VolkBell is one of the largest insurance and human-resources consulting firms in Northern Colorado, offering product and services to help businesses navigate the ever-changing waters of employee benefits, wellness, HR, and business insurance.
For the past 30 years, we’ve always focused on building strong relationships with our customers to provide the ultimate service experience. Although the healthcare landscape continues to shift, as a cutting-edge agency, our goal has always been to stay ahead of the trends.
John Bell started his own business in 1985, and has been working in the insurance field for more than 35 years. He specializes in the design and management of self-funded benefit programs. His pastimes include hiking, snowshoeing, rock-climbing and reading. He, and his wife Kathy, love spending time with their grandchildren.
Clair Volk has worked in insurance industry since 1983, launching Volk & Associates a few years later, and joining forces with John Bell in 2004. An active member the National Association of Health Underwriters, Clair loves traveling the world—visiting Europe, Thailand, and Israel with his wife, Kathy. When he’s closer to home, he finds time to golf and ride his Harley.
Steve Smith started his insurance businesses in 1989, and joined forces with VolkBell in 2012. Steve is a Certified Insurance Counselor, and a member of the Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado. When he’s away from the office, he can be found hunting, fishing, flying, and spending time with his wife, children, and grandkids.
As a partner of United Benefit Advisors® (UBA), VolkBell enjoys access to a national network of independent firms addressing the very same challenges we tackle every day. With partners in more than 40 states, one in Canada and one in the United Kingdom, UBA is one of the nation’s largest employee benefits advisory organizations.
Our partnership in UBA allows us to call on the expertise of colleagues around the country in coming up with unique, effective benefit solutions for employers. The combined buying power of the UBA allows us to obtain the very best rates from a variety of carriers, enhancing the selections we can offer our clients and expanding the technology tools at their fingertips.