Amalgamated Life


Amalgamated Life Insurance Company (, a leading provider of comprehensive insurance solutions, recently announced the appointment of Jeff Sammons as sales executive. Sammons, who is based in Las Vegas, NV, will be marketing Amalgamated Life’s full product line to businesses, unions, associations and other organizations across the western region. He brings over 19 years of experience and a proven track-record selling insurance products and employee benefits.

Amalgamated Life’s Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing John Thornton commented, “Throughout his career, Jeff has demonstrated an ability to bring the best insurance solutions and employee benefits to a wide range of clients. He also brings a broad knowledge of health plans, regulations, and related technologies such as Employee Navigator. These attributes along with his strong working relationships with area brokers make him an ideal addition to the Amalgamated Life team.”

Sammons began his career as an independent insurance agent with Colonial Insurance and steadily advanced into senior-level roles. His positions have ranged from regional vice president, Northwest U.S. with Transamerica Employee Benefits and vice president of Sales and Technology Specialist with VBSEnroll/Bridgeport Benefits, to national sales advisor with HR Pro, among others. Most recently, he served as a benefit enrollment technologist specialist with LP Insurance Agency (Las Vegas, NV) where he was responsible for overseeing the implementation of online enrollment technology.

Sammons’s higher education includes studies at Northwest Technical College where he majored in business with a marketing focus.

Founded in 1943, Amalgamated Life Insurance Company has since grown into a leading provider of comprehensive insurance solutions operating in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Company provides competitive group products including term life, medical stop loss, disability and specialty drug cost management, as well as a suite of voluntary products such as accident, accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, dental, disability, hearing, ID theft, legal, portable term life and whole life, among others. Since 1975, Amalgamated Life Insurance Company has consistently earned the “A” (Excellent) Rating from A.M. Best Company attesting to its strong fiscal position. The Company is a member of the Amalgamated Family of Companies, which also includes: a third party administrator, Amalgamated Employee Benefits Administrators; Amalgamated Medical Care Management, a medical care management firm; Amalgamated Agency, a property and casualty broker; and AliGraphics, a printing firm.