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Local Insurance Company Expanding to Cover the Peace Region

Peace Country Insurance Brokers Inc. (the operating company that owns Prairie Villa Insurance (PVI) and Sexsmith Insurance(SI).) is expanding once again with the purchase of Artesian Insurance (Spirit River) Inc. from local operator Shelly Nikolaychuk. The purchase is effective March 2, 2015. “I have been operating a great business with great clients and fantastic staff for over 18 years. It was my goal to find a purchaser who would maintain the brokerage system that I believe is best for all clients, staff and our community, says Shelly Nikolaychuk, Owner of Artesian Insurance (Spirit River Insurance) Inc. “I am so happy that I was able to find that in Peace Country Insurance Brokers!”

“It is business as usual,” says Brent Oilund, Managing Partner of PCIB. “The only changes that clients and staff will see is a name change which will require the signs to change”

Peace Country Insurance Brokers Inc. (PCIB) was established Oct 1, 2012 to allow for the merger of Sexsmith Insurance Ltd. and Prairie Villa Insurance Ltd. In October 2014, Shelly Nikolaychuk of Artesian Insurance (Spirit River Insurance) Inc. approached Peace Country Insurance Brokers with the opportunity to purchase her brokerage. Artesian Insurance is a well-established local brokerage office located in Spirit River with long term clients and staff and an established reputation.

“In 2012, with the changes that have occurred in the insurance industry, we determined that we would work together to expand our business model by looking for opportunities with other brokerage firms across the Peace Region.”, says Shayne Milligan, General Manager and Partner in PCIB. “We have worked on our business plans and put together a great staff that work together to maintain our business principles as we grow. We have a great team!”