Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Greg Coffman

Greg has lived in Grand Junction since 1988, moving from Wyoming for the better climate.
Greg is a graduate of the University of Wyoming and a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, where he was a lighthouse keeper, search and rescue team member and a Coast Guard recruiter.
Greg entered the health insurance business in 1980 and has experience in all lines of insurance. His primary focus is in Medicare supplement plans, life insurance and disability income.

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Nikki Meredith

Nikki is a Colorado native and attended school in Grand Junction and San Diego, California, where she earned her degree in English.

Nikki is the Vice President of Insurance Planning Alternatives and has held her insurance licenses since 2002. Nikki has held board positions for the Western Rockies Association of Health Underwriters and the Western Colorado National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. She was also named Middle School Parent Volunteer of the Year.

Nikki is certified by the National Association of Health Underwriters in health reform, self-funding and wellness. She also holds two human resource certifications, the Professional in Human Resources, or PHR, from the HR Certification Institute and the SHRM-CP, or Certified Professional, from the Society of Human Resource Managers.

Nikki lives in Grand Junction with her husband and sons.

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Wayne Telford

Wayne C. Telford began his insurance career in 1971 as an underwriter with Travelers Insurance Co. In 1977, he left Travelers and joined Associated Insurers of Western Colorado. He is currently a commercial insurance consultant with IPA. Wayne graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1968. He proudly served his country as a US Naval officer from 1969-1971, including a 15 month tour in Vietnam. Wayne resides in Grand Junction with his wife.

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Sarah Jamison

Sarah Jamison

Sarah Jamison joined Insurance Planning Alternatives in August 2017. She holds her Colorado Property and Casualty licenses. Sarah was born and raised in Texas and moved to Grand Junction in 2002. She graduated from Mesa State College with her Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Mathematics. Sarah enjoys the Colorado mountains – fishing, hiking, and experiencing the fresh mountain air with her husband and 2 kids.

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Linda Patterson

Linda Patterson

Linda is a Colorado native and attended school in Grand Junction at Mesa State College. She holds her Colorado Property and Casualty, Life and Health licenses. She has been in Insurance for over forty years, and specializes in Risk Management. Her expertise is business insurance, which includes general liability, business auto, work comp, equipment coverage, umbrella’s and builders risk.

Linda lives in Grand Junction with her husband, and enjoys golf and spending time with her family.

December 12th, 2016 by Insurance Planning Alternatives

December 12th, 2016 by Insurance Planning Alternatives