Liz Van Dervort, Producer, Gillis, Ellis & Baker
Gillis, Ellis & Baker
After graduating from Louisiana State University with a degree in advertising, Liz Van Dervort began her career at Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company, specializing in healthcare and professional liability insurance. She quickly fell in love with the industry and thrived in it thanks to her problem-solving and analytical thinking skills. Armed with specialized knowledge of healthcare practice operations and professional exposures, Van Dervort joined Gillis, Ellis & Baker in 2012 to work with clients on commercial P&C placements, as well as personal lines and employee benefits.
Van Dervort regularly shares her knowledge with clients and prospects, authoring articles on various insurance-related topics, starring in educational videos for a local business publication, and presenting seminars on topics ranging from specific policy language understanding to complex contractual and employment issues. A leader in her community, Van Dervort is an active committee member of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, where she was named Board Member of the Year in 2016. She is also a member of the Young Leadership Council, 504ward and several other organizations in the New Orleans area.