Our Approach

Brush Creek Partners was started in 2011 to focus on providing innovative risk management, due diligence, and insurance solutions to businessowners. In our beverage insurance practice, we work with our clients to come up with innovative ways to reduce risk, save time, and save money. Since our launch, we’ve grown into a full service agency providing risk management, group benefits, financial services, and personal lines to businesses and individuals internationally.

Our ability to combine the risk management with the coverage knowledge allows us to get the best result for each client. By understanding the risk management needs of our clients, we can protect your business assets while also protecting your bottom line.

We build relationships with our clients through

  • Expertise
  • Excitement about the industry
  • A competitive culture
  • Expanded market access

Our Team

Jason Cook, ARM – Risk Management Consultant
With a diverse commercial insurance background ranging from the carrier to the retail agency side, Jason couples his experience with the rapport he has built with underwriters to negotiate the best possible terms and pricing in the marketplace for his clients. He has completed his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation. His go to beverages are helles lagers, sours, and bourbon.

Sue Koster – Account Executive
Sue has more than 35 years of experience in commercial insurance and oversees our service team and carrier relationships. She has earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation and is our in house wine specialist. Sue’s go to beverages are red wines and single malt scotch.

Stephen Bowen – Partner, Surety & Legal Oversight
Stephen graduated from Notre Dame and then UMKC Law school before deciding to start in the insurance and risk management business. Stephen works with all of our clients to review leases, contracts, and insurance policy language. He also runs our surety department and helps businesses of all shapes and sizes with their bonding needs. His preferred beverage is bourbon.

Travis Holt – Managing Partner
Travis heads our technology team and also runs Brush Creek Partners on a daily basis. Since starting in insurance in 2008, he has focused his time and energy on providing innovative solutions to businesses who could suffer a financial loss from a data breach, network outage, or other technology failure. He is regarded as a subject matter expert in the areas of technology risk management, cyber liability, and the insurance needs of technology and life sciences companies. Travis has extensive experience with startup organizations and provides valuable expertise in the areas of due diligence and raising capital. His go to beverage is vodka & orange Gatorade.

Natalie Morerod – Account Administrator
Natalie is the key member of our service team fielding time-sensitive requests and serving as a liaison between clients and insurance carriers. Her timely service provides our clients peace of mind. Her favorite drinks are red wines, stouts, and porters.