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Trent Driskell and CJ Shipley have joined PayneWest Insurance in downtown Medford.
Driskell joined PayneWest as a personal lines sales executive, and Shipley is a licensed commercial insurance sales executive.
Driskel served as a producer, account manager and office manager with State Farm for the past five years. Before working in insurance, Driskell worked in the Wyoming oil industry. He is a Southern Oregon native and a graduate of North Medford High School, where he currently serves as a volunteer football coach.
Shipley has had extensive experience serving the insurance needs of businesses and individuals for the past 20 years. Shipley was the recipient of Willamette Valley’s “20 under 40” award in 2013, which recognizes individuals who are committed to career excellence and making a difference in their community. In 2016, she received the “Mental Health Hero” award from the state of Oregon for her commitment to inclusiveness of the special needs community.
Shipley is a licensed property, casualty, life and health agent. She is also certified as an insurance consultant through the state.
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