Scott Metzger (Founder/Principal)
Scott is a graduate of Colorado State University. He began his insurance career as a commercial producer with Liberty Mutual in 1982. Awarded the Liberty Mutual Millionaire's Club status in 1984, and received his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation in 1985. Scott then joined Nationwide Insurance in 1986 as the first commercial agent hired in Nationwide's expansion of commercial insurance into Colorado. He was one of Nationwide's first agents to achieve independent status in 1989, opening the first Nationwide Agent office in Colorado.
Scott is a founding partner of Commercial Risk Solutions in 1993. Scott served as President of CRS form 1994 - 2018. He now serves as CEO
Scott has served on many boards and committees including the board of Professional Insurance Agents of Colorado from 2011 to 2017, and Secretary Treasurer for this organization from 2012 to 2017.
Jeff Berven (Principal)
Jeff graduated from University of Northern Colorado with a BA in Business Marketing in 2001. He started on the carrier side with what is now Nationwide Insurance and moved to a national broker in 2003. Jeff began his career with CRS in 2005, and became a Managing Partner in CRS in 2017. Jeff is now serving as President of CRS. He has served as Board member of the Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute since 2008 and just finished as President 2016-2017. Jeff is also involved in the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce committee member in 2011-2016, Board member 2013-2015
When Jeff has free time it is spent with his wife Tanya and running around with their six kids and granddaughter.
Don Rivkin (Principal)
Vice President/Director of Risk Services
Don Rivkin, a Graduate of Illinois State University, is the Vice President and Director of Risk Services at CRS. Don has had 27 years in the insurance industry, and has worked on both the company and agency side. Don is active in the community, participating in many different philanthropic activities. His favorite being the Courage Classic, which benefits the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Don became a Principal at CRS in 2017.
Eric Johnson (Principal)
Eric Johnson started his career as a Commercial Insurance and Risk Management Advisor in 2007 when he joined CRS Insurance Brokerage. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Metropolitan State University, obtained his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 2012, and became a Partner at CRS in 2018. Eric helps his clients understand that an insurance policy is merely one way that businesses can manage their risk. In addition to managing a client’s insurance needs, Eric will help them design, implement, and optimize all other tools utilized in risk management. Eric gives back to the Denver community by donating his time to various family and youth orientated organizations. When his isn’t in the midst of a home improvement project or tinkering in the garage, you can find Eric camping up in the mountains with his wife and two boys.
Director of Business Development
Director of Operations
Director of Finance