The Katrina Early State farm Agency understands that life will bring some unexpected changes and risk, but it is our responsibility to help you make smart decisions when it comes to your insurance and financial service needs. Our business philosophy is to help you feel safe, have an understanding of your insurance coverages, and feel respected in our office.
As a strong, independent business woman from Newport, Arkansas, Katrina Early, works diligently to give back to the community that has supported her through the years. Her professional mission through her agency is to help people overcome the risks and struggles of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams...as she has realized her own.
After graduating with a B.S. degree from Arkansas State University, Katrina accepted a job with State Farm Insurance Companies in 1995. Simultaneously, she began decades of service to her country as a reservist in the United States Army. Six years later, she was appointed a State Farm Agent licensed in auto, fire, life, health, banking, and financial services and began running her own agency in South Shreveport, helping customers throughout Northern Louisiana with their insurance and financial needs.
While running her own business has kept her busy, she also found opportunities to give back in other ways. Katrina served as president of the Minority Business Council (2008), on the Central Vice President's Council in 2005, and as a member of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. From 2009 to 2017, she worked on Louisiana's Workforce Commission and in 2018, Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler appointed Katrina to serve as the Chairperson on the City Workforce Commission. She is also a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
In 2010, Due to her passion to help women discover themselves, she founded Make Me Mold Me Empowerment, Inc. which officially organized January 15, 2015. Through it, her and her husband provide guidance in self-development, goal planning, and leadership by sharing with fellow men and women their experience and life-lessons. She strives to motivate and help other women recognize their potential and live holistic lives.
Katrina is a recipient of the “2015 Lifetime Achievement Award” with the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce and presented as Queen of Krewe of Harambee for 2015-2016 Mardi Gras season. Over the years, she's received many accolades in recognition of her contributions, including: Business Woman of the Year, Business Person of the Year, African American Achievement Award, two separate Small Business of the Year awards, and Athena Women’s Nominate.
After 21 years of service, she retired from the Army, but continues her civilian work as a successful State Farm Agent and a Notary Public. Her commitment to customer service and the community as a whole helped grow her business.
If there is anything Katrina and her office can do to help you with regards to your insurance needs, they will be happy to assist!. Please give US a call , email, text, or stop by the office to meet everyone face to face. We look forward to meeting you and having the opportunity to earn your insurance business.