Our Team

We believe that the most important premium is the value we place on our relationships with our clients. And, while many companies say they’re different, we live it. Providing value that goes beyond policies. Connecting clients with crucial resources and other professionals. And hiring the best and the brightest.

Get to know the team member who will act as your advocate. Investing in your success, every step of the way.

If it seems like Mike is a natural leader, that’s because he is. Mike draws from his experience as the former President of a large Seattle-based regional broker, plus Managing Director, Regional Director, and CEO of Willis in Oregon and Washington. He has worked in many industries, such as: hospitality, construction, manufacturing, health care and more. Additionally, Mike specializes in a variety of commercial insurance areas that include: risk management, acquisitions and mergers, strategic planning, and broker compensation. Mike is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College with continuing education from the University of Oregon and Harvard Business School. Mike has been involved with a number of civic, community and business organizations, including Community Services, Inc., Northwest Center, Seattle #4 Rotary Club, Eastside Business Roundtable, the CPCU Society and more. More details on Mike

Contact: mgano@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3146

Kathleen has over 30 years of Property and Casualty insurance experience on both the retail and carrier side of the business. During that time, she worked for both small agencies and large brokerage firms. Kathleen has been a member of the Commercial Insurance team at The Partners Group for nearly seven years and has her CIC designation from The National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. She specializes in retail brokerage management and marketing, client service, account management, quality control and process development. Kathleen is a proud multi-generational Washington native and has family that settled in the region after traveling the Oregon Trail, in addition to some Native American ancestry. Outside of work Kathleen has been a long-time supporter of Camp Fire Boys and Girls and enjoys spending time on the Puget Sound with her family, whether it is boating, fishing or beachcombing.

Contact: kduclos@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3176

Mike brings an extensive claims background and more than 15 years of commercial property and casualty insurance experience to The Partners Group. His primary focus is on commercial real estate, condominium associations, apartment complexes, remediation contractors, pharmacies and health care industries. Prior to joining TPG, Mike spent three years at a local agency building a book of business and 11 years at a national insurance company working in their claims department. Mike earned his Bachelor of the Arts degree from the University of Washington and holds property and casualty, life, health and disability insurance licenses. Mike is a native of Washington and very active in local community, serving as President Emeritus of King County Explorer Search and Rescue and is a member of Seattle Mountain Rescue. He also serves on the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of Washington (IIABW) Young Agents Committee.

Contact: marnold@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3152

Kevin is known for his diligence, experience and commitment to his clients. His practice areas include commercial property/casualty insurance and risk identification and management, which he puts to work for clients in real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, construction, wholesale/distribution and social services. He belongs to the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors and is on the board of Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of King County. He enjoys woodworking and golf.

Contact: klane@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3168

Jordan has developed a unique set of skills, specializing in entertainment, human service and hospitality. He has experience ranging from risk management and alternative risk finance concepts to niche industry knowledge from working with firework, amusement park and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining TPG, he worked for a large national brokerage where he spent six years building a book of business and developing his insurance and risk management expertise. Jordan is a native of Washington and graduated from the University of Washington.  More details on Jordan

Contact: jstair@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3164

Ryan is a commercial insurance specialist whose practice areas include commercial property and casualty insurance, commercial real estate and risk management. He focuses on the financial services, technology, manufacturing, construction, restaurant/hospitality, multi-family and condominium association industries. In addition to more than 15 years of experience and a BA and an MBA from Washington State University, Ryan has extensive specialty training with licenses including property casualty, life, health and disability, and real estate. This former Eagle Scout’s community commitment includes membership in the Young Agents Committee. He enjoys boating and golfing in his spare time. More details on Ryan

Contact: rstewart@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3173

Paul joined The Partners Group with over 7 years of Risk Management and Commercial Insurance experience. As a member of a nimble and dynamic Commercial Insurance team, Paul is able to showcase his knowledge of risk management and insurance strategies. With an emphasis toward client service and new business development, Paul strengthens relationships through advising large complex insurance requirements. Before joining The Partners Group, he worked for multiple national insurance carriers, giving him valuable admitted and surplus line insurance experience. Paul is a graduate of Western Washington University, receiving his B.A. in Communication. When he is not in the office, Paul enjoys spending time with his family and has a strong passion for the outdoors. More details on Paul

Contact: pvlcek@tpgrp.com / 425.467.3170

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