Our Team

Meet your local insurance experts.

Outstanding service starts with an outstanding team. Meet the professionals behind Western Insurance Solutions.

Elizabeth Kennedy

Elizabeth Kennedy (Beth) is President and one of the two principals of Western Insurance Solutions, Inc. Beth, a native of East Texas and mother of three, married into a family with strong insurance roots. Her father-in-law, husband and various family members have represented the industry as agents and company personal. After a successful career in the utility industry and a couple of small business ventures, Beth joined her husband in the insurance business full time in 2001 as a customer service representative, office manager and as a licensed agent. In 2009, Beth with the help of her husband Jerry, launched Western Insurance Solutions, Inc., providing competitive insurance products, complete with excellent coverage and customer service.

Beth is a former president of the Colorado Springs Chapter of International Association of Insurance Professionals, National Association of Insurance Women. Beth works with both commercial and personal line accounts, her specialty being small independent contractor accounts.

Laura Yerkey – Commercial / Personal Lines Account Manager

Laura is the Commercial / Personal Lines Account Manager. Laura joined Western Insurance Solutions in Jan 2015 and has since obtained her Property/Casualty license.

She began her career in insurance in 1985 working for Farmers Insurance Group in the monthly billing Department. She then moved on to Fire (Home Insurance) Policy Service and then to Commercial Policy Service where she specialized in Underwriting Construction risks and aided in creation of the Agency on line portal for Construction risks with Farmers. During her work in Commercial she obtained her Associate in General Insurance Certification.

Laura is a Colorado native and has lived in the Colorado Springs area over 30 years. She enjoys woodworking, gardening and camping with her ‘four legged’ family.

Ila Green – Commercial / Personal Lines Representative

Commercial and Personal Lines Representative After spending many years in real estate and property management, lla joined Western Insurance Solutions in July 2021 and holds a Colorado Property & Casualty Insurance License.

Originally from Alberta, Canada, she spent most of her childhood living in the Colorado Springs area. She met her husband of 15 years during her time at the University of Wyoming and they now have one daughter and two cats.

She enjoys dancing, running, organizing, and traveling when she can.


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