Stratford Insurance Group, Inc., President and Owner Val Stratford

Val Stratford, owner and principal agent at Stratford Insurance Group, Inc., has over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. A resident of Layton, Utah, Val Stratford’s insurance group focuses on property casualty insurance - protecting local businesses, homes, and automobiles.

Mr. Stratford began his career in insurance at Barlow Insurance Group, during which time he earned his Certified Insurance Counselor designation. He worked in sales, new business development, and carrier relationships before becoming an account executive at Zions Insurance Agency in 1999. In 2002, he earned his Certified Risk Managers designation, and after five years of commercial lines sales with Zion, he opened Stratford Insurance Group, Inc.

Outside of his work as an insurance professional, Mr. Stratford likes spending time with his children and grandchildren. He enjoys traveling and has visited countries in four continents. Since 1999 he has served as the executive director of the Layton Community Action Council, and he received the Utah Commission on Volunteers Outstanding Service Award for five consecutive years, from 1999 to 2004.