Insurance agency merges with regional firm

Valley Financial Services, an independent health and benefits insurance agency in Grand Junction, has merged with Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services based in Craig.

Mountain West will bring to the operation a range of personal and commercial insurance products and companies as well as a large regional presence. In addition to Craig, the agency operates locations in Durango, Meeker and Steamboat Springs. Darrell Camilletti is the owner and managing member of the independent property and casualty insurance agency.

While Valley Financial Services will change to Mountain West, other aspects of the operation will remain the same, including its location at 359 Main St. Bill Kilgore, Sue Shea, Jim Verdieck and Jim Sjerven, the four people who owned Valley Financial Services, will continue to serve their clients.

In addition to health and benefits insurance, the firm will offer property and casualty insurance, workers’ compensation insurance and financial planning. For more information, call 257-7700.