At The Partners Group, we have a history of success and a legacy of service. Founded by Bruce Kerr nearly 30 years ago, The Partners Group is known for its commitment to creating solutions that help clients chart a path to success.

The Partners Group added a powerful new partnership when we joined forces with The Baldwin Resource Group in 2011. The Baldwin Group, founded by Bill Baldwin in 1998, specializes in insurance solutions, employee benefits, risk management and business consulting. It’s a combination that makes us stronger than ever and able to offer a full range of commercial insurance and business advisory services, in addition to the robust employee benefits programs and private wealth expertise you’ve always known us for. Pretty powerful stuff.

The Partners Group Founders

Roderick Cruickshank - President & CEO
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Rod entered the business in 1984 as a Sales Consultant for one of the nation’s largest employee benefit brokerage firms. After tours of duty in both the Northwest and Northeast as a Consultant, Manager, Product and Marketing Advisor, Rod returned to Portland, OR to begin developing his own company. Rod joined with partner Bruce Kerr to found The Partners Group. Today Rod is the President and CEO of The Partners Group, one of the largest independent financial and insurance services firms in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 600 employers and the personal needs of over 5,000 successful physicians, dentists and executives. Rod has a degree in Political Science from Oregon State University and earned his Registered Health Underwriter advanced degree from The American College. Rod is a long time member of the national and Oregon chapters of the Association of Health Underwriters and the Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. Rod is also the Founder and Managing Partner of Collaboration Centric Solutions (C2), and sits on the board of advisors for ScionInspire, a privately-held thought leader in healthcare. Additionally, Rod is a Trustee of Legacy Meridian Park Hospital Foundation, and currently serves on the board of elders of Willamette Christian Church. He is also a past Board Chair of the Oregon and Washington Chapters of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Portland Children’s Museum, and is a former advisory board member of United Healthcare, Premera, and Regence.   More details on Roderick

Contact: 503.726.5700

Bruce Kerr - Partner, Founder
Bill Baldwin - Partner, Founder
Bill Meacham - Partner, Founder

Operations Key Staff

Jake Shafer, MBA - Chief Financial Officer
Doreen Barnhouse - Vice President of Operations
Tim Anderson - Director of IT
Carrie McHale - Director of Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for TPG Financial Advisors, LLC
Ragan Corliss - Marketing Manager
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Locations

Portland
11740 SW 68th Parkway, Suite 200
Portland, OR 97223
Phone: 503.241.9550
Toll Free: 800.434.4662

Bellevue
11225 SE 6th St., Suite 110
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.455.5640
Toll Free: 877.455.5640

Lake Oswego
5 Centerpointe, Suite 500
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone: 503.241.9550
Toll Free: 800.434.4662

Bend
730 SW Bonnett Way, Suite 3000
Bend, OR 97702
Phone: 458.206.2000
Toll Free: 800.434.4662

Bozeman
P.O. Box 4783
Bozeman, MT 59772
Phone: 406.539.5919
Toll Free: 800.434.4662

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