Jim Long has over 40 years of experience in the insurance industry and has started 3 insurance agencies from scratch. Jim also lives in the family friendly community of Frederick CO after his move from Denver in 2008. Jim is a licensed agent and has experience in all facets of the insurance business. Jim is our “go to guy” and can either answer or find the answer to any question that comes his way. He heads up the commercial department of Long’s Insurance Agency and along with Cheri founded our agency in 2003. Jim brings relationships with over 130 different insurance companies to the table so Long’s Insurance Agency can find insurance coverage for any need. Jim’s Motto is, “if we can’t insure it, no one can” and if asked how he is doing you will usually hear him say “just another day in paradise”!
Cheri Osterhoudt has been a licensed agent since 2008 but worked in the insurance field for 5 years prior to that learning the industry from the ground up. Cheri has been involved in helping start up 2 agencies and is extremely knowledgeable in both personal and commercial insurance. Cheri worked for 20 years with Social Security so has that insurance knowledge that is helpful in various areas of our business and she learned customer service skills that she requires every employee to use, as our greatest asset is our customers. Cheri has made her home in Frederick CO since 2008 when we decided to leave the “big city” (Denver) and move to a more community oriented home, Frederick CO.
Deanna grew up in Southern California and attended the University of Southern California for three years before meeting her husband and getting married. She worked as a receptionist and then as an administrative assistant for the USC School of Dentistry.
She and her husband moved to Colorado in 1989 and love living here! She became a stay-at-home mom when they started their family. They now have two wonderful adult children. Deanna returned to the work force two years ago working in customer service. She joined the Long’s Insurance Team in January 2015 and loves her job in client relations! Deanna enjoys camping, travelling, scuba diving, gardening, quilting, scrapbooking and baking.