248 E Chestnut Hill Rd Newark, DE 19713
302-738-5030
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Best Insurance professionals for over 20 years

The Blackwell Agency has the best insurance professionals who are both seasoned and skilled. Several of our team members have been with the agency for over 20 years! With regular staff training and development, our team is well-equipped to provide each of our clients with knowledgeable advice. We will cut through the insurance jargon, explaining each aspect of the insurance process and your policy of choice in terms that make sense to you. We will carefully customize your insurance program to fit your unique needs, while also ensuring that you understand exactly what you are investing in and how your insurance policy will benefit you!

Lori Blackwell

Lori Blackwell

Principal Agent

248 E Chestnut Hill Rd 
Newark DE 19713
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Lorraine Dryden

Lorraine Dryden

Office Manager

248 E Chestnut Hill Rd 
Newark DE 19713
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John Slack Jr.

John Slack Jr.

Agent

248 E Chestnut Hill Rd 
Newark DE 19713
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Ana Fields

Ana Fields

Agent

248 E Chestnut Hill Rd 
Newark DE 19713
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Ana Fields

Joan Rodriguez

Agent

248 E Chestnut Hill Rd 
Newark DE 19713
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No matter what the future brings, Blackwell’s got your back. Rely on our passionate, experienced team to provide you with the insurance guidance you’re looking for. With over 60 years of helping Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey residents, you can rest assured in the insurance service you will receive.

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The Blackwell Agency has over 60 years of experience providing reliable insurance solutions to residents of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Between personal property and casualty, commercial property and casualty, and life insurance, our team will create a custom plan that works for your needs.

No matter what the future brings, Blackwell’s got your back!

Office Address

248 E Chestnut Hill Rd
Newark, DE 19713

Business Hours

Mondays - Fridays 9:00am to 5:00pm

Lori Blackwell

How long in insurance:

Over 20 years.

What makes you a great agent?

Insurance is abstract and I can personalize a policy to most efficiently meet my clients’ needs.

Hometown:

Orlando, Florida. I worked as a Sea Maid at Sea World in high school.

Secret Ambition:

To eat as much as I want and still always be a size 4.

Favorite past time:

Traveling.

Words to live by:

Be yourself.

Hobbies:

Yoga, cooking, reading, theater, music, concerts, and sporting events.

I could never have too many:

Stamps on my passport.

A personality trait you’re proud of:

Perseverance. I will not quit!

Lorraine Dryden

How long in insurance?

Over 40 years, though I don’t understand how that can be since I’m only 39.

Expertise as an agent?

I am actually the office manager, but I am perennially voted by the general public as one of the area’s Top 50 Agents in the Delaware Today Magazine.

What do you like most about working here?

My coworkers are a real joy to work with which makes coming to work a pleasure.

Known around the office as?

The answer guru. I’ve been here so long that our clients are like family and I know them well.

Secret ambition?

To be healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Favorite past time:

Singing in the church choir, reading and exercise.

Words to live by:

Live every moment, laugh everyday, love beyond words, and dance like no one is watching.

You could never have too many?

Friends.

A personality trait you’re most proud of:

My ability to see the best in people and look for the silver lining.

John Slack Jr.

How long have you been working in insurance?

My father founded the agency over 50 years ago so it seems like I’ve been working here since I’ve been in diapers.

What sets you apart from other agents?

I take what some consider an abnormal amount of pleasure in understanding the technical minutia of Insurance Laws and Regulation.

Education:

Graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice.

Known around the office as:

The technical guy, the light bulb and water cooler changer, and sometimes the exterminator.

Secret Ambition:

To travel around the country on the World Poker Tour.

Favorite thing about working at the Blackwell Insurance Agency:

Friday chocolate donuts.

You could never have too many:

Chocolate donuts.

A personality trait you’re proud of:

My ability to maintain, however tenuous, my sense of masculinity in an office full of women.

Words to live by:

Follow the Golden Rule… it’s really that simple.

Ana Money

How long working in insurance?

Over 11 years.

What makes you a great agent?

My ability to communicate effectively with our clients.

Languages:

Spanish and English.

Country of origin:

El Salvador.

Known around the office as:

Quiet, but not shy.

Secret Ambition:

To run my own Nationwide agency.

Words to live by:

Everything happens for a reason.

I could never have too many:

Hours of quality time to spend with my children.

Favorite thing about working for the Blackwell Agency:

Every month we hava special themed lunch where we all make something exotic to

share with each other.

Favorite past time:

Taking my children on adventures where they can learn new things and have fun.