The Team

We know that great benefits attract great talent. We put this wisdom to good use in our firm, recruiting the best in the business and retaining them an average of 17 years. The result is a strategic approach that benefits your employees and your business. Meet the team. And discover commitment that doesn’t fade when the ink on the contract dries.

Gary Alton- Managing Partner, Employee Benefits Division
Gary finds working with clients to solve their problems and protect their needs the most satisfying part of his job at The Partners Group. Gary was born and raised in Oregon and graduated from OSU in 1990. He spent 10 years working for a Fortune 500 insurance company before joining The Partners Group in 2000. Gary has a Life and Health license and both his Series 6 and Series 63 licenses. Gary currently sits on the Regence agent advisory board. His expertise includes benefit plan design, self-funding, life and disability planning, as well as executive benefit planning. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time outdoors with his wife and two kids.

Contact: / 503.726.5722

Gary Alton is affiliated with Geneos Wealth Management, Inc.

Kim Seely, CEBS - Director of Employee Benefits Division
Patty Borst - Consultant
Alisa Brake - Benefit Consultant
Brad Crawford - Consultant
Case Escher - Director of The Partners Group Analytics
Liz Farruggia - Consultant
Sarah Friend - Consultant
Zach Fritz - Consultant
Traci Gustafson - Benefits Account Manager
Gus Kiss - Consultant, Partner
Corinna McIntire, CEBS - Consultant
Mark Mills - Consultant
Katie Peterson, RHU, GBA - Consultant
Mark Rose - Consultant, Director of Health Care Reform & Compliance
Jennifer Spencer - Benefits Account Executive
Karla Thommen, MS, MOL - Director of Organizational Development
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