Boise, ID, Nov 30, 2020 – The Partners Group (TPG), a leading Northwest-based insurance and financial consulting firm, announced it has hired Shelli Stayner and Denise Collins to expand its service area into Idaho. Shelli and Denise will open and manage the new Boise office for The Partners Group.

“We are thrilled Shelli and Denise have joined TPG and excited to announce the launch our newest office in Boise,” said Brad Nantz, President of TPG.

Shelli and Denise have 60 years’ combined experience serving Idaho clients in the employee benefits consulting industry.

“Idaho is growing and thriving, and I am very excited to support clients with that growth and success,” said Shelli. “I look forward to this new challenge and opportunity, and I’m committed to making The Partners Group a recognized leader in the benefits consulting industry in Idaho.”

Denise commented, “I’m excited to represent a company in the Idaho market that is able to offer a variety of services that are competitively priced for the employers in our area.”

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Shelli Stayner, Senior Consultant, Employee Benefits, The Partners Group

Shelli comes to The Partners Group after 19 years at Mercer, where she most recently served as the Principal and Office Business Leader of the Boise office, as well as Senior Consultant for large complex clients. Shelli uses her expertise in plan design and cost management strategies to support both employer and employee needs. Having served Idaho clients for over three decades, she has developed a strong understanding of payor capabilities and resources for both fully insured or self-funded clients and has a strong pulse on the ever-changing provider market and strategies.

“I understand the importance of a healthy, happy, and productive workforce,” said Shelli. “I am a firm believer in the employer’s important role in changing healthcare and healthcare delivery. We need to continue working on transparency and cost of health care, as well as improving the quality of care, patient experience, and patient outcomes.”

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Denise Collins, Senior Account Manager, Employee Benefits, The Partners Group

Denise also joins The Partners Group after 21 years at Mercer, where she served as Senior Client Manager. Denise is excited to bring new strategies and solutions to employers in her home state. She is known for providing excellent customer service, as well as for her strong work ethic, positive attitude, and proactive client management.

“As someone who is passionate about doing what’s right and being a team player, I’m really looking forward to the culture fit at TPG,” said Denise. “And I’m especially excited about giving back to our local Idaho communities.”

Nantz added: “Shelli and Denise’s expertise, experience, and commitment to customers make them the perfect fit for TPG, and we look forward serving the Idaho market.”

The Partners Group is a purpose-driven, employee-owned consulting, insurance, and financial services firm. They partner with individuals and businesses across the nation to solve problems by building custom strategies that discover, protect, and enhance the future. The Partners Group has been named one of the top 100 largest insurance brokerage firms in the US. Our consulting services include employee benefits, retirement plan, wellness, total absence management, healthcare analytics, wealth management, and commercial and personal insurance. For more information, please visit or call 800-722-6339.

Advisory services offered through TPG Financial Advisors, LLC, an SEC-Registered Investment Advisor and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Partners Group, LTD.