"Your Team becomes your Family. This is Earp Enterprises." -Dale Earp
President and Founder
A native of Bucks County in the Philadelphia area, Dale built his empire from the ground up. He created Earp Enterprises to be a respected Leader in the Insurance Industry. His vision was to build a company of unique values, culture and reputation for going above and beyond to make people happy. And indeed he has! Not only has Dale developed direct relationships with state and National directors for numerous Insurance Carriers, but he has also won awards and recognition for his accomplishments.
Dale has worked tirelessly to establish strategic guidelines for Earp Enterprises so that each and every agent who comes on board is personally Mentored by him. He is known for his sense of humor, big personality and huge heart for others.
With a background in Education, Rachel brings to the Company a unique perspective on advising and “educating” clients every day. Formerly a Pre-school Teacher, she has a huge passion for helping others understand and have access to a life of knowledge. She assists with the interviewing process, pre-licensing students, recruiting and marketing. She is a published author of historical fiction and poetry. One of her huge passions is holding Chairman for Best Buddies of Southwest Florida, and is an advocate for Down Syndrome Awareness.
Rachel is a contributing author for Women’s Insurance Network (WIN) and enjoys mentoring other women in the industry. You will see her at Universities, community colleges, expos and other events, eagerly sharing career opportunities with Earp Enterprises. She has a huge heart for the community and is highly revered for her accomplishments.
Business Development Director
A native of Wisconsin, Natalie came aboard Earp Enterprises with enthusiasm and a genuine love for serving others.
Her background includes over twenty years of business development experience and high level recruiting. She previously oversaw up to 250 employees and ran a full cycle desk while retaining good rapport with her clients that relied on her to fill job positions.
Natalie is a tactful problem-solver, take-charge manager and routinely takes on multiple tasks with a smile on her face.
She is the mother of two boys and has three beautiful grandchildren. She loves to chalk paint and has a passion for art and decorating.
Emma was born and raised in a small college town in rural, central Pennsylvania and is a proud Penn State alumni. For nearly eleven years, Emma supported C-level executives across the U.S. and numerous industries such as healthcare, oil and gas, academia, and the government. Prior to Earp Enterprises, Emma and her two-person team was tasked by the Governor of Pennsylvania to initiate and develop the Pennsylvania Office of Broadband initiatives. This project was crucial to the advancement of high-speed internet access and not only was successful, but highly praised.
Emma’s unique experiences through the years has allowed her to come aboard Earp Enterprises in July of 2019 with a positive attitude, fresh eyes, undeniable work ethic, ability to create processes and enforce procedures to creatively build the Company and expand to it’s full potential. She is bright, perceptive and passionate about her work. Alongside Dale and Rachel, she hopes to make a positive change in the insurance world, especially with Seniors, in a more personal way that makes individual lives better.
Executive Assistant to the President
Kelli is Kentucky born and raised. She has always had a passion for helping others, which encompasses her position with Earp Enterprises as the Executive Assistant to the President.
She has over fifteen years of experience in the healthcare industry, starting in a family practice and eventually landing in dialysis. While most days were incredibly tough, she felt that being able to give patients the ability to live another day was so worth it. She was previously a Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician for several years.
Kelli and her family moved to Southwest Florida after her husband retired from the Army. They were stationed all over the United States and proudly served their country. She has always been involved with volunteering and giving back to the community. She served as the FRG Leader for three separate units that her husband was assigned to, and they were named Family Volunteer of the Year at Fort Steward in 2017.
Kelli loves her new adventure with Earp Enterprises and feels very blessed to be a part of the Team.
Director of Media
Pete Aguilar has a background in software development, and handles the photography and video content for Earp Enterprises. His unique perspective and eye for detail is profound, which make his productions hard to forget. He’s most known for his upbeat and go with the flow personality, which makes people feel comfortable and important when engaging in conversation with him.
When Pete does not have a camera in hand, he can usually be found chasing his two little girl around. He is very active in the community and genuinely loves life and people.
Brian services the Southwest Florida market.
Moving to Southwest Florida in 2004, Brian Franklin has put his roots deep into the fertile grounds of the area. He is a father of three and a husband. As a proud Southwest Floridian, Brian has been helping to push growth and opportunity in the area through art, music, and networking events. He has partnered with non-profits such as the McGregor Clinic, American Legion, and the Heights Foundation. Providing a “peace of mind” through insurance products is a passion of his, and he specializes in the Life & Medicare markets. Earp Enterprises appreciates his exuberant personality and genuine love for the community.
His “we can do this” personality brings people together to accomplish great things. He manages Teams with Earp Enterprises and his passion for bringing in more individuals with high career aspirations is contagious.
Chris is a native of Boston, Massachusetts and now makes his home in Naples, Florida. He graduated from Endicott College with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Communications. During his college career, he worked as a full-time intern at the North Shore Development Coalition, which is a non-profit that helps lower income and immigrant families with housing, education and career opportunities. Chris helped the organization achieve a record amount of donations, and was also an award winner for Labthink International for his exceptional skills.
Chris enjoys pursuing creative outlets and experiences, including music, art, cars, fashion, nature and travel. He is also very passionate about animals, human rights and works hard to spread positivity in everything he does.
Chris specializes in the Final Expense markets, and advises clients on how to protect those they love with a proper life insurance program.
Paul is one of our Broker Manager for the Northern Division of Earp Enterprises. He specializes in the Medicare and Final Expense markets. Our Brokers rely on him for training and assistance in the field. One of Paul’s greatest assets is his ability to explain even the most complex plans in a way that clients can relate to and understand. He brings a lot of fun to the Earp Enterprises Team.
