Our story

At Urbana Street, our goal is to establish long-term relationships with our clients.  We do this by being available, proactive and knowledgeable.

We provide customer service the way we would like to be served.  When you call, a real person answers the phone.  We can typically answer your questions on the spot or get started on any area of concern you may have.  

Not only are we very experienced in our field, we are also creative and innovative. This innovation combines state-of-the-art quoting platforms and seasoned personnel into a team that can’t be duplicated.  Call today and see the difference.

 
 
Derek Rader

Derek Rader

Derek Rader is a two-time graduate from Tulsa University with degrees in Psychology and Business Administration, Finance.

He began with the Prudential’s group operation in their HMO division. By age 25 he was the number one sales representative for Prudential, having a client list including the State of Texas, IBM and Texas Instruments.

After leaving Prudential he began working for a small HMO in Lancaster, PA. As V.P. of Marketing he helped that group grow from 10,000 to 100,000 members in less than seven years. Clients included Armstrong, New Holland and Hershey foods. While in Lancaster he developed the first self-funded HMO using the cost sharing of capitated arrangements with stop loss insurance which allows companies to take full advantage of the benefits of cost savings from managed care. 

For the last 20-plus years Derek has been operating as a broker advising companies on how best to manage their health plan costs in an ever more challenging environment.

With underwriter training with the Prudential and an extensive background in health cost management, he brings a unique set of skills to the table. This benefits the client by helping them understand the challenging environment of health care coverage as well as being able to negotiate a favorable contract with insurance companies, third party administrators and stop loss carriers.

 
 
 
 
 

Janet Jordan

Ms. Jordan is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Marketing, and concentration in Management.  Since graduating Ms. Jordan has worked in various capacities in life, accident and health insurance. She first was an agent at Equitable Life Insurance Society of the United States, and later on the other side, processing self-insured claims for a third-party administrator, handling claims from three large Oklahoma cities.

During fourteen years at the Oklahoma Department of Insurance she served four insurance commissioners. Handling claims and complaints she helped consumers resolve issues with various carriers. While with the ODI Ms. Jordan served on various committees, including the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Task Force For Senior Issues; Area Agencies on Aging, Senior Women's Council; plus several regulatory committees. She also was selected for the Senior Counseling Program under a federal grant as Training Coordinator and later as Department Head. While there, Ms. Jordan was instrumental in Oklahoma passing legislation which opened Medicare supplemental enrollment to those under age 65, thus making Oklahoma the third state in the U.S. to make this assistance to the disabled population law.

Since locating in Tulsa in 1999 Ms. Jordan has worked as assistant to Derek Rader. She has her insurance license, provides quotes, assists customers, compares data and works alongside him for his clients. With 36 years of experience in various capacities she can offer customers a clear and thorough view of the field when developing plans for their coverage. 

Together Janet Jordan and Derek Rader offer a unique approach to developing your insurance plan. Call them for a quote.

Janet Rader