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Dan Baxter

Dan manages the day to day operations of the agency. He has worked at the company since 1999 and has 12 years of insurance experience. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, he graduated from UCSB with a degree in International Studies and Business Economics. After graduating he went on to work and manage the family business. He lives locally with his wife and two young children (7 and 4). Dan spends free time with his family, enjoying the beaches and outdoors on the weekends, coaching T-Ball, and teaching his kids.

Chris Baxter
Agent / Owner

Chris founded Baxter Insurance in 1989 from his garage. He quickly moved the company into it’s downtown Santa Barbara location, where it remains today. Chris grew the company to be one of the largest and most respected insurance agencies in Santa Barbara County. He has three sons who are all grown. He lives locally and in his free time enjoys hiking the trails and beaches of Santa Barbara with his Golden Retriever named Kai. He also enjoys traveling the world when he can get away. Chris has put in many volunteer hours in Santa Barbara, coaching over 30 different youth sports teams while his kids were young, including baseball, basketball, soccer, and football.

Tim Baxter
Director of Sales, Partner

Tim Baxter is a full time licensed insurance agent and runs the new business team at Baxter Insurance. He manages new business personal and commercial lines property and casualty insurance. He has significant experience setting up and managing high value personal lines insurance programs for individuals and families. As well as setting up and ongoing management of commercial lines property and casualty business insurance including workers compensation, commercial properties, business insurance, and HOA’s. Tim is a partner at Baxter Insurance and has worked for the company for 8 years. As a UCSB alum and lifetime local Santa Barbara resident he is deeply rooted in the Santa Barbara community. Tim brings his positive energy into the office daily and is passionate about serving clients.

Account Executives
Customer Service

Our office is blessed to have a front office of warm and friendly employees. Making sure every call is answered on the first ring, and that our clients never go to voice mail during business hours. Whether you need to make a payment, getting proof of insurance quickly, or anything else insurance related our staff can handle it quickly and efficiently.

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