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Durango Insurance Professionals Joins Kysar Millennium Leavitt

Durango Insurance Professionals is pleased to announce they have affiliated with Kysar Millennium Leavitt, a Leavitt Group partner. Leavitt Group is a network of insurance brokers whose collective strength allows members to provide national resources to their clients while maintaining a local presence.

“We are excited to be part of Leavitt Group,” said Ken Bates, Durance Insurance owner. “Our team now has extended resources to design benefits plans that support the objectives of our clients’ businesses. Affiliating with Leavitt allows us to stay true to our values. We will continue to provide superb client service and local ownership within the community.”

Ken Bates founded Durango Insurance nearly 20 years ago after working for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield for 18 years. They represent many employer groups, including local banks, school districts, non-profit organizations, and physician offices.

Leavitt Group provides clients with greater insurance market access and a wide range of value-added services and resources. Clients receive employee benefits solutions, property and casualty insurance, risk management, and other services. Clients also benefit from the consultative approach to employee benefits and risk management found within the culture of each office and the unique flexibility that comes with local, on-the-ground agency owners. For more information about Leavitt Group, please visit

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