Professionals join health care board

Jerry Hamilton
Tom Oliver
Ken Palmer

Jerry Hamilton, Tom Oliver and Ken Palmer have joined the board of directors of Family Health West in Fruita.

“We are both excited and honored to welcome Jerry, Tom and Ken to the Family Health West board. They represent the integrity, good will and leadership that we value as an organization,” said Mark Francis, president and chief executive officer of the health care organization.

Hamilton works as a sales executive at Home Loan Investment Co. in Grand Junction and brings to the board 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in commercial and business insurance accounts. He holds a business degree from the University of Colorado. Hamilton previously served on the Family Health West board between 2004 and 2009.

Oliver, manager of the Alpine Bank branch in Fruita, has worked in the banking industry for six years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Colorado Mesa University.

Palmer operates Palmer Tax & Consulting in Fruita. He holds certified public accountant licenses in Colorado and Arizona and serves clients in a region that includes Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Palmer holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northern Arizona University as well as a master’s degree in taxation from Arizona State University.