Owner & Independent Insurance Professional
Bob Derby has been helping people secure their financial futures since 2001. He has had the opportunity to help thousands of people find solutions and coverage that is right for them. Bob is a problem solver, helping his clients protect their well-being and finances through health insurance, protecting their family’s financial security and legacy through life insurance, and designing solutions to feel secure in their retirement years.
Bob works with a professional advisory network of experienced CPAs and attorneys to assist his clients with their planning strategies. He is also a top producer with a number of the most trusted insurance companies in the industry. Bob is a member of the Broken Arrow Chamber of Commerce and has served on a Producer Council of Oklahoma. He is also a featured speaker at industry seminars.
Bob and his wife Paula have been married over 35 years and have three grown daughters. All of them are licensed insurance professionals and 2 of his daughters work with him in his business. When Bob is not assisting his clients, he enjoys time with his family and grandchildren, church involvements, and time at the beach.
Paula Derby is co-owner of Derby Insurance Solutions in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with her husband, Bob Derby. They have been in business since 2001 helping their clients protect, prepare and provide for their life events. Together, they have relationships with numerous insurance companies and financial institutions to give their clients personalized solutions. Paula’s expertise is in human resources management and team building. She is actively involved networking with people in the community as a representative of their agency.
Paula is passionate about seeing people educated and empowered. She does this by hosting and facilitating fun and informative educational workshops. Paula and her husband have been married for over 35 years. They have three daughters, two of whom work alongside them in their family business. When Paula is not in the office and networking in the community she enjoys time with her family, her grandchildren, scrapbooking and her many church activities.
Independent Insurance Producer & Wine, Women & Wealth Director
Katie Calhoun has been in the insurance industry since 2006 and has been helping individuals, families, and small business owners with their health insurance decisions since 2008. After joining her father’s agency in 2010, she has taken on many roles. Katie has had the opportunity to help with marketing, advertising, account management, client retention, agency recruiting and training, educational events, and has overseen numerous office improvements and efficiencies.
Currently, she spends most of her time educating and helping clients find the best insurance solutions for their current needs and budget. Katie finds it especially rewarding to take the complicated world of insurance options and put together the best solutions in a way that is peaceable and easy for her clients.
Katie is also the Director of the Wine, Wine, Women & Wealth Rose District chapter. She loves educating and inspiring women at this free and fun networking event located in the heart of Broken Arrow.
Katie is an alumni of the Broken Arrow Chamber’s Leadership Broken Arrow program and enjoys being involved in our vibrant and growing community. Her greatest joy and reward is getting to spend time with her husband and two growing boys.
Executive Assistant & Licensed Customer Service Representative
Allison Trent joined our staff in 2012. Her expertise is in the areas of managing and assisting with client accounts, scheduling, planning and coordination of all educational events and training sessions; as well as database management, and customer service.
Allison handles multiple administrative duties within the agency and is often the friendly voice heard on the phone when calling our office. She loves the challenge of a new project and finds it incredibly rewarding to see it through to completion.
Allison is most passionate about her family, spending time with her husband of over 30 years and her two grown children.