Meet Sierra Eastridge, customer insurance advocate and health coach at Universal Group Insurance.

Tell us a little about your business. – Universal Group ( is an independent insurance agency serving all 50 states with agencies in Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, Arizona, Wyoming, and Nebraska. Our agents can help you with all of your insurance needs including business, personal, life, health, and wellness.

How did you get started in the business? – I came upon Resolutions & Beyond, which is owned by the same owners of Universal Group, Jessica and Dan Headlee. They gave me the opportunity to intern with both companies this summer, and they were extremely generous by offering me a full-time position to continue to work for them. Resolutions & Beyond offers health coaching and wellness education for businesses in Omaha. There are a variety of support services, including weight management, fitness coaching, lifestyle changes, menu planning support, nutrition education, and general wellness in group, individual, and corporate settings.

Tell us a little about your family. – My parents are both teachers in the Millard District where my mom teaches kindergarten and my dad teaches seventh grade and is also the athletic director. I have twin brothers who have just started their freshman year at Iowa Western Community College. They are going into diesel mechanics. We love spending time together, playing games, and having badminton tournaments with our cousins.

What do you see as one of the biggest turning points in your life? – Graduating college and getting offered a full-time job has been a huge blessing I recently experienced. I am so thankful and excited for this next chapter of my life.

What is your favorite thing to do on a day off? – I love to sleep in and watch Friends or whatever movie or shows are current. I also enjoy organizing and rearranging things along with doing self-care rituals such as face masks. It is always good to schedule coffee dates or hangouts with my close friends and family as well.

What is the most unique or interesting thing about you that most people probably don’t know? – I learned how to juggle in college. It was part of our final and we practiced every class to master the skill. I also took a golf class in college where I actually learned skills and techniques on how to golf. My golf class was my favorite class I took in college.

Who inspires you? – My best friend Emma inspires me all the time to be adventurous, enjoy the little things, and to be the best version of myself.

What is your favorite quote or the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “If we would all read the Bible front to back multiple times, the world would be a better place.” – Dan Headlee

If you could choose only one descriptive word to be remembered as, what would it be? – Driven.

What is your favorite book or the last good book you read? – The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy.

What is your favorite movie? – Shrek.

If you could have dinner with one famous person from the past or present, who would it be? – Khloe Kardashian.

If our readers would like to contact you, how should they do so? – (402) 650-4119;;