Renate Childs

Renate Childs is the Personal Lines Team Lead at the Schoolcraft location of Trust Shield Insurance Group. She joined the agency in February 2018.

Renate has a bachelors degree in Creating Writing with minors in History and World Literature from Western Michigan University.  Renate obtained her Michigan Property & Casualty Insurance license in May 2019 and is also a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC).

At the Office

Renate’s job responsibilities with the Trust Shield team include assisting agents with new business, making policy changes & helping our clients with any of their Personal Insurance needs.

Getting to work with all the lovely people here at Trust Shield and being part of a team that comes together to take care of clients as well as one another is Renate’s favorite part of her job.


At Home

A Elk Rapids native, Renate now lives in Kalamazoo with her fiancé, Nick, two cats Remy and Zelda, and a dog Oskar.  She enjoys cooking reading and traveling.

Renate loves traveling so much that after graduating from WMU, she spent a month backpacking through Europe.

At Your Service

Contact Renate Childs today!


(269) 679-4918