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We Make it Simple to Protect What’s Important to You
& Easy to Get the Best Mix of Coverage and Pricing

We make it simple to protect what’s important to you and easy to get the best mix of coverage and pricing with a comprehensive range of insurance coverage and expert advice from local agent professionals. When it comes to some of your biggest investments, like your home, car or maybe even your wedding ring, we know that trust matters. From easy policy changes like adding a new car to helping you insure your home under construction or adding your daughter as a new driver, we’re standing ready to help you through life’s journey.

 

 

Who We Serve

The Partners Group has been protecting individuals and families with personal insurance coverage for over 35 years.  

 

Products & Services

Homes

  • Homeowners for Primary & Secondary Residences
  • Condominium & Renters
  • Dwelling Fire Policies for Tenant Occupied Structures
  • New Construction
  • Renovation
  • Foreign Properties
  • Earthquake & Flood

Transportation and Recreational

  • Personal Auto Policies
  • Collector Vehicles
  • Recreational Vehicles
  • Yacht & Watercraft

Liability and Personal Risk

  • Directors’ & Officers’ Exposures
  • Employment Practices (Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment & Discrimination)
  • Kidnap & Ransom
  • Personal Umbrella Protection with Limits up to $100 million
  • Identity Theft & Restoration Services
  • Trip Insurance & Medical Evacuation

Other Specialized Coverage

  • Valuable Articles Policies for Jewelry, Fine Arts, Collectibles & Wine
  • Workers Compensation & Benefits for Domestic Help
  • Crisis Management
  • Sewer & Drain Backup
  • Wedding & Events Coverage

 

Next Steps

Let us help you cost-effectively protect yourself against risk.

Contact us to schedule an evaluation.

 

The Team

Turns out the formula for success isn’t a what. It’s a who. The Partners Group team. In addition to years of industry experience, they invest in advanced training to stay ahead of the financial curve. Meet them here. Then get to know them in person.

Bellevue Washington Team

Carrie appreciates coaching our valuable insurance professionals to be the very best in the industry. Her reward is hearing all the glowing praises from our clients about our insurance team’s expertise, responsiveness and service commitment.

Carrie graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science, Finance. She is Series 7, 66, 9, 10, 24, 53 and P&C licensed. She started her career in 1990 by opening and growing her own insurance agency in Lake Oswego. Carrie sold her agency in 2000 and joined a global wealth management firm in Portland overseeing operations, compliance and human resources. Carrie has been an asset to The Partners Group since 2007.

Carrie has been a Habitat for Humanity volunteer for 17 years and enjoys helping deserving families get into a home of their own. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, paddle boarding, and kayaking.

Contact: cmchale@tpgrp.com | 503.726.5668

Lisa helps her clients navigate the world of insurance by relating to them. She enjoys taking on challenges and turning them into solutions for her team and clients. She’s an expert at identifying areas of concern and using her technical and problem-solving skills to develop long-term solutions

Lisa is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), and an Associate in Management (AIM). She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems.

In her free time, she enjoys watching the Seahawks, gardening, kayaking, home remodeling, and road trips. She works with various community programs such as family programs, food banks, and trail maintenance.

Contact: lpontrella@tpgrp.com | 425.897.6000

Ann has an extensive 30+ year background in personal insurance, working with a diverse client base. Before joining The Partners Group in 2009, Ann worked for many years with several prominent agencies. She builds long term relationships with her clients, and using a consultative approach, together they create customized insurance solutions.

Ann has a stellar reputation with our carriers and her clients for providing an extraordinary level of customer service. Ann’s entire professional career has been as a licensed insurance agent in the Pacific Northwest. For the past several years, she has participated in a number of carrier user groups.

