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Meet Our Team

Dedicated Agents Working for You

We have a broad appetite, a strong banking relationship, and a service model that enables us to provide clients with the best possible coverage.  Although we are locally owned and operated, we are dedicated to reaching our clients wherever they are. If we need to drive across the state to meet clients, we will.

With more than 400 years of collective experience, our employees are professionally educated and eager to match clients with the right coverage. We are always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that our clients not only have the right policy, but properly understand their coverage. We believe in honest communication, and take pride in knowing that our clients can always reach us easily with questions or concerns.

*Main Office

Agency Principal
Dave Janssen
Agency Principal

Bio

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Agency Principal

Dave Janssen

Agency Principal

Bio

Dave Janssen leads PFS Insurance Group as President. He has been in the insurance industry as an agency principal for more than 30 years. Dave Leads an organization that specializes in Commercial, Health Benefits, Agri-business, Crop, Surety and Personal Insurance. “Our success depends on having the right people in the right seat doing the right thing to protect the assets of our customers. Our goal is to professionally advise and serve our customers … One Team One Purpose One Way”

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Agency Operations Manager
Kyle Dufford
Agency Operations Manager

Bio

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Agency Operations Manager

Kyle Dufford

Agency Operations Manager

Bio

Agency Operations Manager Kyle Dufford joined PFS in March of 2015. He began his insurance career in 1978 - getting his start as a janitor at his father’s agency, before ultimately becoming the corporate president and lead risk manager.  Kyle specializes in large entity risk management, professional insurance, malpractice insurance, and medium to large account risk identification. He also manages carrier relationships and continuing education at the agency.

With a broad understanding of insurance and risk management, Kyle enjoys servicing his clients and developing lasting relationships. Kyle holds a CIC designation and also received an associate degree in risk management.

Away from the agency, Kyle enjoys spending time with his family, and is active in his church, Calvary Chapel of Greeley.  

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Director of Agency Development
Don Collins
Director of Agency Development

Bio

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Director of Agency Development

Don Collins

Director of Agency Development

Bio

An experienced and innovative leader in the insurance industry. Don has a proven track record in all aspects of Agency Devlopment. His oversight includes Sales Management, Agency Growth Initiatives and Innovative Risk Management Practices.

Outside of PFS he is active with both civic responsibility and social development throughout Colorado.

Our priority at PFS Insurance Group is to protect our clients assets with proven risk management resources. It is imperative to understand each client, recognize both their needs and aspirations and to design effective and economical strategies to minimize risk.

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Advisor - Commercial P&C
Abbey Janssen
Advisor - Commercial P&C

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Advisor - Commercial P&C

Abbey Janssen

Advisor - Commercial P&C

Bio

Advisor Abbey Janssen has been in the insurance industry for three and half years, spending the entirety of her career at PFS. Abbey specializes in personal and commercial sales, and enjoys building lasting relationships with her clients.

Abbey is passionate about the insurance business and is committed to providing excellent customer service. For her work, she was named Colorado’s “Young Insurance Professional of the Year” in 2015, and she lists that as her biggest professional achievement.

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Abbey enjoys being active and spending time with family and friends in her free time.

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Advisor - Personal Lines
Barb Dayton
Advisor - Personal Lines

Bio

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Advisor - Personal Lines

Barb Dayton

Advisor - Personal Lines

Bio

Advisor Barb Dayton joined PFS in 2017, but has been in the insurance industry for over 5 years.  She started her career as an agent with Farm Bureau in eastern Colorado.  A relocation to the Front Range brought her to PFS.

Barb specializes in Personal Lines, but has experience with Farm and Ranch as well as Life products.  She is committed to building relationships with her clients and providing excellent customer service.

Away from the office, Barb enjoys the outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family.

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Advisor - Benefits
Chris Semmens
Advisor - Benefits

Bio

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Advisor - Benefits

Chris Semmens

Advisor - Benefits

Bio

Agency partner Chris Semmens has been in the insurance business since 1999. Specializing in employee benefits, Chris enjoys finding creative solutions for employers and employees and helping his clients understand their options. 

Chris is proud to have earned the business of his clients and is committed to providing them with the best plans at the best value. Chris also takes part in continuing education so that he can properly advise his clients as the industry changes.

Away from the office, Chris and his wife have six children. He also keeps busy with his nonprofit work, and he currently leads Life for the Innocent - an organization that rescues, restores, and renews children out of human trafficking worldwide. 

