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LP Insurance Services, Inc. Announces McMullen Insurance to Join LP Insurance Services

September 01, 2016

ELKO, Nev. – Sept. 1, 2016 - LP Insurance Services, Inc. proudly welcomes the entire McMullen Insurance group to the LP Insurance team. In addition, McMullen co-owners, John Smales and Trinity Steelman, have both been named LP Insurance Services, Inc. shareholders.

“We are excited to welcome John, Trinity and their entire team to LP Insurance,” said Nick Rossi, President of LP Insurance Services, Inc. “The joining of McMullen and LP Insurance will benefit clients as well as northeastern Nevada communities.”

Both companies have been servicing the needs of the area for many years providing commercial, benefits and personal insurance products and services. “I am so pleased to count John and Trinity among the owners of LP Insurance,” said Joe Wyatt, LP Insurance Services Chief Operating Officer and former Elko-area resident. “LP Insurance - much like McMullen - is a team of dedicated professionals who provide clients with an incredible level of service.”

Both Smales and Steelman are Nevada natives hailing from Elko and Ely. Smales has been a local insurance leader for decades, previously serving as an owner at McMullen, he specializes in commercial insurance. “We knew we’d found a great partner when we met with LP Insurance leaders,” said Smales. “Their service levels and client focus certainly match our own.”

Steelman, former owner of McMullen, also has more than two decades of insurance experience and specializes in the complicated arena of employee benefits for businesses and public entities. “McMullen has long been a leader in northeastern Nevada,” said Steelman. “We’re confident that together, our new LP team will continue that tradition of excellence in this region.” 

LP Insurance Services, Inc. is a unique risk management and commercial insurance brokerage firm. Specializing in Property, Casualty, Surety, Workers’ Compensation, Employee Benefits, Healthcare Professionals, Personal and Risk Management services; LP is headquartered in Reno, Nev. and has additional offices in Elko, Nev. and Las Vegas, Gold River/Sacramento and Truckee, Calif., as well as Phoenix. With six locations, LP Insurance proudly serves clients throughout the West. For more information, please visit www.lpins.net.