About Hudson-Silver Insurance Agency

Meet Our Team

Since 1974, Hudson-Silver Insurance Agency has provided individuals and business owners in the Northwest Louisiana and East Texas areas with quality insurance coverage at the best price. As a family owned business, our dedicated team has the tools, knowledge, and experience needed to find you a plan that works for your needs, as well as your budget.

Our entire team keeps up to date with any changes occurring in the world of insurance coverage, to ensure we lead our clients down the right path. We have the knowledge and solutions needed to get you on the right track.

Lance Hudson

Owner

Carrying on the family tradition, Lance leads Hudson-Silver Agency as president. He worked for Commercial Union Insurance Company until 1993 and now resides on the retail side of insurance. Lance is licensed in Property and Casualty, and Life and Health. He is responsible for client, employee, and company satisfaction. Our goal is to continue to match our customers’ needs with competitive products by working closely together to stay ahead of this ever-changing industry.

Our Team

JoAnn Daly, CISR & CPIA

JoAnn Daly, CISR & CPIA

Agent / Agency Manager

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JoAnn Daly, CISR & CPIA

JoAnn has been with Hudson-Silver since 2001. With a history in management and customer service, she helps us stay organized and focused on our goals. She balances accounting and office management with her role as Personal Lines Support. JoAnn works closely with our business clientele to maintain lasting relationships and generate new leads for our book of business. She is licensed in Property and Casualty and has obtained her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation and Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) Designation.

jdaly@hudsonsilver.net

Julie Freeman

Julie Freeman

Personal Lines Agent

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Julie Freeman

Julie has been with Hudson-Silver since 2004, she is as an experienced personal lines customer service representative. She focuses on building long-term relationships by catering to our clients' individual needs. Julie is licensed in Property and Casualty, as well as in Life and Health Insurance and is currently obtaining her CISR designation.

jfreeman@hudsonsilver.net

Charlene Kuntz, CISR

Charlene Kuntz, CISR

Personal Lines Agent

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Charlene Kuntz, CISR

Charlene joined the Hudson-Silver team in 2016. She has over 20 years of sales and customer service experience. Her goal is to provide our clients with excellent customer care while building indelible relationships. Charlene is licensed in Property and Casualty, as well as Life and Health Insurance and has obtained her Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.

charlene@hudsonsilver.net

Samantha Nolte

Samantha Nolte

Commercial Lines Assistant

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Samantha Nolte

Samantha joined Hudson-Silver in 2009. She is a huge asset as she offers exceptional customer service and assists our office manager/commercial lines agent. She also maintains our electronic documents and provides administrative support to our staff. She has 13 years experience. She is working towards obtaining her P&C License. 

snolte@hudsonsilver.net

Trent P. Austin, CIC, AIC-M, AINS

Trent P. Austin, CIC, AIC-M, AINS

Person / Commercial Producer

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Trent P. Austin, CIC, AIC-M, AINS

Born and raised in Shreveport, LA, Trent has been with Hudson-Silver since 2018. He has over 20 years’ experience in the insured industry that includes sales and service, claims management, underwriting and risk control. In addition to his experience, he holds both his property and casualty and life and health licenses and has earned designations as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Associate in Claims Management (AIC-M) and Associate in General Insurance.

Mike Whittenbarger

Mike Whittenbarger

Commercial / Personal Producer

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The Hudson-Silver Agency can help you find the affordable insurance coverage you need and the peace of mind you desire. We have the ability to quote with numerous companies to ensure we are offering you the BEST rate possible. Explore our coverages today. 

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