COVID-19 CLIENT RESOURCE HUB2020-04-01T09:54:10-08:00

Connecting You to the Most Updated, Relevant Resources

The Partners Group is working hard to ensure our clients have the information they need to stay updated, safe, and healthy as the Coronavirus pandemic develops. As your trusted advisor, we are committed to helping you solve problems and grow—especially in challenging times.

Our integrated teams of specialists are working together to provide information, resources, and guidance to all clients. Employee Benefits, Total Absence Management, Wellness, Commercial Insurance, and Retirement Plan consultants are at the ready for employers and businesses, and Personal Insurance and Wealth Management teams remain go-to resources for the individuals and families we serve.

Employee Benefits

COVID-19 Guide for Employers & Group Health Plan Sponsors
Health Insurance Providers Respond to Coronavirus
FAQ: CA Health Insurance & Coronavirus
FAQ: WA Health Insurance & Coronavirus
The CARES Act: Summary of Key Provisions Affecting Employee Benefit Plans

Protected/Paid Leave 

FAQ: Employer Guide to Leave & ADA Updates During COVID-19
FAQ: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (US DOL)
State Paid Sick & Leave Provision Enactments Due to COVID-19
IRS Outlines Documentation Required to Obtain Tax Credits for Expanded FMLA and Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Employee Safety

Article: What Actions Should Employers Take to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 if Employee is Diagnosed?
Employer Checklist: US Health & Human Services COVID-19
Article: Employers Will Play an Important Role in Controlling the Spread of COVID-19

Retirement Plans

Coronavirus Concerns For 401k Plan Sponsors
Tips for Managing Cash Flow & Helping Participants During COVID-19
The CARES Act: Summary of Key Provisions Affecting Employee Benefit Plans
CARES Act Summary of Key Provisions Impacting Retirement Plans

Additional Resources

SHRM Employer Resource Hub
MT COVID-19 Employer & Employee Resources
OR COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures & Unemployment Insurance Benefits
OR Insurance & Scams During Coronavirus
WA COVID-19 Resources for Impacted Businesses & Workers
Is Coronavirus a Catalyst for Workplace Harassment?
Coronavirus Emergency Loans Guide by the US Chamber of Commerce
Understanding the Historic $2 Trillion Stimulus Package




Carrie McHale
Managing Director of Personal Insurance

Chase Sterling 
Health and Productivity Consultant of PartnerWell

Christine Hinnerichs 
Account Manager of Total Absence Management

Kim Seely 
Managing Director of Employee Benefits

Lauren Lynn 
Health and Productivity Coordinator of PartnerWell

Michael Gallagher 
Director of Investments of Wealth Management

Mike Arnold  
Producer of Commercial Lines Insurance

Nicole Pond  
Managing Consultant of Retirement Plans


Coronavirus: What Employers Need to

Washington Paid Family Medical Leave:

Where Are We Now?

Coronavirus Response Act and Employee Benefits

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.