice® educates consumers about the benefits of using independent agents and brokers for their insurance needs: choice of companies, customized policies and advocacy support. Trusted Choice® is the consumer marketing identity for over 10,400 independent insurance agencies and brokerage firms and 53 leading insurance companies. Fore more information, go to www.TrustedChoice.com.