Our Staff

First Louisiana is a local agency that ensures our customers are able to communicate with a live agent and a personal staff member when they need us.  Our team of professionals can custom tailor policies that meet the particular needs of every customer and business that we serve. We offer our customers specialized advice on a variety of industries and coverages.


Our team of is prompt, knowledgeable, and responsive.


We look forward to meeting you in person.

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Our Leadership Team

A native of Baton Rouge, Jack began his career in the insurance industry in 1973 when he went to work for Union National Life Insurance Company. In 1980 he founded The Harless Agency now known as First Louisiana Insurance Agency. He earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1983. In 2000, Jack founded Associated Agency Services LLC combining the strength of First Louisiana Insurance Agency along other premier agencies, statewide, to better service the growing needs of his clients.

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"With a background working for chemical manufacturers in the energy market, Kase brings a hands-on approach to advising clients in both the oil & gas and industrial sectors. He also maintains a strong focus in helping "best in class" organizations qualify for ownership in group captive programs. Kase has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Louisiana College, where he was a starting guard for the Wildcats' men's basketball team."

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Callie joined First Louisiana Insurance in May of 2014 bringing 10 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is knowledgeable in the field of “Property and Casualty” insurance as well as “Life and Health”.

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Jack Harless, CIC



Kase Gonzales, CIC

General Manager


Callie Marx

Office Manager /

Commercial Account Manager