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SRA Team

We care deeply about the financial security of our clients and their businesses. Our talented team of risk managers has an average of 10+ years of industry experience and strives to provide creative, quality, well designed plans to address the varying needs of the clients we serve.

Van Carlson

Van Carlson

Founder & Chief Executive Manager

Van Carlson is the Founder & CEO at SRA and has over twenty five years of experience within the risk management industry. Van began his career with Farmers Insurance Group as an agent; eventually growing his book to be among the largest in his home state of Idaho. Van’s primary goal is to continue the upward growth of SRA and continue to develop new products to bring to market.

Dustin Carlson, CPCU

Dustin Carlson, CPCU

President

Dustin oversees the internal operations of SRA allowing our CEO to focus on the strategic, long-term challenges and opportunities facing the company. Dustin implements and continuously improves SRA’s system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards and procedures. He contributes to the development of strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization. Dustin also assists field marketing representatives and our internal sales team with sales/service issues as needed. Dustin spends his free time enjoying the Idaho outdoors with his family and friends. When he’s not outdoors you can catch Dustin watching Giants baseball, listening to a record from his vinyl collection, or reading his favorite philosophers.

Sam Solberg, ARM

Sam Solberg, ARM

Account Manager

Sam is a graduate of the University of Idaho with a degree in Finance and Accounting. Sam assists with the onboarding, invoicing, and renewing of the 831(b) Plan ARCs. He also deals with the day-to-day operations of maintaining an 831(b) Plan ARC, along with creating and preserving both customer and representative relationships throughout the year. Sam enjoys skiing in the winter, camping in the summer and visiting other countries at least once a year.

Bre Cohen

Bre Cohen

Marketing Director

Bre oversees all aspects of marketing and business development within SRA including events, digital marketing, branding, collateral, videos, strategic partnerships and identifying new marketing opportunities. She supports the SRA team, Field Marketing Representatives and clients by providing up-to-date educational material to ensure their careful understanding of the reinsurance process and risk management tools SRA offers. Bre is a self-proclaimed foodie and enjoys traveling. She also loves planning hiking trips in her camper trailer and exploring Idaho with her dogs.

Kaitlin Becar, CPA

Kaitlin Becar, CPA

Senior Tax Accountant

Kaitlin is a Certified Public Accountant who graduated from the University of Idaho with degrees in Finance and Accounting. She has experience in public accounting doing tax work for investment management firms and large corporations. Kaitlin manages the day-to-day financial operations at SRA including financial reporting, forecasting, and analyzing. Her favorite way to spend her down time is traveling and getting outdoors with her family and friends.

Whitney Amott

Whitney Amott

Office Manager

Whitney Amott is a graduate of Utah Valley University with a degree in Business Management. Whitney comes to us with 10+ years of experience in Human Resources and Office Management. When Whitney isn’t managing our office she’s busy assisting our Sales and Marketing team with the behind the scenes business development. In Whitney’s spare time she enjoys traveling and spending time in the sun.

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