Commercial Insurance

Do an internet search for Commercial Insurance, and you'll come up with 47 million hits. That's 47 million voices clamoring for your attention (and probably your business). So how do you separate the "can-do" organizations from the "me-too" noise? Choose the company with unparalleled expertise in safeguarding not only your assets, but also your best interests.

Employee Benefits

Looking for Employee Benefits that also benefit your company? That makes two of us. An independent firm that's more interested in creative solutions than in corporate mandates, The Partners Group is driven by an unyielding dedication to your success. Armed with the kind of expertise only 30 years of experience can bring, we use our depth, breadth and resources to enhance value. Control costs. And take work off your plate instead of heaping it on.

Private Client Services

Funny thing about success. The more you have, the more complicated life becomes. Especially when it comes to your finances. Too many choices, too little time, and the uncertainty of whether your wealth advisor truly is looking at the big picture can make it difficult to determine if your investment strategies are working. Or just generating paperwork. At The Partners Group, we have the resources, experience and expertise to help you get there. Wherever "there" may be for you.

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The Partner’s Group Awarded by Liberty Mutual and Safeco for a 50 Year Alliance

Celebrating a Long-Term and Beneficial Collaboration Rare to the Insurance Industry

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based provider of commercial insurance, employee benefits, and retirement planning services, was honored by Liberty Mutual and Safeco for 50 years of collaboration.

The Commercial Insurance Division

From left to right: Paul Vlcek & Jordan Stair-TPG Account Executives; Mike Gano-TPG Managing Partner; Adam Olson & Chatrice Felix-Beza-Liberty Mutual; Kevin Lane-Account Executive, Bruce Kerr-Founding Partner

Through the […]

The Partners Group Receives #1 Healthiest Employer Award in 2014

Earning Wellness Honors for Companies with 100-499 Employees Four Years Running

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based employee benefits, insurance, and financial consulting firm, has been named the number one “Healthiest Employer” in the 100-499 employee category.  This marks the fourth consecutive year the company has received this award from The Portland Business Journal in partnership with Healthiest Employers LLC.

Doreen Barnhouse, VP Operations at The Partners Group

Doreen Barnhouse, VP Operations at The Partners Group accepts the award from Craig Wessel, Publisher of the Portland Business Journal

The Healthiest Employers of Oregon award was created to recognize organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace.  Organizations that were vetted out place a high value on the health of their workers and have implemented innovative wellness programs to benefit their […]

The Partners Group Selected as a Top Workplace in Oregon & Washington

Receiving The Oregonian Award for the Third Consecutive Year

The Partners Group Receives Top Workplace Award

Jake Shafer, CFO and Kim Seely, Director of Employee Benefits receive award.

The Partners Group, a Northwest based employee benefits, insurance, and financial consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has been selected as one of The Oregonian Top Workplaces.  This is the third consecutive year The Partners Group has achieved this award.

“The Oregonian Top Workplaces” is a list of the best places to work in the Oregon and Southwest Washington regions. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists […]

The Partners Group Receives Best Practices Agency Award 14 Years Running

The Partners Group Receives “Best Practices Agency” Award Maintaining Status in National Elite Group of Independent Insurance Agencies 14 Years Straight

The Partners Group Receives “Best Practices Agency” AwardThe Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is pleased to announce it has received the “Best Practices Agency” award by IIAA and Reagan Consulting for 14 consecutive years, retaining its status as part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States.  The award is determined by participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.

Each year since 1993, IIABA and Reagan Consulting, an Atlanta-based management consulting firm, join forces to study the country’s leading agencies in six revenue categories. The […]

The Partners Group Named 2014 Best Places to Work in Insurance

Portland, OR (October 16, 2014):  The Partners Group, a Northwest based employee benefits, insurance, and financial consulting firm, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance.   This sixth annual program was created by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group.  This is the second time The Partners Group has achieved this award.


