Aisha Danzy is a well-known and respected entrepreneur, philanthropist, and motivational speaker. She currently serves as President and CEO of Five Star Insurance Agency, Atlanta's fastest growing minority-owned independent agency and Founder of the Reach for the Stars Mentorship program, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the success of young parents.
As a child of Jamaican immigrants, Aisha is the youngest daughter of seven siblings. Born in Bronx, New York she is the first American born child in her family. With her West Indian background, she learned early lessons in cultural diversity and applies those in every aspect of her life. In early 1980’s her parents moved to the Georgia in to pursue new opportunities for blacks in the South. Soon after her parents would divorce and her home environment was thought to be unstable by school officials. At the age of 9, she became a ward of state of Georgia and was shortly after placed in a foster home where she remained for several months. As a teenager she attended Redan High School in Stone Mountain Georgia where she met and would later marry her high school sweetheart. At the age of 16, Aisha gave birth to her daughter, an experience that would not only change her life, but that would shape her into the strong-minded and determined woman she is today.
Aisha Danzy attended Georgia State University and went on to receive her Bachelors in Business Administration at Florida Atlanta University. During her commencements ceremonies she received a surprise acknowledgment from the University’s Dean for her volunteer work and service within the community, with compassion for abused women and children. She has worked in various fields within the insurance industry and numerous community outreach programs. In 2005 she founded the Reach for the Stars Mentorship Program and has dedicated her time mentoring dozens of teenage mothers and fathers throughout local schools in Georgia. Since its formation the organization has awarded scholarships to participating teen parents and continues to get build support throughout the community.
As a licensed insurance agent, Aisha has served as a territory manager for one of the largest Managing General Agencies in the south. This position allowed her the opportunity to oversee and assist various insurance professionals. She has also served as a property claims adjuster, before acquiring her own agency and assuming her current position as President and CEO of Five Star Insurance Agency in the fall of 2005. Aisha Danzy has spent much of her career dedicating her service to disadvantaged businesses, offering free seminars, insurance contract reviews, consultation and commercial risk control. Five Star Insurance Agency has gained popularity and received continuous recognition as a top producer for several carriers within the state of Georgia.
Nominated by the Atlanta Business League for outstanding achievements, Mrs. Danzy and her agency have been featured in national newsletters for its superb service and continuous success. Mrs. Danzy also owns and operates a state certified defensive driving and DUI school.
Today Aisha Danzy offers business development, training, managing, and coaches inspiring entrepreneurs and insurance professionals in operating successful businesses. She finds pleasure in providing a solution to insurance agents needing available markets and has established herself as a surplus lines broker within Georgia. She is a dedicated Christian, devoted wife and loving mother of two. In 2015, she created the Not Ashamed BlogSpot, an online community for Believers of Jesus Christ can go to share their faith. With several ventures at hand, she continues her commitment mentoring young parents striving for success.
In her free time, Aisha enjoys international travel, volunteer work, photography, and spending time with her family. Her faith in Christianity, persistence, and dedication have been leading attributes throughout her life and the basis her continuous accomplishments.