Our Culture

Are you ready to be put first?

We do things a little differently here at Novatae. Our leaders prioritize the growth, well-being, and empowerment of our employees. By focusing on developing our talent, we enjoy an entrepreneurial culture rich in trust, accountability, and inclusion.

If you believe that people should be rewarded based on their talent, effort, and performance, then Novatae may be the place for you.

We are on a mission to energize the wholesale insurance industry and we are passionate about making insurance exciting for our clients. We work hard, play hard, and we always have a good time.

Are you ready to be put first?

A blend of all the best ingredients is what makes this company what it is.”

Caleb Whitehouse

We have one
Emmy® winner
on our team

colleagues play
an instrument


participated in a Tough Mudder, Spartan, or Iron Man race


are pet owners


prefer red to
white wine

14 of us
lived abroad

Our Values

Our values guide us as we deliver on our most important goal—providing the best service to our clients and partners.

  • LEADERSHIP (Who We Are)

    Our talented team brings a wealth of expertise from decades of industry experience and from all walks of life.

  • TRANSPARENCY (how we operate)

    We pride ourselves on being honest, reliable, and always acting with integrity.

  • COLLABORATION (how we come together)

    We foster an inclusive and professional team environment where everyone’s contributions are welcomed and respected.

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP (what we count on from each other)

    Our progressive environment empowers our people to employ creativity and innovation and to thrive as their genuine selves.

  • AGILITY (what we deliver on)

    As a high-performing team, we hustle and focus on results to deliver on our commitment to growth. We work hard, play hard, and have fun while doing it!

Featured team member

Deashawn Goddard
Official Underwriter

Deashawn started in the insurance industry on the carrier side writing umbrella policies. He's written so many excess policies, he's able to recite SIC codes in his sleep. When he is not looking at insurance policies, he is spending time with his wife and two kids, working out, and officiating football.