She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Contact: adean@tpgrp.com | 425.467.3158

Eric joined The Partners Group in 2014 with deep subject matter expertise.  His specialty is serving those clients with more complex personal insurance needs who prefer working with an independent insurance advisor.  He is passionate about helping clients find the right insurance solutions to protect the things they value and provide financial security through proper risk management. Eric received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Washington. In his free time, Eric enjoys practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, playing bass, and recording music.  He has traveled to every continent besides Antarctica and spent time teaching English in Thailand.
Contact: ethesen@tpgrp.com | 425.467.3147

Abbie is known for relationship building and connecting with her clients. She takes time to learn clients’ needs and help them understand their coverage so they can be confident that they are protecting what is most important to them.

Abbie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and received her P&C license in 2003. She began her insurance career spending four years on the agency side and then ten years on the carrier side. Abbie took a three-year break from insurance to work with nonprofits at glassybaby and is excited to be back!

Abbie is a proud supporter of Youth Eastside Services (YES) in Bellevue. She loves participating in various fundraising opportunities. Abbie enjoys spending time with her family, her dog Wyatt, and her incredible group of girlfriends. She likes to run and loves being near the water.

Contact: awebb@tpgrp.com | 425.897.5998

Angela is a licensed Property & Casualty professional and brings 15 years of claims, sales, and service experience to The Partners Group. She is known for building strong relationships with her clients by taking the time to understand their needs, provide education, and help them achieve their goals. She is passionate about making sure her clients feel confident and well-informed when they purchase a policy.

Angela holds an MBA in Management as well as a BA in Political Science. She is also licensed in Life & Health.

Angela volunteers at NW Harvest and is a former Chamber of Commerce Board member. In her free time, Angela enjoys cycling, traveling, and visiting museums.

Contact: alayne@tpgrp.com | 425.691.2612

 

Norma is known to put her clients first and guide them through the claims process. She increases customer satisfaction with her great communication and writing skills. Norma contributes to her team by being fast, focused, and knowledgeable in risk management.

Norma currently has her CIC, CRM, and AIC designations. She spent 7 years as a claims adjuster before becoming an agent for the past 26 years. Norma is highly proficient in insurance.

Norma volunteers at her local rock and gem club, guest teaches as a geologist in elementary schools and leads groups for mineral collecting and education. Norma loves to garden and is an avid rock hound. She travels as much as she can in her free time. This year, Norma has started a community garden on her property for her neighborhood. It has brought her neighbors together and celebrate their successes with what they have been able to grow.

Contact: nmcdonald@tpgrp.com | 425.897.5996

 

Contact: hjablinske@tpgrp.com | 425.285.2313

 

Ginger is a team player who is willing to help anyone in anyway. With her knowledge, patience, and listening to understand, has given clients the satisfaction of working with her. Ginger is a highly organized and efficient multitasker. She is also known to be proficiency in prioritizing and time management.

Ginger is currently licensed in Property, Casualty, Life, and Disability. She has been in the Personal Lines industry for 18 years.

Ginger enjoys spending time with her cat “Bug” and watching sports, especially football. She also loves nice walks, music, and clam digging at the coast. Ginger has served her community by occasionally volunteering at the food & clothing bank.

Contact: gpatton@tpgrp.com | 425.467.3163

 

 

Malissa joined TPG with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is passionate about helping people and enjoys developing connection and trust in long-term client relationships. Malissa is known for her interpersonal skills and empathetic nature. 

Malissa holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management and is licensed in Property & Casualty.

Outside of the office, Malissa enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her dogs. She volunteers her time to support military veterans, populations experiencing homelessness, and children.

Contact: mippolito@tpgrp.com | 425.691.2621

Ben loves helping individuals and families gain peace of mind by providing Property and Casualty risk management solutions to protect them in the case of an unforeseen financial loss.

Ben graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Economics and History. At OSU, Ben was a member of Be the Match, Phi Delta Theta, and the Organic Grower’s Club. He also worked as a Financial Advising Intern at Foresters Financial and was a Student Fundraiser at the OSU Foundation.

In his free time, Ben enjoys golfing, the outdoors, gardening, and coaching youth sports. He also has a strong interest in financial markets and wellness.

