The Partners Group announces it has added Craig Pankow as Director of Operations and Sales Support to the Commercial Insurance team in Bellevue, WA. With over 30 years of experience in the insurance field, Craig joins The Partners Group with extensive expertise in team and operational leadership, strategic planning, and sales management.

Craig draws from his insurance experience as President & CEO of PointSure Insurance Services, Western Region Marketing Officer of Willis of North America, Executive VP/Co-Founder of Penhurst Insurance Services, and Regional Marketing Officer of Eagle Pacific Insurance Company. Craig is a graduate of City University, with both a BA and Master’s degree in Business Administration and Management. Craig also has an Associate’s degree in Risk Management from the Insurance Institute of America. “We are excited to have Craig join the TPG Team. His skill set will enhance our position as an “employer of choice,” and enable us to continually provide exceptional service to our clients in this period of significant growth,” says Mike Gano, Managing Partner at The Partners Group.

Craig was one of eight founding members of the Rick Pankow Foundation, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) that is designed to help cancer patients and their families deal with the financial challenges of the disease. He stays busy raising funds for this organization through an annual golf tournament, a 5K run/walk, and the Trees of Hope campaign. In his free time, Craig enjoys the outdoors by hiking and boating with his wife and four daughters.

Founded in 1981, The Partners Group has been serving the financial and insurance needs of employers, medical professionals, and successful individuals for over 30 years. We are an independent consulting firm with services including employee benefits, business consulting, retirement planning, investment services, commercial and individual insurance. The Partners Group has offices in Bellevue, WA; Portland, OR; Lake Oswego, OR; Bend, OR; and Bozeman, MT. For more information, please visit 425-455-5640.