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Dave Johnson Joins Insurance Office of America’s Expanding Western Region Team

October 16, 2019

LAS VEGAS. (Oct. 16, 2019) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) welcomes insurance professional Dave Johnson to its growing western region team. Dave joins the Las Vegas, Nevada, office as an employee benefits consultant.

“We are excited to welcome Dave and his team to the IOA family,” said IOA Regional President John Tenuto. “A thought leader and innovator in the health insurance industry for more than 20 years, his industry expertise is paramount as we continue to grow our footprint in Las Vegas and the region.”

Before joining IOA, Dave was co-owner and vice president of Leavitt Group Benefits Services. As a client service leader and sales representative for Sierra Life and Health, he gained critical insight into the interaction of underwriting and risk management as it relates to plan design, rate structuring, and renewal strategies. Armed with this experience, Dave expertly guides clients in the creation, design, and implementation of complex employee benefits strategies.

“Dave and his team bring a deep level of experience to our western region team. He’s an industry veteran with the knowledge needed to help our clients strengthen their employee benefits programs in meaningful and impactful ways,” said IOA Chairman and CEO Heath Ritenour.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to join IOA and believe it’s a perfect fit due to its customer-first perspective,” said Dave. “Because IOA is the largest independent agency in Nevada and Arizona, as well as the 13th largest privately held agency in the U.S., my team and I now have the ability to provide new resources and unmatched services to our clients.”

Dave holds a commercial insurance license for the state of Nevada, and he earned his degree in communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

To contact Dave about your insurance needs, call (702) 948-6298 or email



Insurance Office of America (IOA) is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 by John Ritenour and Valli Ritenour. It is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 13th on Insurance Journal’s 2019 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 23rd on Business Insurance’s 2019 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business list. IOA was named a National Underwriter Agency of the Year in 2018. Headquartered in Longwood, Florida, part of the greater Orlando community, IOA has more than 1,000 associates located in over 50 offices in the U.S. and London. For more information, visit


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