TPG employees enjoying a fun day away from the office during a team building contest.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Insurance.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
– Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
– Be a publicly or privately held business;
– Have a facility in the United States;
– Have at least 25 employees;
– Be in […]

The Partners Group Earns Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company

The Partners Group Earns Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Company, Moving Up the List by 1,280 Spots in Three Years

The Partners Group in OR  earns Inc. 5000 fastest growing companyPortland, OR – September 11, 2014– The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is proud to announce it is one of 61 Oregon companies earning placement on the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies list, marking the second time in three years The Partners Group has been named to the list.

The three-year growth rate of 131% earned The Partners Group a ranking of 2817, moving up 1280 spots from number 4097 in 2011. Additionally they placed among the top 61 Oregon businesses that made the list, coming in at number 33. The Partners Group employee […]

The Partners Group Moves to a New Office in Bellevue, Washington

Commercial Insurance, Private Client Services, and Employee Benefits Divisions Move to New Facility

The Partners Group, Bellevue, WA officeBellevue, WA – August 21st, 2014–  The Partners Group announces it is moving its Washington office to a new building and will be officially operating from the new office space in Bellevue, Washington, on September 2nd, 2014.  All Washington divisions will be housed at the new location including Employee Benefits Consulting, Commercial Insurance, and Private Client Services.

The Partners Group has been located at their existing Bellevue location over the past ten years.  Mike Gano, Managing Partner of The Partners Group in Bellevue said “During that time we have encountered many challenges and opportunities, and have witnessed significant growth and success in the organization.  While we value our past, we are extremely excited for […]

The Partners Group Hires Mike Bonville and Expands to Bozeman, Montana

 The Employee Benefits Division expands service area to Mountain States Region

Mike Bozeman, Employee Benefits Consultant, Bozeman, MTPortland, OR – July 30, 2014–  The Partners Group Employee Benefits Division announces it has hired Mike Bonville to expand its service area to accommodate the Mountain States Region.  Bonville will be opening and managing the new Bozeman, Montana based office for The Partners Group.

Gary Alton, Managing Partner of the Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group said “Mike is ideally suited to help The Partners Group with the expansion of our service area in this underserved marketplace, including the states of Montana, Idaho, and Utah.  Mike’s MBA degree coupled with his depth of knowledge and industry experience in employee benefits consulting will greatly benefit The Partners Group Montana office”.  Bonville started his […]

Lori Hedgecock and Michelle Gallardo of The Partners Group earn Safeco® Insurance Personal Lines Achievement Award

Michelle Gallardo (left), Lori Hedgecock (right).

Portland, OR – June 19, 2014 - Lori Hedgecock and Michelle Gallardo of The Partners Group Personal and Commercial Insurance unit in Portland, OR have received the Safeco Insurance® Personal Lines Achievement Award, an honor given each year to about a dozen individuals in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska who work at local independent insurance agencies that sell Safeco Insurance.

The Achievement Award recognizes Lori Hedgecock and Michelle Gallardo for their commitment to customer service and performance for The Partners Group and overall exemplary representation of Safeco Insurance.

“Safeco is pleased to present both Lori Hedgecock and Michelle Gallardo with the Personal Lines Achievement Award this year,” said Becky Fann, regional general manager, Northwest Region, Safeco Insurance. “This designation acknowledges the daily diligence, integrity, passion for excellence and hard work of Lori Hedgecock […]

The Partners Group Sees Double, Wins Second Lighthouse Award for Fastest Growing Company In Portland, OR

President & CEO Roderick Cruickshank shows off the Portland Business Journal Lighthouse Award as The Partners Group appeared in the PBJ100 for more than five straight years.

PORTLAND, OR, June 19, 2014 – The results are in and the winners have been announced for the 2014 Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Portland, OR area. The Hilton Hotel ballroom in downtown Portland was filled with hundreds of people on Thursday, June 12, 2014 as The Portland Business Journal honored the recipients of the award. The Partners Group (TPG) was again recognized as a Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Company. In addition, The Partners Group received the coveted Lighthouse Award, honoring organizations that have placed on the Top 100 list five consecutive years.

This year marks the 6th consecutive year and […]

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