Contact: bmusser@tpgrp.com | 425.691.2597

Josh values being able to protect individuals and their families from life altering financial burdens. He enjoys building and maintaining strong relationships with his clients.

Josh graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a degree in International Business. After graduating, his background in hospitality allowed him to intern for a hospitality consulting firm in Shanghai, China. He currently holds his Personal Lines Coverage Specialist designation.

Josh has volunteered with Kids Mexico Outreach and Community Housing Works. In his free time, Josh enjoys playing basketball, collage art, finding new music, and fitness. He also has an interest in space, philosophy, and politics.

Contact: jgustin@tpgrp.com | 425.691.2598

Carrie appreciates coaching our valuable insurance professionals to be the very best in the industry. Her reward is hearing all the glowing praises from our clients about our insurance team’s expertise, responsiveness and service commitment.

Carrie graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science, Finance. She is Series 7, 66, 9, 10, 24, 53 and P&C licensed. She started her career in 1990 by opening and growing her own insurance agency in Lake Oswego. Carrie sold her agency in 2000 and joined a global wealth management firm in Portland overseeing operations, compliance and human resources. Carrie has been an asset to The Partners Group since 2007.

Carrie has been a Habitat for Humanity volunteer for 17 years and enjoys helping deserving families get into a home of their own. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, paddle boarding, and kayaking.

Contact: cmchale@tpgrp.com | 503.726.5668

Michelle joined TPG in 2006 and has over 18 years’ experience in the Personal Insurance industry. She enjoys building long-term relationships with her clients and seeing them through all their major life transitions. She excels at finding unique solutions to safeguard the assets her clients are most passionate about, whether it’s their home, wine collection, or a classic car they’ve dreamed about owning since childhood. Michelle provides a high level of customer service by giving clients choices and advice on the best insurance package to meet their individual needs.

Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management at Portland State University. She is an Accredited Advisor in Insurance as well as the Vice President of the Young Agents of Oregon.

Michelle has been a member of the Junior League of Portland (JLP) since 2014, where she currently serves as Co-Chair of the End Domestic Violence Committee and works with a group of like-minded women to end the cycle of violence against women and children and train and educate women to serve in their community. When she’s not at work, Michelle enjoys kayaking, attending Broadway shows, wine tasting, reading, traveling, and she’s currently re-learning Spanish.

Contact: mgallardo@tpgrp.com | 503.726.5662

Lori joined TPG in 2006 and has over 35 years of insurance experience. She excels at analyzing loss exposure, helping clients understand their insurance coverages, matching clients with the right coverage for their current needs, and solutions tailored to high net worth individuals. Lori enjoys providing a deep review of coverages for her clients, where she uncovers potential gaps and finds insurance solutions that provide peace of mind.

Lori is a multi-year recipient of the Safeco Personal Lines Achievement Award as well as the Five Star Home/Auto Insurance Professional Award. She also received the Safeco Outstanding Agent Recognition Award in 2017 and 2018.

In her free time, Lori volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Store to Door, as well as sings in her church choir and quartet. Lori enjoys spending time with her two grown children and her five active grandchildren. She and her husband are also platinum members of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and they enjoy traveling to new destinations.

Contact: lhedgecock@tpgrp.com | 503.726.5664

With over 20 years of insurance experience, Angie is a veteran of the industry.  She came to The Partners Group after serving a long tenure as a Personal Lines Underwriter for a large national carrier.  As a key member of TPG’s Client Service team, Angie has perfected a set of skills that include; client service, decision-making and relationship building.

Away from the office, she is a very active member of the community and enjoys several hobbies.  Angie is an avid volunteer for Cat Adoption Team, a local non-profit organization, and goes out of her way to sew hand-made beds for the animal shelter.  Angie holds an Oregon Insurance License and has earned her Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

In addition, she enjoys creating mixed media art sculptures.

