Tim Temple is a native of DeRidder, Louisiana and is a successful insurance professional with over 20 years of experience in every facet of the insurance industry. He worked his way up in the industry from neighborhood insurance agent to insurance executive helping businesses recover from the BP oil spill. Presently, Tim serves as President of Temptan, a family-owned business in Baton Rouge.

Additionally, Tim previously served as the chair and president of the Louisiana Committee of 100 for Economic Development, working outside of government to provide leadership and resources that focus on the economic growth of the Louisiana economy.

He has helped create real and positive change for Louisiana residents in government, education, and the economy. Tim aims to use his experience and success as a businessman and community leader to bring an outsider’s perspective to the job of Insurance Commissioner. He understands through his professional and civic background how important affordable insurance is for not just our government and businesses, but for families stretching a dollar. He is committed to lowering our insurance rates in order to provide a better quality of life for every citizen.

Tim grew up in the small southwest community of DeRidder and has lived in Shreveport, Dallas, TX as well as New Orleans. Tim and his wife Amy live in Baton Rouge with their two daughters.