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Meet Our Team

Centurion Insurance Services

Agency Manager's
John and Virginia Chatwin
Agency Manager's

Bio

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Agency Manager's

John and Virginia Chatwin

Agency Manager's

Bio

Virginia and John Chatwin started an Allstate insurance agency in 1994, and it quickly grew to be one of the largest in the state of Nevada. Noticing a lack of quoting competition and the disadvantages of being captive to a single carrier, Virginia branched out to develop an independent insurance agency, Centurion Insurance Services.

Virginia enjoys assisting customers in their pursuit of insurance protection. She particularly finds joy in saving her customers money! To her, customer care is very important. 

The Chatwin family is also heavily involved in their local community. A few years back John decided to purchase a firetruck, which prompted him and his son-in-law to fly to Pennsylvania and drive it back to Nevada. Since then, the firetruck has been used in local parades and was even the naming inspiration for the couple’s grandson, Mack.

Virginia loves to garden, sew, decorate, and even tackle remodeling projects.  John's great love is baseball, as he played collegiately.  He loves watching the LA Dodgers!  John and Virginia believe spending time with their family is simply the best!

 

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Diane La Dow
Agent

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Diane La Dow

Agent

Bio

Diane was born and raised in Pasadena, California. In 1990, she moved to Nevada with her husband and two children. Diane began her insurance career shortly after, working with State Farm starting in 1994. During this time, Diane became licensed in all lines of insurance, specializing in personal lines coverage.

After six years with State Farm, Diane joined Allstate, where she worked as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) and agent for more than a decade.

After taking a short break to plan her daughter’s wedding, Diane joined Centurion Insurance Services in October 2012. Also accredited as a notary, Diane has developed into an essential asset for the agency since her arrival. 

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Steve Opheim
Agent

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Steve Opheim

Agent

Bio

Steve is proud to exhibit his Midwest values, which is a product of his native Iowa. Not only was Steve born and raised in Iowa, but he also earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

Steve has been licensed to sell insurance since 1978. He specialized in developing life insurance policies for three years with Lutheran Mutual Life Insurance Company. In 1981, he opened an American Family Insurance office in Spencer, Iowa before relocating with the same company to Fort Dodge, Iowa. Steve moved to Nevada in 2012, and has been an asset to Centurion Insurance Services ever since. 

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