Leif Summerhays

SANDY, UT, January 17, 2024 – WCF Insurance, announced the retirement from WCF of Laura Stireman, Regional Vice President of Sales for Utah and Nevada, after an extraordinary 28-year tenure. Simultaneously, the company is delighted to welcome Leif Summerhays, a seasoned veteran from within WCF Insurance, as the new Regional Vice President.

Laura Stireman’s legacy at WCF goes beyond her role as Regional Vice President. Throughout her career, Laura has been a driving force in shaping the company’s growth and success. Her impact extended beyond the organization itself, as she became a respected pillar in the community. Laura played a crucial role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, leaving an incredible mark on both WCF and the wider community. In addition to her professional achievements, Laura has been an avid volunteer, currently serving on the board of the Utah Black Chamber of Commerce and an advisory committee to the Mountain America Credit Union board of directors.

WCF Insurance is excited to welcome Leif Summerhays as the new Regional Vice President. Leif has been an integral part of WCF for 20 years, demonstrating a wealth of experience in various disciplines that make him an ideal successor. Leif’s community-oriented framework aligns closely with WCF’s values and is a testament to his welcoming and inclusive nature. Additionally, his commitment to professional development is evident through his involvement with the Utah chapter of CPCU and serving on various committees for AASCIF. Leif holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Utah and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University. His immediate assumption of the role ensures a seamless transition, with Laura staying on for a few months to facilitate a smooth handover.

“Laura’s impact on WCF, the insurance industry, and her communities will resonate for years to come. As she steps into this new chapter, we express our deepest gratitude for Laura’s unparalleled service. We are equally thrilled to welcome Leif into his new role and are confident in his ability to continue driving the lasting success of WCF.”, states Kevin Peterson, Senior Vice President, Middle Market and Sales.


With over 100 years of service, WCF Insurance is an innovative commercial insurance provider that serves the Western United States. Their daily commitment revolves around supporting the individuals who drive community growth, including businesses they insure, valued agency partners, dedicated employees, and the non-profit organizations they champion. WCF Insurance’s unwavering mission is to provide an excellent insurance experience, while fostering positive change through ongoing commitment to the communities they serve. To learn more visit wcf.com.