HD Insurance
Helping those who help others

The Team

Our team of knowledgeable insurance experts has been serving the Boise, Idaho area and the Pacific Northwest / Intermountain West regions for over 20 years. 


The HD Team

Doug Colwell

Principal Broker

Doug Colwell


Doug has been in the business of solving client’s financial needs and selling insurance since 1984. With a strong emphasis in commercial lines insurance, two risk management designations and 28+ years of experience, he brings a unique perspective to Business Owners, Nonprofits and Public Entities. In addition to competitive premiums, Doug uses his risk management expertise as part of the insurance transaction, focusing on”after the sale” measures such as loss prevention and close attention to claims.


Linda Gibbens


Linda Gibbens


Linda was born and raised in Boise & Eagle, ID areas. Linda has worked in the insurance industry for several years where she began her career on the company side of the industry. As she furthered her career she became a licensed agent in 2000; becoming more experienced and knowledgeable in commercial lines field. She received her CISR insurance designation in 2004. Linda works hard as a customer service representative/account manager making sure all areas of value are met on a daily basis. 


Heidi Reeder


Heidi Reeder


Heidi was raised in Boise Id. She has been with HD Insurance since Jan 2001. She is licensed as an Idaho Property/Casualty Agent. She helps with commercial lines billings, certificates and claims as well as assisting with Agency administration. Heidi attended the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa. She is on the softball board as a player representative with Boise Parks and Rec. She is the local representative for the Soldiers Angels Veteran Affairs Support Team. Heidi is also on the booster club board for Eagle High School’s football team.



Office Administrator 

Andrew Colwell 


Drew was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. After living in a few other places while attending college and visiting much of America on vacation, can confidently says there is nowhere else he would rather live. He sold insurance at HD Insurance for two years, 2012 to 2014, selling personal lines insurance. Now he comes to us to help develop and implement a marketing strategy as well as increase our presence on the internet including social media. Volunteering for various nonprofit organizations who help others is something Drew is very passionate about. In his free time he likes to enjoy the outdoors doing things like camping, hiking, rock climbing, skiing, wake surfing, exploring, and he also enjoys working out at The Mecca Gym in Meridian.


Doug Colwell climbing in China in 2007

Doug Colwell isn't just passionate about insurance, he has been a dedicated climber for 30 years. Doug believes that each peak you ascend teaches you something new; insurance is much the same as each client, peer, and carrier helps teach him how to better serve our community. Thank you to all our customers for the lessons you have shared.    

We at Idaho River Sports know how hard Doug works to keep our insurance costs in check while meeting our unique outdoor retail needs in an ever-changing business environment.
— Jo Cassin