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Craig insurance companies announce merger

Mountain West acquires Moffat Insurance Agency in Craig

The Craig office of Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services is shown above at 100 E. Victory Way. Mountain West recently acquired Moffat Insurance Agency, which opened in 1948. The merger will allow Mountain West to offer expanded services to customers, according to a news release.

Mountain West Insurance & Financial Services, LLC has acquired Moffat Insurance Agency in Craig as of July 1, according to a news release from Mountain West.

Mountain West, a locally owned and operated insurance and financial services company, acquired Moffat Insurance from Johnstown-based PFS Insurance Group, LLC.

The acquisition will benefit customers, the company reported in the release.

"With this acquisition, Mountain West and Moffat customers will have access to exceptional service, expanded resources and enhanced capabilities," said the release.

Mountain West employs 30 people, and has offices in Craig, Steamboat Springs, Hayden, Meeker and Grand Junction. Moffat Insurance opened in 1948.

The merger will also enhance Mountain West's ability to "advance its' overall strategy of improving customer service and providing the broadest selection of competitive products," the company reported in the release.

Dave Schwerin, Dale Boggs, LaVan Stehle and Laurie Ogden are slated to join Mountain West and continue serving Moffat Insurance Agency customers.

The employees are in the process of transitioning from their current location at 316 W. Victory Way to Mountain West's Craig office at 100 E. Victory Way.

The transition should be completed by Aug. 1.