Colorado

COLORADO

  • Geoffrey Albert
    Geoffrey Albert
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Debbie Copier
    Debbie Copier
    Client Advisor, Private Client Group
  • John Boerner
    John Boerner
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Chris Boyers
    Chris Boyers
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Lance Butler
    Lance Butler
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Barb Elsasser
    Barb Elsasser
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Karl Elsasser
    Karl Elsasser
    Client Advisor, Trucking | Denver
  • Colin Kresock
    Colin Kresock
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Toni Peconi
    Toni Peconi
    Client Advisor, Trucking | Denver
  • Troy Sibelius
    Troy Sibelius
    Client Advisor/Partner | Denver
  • Tom Terry
    Tom Terry
    Client Advisor | Denver
  • Dustin Thome
    Dustin Thome
    Client Advisor/Partner | Denver
  • Vivian Mitchell
    Vivian Mitchell
    Client Advisor, Private Client Group
Geoffrey Albert
Client Advisor | Denver

galbert@buckner.com
303-753-8421

Geoffrey came to The Buckner Company with certifications in life insurance and property and casualty insurance. He currently specializes in veteran’s affairs. Geoffrey served two overseas tours for the US Army. He worked on the front lines of battle as a forward observer. Geoffrey was awarded a Purple Heart in 2011. His experience with the military has made him passionate about helping military veterans. Geoffrey is also an ordained minister and is currently working to earn his Bachelor’s degree in business management.

He says of all the things he’s done his greatest accomplishment is becoming a father. Geoffrey has special memories of creating Lego spaceships as a kid, and now enjoys building Legos with his son. He also loves to take his jeep off-roading and push it to its limits in the mountains.

Debbie Copier
Client Advisor, Private Client Group

dcopier@buckner.com
801-937-6772

Debbie has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, starting her career in 1983.  She has been with Buckner since 2013, specializing in protecting individual and families’ personal assets. She holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

Debbie is a speed junkie, from ATV’s, sports cars and zip lines to downhill skiing—the faster the better. She loves spending time with her 5 grandchildren and can’t wait for more to come.  Her favorite place to relax is on the beaches of Hawaii.

John Boerner
Client Advisor | Denver

jboerner@buckner.com
303-756-2402

John joined the insurance industry in 2018, certified by the Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals (AFIP). John specializes in the automotive industry and is looking to grow his book of business. Prior to joining the insurance industry, John received his Bachelors of Arts degree while attending Colorado University. John is also working to obtain his private pilot’s license with his father who is his instructor.

John is a classic car fanatic. He built a 1923 Ford Model T; you can see him driving it around the streets of Denver when the weather is warm. As a youth, John discovered a passion for snowboarding. He lived in Breckenridge, CO and worked there as a snowboarding instructor. He also enjoys spending time on the golf course in the summer. In the end, John says his greatest accomplishment has been building a home and family with his beautiful wife and two children.

Chris Boyers
Client Advisor | Denver

cboyers@buckner.com
303-756-2953

 

Chris joined the insurance world in 2009, procuring his Certified Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation since that time. He specializes in working with construction, engineering, architecture, and development companies.

Chris loves traveling to Hawaii, is a big “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” fan, and he loves eating at any great steakhouse. Having played the bass guitar for over 30 years, music has always been a big part of his life. Marriage to his wife and the birth of his daughter are the highlights of his life.

Lance Butler
Client Advisor | Denver

lbutler@buckner.com
303-756-3146

Lance joined Buckner in 2017, bringing with him over 25 years of insurance experience. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and has experience in various sectors within the insurance industry.

Lance enjoyed playing sports as a child and considers his kids to be his greatest accomplishment in life. Carmine’s on Penn is his favorite restaurant and Hawaii is his favorite place for a getaway.

