Erika Close   

Personal Lines Sales Executive, PayneWest Insurance

Erika currently is a Personal Lines Sales executive for PayneWest Insurance.  Erika began her career with PayneWest in 2011 and has distinguished herself amongst her colleagues and clients as a premier agent that specializes in coverages for highly affluent individuals as well as specialized and unique risk. Erika puts her client’s needs first by providing them with unmatched industry knowledge that enables her to provide them with choices and options to best meet their individual insurance risk.  Erika has been awarded the Safeco Elite Producer award 5 times and most recently was awarded the Safeco Award of Excellence in 2018 and 2019. In addition to Erika’s career accomplishments she and has served as the board president for Big Brothers
Big Sisters of Missoula, is a member of the Missoula Chamber Red Coats, was secretary for her Rotary Club and volunteers with several other local organizations.  Having grown up in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, she enjoys spending time with her family and hound dogs in the outdoors.