Leisa has over 35 years of experience in the insurance industry and specializes in Employee Benefits. She brings a unique perspective to the table as the result of being involved in all facets of the process, beginning with her Customer Service role to the broad in-depth knowledge of policies and procedures she acquired along the way.
Leisa began her insurance career as a receptionist and soon become a Workers’ Compensation major bill payer. Although she enjoyed the challenges involved with the property & casualty side of the industry, when offered the opportunity to move into the Health Insurance Department as a Customer Service Representative, she eagerly accepted. Leisa quickly realized that she enjoyed the challenges of the healthcare world and has continued to focus her growth in that area. Her experience includes working with school districts on self-funded plans from Walnut Creek to the Oregon border, both large and small employer groups and individual and Medicare Supplements. She is also an active member of the Sacramento Association of Health Underwriters (SAHU). Leisa worked with Placer Insurance Agency for 21 years prior to joining InterWest in March 2019. Leisa lives in Roseville with her husband, 3 dogs, a horse and several cats. She enjoys Pilates, swimming, reading and is currently a student at Sierra College majoring in Deaf Studies.