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Bruce Altig

Broker
After 30+ years in the printing industry in the Boise Valley, Bruce decided to go into a business where he could help people with navigating the confusing health insurance plans.

He started with Insurers of Idaho in January 2010, just when things started getting interesting with the new PPACA laws going into effect. Because of the timing of his immersion in the insurance business, he has studied the new Affordable Care Act rules and is very knowledgeable in the implementation.

Bruce currently services approximately 1200 clients, including small groups and Medicare enrollees.

Bruce has been very connected in the business community:
- Eagle Kiwanis – Charter Member 2001
- Eagle Toastmasters – Charter Member 2005
- Eagle Chamber of Commerce – on Fun Days committee for 7 years with 4 years as head of committee

Meridian Chamber of Commerce –Member since 2001, Board member for 7 years. Chairman of the Board 2011

Meridian Chamber of Commerce – Dairy Days committee for 8 years

Also involved in numerous special interest clubs and boards

Bruce is licensed in Idaho and Utah and knowledgeable with the plans in both states.

Contact Bruce

Phone: (208) 344-3388
Email: [email protected]

I can help you with:
  • Individual & Family Health Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts(HSAs)
  • Idaho Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs)
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Short-Term Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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Samantha

Samantha Venable Harjo

Broker
Samantha has a passion for helping others that led her to a career in the health insurance industry, and to join Insurers of Idaho in 2021. With over a decade of experience, she recognizes how challenging health insurance can be and takes pride in simplifying and streamlining coverage options for her clients. She is well aware of the intricate details of the Affordable Care Act and the ongoing improvements and changes to healthcare laws and policies, as well as staying up to date on any new benefits options from all carriers, ensuring her clients' best interests are always her top priority.

As a lifelong Idahoan, Samantha is proud to support clients all over the state and those new to our area as well. When she's not assisting clients, she enjoys spending time in the great outdoors fishing, hunting, and hiking with her husband Scott. They live in Mountain Home with their two dogs and are often busy keeping up with their beloved nieces and nephews.

Contact Samantha
Phone: (208) 344-3388
Email: [email protected]

I can help you with:
  • Individual & Family Health Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts(HSAs)
  • Idaho Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs)
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Short-Term Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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Lisa Wilson

Health Insurance Agent
Lisa became an independent insurance agent for Insurers of Idaho after working for 17 years for health insurance carriers. She made the move so she could use her industry knowledge to advocate for consumers and help consumers navigate the complexities of the health insurance system.

Throughout her career, Lisa focused on the needs of the health insurance consumer. She has a knack for communicating complex topics in a way that makes it easy to understand. In 2010 when the Affordable Care Act was passed into law and later implemented, Lisa’s role was to train salespeople and be a trusted resource for health insurance brokers and agents. She is excited to share her knowledge and experience to assist those who are in need of insurance coverage.

Lisa holds a degree in Social Science/Communications from Boise State University. As a native Idahoan, she loves Idaho living, the outdoors and her family. She and her husband, John, have raised five children and now one grandchild in the Treasure Valley.

Contact Lisa
Phone: (208) 344-3388
Email: [email protected]

I can help you with:
  • Individual & Family Health Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts(HSAs)
  • Idaho Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs)
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Short Term Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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John Wilson

Health Insurance Agent
John believes in developing meaningful, long-term client relationships built on trust and the delivery of value. He is devoted to providing insurance excellence with top-quality service and attention to detail. His career in health care started over twenty years ago as a Pharmacy Technician before changing directions and going to work for the health insurance carriers. John is here to help guide you through insurance maze and decipher the industry jargon. He will help you find an affordable plan that best meets your needs. As a native Idahoan, he was raised in Mountain Home and loves Idaho living, the outdoors and his family. John and his wife, Lisa, have raised five children and now one grandchild here in the Valley. He cares deeply about his community and puts this into action by volunteering and participating in a verity of charity events and fundraisers throughout the Treasure Valley His goal is to provide his clients with a full understanding of their benefits and find coverage tailored to meet their needs.

Contact John
Phone: (208) 344-3388
Email: [email protected]

I can help you with:
  • Individual & Family Health Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts(HSAs)
  • Idaho Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs)
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Short Term Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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Katie Bennett

Independent Senior Health Advisor
Katie is a native Idahoan, born in Mountain Home and currently residing in the picturesque town of Fruitland, near the Oregon border. Katie attended Boise State University before traversing the globe alongside her husband during his tenure in the Air Force.

With a career spanning over two decades in the healthcare industry across both Idaho and Oregon, Katie has dedicated herself to serving her community. She focused her efforts on providing compassionate care to seniors, fostering deep connections, and making a tangible difference in their lives.

Drawing from her extensive experience and unwavering dedication, Katie transitioned into a new role as an independent Medicare insurance advisor. Her time at Boise State University equipped her with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in this field, allowing her to continue her mission of helping others.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Katie enjoys hiking and kayaking in the beautiful Idaho outdoors. She finds true fulfillment in her role as a wife and mother. Married happily, she cherishes her two sons, along with their wonderful spouses, and embraces the joys of grandmotherhood.

With a heart full of compassion and a steadfast commitment to service, Katie channels her passion into supporting seniors and veterans alike. Her unwavering dedication to making a difference serves as an inspiration to all who know her.

Contact Katie
Phone: (208) 344-3388
Email: [email protected]

I can help you with:
  • Individual & Family Health Insurance
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts(HSAs)
  • Idaho Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs)
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Short Term Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
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Kim Ashliman

Agent/Administrative Assistant
Kim joined the IOI team in 2016 and is loving the happy and helpful atmosphere that it offers. Kim has been in customer service for over 20 years and keeping the office running smoothly is her cup of tea! Becoming a licensed agent in 2019 only extended her taste for caring for others.

Outside of IOI Kim is busy taking care of her active family, home, animals, and taste for outdoor life! As a 5th generation “Idahoan” she takes full advantage of the joys that this beautiful state offers with hiking, paddle boarding, boating, camping, mountain biking, overlanding, fishing, and exploring.

- Specialize in Group quotes, activation, and maintenance
- Individual Plans both On Exchange and Off Exchange
- Short Term Plans both Conventional and Idaho Extended
- Life

Contact Kim
Phone: (208) 344-3388
Email: [email protected]
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