With a background in management and customer service, he is known for his buoyant personality and lightheartedness. Paul is always quick to help and sure to bring a smile to your face.
Leah is a native of Michigan, and relocated to Florida after growing weary of the cold, snow and ice like many other Northerners!
Having raised a family of five, and always working in the health, wellness, and service industries, taking care of people’s needs became second nature to her. It seemed only natural to embark on a new career where she could utilize her innate ability to help others with their insurance coverage.
Leah particularly enjoys helping the Senior population and specializes in Medicare, as well as Life and Final Expense plans. She believes in the importance of understanding all the options available when making these decisions, and nothing makes her happier than helping her clients through that process.
Leah is known for making others feel comfortable. She is open, respectful and has the sweetest personality.
Lilly Carrasco is bilingual, originally from Puerto Rico and raised in Miami, FL. She attended Florida International University where she studied Special Education. Lilly now resides in Michigan, serving her community there as well as in Florida.
She has worked in the Insurance Industry since 2006 and has been licensed since 2012. Lilly loves to help others, especially the senior community, which is why she has chosen to specialize in Medicare plans as well as Life and Final Expense.
With over 24 years of management and retail experience, Jean comes with a background rich in customer service. He genuinely loves people and wants to see them progress in life. He understands how misinformed most communities are about their health and life insurance options and how they play a crucial part of their well-being. He doesn’t take his role lightly, and strives to educate and empower his clients so that can feel good about their insurance decisions.
Jean is married and a father of three children. He specializes in the Life & Medicare markets of Southern Florida.
Larry was born in Ashland, Ohio. He is the father of five and a direct descendant of a Third-Class survivor of the Titanic. The stories he learned as a child sayed with him…giving an invaluable perception on life. Larry greatly cares about his clients and works hard to give them the best service.
Larry went into the Navy at age 18, and then attended Ashland College. He went to work for Mutual of Omaha, and later for Merrill Lynch in Ohio, New York City, and Florida. He moved to Indiana and opened a pizza restaurant that he built into a chain of four locations. He was very involved in community service by running festivals for the city of Avilla as well as yearly benefits. He also gives Titanic Seminars at no charge to preserve its fascinating history and tell his grandfather’s story.
He is now living in Florida and has joined the Earp Enterprises team to help people make the best financial decisions for their families and futures by showing them great insurance investment opportunities.
Karen has been a resident of Cape Coral since 1979, witnessing firsthand the growth of this wonderful city she calls home. She has a passion for helping others, and prides herself on providing excellent customer service.
Karen has over thirty-five years of experience in the financial industry. Her background included managing day-to-day operations for Family Office Services which entailed financial planning, coordination of legal and tax counsel, property management services, personal trust, estate planning and risk management for high net worth clients.
Karen is a graduate of University of South Florida and holds a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation.
Michael Van Houten
Michael was born in New York and grew up in Ocean City, Maryland. He spent his early working years in the kitchen, learning the culinary arts and managerial skills. After years of hands-on training, he moved to Philadelphia to attend culinary school. This is also where he met his wife and spent the next twenty years. After a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, Michael’s culinary career was sadly brought to a close.
Michael now calls Southwest Florida his home and came aboard Earp Enterprises to fulfil his passion for helping others in the insurance industry. Having Fibromyalgia gave Michael a clear understanding of the importance of Health Insurance for those who have medical conditions. He also believes that Life Insurance is more than just a tool to help families with final expenses, but is a vehicle to drive a grieving family into the future prepared and secure.
Michael enjoys taking photographs of the gorgeous Southwest Florida scenery and also plays his guitar at various open mic nights throughout his community. Michael also manages a social media groups to bring local artists together and unite the community in supporting the arts.
Frank has diverse entrepreneurial experience in Business, Product Development and Marketing. He has broad International exposures and lived in Shanghai, China for thirteen years doing trade business.
Frank entered the insurance industry in 2015, after he moved to Sanibel Captiva Island with his family. In the past four years, he has accumulated abundant knowledge and gained an in-depth understanding of insurance products and customer needs in different geographic locations of Florida.
Frank has an out-going, friendly and humerouse personality. He is an effective communicator, and skilled at building strong rapport and trustworthy relationships with people. He is revered for his honesty and high professional standard in the industry.
Frank develops a unique approach to educate potential clients and introduce the right policies to meet their needs. He is passionate about helping people to live a better quality of life. He is an enthusiastic member of the Earp Enterprises Team and brings many years of valuable experience to the table.
Blake is a native of Muskegon, Michigan, where he studied college business ethics and enjoyed being on the basketball team.
He now resides in Cape Coral, Florida to pursue his career in the insurance industry so he can do what he loves the most: helping others.
Blake has held many management roles for multiple companies, both in Florida and Michigan. He is passionate about leading people into finding the right fit for their Medicare or Life Insurance needs. His easy-to-talk to personality helps others feel comfortable right away, advising his clients without using the typical “pushy” sales tactics you often see in the industry.
Daryl is a problem-solver with a heart for helping people. Specializing in Medicare, he currently serves the Pennsylvania market.
In 2004 he started Slippery Elm Reflexology to offer clients natural healing approaches to their health problems. Fourteen years later, his business is thriving in two locations and even includes nationally recognized recording artists.
Recognizing a common theme from clients regarding insurance issues, Daryl decided he could use his ability to break down complex subjects to help people with their insurance needs. He partnered with Earp Enterprises to further address the needs of his clients and ensure they are taken care of in every way possible.