Jon Jepsen He/Him, Sentry West Insurance
Jon Jepsen has been in the insurance industry since 1994 working as an independent insurance agent, broker, and risk manager. As a specialist in property and liability exposures, he has become one of the premier experts on insurance and risk management issues pertaining to nonprofits, beauty salons, technology firms, property managers, art galleries, and the LGBT community. Some of the other areas of insurance and risk management Jon handles include: Businessowners, Homes, Autos, Umbrella Liability, Professional Liability, Directors & Officers Liability, Workers Compensation, and Surety Bonds.
Jon has served on a number of non-profit and industry boards including the Utah Association of Independent Insurance Agents, Young Agents of Utah, Salt Lake Association of Independent Insurance Agents, Utah Pride Center, Utah Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Encompass/Allstate National Advisory Board, SAFECO Advisory Board, Workers Compensation Fund of Utah Agents Council, Queer Utah Aquatic Club (QUAC), and Equality Utah as a legislative strategist and Allies Dinner Chairman. Whether it's lobbying the State legislature for equal protections, running a campaign for a fair-minded candidate, or human rights advocacy work, Jon spends much of his time serving the local community. As a commissioner on the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission, he was instrumental in passing Salt Lake City's housing and employment non-discrimination ordinances.