Upstream Life is dedicated to serving the insurance needs of our clients and ensuring that their future is secure through our life and annuity products.


Upstream Life plans on being a leader in the life insurance and annuity market, ultimately continuing the legacy that began in 1912 and delivering our unique products and services throughout the United States through continued acquisition and de novo expansion.


Upstream Life Founders, Colby Arceneaux, (Executive Director and Chairman), and father and son team Kevin Hebert (President of Sales), and Derek Hebert (President and CEO), are all highly driven former college athletes hailing from South Louisiana. Arceneaux began his career in accounting and corporate finance in 2010 and was educated at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Loyola University Chicago Graduate School of Law, Tulane University A.B. Freeman School of Business, Northwestern State University School of Business, and the University of Mississippi Patterson School of Accounting. Kevin is a nationally recognized industry professional, boasting an array of professional achievement awards throughout his 36-year insurance career. Derek is a second-generation insurance professional, having worked in the industry since graduating from Louisiana State University in 2005. The group founded Upstream in 2016 and plan to continue the expansion of the holdings, enhancing the legacy of their platform.