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Advisor - Benefits
Dylan Vallino
Advisor - Benefits

Bio

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Advisor - Benefits

Dylan Vallino

Advisor - Benefits

Bio

Dylan Vallino is one of our Benefits Advisors and has a passion for his Wife and children and a fly fishing hobby.  Growing up in Southwestern Pennsylvania Dylan moved to Colorado in 2004 and then married his wife Ashely shortly thereafter.  They have three children under the age of five so fishing comes last currently but he surely enjoys being a jungle gym with his children after spending a day mentoring individuals and entities on how the health insurance industry works!

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Advisor - Commercial P&C
Jack Holt
Advisor - Commercial P&C

Bio

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Advisor - Commercial P&C

Jack Holt

Advisor - Commercial P&C

Bio

Advisor Jack Holt joined the PFS team in early 2015, but has been in the insurance industry for 36 year. Jack specializes in commercial insurance, with an emphasis on the construction and oil and gas industries. Throughout his career, Jack has built a solid reputation with numerous carriers, and is committed to serving his clients in a fair and honest way. In addition to helping his clients, Jack also enjoys mentoring new producers. 

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Advisor - Commercial P&C
John Hintzman
Advisor - Commercial P&C

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Advisor - Commercial P&C

John Hintzman

Advisor - Commercial P&C

Bio

Commercial producer and agency partner John Hintzman has been in the insurance industry for nearly 30 years, joining PFS in 2008. He specializes in commercial property, liability, workers compensation, fleet auto, professional liability, directors and officers, surety bonds, and intellectual property coverages.

After getting to know his clients and learning how they operate their business, John will provide innovative risk management solutions. He enjoys building lasting relationships with his clients and giving them the peace of mind that their business is protected.

A graduate of Colorado State University, John is a past president of the Rotary Club of Fort Collins-Breakfast and is a regional board member of the Book Trust. 

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Advisor – Commercial P&C
Sean Penny
Advisor – Commercial P&C

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Advisor – Commercial P&C

Sean Penny

Advisor – Commercial P&C

Bio

Advisor Sean Penny began his insurance career with PFS in early 2017. Specializing in commercial property and casualty insurance, Sean enjoys creating relationships that benefit all parties.

Sean earned a bachelor’s degree in golf management and is a member of the PGA. 

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Advisor - Benefits
Jason Jarvis
Advisor - Benefits

Bio

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Advisor - Benefits

Jason Jarvis

Advisor - Benefits

Bio

An original partner of PFS, Jason Jarvis serves as an advisor and Sales Director at the agency. With 22 years of industry experience, Jason specializes in building corporate benefits strategies. He enjoys building lasting relationships with his clients and providing them with exceptional service.

Jason lists his greatest professional accomplishment as the growth and construction of Centennial Benefits Group and its ultimate merger into PFS. Because of his hard work, PFS is now one of the leading benefit writing agencies in Colorado. 

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Greenwood Village Office

Advisor – Commercial P&C
Kyle Nagle
Advisor – Commercial P&C

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Advisor – Commercial P&C

Kyle Nagle

Advisor – Commercial P&C

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Sterling Office

Advisor - Commercial P&C/Agriculture
Travis McConnell
Advisor - Commercial P&C/Agriculture

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Advisor - Commercial P&C/Agriculture

Travis McConnell

Advisor - Commercial P&C/Agriculture

Bio

Specializing in commercial coverage and agribusiness, Advisor Travis McConnell has been in the insurance business for 12 years. Travis is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and he enjoys building lasting relationships with his clients and learning about their business. He is committed to helping his clients uncover the risks associated with their industry and helping them find the coverage to protect their assets and mitigate exposures.

Travis resides in Sterling, and he enjoys spending time with his wife and two teenage children away from the office. 

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Yuma Office

Advisor – Commercial P&C/Agriculture
Aaron Prior
Advisor – Commercial P&C/Agriculture

Bio

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Advisor – Commercial P&C/Agriculture

Aaron Prior

Advisor – Commercial P&C/Agriculture

Bio

Commercial Advisor Aaron Prior has worked in the insurance industry for 16 years. He joined the PFS team two years ago, and specializes in providing coverage for a variety of industries, such as oil and gas and farming.

Throughout his career, Aaron has worked as an underwriter, claims adjusters, small business owner, and now insurance advisor. He enjoys connecting with his clients and making the insurance buying process a friendly conversation.  

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 Crop/Agriculture/Commercial P&C
Luke Goeglein
Crop/Agriculture/Commercial P&C

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 Crop/Agriculture/Commercial P&C

Luke Goeglein

Crop/Agriculture/Commercial P&C

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