The Tatje Team
Since 1985, Natalie and her staff have served LaPlace, The River Parishes and the Greater New Orleans area as experienced insurance agents. Whether you are in the market for Group Benefits, Individual Health, Life, Auto, Home, Disability, Dental, Vision, Medicare Plans, Business or Property Insurance we are here to assist you. Our office is located at 133 Belle Terre Blvd. in LaPlace.
The Tatje Team
Natalie Natal Tatje
CEO / Agent – 35 Years of Service
In 1985, after graduating from Louisiana State University with a degree in marketing, Natalie began her insurance career with New York Life Insurance Company in New Orleans. She achieved recognition for outstanding sales and was promoted as the youngest sales manager in the company. Residing in La Place, she recognized a need to serve the community and opened her first La Place office in 1990.
In 2002, she formed Tatje Insurance and Financial Products expanding services to include Group Health, Life, Dental, and Long or Short-Term Disability. Since her expansion, she has worked with business owners on employee benefits as well as personal insurance and financial planning.
In 2004, she became licensed to sell property and casualty insurance which expanded the firm’s services to include auto, home, boat, and commercial property insurance. This expansion made Tatje Insurance and Financial Products a full-service insurance agency capable of handling all insurance needs for residents and business owners of the River Parishes and surrounding areas.
Natalie is credentialed to write insurance for numerous insurance companies, giving her the ability to compare various products and pricing options to provide customers with the product that will best meet their needs and budget.
Natalie’s community involvement has included American Heart Association, La Place Lions Club, Rotary Club of La Place, Relay for Life, and organizing various community fundraisers for cancer patients. In addition, she has volunteered numerous hours coaching bowling, baseball, softball and boys’ soccer. Currently she is the Director of the Piranha Swim Team at Belle Terre Country Club, President of the Cabrini High School Alumnae Association, and Committee Member for Cabrini High School’s Capital Campaign.
Natalie was named “Alumnae of The Year” for Cabrini High School in 2010, received the “Small Business of The Year” award from the River Region Chamber of Commerce in 2012, and earned the “Citizen of the Year Award” from St. John United Way in 2015.
Natalie resides in LaPlace with her husband Kurt. They have two children, Kelsey and Blaine.
Kelsey Tatje Jumonville
CAO / Agent – 8 Years of Service
Kelsey is a licensed life, health and accidental insurance agent. As a lifelong resident of La Place, Louisiana, Kelsey is passionate about bringing her knowledge of insurance to her hometown. Kelsey is a 2nd generation graduate of Cabrini High School in New Orleans, LA. After graduating from Cabrini, Kelsey went on to graduate from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a degree in General Business and a minor in Criminal Justice. Following graduation in 2012, Kelsey began her career with Tatje Insurance and Financial Products. She brought with her, two years of customer service experience. Kelsey currently volunteers for the Piranha Swim Team as the Vice President of the Board and as a member of the Cabrini High School Alumnae Association. Kelsey is a lifelong resident of St. John Parish and she resides in LaPlace with her husband Kenny and dog Bella.
Kurt A. Tatje
Office Manager – 13 Years of Service
Kurt joined Tatje Insurance and Financial Products in December 2007 after his wife Natalie was diagnosed with Cancer. He has remained a part of Tatje Insurance as the office manager where he oversees the day to day operations. Kurt also oversees the other family businesses. Kurt and his wife Natalie live in LaPlace and have two children.
Marcia D. Vicknair
Medicare Specialist / Agent – 15 Years of Service
Marcia joined Tatje Insurance & Financial Products in November 2005 after working as an agent for MetLife Insurance Company. Marcia is a licensed life, health, property and casualty agent. Marcia specializes in individual Medicare plans. Before joining the insurance industry, Marcia worked in banking for 20 years as a customer service representative, specializing in consumer loans and investment accounts. Marcia resides with her husband Kim in Norco. They have 2 children and 2 grandchildren.
Linda Mitchell Hansley
P&C Account Manager / Agent – 4 Years of Service
Linda joined Tatje Insurance in August of 2016 after working at Liberty Mutual as the Lead Service Specialist for 25 years. Linda is a licensed property and casualty agent as well as a Certified Insurance Service Representative –CISR. She is the Property and Casualty account manager assisting customers with Auto, Home, Commercial and Flood Insurance. Linda resides in Lutcher with her husband Leonard. They have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.
Administrator/Customer Service Representative
Joyce joined Tatje Insurance in August 2019 after working at Southern Glazer’s as a Sales Coordinator for 16 years. Joyce is a Customer Service Representative and Administrative Assistant to Kelsey and Natalie. Joyce is a lifelong resident of St. John Parish and resides in LaPlace with her husband Rodney, they have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.