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The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance by the Business Insurance magazine. This is the second consecutive year The Partners Group has been awarded this title.
The Best Place to Work in Insurance program is dedicated to finding and recognizing the best employers in the insurance industry. The national program managed by the Best Companies Group, lists workplaces that create and maintain workplace excellence. The list is established by a two-step survey that collects general information from the organization and provides a survey that collects feedback from the organization’s employees. Find out more information about […]
Making the list for five consecutive years
Portland, Oregon- October 21, 2015- The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has been named as one of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon by the Portland Business Journal. This is the fifth consecutive year The Partners Group has been honored to make the list in the 100-499 employee category.
The “Healthiest Employers of Oregon” program is designed to reward companies who are demonstrating innovation and leadership in their wellness programs. The award utilizes an online assessment to measure wellness programming in six key categories: leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication, marketing, programming, interventions, reporting, and analysis. More information about […]
The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is honored to receive the Corporate Philanthropy Award by the Portland Business Journal.
The “Corporate Philanthropy Award” is a celebration of community service and corporate giving. Companies are highlighted based on the company size and the innovative ways they serve their local nonprofits. The Partners Group has become a part of this community, one that intersects nonprofits in our region with corporations who support and volunteer at them.
Lori Hedgecock- Property & Casualty Account Specialist of The Partners Group at the Portland office, volunteering for Store to Door in Portland, OR. www.storetodooroforegon.org
Employees from The Partners Group Portland office: Adriana Roman- Client Services Associate, Karen Mason- Registered Client Service Associate, Gary Alton- Vice President of Employee Benefits, Doug Van Allen- Senior Financial Advisor, and Alison Wales- Branch Administrative Assistant of Private Client Services, volunteering at The Salvation Army in Portland, OR. www.salvationarmyportland.org
Employees from The Partners Group Portland office: Traci Gustafson- Account Manager and Anne O’Keefe- Marketing Representative, volunteering at Habitat for Humanity in Portland, OR. http://habitatportlandmetro.org/
Employees from The Partners Group Portland office: Cody Herb- Help Desk Admin., Kim Seely- Director of Employee Benefit Services, Angie Britton- Customer Service Representative,and Shelley Lindhal- Employee Benefits Marketing Coordinator, volunteering at the Oregon Food Bank in Portland, OR. http://www.oregonfoodbank.org/
Rod Cruickshank- President & CEO of The Partners Group, volunteering at Portland Rescue Mission with his wife Ginger, and Ragan Corliss in Portland, OR. www.portlandrescuemission.org
The Partners Group employee benefits, commercial/individual insurance teams volunteering for Treehouse in Seattle, WA. http://www.treehouseforkids.org/
The Partners Group employee benefits, operations, and commercial insurance teams volunteering for Northwest Harvest in Seattle, WA. http://www.northwestharvest.org/
Doreen Barnhouse, VP of Operations at The Partners Group, stated “Since adding a community service element to our Wellness Program, the response from our employees has been consistently enthusiastic and appreciative. Every year I’m rewarded by their enthusiasm and ideas of how we can […]
Receiving The Oregonian Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year
The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has been named a Top Workplace in Oregon and Southwest Washington for the fourth consecutive year.
The “Oregonian Top Workplaces” anonymously survey a company’s employees, asking 22 questions that focus on leadership, benefits, training and a range of workplace-satisfaction issues. The OregonLive site describes the universal survey findings from the Top Workplaces of 2015: “Employees want to feel they are part of an organization moving in the right direction, that their contributions are valued by management, that they’re working as part of something meaningful, that their employer has a strong sense of values and ethics, that they have an opportunity to […]
Presentation Now Available from Our August Seminar Covering The Evolution of Employee Benefits: The Convergence of Health and Wealth
Learn about strategies for maximizing the core of your benefits offering and engaging the budget hot spots.
Learn the strategies employers and their providers can use to help drive better outcomes for their employees in the form of better readiness for retirement benefiting both the employer and employee. Common questions from employers who struggle with the business case for supporting their employees’ visions of retirement will be addressed. Each employer and employee population is unique, so understanding issues preventing retirement preparedness and acting accordingly is of great importance. Looking past the details and uncertainties of the Affordable Care Act, a big picture view helps hone in on how employers can address creating a solution to maximize their benefits budget and its positive impact on employees.
In This Seminar We Covered:
- Employer strategies to increase readiness for retirement benefiting […]
The Partners Group Earns Inc. 5000 Award for One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
Portland, OR – August 13, 2015– The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has earned placement on the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the third time in five years, and is one of 56 Oregon companies earning placement on the list.
The three-year growth rate of 64% earned The Partners Group a ranking of number 50 among Oregon businesses. During this growth period, 73 jobs have been added at The Partners Group and the employee count more than doubled during this time as well, with 52 employees in 2011 growing to 125 employees today. President and CEO of The Partners Group, Rod Cruickshank, said “At The Partners […]
Samantha Balin of The Partners Group has earned the Designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
July 23, 2015 – The designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) has been conferred upon Samantha Balin, Personal Insurance Provider of The Partners Group in Bellevue, Washington. She has earned this designation through the successful completion of a rigorous insurance education program sponsored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors.
The announcement was made by Dr. William T. Hold, President of the Society of CIC, who conferred the designation on Balin in an official ceremony conducted recently at the Double Tree Guest Suited in Seattle.
The Society of CIC is a key member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research, the nation’s pre-eminent provider of insurance and risk management education. The National Alliance conducts more than 2,500 programs annually, throughout all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. Currently, more than 31,000 agents and […]
The Partners Group to Host a Seminar Focusing on Learning about Strategies for Maximizing the Core of your Benefits Offering and Engaging the Budget Hot Spots.
As part of its seminar series, The Partners Group announces a lunch seminar to be held on August 18th in Portland, OR from 12:00-1:30 pm. The seminar is entitled: Evolution of Employee Benefits: the Convergence of Health and Wealth.
We invite you to a discussion of strategies employers and their providers can use to help drive better outcomes for their employees in the form of better readiness for retirement benefiting both the employer and employee. We will answer common questions we get from employers who struggle with the business case for supporting their employees’ visions of retirement. Each employer and employee population is unique, so understanding issues preventing retirement preparedness and […]
The Same Team, Senior-Level Principal Engagement, and Focused Expertise…
And now with expanded capabilities, deeper expertise and enhanced analytics management
These are a few of the benefits resulting from the new affiliation between Benefit Partners and The Partners Group.
- Comprehensive management of data and analytics
- Broader resources for special projects
- Deeper, focused expertise
- Greater leverage with insurance carriers and other benefit providers
Additionally, Brad Nantz has recently joined the executive staff to team up with Benefit Partners, by supporting and expanding this growing business that will continue to focus on meeting the needs of physician practices with employee benefits and insurance strategies. Nantz is a seasoned veteran who has worked with three large national employee benefits carriers over the past 30 years; including MetLife, […]
Bellevue, WA – July 2, 2015 – The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based provider of employee benefits, insurance and financial consulting services, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of the best companies to work for in Washington. The “100 Best Companies to Work For” award is based solely on employee feedback.
The Partners Group was selected by its employees who participated in an in-depth, anonymous, and extensive survey that focused on company qualities such as: values, execution, leadership and culture. According to Michael Romoser of the Seattle Business Magazine, “There are no judges for this program and no amount of PR, marketing or advertising… nothing a company can do to make the list besides foster fantastic work environments.” WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, conducts the employee survey […]