Christian D. Lapeyre joined the Brown & Brown Gulf States team in October 2017 but has been in the employee benefits business since 1996. He has earned the professional designation of Registered Health Underwriter from the American College, an organization of insurance and financial professionals.
Chris graduated from Nicholls State University in 1994 and was named New Orleans Rookie of the Year by the Benefits Agents and Managers Association. He is a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters and Louisiana Association of Health Underwriters. Chris has experience in the financial services industry and specializes in employee benefit planning. He is one of the original founders of the firm SLR, which was acquired by Brown & Brown in October 2017.
Chris’s civic and professional memberships include the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, South Central Industrial Association, Bayou Industrial Group, Lafourche Chamber, Houma Rotary Club, and the Nicholls State University Foundation. Chris is the Past President of the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority. He is also a past Vice President of the NSU Alumni Federation and Board of Directors of the local chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association.