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Johnson Insurance Affiliates with Leavitt Group

Las Vegas, NV – Johnson Insurance, a professional in health and employee benefits coverage, became part of Leavitt Insurance Agency and GBS Benefits effective February 1, 2006. The agency will do business as Leavitt Group Benefits Services. Both Leavitt Insurance Agency and GBS are part of the Leavitt Group, the 20th largest insurance sales organization in the United States.

Leavitt Group Benefits Services and Leavitt Insurance Agency will operate out of the Acuity Financial Center in Las Vegas . The affiliation will strengthen both agencies as they together provide experience in property & casualty (P&C) and employee benefits insurance products.

With the addition of Leavitt Group Benefits Services to our office, we can more fully meet the health, life and employee benefits needs of our clients, both for group plans and individuals,” says Wade Leavitt, a co-owner of Leavitt Insurance Agency. “Our agency also looks forward to providing P&C products to Johnson Insurance clients.”

“We feel that our affiliation with the Leavitt Group and GBS will truly bring value-added services to our clients,” says Dave Johnson, a managing co-owner of Leavitt Group Benefits Services. “Our agency will provide the experience in all types of health and employee benefits products to clients, including HR services, and Leavitt Insurance Agency will support P&C product needs.”

Dave Johnson has been in the insurance industry since 1997 where he worked with small group, large group and national health accounts. He became President of Johnson Insurance in 2002.

Leavitt Insurance Agency has been in business since 1959 as a member of the Leavitt Group. The Leavitt Group is a network of over seventy independent insurance agencies in more than 90 locations. The Leavitt Group provides affiliated agencies with management services, specialty products, and greater access to insurance markets that create a stable insurance environment for clients. More information about the Leavitt Group can be found at

Group Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS Benefits) is a full service insurance and employee benefits firm. As one of Utah’s preeminent employee benefits brokers, GBS Benefits currently insures over 500 Utah companies. GBS also services employee needs in multiple states throughout the western , including Nevada . More information about GBS Benefits can be found at

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