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Rick Bailey, J.D., MAcc, CFP®


Rick Bailey is the Founder and Chairman of Camas and one of the most highly-renowned estate planners in the United States. As a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) with a Master’s degree in Accountancy/Taxation as well as a Juris Doctorate, Rick Bailey is a highly valuable asset to private clients, CPAs, attorneys, financial advisors, and life insurance professionals for his expertise in advanced estate planning and case design.

Rick’s years of experience in legal, tax, and financial services have attracted thousands of high-net-worth private clients with upfront planning fees starting at $25,000. He also specializes in training advisors in planning strategies, preparing proposals, presentations, case designs, and affinity partnerships.

His extensive background includes work as an estate planning attorney, financial planner, and both a Regional Marketing Director and Advanced Planner for a major life insurance company. He has authored numerous articles and given many presentations on topics such as business planning, succession planning, income-tax strategies for closely-held businesses, asset protection, buy-sell agreements, and wealth-preservation strategies. His latest book, titled “Orchestrate Your Legacy,” has been well-received by critics.

Wealth Strategist Josh Sterling

Josh Sterling, CLU®, AEP®, CLTC®, CCFS®


Josh Sterling is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®). The CLU® is the oldest designation in the financial industry and focuses on life insurance, estate, and business owner planning. He is also a Certified Long Term Care Consultant (CLTC®), a Certified College Funding Specialist (ACCFS®), and a partner at Camas Advice. He is a past President of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council.

Josh has an in-depth understanding of the practical, legal, and ethical aspects of life insurance and how to provide the best solutions to a modern and diverse clientele facing a range of risks and financial situations.

As a holistic Wealth Strategist, Josh is an expert in solving the myriad of problems businesses, estates, high net worth, and high-income earning individuals face. Whether it be life insurance planning, retirement planning, tax reduction strategies, charitable planning, long-term care, estate planning, college funding, or transitioning out of a business Josh can provide honest and straightforward solutions tailored to your circumstances.

Josh regularly does public speaking on advanced life insurance case design and various other business owner and estate planning topics. Josh feels clients are best served by a well-rounded team of advisors and works with some of the best CPAs, Estate Planning Attorneys, and Financial Advisors around the country.

Josh was a collegiate soccer player and coach at Sonoma State University and won a National Championship in 2002. His wife Kristy is an elementary school teacher and former college soccer athlete as well. Their two boys, Carson and Parker, both follow in their parent’s footsteps playing competitive soccer which includes travel around the western states. The family loves sports, travel, the beach, and spending time in their backyard pool and outdoor kitchen with their two English labs Hula and Maui.


Tom Webb is a nationally-renowned expert on life insurance who has worked in the industry for over 48 years. Tom is widely considered a pioneer in the insurance industry who helped develop many of the life insurance products we all use today.

Tom’s financial expertise and mentoring are highly influential across the country, and he has worked with numerous top advisors as well as regional managers for well-known carriers. He is credited with solving thousands of complex financial problems and generally considered a master of how to package the “tough cases,” especially those involving factors such as capacity, multi-life, and underwriting. Despite retiring twice, he has returned to the industry on both occasions based on his love for mentoring others and sharing his expertise. He is fond of telling stories from his almost fifty years in the life insurance industry and those who speak with him are often treated to history and anecdotes as well as humor, wisdom, and invaluable advice.

Tom is the President, CEO, and Advanced Underwriting Consultant of Webb Agency, Inc. He previously served as the Regional Director for the Western Region for Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company from 1997 to 2011. In this role, he was responsible for recruiting and developing producers in the states of Alaska, Arizona, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington.

As an established industry leader in sales management, Tom has been recognized with several company awards, including the prestigious National Chairman’s Award for three consecutive years. He is also active in industry organizations and is a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. He is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Round Table and also a consistent recipient of the National Management Award and Master Agency Award from the General Agents’ and Managers’ Association.

Tom holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from UCLA. He earned his Chartered Life Underwriter designation in 1970 and the Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 1983. He resides in Vancouver, Washington, with his wife, and also has a home in Salem, Oregon.

Tom Webb, CLU, ChFC


January 2018

Webb Agency Acquisition

Camas acquires the Webb Agency which begins operating as Camas Agency. 

June 2017

Camas Gets Re-branded

Camas decides to re-brand to better align with their core audience of clients, affinity partners, and agency advisors.

July 2015

Orchestrate Your Legacy

Founder Rick Bailey co-authors the book “Orchestrate Your Legacy”.

June 2005

Camas Is Born

Camas Consulting is created to provide comprehensive consulting services that financial, tax, and business planning advisors could use with their clients.

September 2001

Tom Webb Era Begins

Tom Webb, a Director at Penn Mutual, forms a mentor/mentee relationship with Rick bringing many advanced planning solutions using life insurance to use for business and estate planning clients.  Together they began to recruit, educate and train, legal, accounting and financial professionals on how to provide comprehensive solutions to their clients.

July 2001

Financial and Insurance Planning Added

Obtained life insurance and securities licenses to be able to provide comprehensive planning and filling a gap in the overall financial planning process for clients.

February 1997

Estate Planning Law Firm

Rick and his brother Todd form an Estate and Business planning law firm in Nampa, Idaho with a focus on closely held businesses and high-income clients.  

April 1995

Law Degree Earned

Founder Rick Bailey receives Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Idaho School of Law.

December 1991

Masters Degree in Accounting


Founder Rick Bailey receives his Masters degree in Accounting with an emphasis in Taxation from Brigham Young University

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