Danone Simpson is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Montage Insurance Solutions with over fifteen years’ experience in all lines of insurance. Danone has built an agency focused on employee benefit and property & casualty programs for the commercial and non-profit sectors. Under Danone’s leadership the firm has partnered with over 100 carriers in order to find the perfect insurance solutions for their clients.
Her company utilizes Human Resources tools, consulting, wellness campaigns, health fairs and safety initiatives to reduce premium and employee costs. These programs have proven to be effective in retention and nurturing the health and safety of employees. These client events and services are unparalleled in the industry. Danone Simpson understands the challenges of the Human Resources Professional and has established My HR Summit™ a leadership series to educate HR Departments in the ever changing world of legal compliance and employee management. Danone has been presented multiple awards in the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Business Journals, including being selected a Trusted Advisor in Insurance and One of the Top Twelve Women Owned Businesses in Los Angeles. Her agency has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies and Top 25 largest insurance brokerage firms since 2009 and for the number of Employee Benefits Consultants. Recently Danone was selected by Forbes magazine to be represented in the Women of Power series for Southern California. In the past, Danone worked on the television series “Dallas”, produced by Lorimar Television for ten years. She also has served multiple non-profit organizations, such as Motion Picture and Television Fund; Cystic Fibrosis, and produced the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival which had over 60,000 attendees and benefited over sixty charities. She is an active member of multiple insurance associations and has continuously served on the EMA/SMA board for over eight years and PIHRA District Nine Board (Woodland Hills) for the last two since 2009. Executive MBA, Graziadio School of Business, Pepperdine University.