Danone Simpson

President and CEO

Danone Simpson, MBA, GBDS Founder, CEO of Montage Insurance Solutions with over eighteen years’ experience in all lines of insurance. Danone has built an agency focused on employee benefit and property & casualty programs for the commercial and non-profit sectors. Under Danone’s leadership the firm has partnered with over 100 carriers in order to find the perfect insurance solutions at the right price for their clients. Her passion has fueled the hearts of her employees to serve the Human Resources Departments, and their employees, as though they were our own family. This same spirit is used to provide the best care to insure our client’s property & liability.

Her company utilizes Human Resources tools, consulting, wellness campaigns, health fairs and safety initiatives to reduce premium and employee costs. These programs have proven to be effective in retention and nurturing the health and safety of employees. These client events and services are unparalleled in the industry.

Danone Simpson understands the challenges of the Human Resources Professional and has established The Montage Minute and My HR Summit™; Legal & Industry updates and a leadership series to educate HR Departments in the ever-changing world of legal compliance and employee management.

Danone has been presented multiple awards in the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley Business Journals, including being selected as a Trusted Advisor in Insurance and One of the Top Twelve Women Owned Businesses in Los Angeles. Her agency has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies and Top 25 largest insurance brokerage firms and Employee Benefits Consultants since 2009. Danone was selected by Forbes magazine to be represented in the Women of Power series for Southern California. Ventura Magazine also recognized Danone as a Trusted Advisor in the insurance industry. Montage has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles, 2015-2017. She was a panelist for the LABJ Economic Forecast and Trends in 2016 and Diversity in the Workplace in 2017. Additionally, she and Tobias Kennedy have been advisors on various healthcare forums for the LABJ and SFVBJ for the last three years.

She sits on the Valley Village Board of Directors, Development and Make-A-Wish, was honored as a Founding Member of Women for Wishes.
She is an active member of multiple insurance associations and has continuously served on the EMA/SMA board for over eight years and PIHRA District Nine Board (Woodland Hills) since 2009.

Masters of Business Administration, Graziadio School of Business, Pepperdine University, 2012.