Barb Elsasser
Client Advisor | Denver

belsasser@buckner.com
303-753-8423

Barb has more than 30 years of experience, joining the insurance industry in 1987. With Buckner, she specializes in trucking and general insurance. She earned an Associates degree from Northeastern Junior College and has acquired her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

As a child, Barb loved horses and playing softball. In high school, she won Best Actress for a musical production—afterwards, she continued to sing for various events until she moved to Denver. She loves the movie White Christmas and her favorite restaurant to frequent is YaYa’s. Her greatest accomplishment in life is raising two Marine sons—both have returned home safely.

Karl Elsasser
Client Advisor, Trucking | Denver

kelsasser@buckner.com
303-753-8414

Karl has 40+ years of insurance knowledge and expertise. Throughout that time, he has largely specialized in the trucking industry. Karl received his Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, where he graduated Cum Laude. Today, Karl holds both Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and AIU designations. He was also a co-owner of a successful agency, which was later sold to Buckner.

As a youth, Karl was heavily involved in sports including baseball, basketball, cross country and track. Currently, Karl’s main activity is golf and considers once scoring a 4.2 golf index as one of his greatest accomplishments. Something that many people may not know about Karl is that he worked summers in England for a landscaper during college.

Colin Kresock
Client Advisor | Denver

ckresock@buckner.com
303-756-2015

Colin joined in the insurance industry in 2005, specializing in private equity insurances including manufacturers, distributors, IT, and medical equipment.  Prior to joining the industry, he received both his Bachelor’s degree and his MBA.

As a youth, Colin’s hobbies included landscaping and working on small engines. Colin and his wife have had the privilege of raising their two, successful children, which he feels has been one of his greatest accomplishments. Today, Colin considers himself a frustrated golfer who loves to read, as well as a lifelong learner.

Toni Peconi
Client Advisor, Trucking | Denver

tpeconi@buckner.com
800-753-9909

Toni has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, starting her career in 1995. Toni specializes in Construction, Healthcare, and Trucking industries.

During her youth, Toni’s favorite hobby was playing Volleyball. She enjoys watching romantic comedies, Wedding Date, being her favorite. Toni is a people person at heart and is often surrounded by good friends and family. Her greatest accomplishment has been raising her two children.

Troy Sibelius
Client Advisor/Partner | Denver

tsibelius@buckner.com
303-756-9909

Troy has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years. He holds Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) designations, and was selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects (FASLA) in 2010. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Colorado State University and Environmental Design Studies at the University of Colorado. Troy’s industry specialties include landscape architects and contractors, architects & engineers, landscape industry wholesalers and manufacturing, transportation, and freight forwarders.

Since his youth, Troy has enjoyed downhill and cross country skiing and still finds great satisfaction in being outdoors where he can golf, ski, fly-fish, and hunt.  His family has a small ranch located in Kremmling, Colorado where he often retreats.  Troy also enjoys teaching others and has had the pleasure of being a guest speaker at multiple risk management programs and university classes.

Tom Terry
Client Advisor | Denver
Dustin Thome
Client Advisor/Partner | Denver

dthome@buckner.com
303-753-8413

Dustin graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication and entered the insurance industry in 2002. He specializes in habitational and commercial property, including apartments, associations, retail centers, and warehouses.

Dustin was the captain of the Cherry Creek High School football and basketball teams and went on to play both sports in college. Among his favorite movies are Hoosiers, Ace Ventura, Braveheart, Pulp Fiction and Forest Gump. He is the father of 3 amazing kids and husband to a beautiful wife.

Vivian Mitchell
Client Advisor, Private Client Group

vmitchell@buckner.com
801-937-6779

Vivian joined Buckner in 2007 and established the Private Client Group services. Her focus is working closely with our clients in providing innovative property and liability insurance for individuals and their families. Prior to joining Buckner, Vivian worked for Allstate in their personal insurance claims division for 9 years, as well as for Wells Fargo Insurance as a Senior Account Executive for 17 years.

Vivian and her husband, John, have two children and three grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at their cabin in the Uintah Mountains, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, and fishing. Vivian and John recently joined the local Harley Davidson riding group and are excited to spend some time on the open road.