The Buckner Company Expands Idaho Operations, Hires Bradley K. Nielson

By | December 16, 2010

Salt Lake City, Utah – The Buckner Company is pleased to announce the hiring of Bradley K. Nielson as the President of The Buckner Company of Idaho.  In conjunction with the hiring of Nielson, the agency also purchased his entire book of business from Nielson’s previous employer, HUB International.

Prior to joining The Buckner Company, Nielson worked for HUB International as the President of their Idaho Falls office.  Nielson has extensive knowledge and experience in insurance and risk management solutions for the Agricultural Industry, making him a particularly valuable resource in Southeast Idaho.

The Buckner Company of Idaho recently appointed Douglas G. Ball, CPCU, as the Senior Vice President.  Also joining Nielson and Ball in the ranks of The Buckner Company of Idaho, is Nielson’s son, Kurt Nielson.

“We are very fortunate to have Brad and Doug head up our Idaho Falls office. These two individuals and their staffs are among the most seasoned and well respected insurance executives in eastern Idaho. Their commitments to integrity and advocating for their clients make them a perfect match culturally for our company.  They have become the cornerstone of our growth into the Idaho and Montana markets,” said Terry Buckner, President and CEO of The Buckner Company.

Founded in Ogden in 1936, The Buckner Company has been serving the insurance needs of Utah and the surrounding states with honesty, integrity, and superior service for nearly 75 years. Today, as one of the most prominent insurance brokerages in the West, The Buckner Company stands out from their competition in their expertise and knowledge of the construction and commercial businesses they service. In addition to providing their expertise in these fields, The Buckner Company also offers specialty niche market services, personal insurance, employee benefits, and surety bonding. Visit for more information or follow their blog at

Brad Nielson

Doug Ball

Kurt Nielson

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