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Michael Delahaye

For more than 48 years, Mike has been providing insurance and financial services to individuals, families and business owners. He enjoys helping his clients protect the people they love.

He founded Delahaye & Associates in 1968, and since that time it has become a premier insurance and financial services firm, serving clients throughout Louisiana. He feels privileged to work alongside some of the most passionate and talented financial professionals in the industry who all have a common passion for helping clients and working diligently to protect their interests.

In 1993, Mike co­founded New York Life's The Nautilus Group®, a service of New York Life Insurance Company and a Dallas­-based resource center that now employs approximately 35 tax attorneys and CPA's who provide a wide range of business and estate planning services for high net worth business owner clients. Some of his other professional accomplishments include:

  • Life and Qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)
  • Lifetime Member of MDRT’s Top of the Table
  • Past President of Baton Rouge Association of Life Underwriters
  • Past President of New York Life’s Agents Advisory Council
  • Past Board Member of the New York Life Foundation

    (MDRT) is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the life insurance and financial services industry.

Prior to his work in the financial services industry, Mike earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and served in the United States Air Force Reserves for six years. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Lillette, refurbishing antiques and staying active and fit. He is also an Eagle Scout and very involved with the Istrouma Area Council Boys Scouts of America.

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Austen Delahaye

Austen has been a Partner of Delahaye & Associates since 2009 and works primarily with closely held business owners, executives and physicians to help them protect, accumulate and distribute assets within an integrated plan.   

He is passionate about educating his clients to empower them to make informed decisions regarding their financial future with confidence.

Austen focuses on providing integrated strategies for retirement planning, estate planning and business succession planning that are appropriate for each client in order to help them achieve their goals.   By helping clients identify where they are today financially relative to where they want to be in the future, he can provide solutions to help fill in the gaps.  

Austen is a registered representative of NYLIFE Securities, LLC and he has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designation from The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, PA.   

Austen is a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) 2016, 2017, and a member of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA.)

Austen is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a BBA degree in Organizational Behavior and Business Policy and a BA degree in History. He later received his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Louisiana State University.

(MDRT) is recognized globally as the standard of excellence for life insurance sales performance in the life insurance and financial services industry.

 

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Matthew Englade

Matt joined Delahaye and Associates in May of 2001. He received his bachelor degree in Business from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2008 and became office manager for 2 years. In 2010 he became a partner with firm.

He develops plans for clients to help crystallize their objectives and provide a long-term plan that matches their life's goals and priorities. His passion as an advisor is to help individuals and business owners protect the things that matter the most.

Matt is a registered representative of NYLIFE Securities, LLC. Matthew is a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) 2016, and a member of National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA.)

He is married to his wife Angela, and has two daughters Ainsley and Abbey. He is a board member of the Capital Area Law Enforcement Foundation and a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Central, La, where he resides.

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Heather Hahm

Heather joined Delahaye & Associates in October of 2012. As Office Manager she wears many hats, she manages the overall big picture down to the finest detail. Heather works closely with the agents to make sure that there is a continuous flow of information and that it is directed to the proper spot to insure that our clients receive top-notch service. She is a Licensed Service Assistant responsible for the development and management of the company's high quality service operation and client experience, including accounting, compliance, and human resources; manages all aspects of a plan assuring every detail is completed in a satisfactory manner, and on a time frame acceptable to the client.

Heather and her husband Steve, enjoy spending time with their 4 children, Autumn, Winter, Noah and Gideon and their granddaughter Belle. They are very active in their church, Cross of Glory Lutheran, where Steve is Pastor.

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