My Team

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When you became my client, you placed your trust in me to help make your vision a reality. I honor that trust with the help of my expert support staff. Together, we make a strong commitment to customer service.

If at any time you have a question, concern or need, please let us know.

Sara Freeze

Sara Freeze

Associate Financial Representative
Office 225-408-4592

Sara joined our team in October of 2014 and has an extensive background in Insurance services. She manages the entire underwriting process and works directly with Northwestern Mutual’s home office to get policies issued. Her responsibilities include creating financial plans, analyzing investment statements, proposals, and cost comparisons, and servicing investment and insurance accounts.

 Sara and her husband Hugh have one child, Henry. During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Amanda Walden

Amanda Walden

Marketing and Client Relations Manager
Office 225-610-1768

Amanda joined our team in February of 2019. As the manager of client relations and marketing. She is responsible for client scheduling, client appreciation, brand marketing, and any additional client service needs. Amanda has also been a certified Paramedic with East Baton Rouge EMS for 10 years, where she still currently works part-time. Amanda and her husband Landon have one daughter named Zoe. Amanda enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. You can often find them at any LSU sporting event as they are die-hard tiger fans.


Donny Joseph Schmitt, LUTCF®

Financial Representative


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