Commercial Insurance News Blog2019-02-21T17:00:09-08:00

Managing the Risk of Growing Cyber Security Threats

Check out this helpful article on cybersecurity in which The Partners Group Contributes to a Portland Business Journal Panel of Experts to discuss risk management and protection

Benefit from the advice of experts from varied backgrounds:

Tim Deggendorfer from the Commercial Insurance Division at The Partners Group joins other professionals representing: a cyber security IT consulting firm, Securus Systems; a protection software provider, Tyfone, Inc.; a law firm, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn; and the banking industry, Unitus Community Credit Union.


How to Reduce the Risk of Identity Theft & Determine Whether It’s Happened to You

Tips for protecting your corporate accounts as well as your employees’ confidential data

As mentioned in the TPG Webinar on cyber breaches, 25% of data breaches occur from employees accidentally releasing private data. Also allowing employees to use personal devices to connect to your company network creates risk of attack. This information is useful to individuals, as well as HR risk managers trying to reduce this risk to employees in their organization. Taking any one of these actions will significantly reduce your risk of falling victim to identity theft.

Anti-virus software: One of the first things you want to do is […]

The Partners Group has expanded with the addition of McDonald Insurance Group!

We are excited to announce that effective August 1st, we have expanded in Washington with the addition of McDonald Insurance Group (MIG). McDonald Insurance Group is a Washington independent insurance agency that has specialized in commercial insurance, medical malpractice insurance and personal insurance for more than 25 years. The combination of our leading, independent firms, where decisions are made locally, offers a valuable, customer-focused service model. This merger is a positive for all parties, starting with TPG and MIG customers and employees.

McDonald Insurance Group and The Partners Group are better together




Coping with the Growing Risks of Workplace Misconduct

Check out this article summary from the Oregon Business (magazine) event that featured The Partners Group, Tonkon Torp and HR Answers in a discussion involving solutions for addressing the challenges of “Employment Practice Liability: Coping with the growing risks of workplace misconduct” in a seminar held in June 2018. This seminar focused on prime widespread issues affecting workplaces today including sexual harassment, properly handling cases as they arise, and protecting against lawsuits arising in the first place. Among other great insights included in the article, […]

The Partners Group Welcomes Tim Deggendorfer to the Portland Commercial Insurance Team

Commercial Insurance Portland ORPortland, OR – The Partners Group (TPG) announces it has added Tim Deggendorfer as Team Lead, Commercial Insurance Division – Portland. Tim brings extensive industry knowledge to TPG after 20 years’ experience in sales and account management. Most recently he was Managing Principal at RiskPoint Insurance advisors. Previously, Tim started and developed a full-service agency focusing on commercial markets in addition to providing employee benefits and personal insurance. In his role at TPG, Tim focuses on developing commercial business organically and integrating current clients into TPG’s suite of commercial services. […]

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.