Comprehensive, Not Pieced-Together Protection

We specialize in providing premium insurance to successful individuals like you. Our expertise assures thoroughly vetted coverage. And with our quick-response time for policies and claims, as well as a designated risk-management program to help prevent issues from happening in the first place, your family is in the best of hands. 

With Private Client Group, you have direct access to a local agent. And not just any agent, someone you know and trust.

Ian Exelbert, CPA, CAPI

Founder & Managing Director

Since joining Glenwood Insurance in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer and minority owner, Ian Exelbert has helped carry the legacy of the 1911 family business into something even more successful and relevant over a century later.

Ian is now chief executive officer of Glenwood Insurance, and founder and managing director of Private Client Group. He also serves as chief operating officer for the western U.S. region encompassing all SIAA-owned Master Agencies (CIAA, MAA, MIAA, TAA). ...

The recent launch of Private Client Group has fulfilled Ian’s personal mission of protecting the assets of successful, high-net-worth families, and maintaining their legacies for generations to come. Having completed the rigorous 2022 CAPI program, collaborated by The Wharton School and Chubb, Ian has essential insight into many aspects of successful families and the importance of having a relationship with a trusted advisor.

Recognized for his leadership and insurance proficiency, Ian has been a Travelers Personal Insurance Agent of the Year (2014), served on both the Safeco and Travelers Regional and National Councils (2012-2020), and received recognition from other insurance carrier partnerships for sales performance.

Prior to his career with Glenwood Insurance, Ian held positions as US Bank president, WestStar Bank controller, Lafarge Construction Materials assistant controller, and Deloitte & Touche auditor. Ian currently serves on the Roaring Fork Water & Sanitation District board. He served as board president of Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association and YouthZone. Ian is a past Rotary member, board member and Paul Harris fellow. He continues to volunteer for Junior Achievement and numerous other local non-profit organizations.

Ian has the gift of a calming sense of humor and is an enjoyable person to be around. He likes anything outdoors, playing and watching sports with his family, especially golf, and traveling and experiencing new things. His education includes a CPA preceded by a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Colorado State University.

Robert Asa Jones, CIC​

Private Client Advisor ​

A true Glenwood Insurance veteran, Robert Asa Jones, known as “Asa” by many, has owned and been with the agency for more than forty years. His tenure, expertise and strong relationships with an affluent clientele bolster the knowledge and capabilities of the Private Client Group’s executive team.

Asa attributes some of his success to being a good listener. Throughout his career, clients have responded positively to his embodiment of ... “low-key, no-pressure sales producer.” Asa handles business and personal lines, and serves the insurance needs of clients with personal exposure in several countries.

He is a former owner of Frontier Adjusters where he worked as a claims adjuster for 11 years, specializing in ski area liability investigations. Asa is proud of his role in starting a workers’ compensation safety program through the Glenwood Springs Chamber of Commerce.

A passionate outdoors enthusiast, Asa enjoys golf, sporting clays, bird hunting, hiking, skiing, fly-fishing, backpacking and mountain biking. He has a business degree from Colorado Western University, formerly Western State College.

Angela J. Sampels, CPRM​

Private Client Executive​

In her 20+ years at Glenwood Insurance, Angela Sampels has served an affluent client base in protecting the high-value assets of families and individuals. Specializing in collections, second homes and private aviation, she provides a wealth of knowledge to the PCG team.

A multiple-year Safeco Agent of Excellence award recipient, Angela is praised by clients for her honesty, integrity and outgoing ... yet down-to-earth personality. She supports the community, and is a past president of the Glenwood Springs Chamber Association Ambassador group as well as the Chamber’s Women In Networking program.

Angela enjoys the delicacies and adventures of food, wine, aviation (her father was a private pilot) and resort exploration. She spent a year in Frankfurt, Germany, where she gained an appreciation for the European lifestyle. She completed her education at University of Arkansas and Methodist University in North Carolina.

Nettie Avery, CIC​

Business Insurance Advisor​

As one of Glenwood Insurance’s longest-standing team members (over 30 years), Nettie Avery knows the ins and outs of the insurance industry. A large-business specialist, Nettie uses her thorough understanding of each client’s business to develop an insurance program tailored to their unique needs and tolerance for risk.

Nettie has served on the Secura agent council, Liberty Mutual agent advisory council, and various ... Pinnacol Assurance agent committees. She has been a volunteer for numerous non-profit efforts and community organizations, including a seat on the Board of Trustees for Valley View Hospital.

A clear communicator and an enjoyable person to be around, Nettie helps people understand the important considerations of certain coverage. Outside the office, she enjoys golf, tennis, cycling, skiing, wine collecting and world travel. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from University of Colorado, Boulder.

Tom Jensen, CSP

Risk Management Advisor

A recent addition to Glenwood Insurance and the Private Client Group, Tom Jensen brings diverse knowledge for implementing risk strategy programs. His expertise includes assessing and managing risk and loss control for property, personal and employee safety, vehicle operations and liability.

Tom is known for his attention to detail, firm understanding of regulatory issues and ability to break down complex scenarios and explain ... in lay terms. He considers himself a curious person who is continuously researching and learning.

He is a member of the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Premium Cost Containment Board of Directors. Tom was most recently a senior safety consultant for Pinnacol Assurance.  He also worked in the safety division of an oil and gas services company on the Alaska North Slope.

Tom’s interests include alpine skiing and touring, sailboat racing and adventure motorcycle touring. He holds a degree from University of Central Missouri.

Scott Bolitho, CFP​

Health & Life Insurance Advisor​

Prior to his 30+ years at Glenwood Insurance, Scott Bolitho honed his insurance acumen at Traveler’s Insurance in Denver, Colorado. As the Private Client Group’s key advisor for health and life insurance, Scott finds unique solutions for high-net-worth clients requiring certain health and life insurance plans for personal, business and group coverage.

Scott appreciates each client’s individual situation and knows how to tailor customized programs. ... His warm, calm demeanor immediately gains people’s trust, resulting in a natural ability to form long-standing relationships.

Scott enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. He earned a degree in insurance and finance from University of Northern Colorado.