Barbara is a Colorado native and was raised in Montrose. Barbara is a summa cum laude graduate of Mesa State College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Prior to obtaining her insurance license, Barbara was a certified paralegal and has worked as a paralegal for 4 years. She joined Insurance Planning Alternatives in January 2020, after a great opportunity was presented to her. Barbara holds her Colorado Life and Health insurance licenses with a primary focus in Medicare supplement plans. Barbara enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, step-kids, Husky/Wolf mix and Blue Heeler/Aussie mix.
Before joining Insurance Planning Alternatives, Joanna Jensen was a workers’ compensation lawyer for over 40 years. Ms. Jensen is a cum laude graduate of Oklahoma City University School of Law, where she was a Merit Scholar and staff editor of the Law Review. Ms. Jensen has been a resident of the Grand Valley since 1997. She is a former President of the Mesa County Bar Association where she served as a Board Member for seven years. In her leisure time, Joanna enjoys traveling, playing golf, camping and sports.
Sarah Jamison joined Insurance Planning Alternatives in August 2017. She holds her Colorado Property and Casualty and Life and Health 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.
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.
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.