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The Partners Group Employees Explain Why They Value Volunteering for Habitat For Humanity

TPG employees were showcased in a promotional video for a volunteer expo event as they donated their time to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. They spent the day landscaping several homes that were near completion. Giving back has become part of our culture, our wellness program, and The Partners Group employees have been a regular part of the Habitat volunteering program for several years.

Watch The Partners Group x Habitat for Humanity promotional video
(TPG Featured Employees: Geneva Stegemoller, Keaton Alexander, Shannon Kephart, Adam Johnson, and Zach Shuholm)

“I regularly volunteer with Habitat for Humanity because I get so much joy and pleasure out of helping good families get into a home of their own.  It’s gratifying to see homeowners working hours and hours on their own home, a Habitat requirement.  If I find myself in the area of a Habitat neighborhood that I’ve previously volunteered in, I’ll often drive through and smile when I see children riding their bicycles or parents working in the yard.” – Carrie McHale, Managing Director, Physicians Advisory Services Team Lead

“I have been a regular Habitat volunteer because of Jimmy Carter. He was the first president I voted for and he really promoted Habitat’s dream and vision of creating homes built from potentially recycled material and built by the community to serve first-generation families coming to this country. I love the concept as well as houses built by the community for the community fulfilling the American dream. I love Habitat’s mission, vision, and principles and believe it’s core to who we are as humans. Mission: seeking to put God’s love into action. Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Vision: A world where everyone has a decent place to live. Principles: […]


The Partners Group Named as One of the Healthiest Employers of Oregon

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 eighth consecutive year The Partners Group has been honored to make the list in the 100-499 employee category.

“Our core mission is really about protecting, preserving and promoting the well-being and security of our clients and their assets,” said Alexa Galluzzo, The Partners Group’s Managing Consultant of Health and Productivity.  “Our wellness program was designed using the same worksite wellness best practices that we partner with our clients on. We believe having strong executive level leadership support and implementing wellness strategies that build a culture of health where we work, live, play and learn is vital to the overall health and well-being of our employees, their families and our community.”

According to Dena Holley, The Partners Group’s Human Resource Manager, “Wellness is at the forefront of all that we do at The Partners Group for both our clients and our employees. We strive to provide a variety of health and well-being related activities that focus on the full spectrum of health:  Preventative – Emotional – Financial – Career – Community – Physical. Being recognized as one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers is truly an honor!”

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. Find out more about the Healthiest Employers program here: Healthiest Employers website

The Partners Group would like to congratulate our current clients who received an honor at the 2018 Heathiest Employers of Oregon […]


Rod Cruickshank of The Partners Group Elected Chair to Meridian Park Medical Foundation Board

Oregon – Meridian Park Medical Foundation elected Rod Cruickshank, President and CEO of The Partners Group, as chair to its board of trustees during the foundation’s 2018 annual meeting.

Cruickshank began his insurance career in 1984 as a sales consultant for one of the nation’s largest employee benefit brokerage firms. After working in both the Northwest and Northeast holding various positions, he returned to Portland, OR where he founded The Partners Group with partner Bruce Kerr.  Today, Cruickshank is the President and CEO of The Partners Group, one of the largest independent financial and insurance services firms in the Pacific Northwest, serving employers, individuals, and their families. Cruickshank has a degree in political science from Oregon State University. He is also the founder and managing partner of C2 Solutions (www.poweredbyc2.com), comprised of six of the nation’s top independent regional benefit firms to deliver a combination of service and experience unmatched in the marketplace today.

Meridian Park Medical Foundation advocates and raises funds for Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. Legacy Meridian Park is the South Metro area’s most advanced medical center. Specialty services include neurology, orthopedic surgery, minimally invasive and robotic technology, cancer care, a nationally recognized stroke program, a nationally accredited breast health center, and a chest pain center awarded the nation’s first Gold Seal of approval in chest pain by The Joint Commission – the nation’s principal hospital accreditation agency.

For more information about Meridian Park Medical Foundation, contact 503-692-7624 or visit www.legacyhealth.org/giving.

Founded in 1981, The Partners Group has been serving the financial and insurance needs of employers, medical professionals, and successful individuals for over 37 years. We are an independent consulting firm with over 160 employees, and services including employer services, commercial insurance, personal insurance, wealth management, and group […]


Help TPG bring millions of meals to the homeless through rescuing The Portland Rescue Mission kitchen

Burnside Shelter has offered countless meals to those in need. Serving 333,731 meals last year alone and now the kitchen needs its own rescuing. Help the Portland Rescue Mission to continue serving hope in our communities by donating through this link to reach their goal: https://www.portlandrescuemission.org/rtk-the-partners-group/



Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting Division of The Partners Group is dedicated to consulting with healthcare systems and jumbo employers to manage the health and well being of their employees, families, and communities. Our focus is to provide an innovative, solution-oriented service that capitalizes on data to pinpoint potential problems. Whether it be uncovering potential sources of escalating healthcare costs, or other anomalies in data, this service provides endless, problem-solving advantages to a variety of industries.

Commercial Insurance

The Partners Group Commercial Insurance Division manages the business risks for hundreds of employers. We provide an unmatched depth and breadth in commercial insurance and risk management services combined with extraordinary people who possess an unusual ability to connect on a personal level. We work hard to understand the unique risks and exposures of your business, and identify the solutions to provide the right coverage for the right price. As an independent company The Partners Group can tailor solutions to work specifically for you, even creating new policies and programs, if that’s what you need.

Private Client Services

The Partners Group Private Client Services Division advises business owners and high income shareholder groups comprising just over 3,200 successful individuals, families and medical professionals on investment services, retirement planning, and personal insurance. We’ve been in business for over 30 years as a privately held company based in the Northwest, and we’re here to stay. Additionally, we are not tied to products and plans. We provide various platforms and a multitude of options to fit your needs, which can change over time as your life changes. When you work with TPG Private Client Services, you’re dealing with the shareholders of this firm, and we are honored to play a role your life, your family’s lives, and your next generation’s lives.