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Monte Smith
Account Executive



Since beginning her career in the insurance industry 25 years ago, Monte has had the privilege of working with many Nevada professionals and community leaders. Monte is the vice president of sales and marketing at Brown & Brown Insurance of Nevada. In addition to her experience working with construction and gaming related industries, she provides benefit to all types of companies by finding creative solutions to their risk management challenges.


Prior to its acquisition by Brown & Brown in 2001, she spent her career at Layne & Associates. Her duties there allowed her to obtain expertise in property and casualty lines of insurance, including surety bonding, analyzing and managing business risk and implementing large deductible and retention programs to reduce the cost of claims. She ultimately was promoted to client services manager and served as a member of the agency executive committee.


Monte is a lifetime resident of Las Vegas. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in economics. In 1987 she was awarded the Certified Insurance Counselor designation.