IOA Welcomes Chris Hardin to Its Growing Mountain West Region Team

February 11, 2021
Chris Hardin

Commercial Lines Producer Chris Hardin

DENVER (Feb. 11, 2021) – Insurance Office of America (IOA) is pleased to welcome Chris Hardin to its growing Mountain West team. Chris joins the Denver, Colorado, branch location as a commercial lines producer.

“Chris is a great addition to the IOA team,” said Regional President Ricky Lott. “He brings a rich background in risk management, and his work in contracting, manufacturing and sports fits well with our client base. His work ethic and approach to client support and service are in complete alignment with our values and goals.”

Before joining IOA, Chris worked with ISU Insurance Services of Colorado Inc., focusing on the risk management needs of youth sports associations, breweries, contractors, and manufacturers. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado Boulder.

“I’m excited to join the IOA team as we expand our presence in the Mountain region by providing client-centric risk management programs that protect our area businesses,” said Chris.

To contact Chris about your insurance needs, he can be reached at (303) 565-1122 or email



Insurance Office of America (IOA), dba IOA Insurance Services in California, is a full-service insurance agency founded in 1988 by John Ritenour and Valli Ritenour. Today, IOA is led by Chairman and CEO Heath Ritenour, and it is one of the fastest-growing independent agencies in the United States. IOA is ranked 11th on Insurance Journal’s 2020 Top 100 Independent Property/Casualty Agencies report and 25th on Business Insurance’s 2020 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 1,300 associates located in over 60 branch locations in the U.S. with offices in Belfast and London. (#0E67768) For more information, visit


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