Contact: abritton@tpgrp.com | 503.726.5660

Stephanie brings exceptional customer service and training experience  to our Personal Lines team. She specializes in educating clientele in personal insurance protection to ensure coverage with assets and peace of mind.

She is a Certified Insurance Counselor, Accredited Customer Service Representative, and has a Property and Casualty License.

Outside the office, Stephanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her dog, and enjoying the Pacific Northwest.

Contact: swarner@tpgrp.com | 503.941.4384

 Mallory brings a wide range of customer service experience to The Partners Group. She has extensive insurance carrier billing knowledge and is known for her reliability and positive attitude. She is licensed in Property and Casualty insurance and working on an Accredited Customer Service Representative certification.

Mallory enjoys travelling, camping, Broadway shows, and reading. She also serves as a member of the TPG Green Team and volunteers to pick up trash in her community.

Contact: mfuller@tpgrp.com | 503.941.4353

Chelsea brings enthusiasm and consistency to The Partners Group in the Personal Lines division. She takes personal responsibility for her work and strives to deliver high quality service to every client. Chelsea is compassionate when it comes to addressing client concerns and preventing future issues from arising.

Chelsea graduated from the Cascades campus of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and minors in Chemistry and Spanish. Before joining TPG, she worked as a substitute teacher and a Waste Reduction Projects Coordinator. Both experiences have helped her develop the skills needed to always find the best alternatives and communicate effectively.

When she isn’t in the office, Chelsea enjoys spending time outside hiking, cycling, or snowboarding. If she isn’t outdoors, she’s playing games with her family or shopping. Chelsea is also passionate about serving her community. She’s a Portland Plunge Leader, where she guides high school students through volunteer activities to provide awareness around homelessness.

Contact: calexander@tpgrp.com | 503.941.2344

 

 

Resources

The numbers you need at the click of a mouse:

ACE now part of Chubb.com

Claims: 800.252.4670 (24/7)

Billing: 800.682.4822 (M-F 8-5 PST)

 

AIG.com

Claims: 888.760.9195

Billing: 866.856.6855 #3

 

 

Austinmutual.com

Customer Service: 800.328.4628 x78661

 

Chubb.com

Claims: 800.252.4670 (24/7)

Billing: 800.682.4822 (M-F 8-5 PST)

 

Cinfin.com

Claims: 877.242.2544

Billing: 513.870.2002

Customer Service: 513.870.2882

 

Encompassinsurance.com

Claims: 800.588.7400

Billing: 866.430.2916

Customer Service: 800.262.9262

Foremost.com

Claims: 800.527.3907 (24/7)

Billing: 800.532.4221 (M-F 7-11, S 7-5)

Thehartford.com

Claims: 800.553.1710

Customer Service: 866.467.8730

INAMAR is now part of Chubb.com

Claims: 800.633.5553 (24/7)

Kemper.com

Claims: 888.252.2799

Customer Service: 866.860.9348

 

Liberty Northwest now part of libertymutual.com

Claims: 800.289.0930 (24/7)

Customer Service: 503.736.8080 (M-F 8-5)

mapfreinsurance.com

Customer Service: 1.877.627.3731

Metlife.com

Claims: 800.854.6011

Billing: 800.680.3353

Customer Service: 800.422.4272

Nationwide.com

Claims: 800.421.3535

Billing: 888.891.0267

Customer Service: 855.473.6410

Progressive.com

Customer Service: 800.274.4499 (24/7)

Pureinsurance.com

Claims: claims@pureinsurance.com

Customer Service: 888.813.7873

Member Services: memberservices@pureinsurance.com

QBE.com

Claims: 844.723.2524

Customer Service: 866.635.0489

Safeco.com

Claims: 800.332.3226 (24/7)

Customer Service: 800.332.3226

Travelers.com

Claims: 800.252.4633

Billing: 800.842.8574

Customer Service: 877.872.8737

Flood Claims: 800.505.0193

Flood Customer Service: 800.356.6670