Healthcare Analytics News2019-02-21T17:37:53-08:00

The Partners Group Honored as One of Top 10 Corporate Philanthropists

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is proud to be recognized as one of the Top Ten Corporate Philanthropists in the medium size company category (10-50M revenue) by the Portland Business Journal, marking the eighth consecutive year of being named on the list.

The “Corporate Philanthropy Award” acknowledges companies who participate in creative and generous giving programs throughout the year. Once a company is scored for their volunteering hours and donations, the companies are divided based on their company size and revenue. Ten companies are awarded in each […]

The Partners Group Again Makes 2018 Best Practices Agency List, Maintaining Status Since 2001


Pictured left to right: Jake Shafer, CFO at The Partners Group and Doreen Barnhouse, VP of Operations.

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has been selected for 16 consecutive years as part of an elite group of agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.

This year began a new three-year study cycle in which more than 1,800 independent agencies throughout the U.S. were nominated to take part […]

The Partners Group Makes Top Workplace in Oregon and Washington List for 5th 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 fifth consecutive year.

The “Oregonian Top Workplaces” uses their data partners at WorkplaceDynamics to conduct anonymous employee surveys, asking questions on everything from pay and benefits to working conditions to corporate leadership. OregonLive describes the universal survey findings from the 2016 Top Workplaces: “Key […]

The Partners Group Ranks on the 2016 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the 4th Year

INC 5000 Generic Logo - 2016The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, has earned placement on the 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses.

The Partners Group’s three-year growth rate of 56% has earned a ranking as number 58 among Oregon businesses listed on the Inc. 5000. This three-year growth rate was attributed by […]

Three First Generation Co-Founders Retire at The Partners Group

Leaving Behind a Culture Committed to Community Involvement

The Partners Group honored three of its first generation co-founders between May and June of 2016, including Bruce Kerr in Oregon, as well as Bill Meacham and Bill Baldwin in Washington, as all three headed into retirement.

Bruce Kerr, Bill Baldwin and Bill Meacham

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Bruce Kerr - Co-Founder of The Partners Group, Bill Baldwin – Co-Founder of The Partners Group and Bill Meacham - Co-Founder of The Partners Group

Rod Cruickshank, CEO and President at The Partners Group, said “They are leaving behind a legacy of generous community benevolence, stability, and success. Through the diligent stewardship of these three co-founders, and the resulting double digit growth that continues today, The Partners Group has been able to send them off […]

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.