Laura E Peretic

Owner at Capricorn Insurance Agency, L.L.C.

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Laura Peretic has worked in the insurance industry since 1995. Originally from Memphis Tennessee, she started out working for locally owned family agencies specializing in the senior market. In March of 1999 she moved to Chicago Illinois and worked at the home office of Zurich Life Insurance Company where she became an Insurance Agent licensed in all 50 states.

In October of 2014 she opened Capricorn Insurance Agency in Laurie Missouri. Her Primary focuses are Medicare Health Plans, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Plans and Individual or Small-Group Health Insurance Plans.

Laura is heavily involved in her community and loves helping people. She currently sits on the Executive Board for the Lake West Chamber of Commerce as well as Share the Harvest Food Pantry. In addition to being an active board member she chairs the Annual Lake Road Clean up Committee. She is also a Rotarian and member of the Laurie-Sunrise Beach Rotary Club.

In her spare time, Laura enjoys camping, hiking, organic gardening and writing poetry.
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Shyla Townsend

Administrative Assistant

Shyla joined Capricorn Insurance Agency as the Administrative Assistant in October 2021 during the heart & fast paced environment of open enrollment. Being new to the Insurance Industry she caught on very quickly. Shyla has shown a huge commitment to learning and a strong desire for helping people.

She completed her degree in paralegal studies in 2010 and graduated with highest honors. Her proactive approach and attention to detail are a welcomed asset to Capricorn Insurance Agency.

Shyla has lived on the westside of the lake for 20 years. She is a mother of 2 and an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan! In her free time she enjoys frequenting local restaurants, boating & lake-life.
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Met our Missouri Governor Mike Parson at the Business Social held on August 15, 2019 where I commended him on increasing efforts to empower the Health Insurance Markets here in Missouri. Fine job Governor! 
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  “Grateful for this experience and the ability I have every day to help make a difference in so many lives.”