Lewis began her insurance career in 1995, as an account manager with Tri County Insurance, but her passion for sales led her to CoWest where she could be a full time producer in 1997. In 1998, the prior owner asked Lewis to take on additional responsibilities in the corporate office as the IT Director, office manager for the corporate office as well as the CoWest Affiliate liaison. In 2004, she was given the ultimate opportunity and became majority owner.
Laurie received one of the highest honors of her career when she was recognized by the Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado (PIIAC) and received the prestigious award as the 2007 Insurance Person of the Year. Her commitment to the community earned her the Castle Rock Business Person of the Year Award in 2008.