The Partners Group is excited to announce that Lori Hedgecock and Michelle Gallardo have been chosen as 2016 Five Star Professional Home/Auto Insurance Agent award winners. Five Star Professionals partnered with Portland Monthly Magazine to recognize a select group of Portland area home/auto insurance agents that excel in client satisfaction.

Lori Hedgecock, Personal and Commercial Insurance Advisor at The Partners Group, has been awarded the home/auto insurance agent a total of 3 years. Lori has been in the insurance industry for more than 30 years. Personal Insurance Advisor at The Partners Group, Michelle Gallardo, has been in the insurance industry for 13 years and has been awarded the home/auto insurance agent a total of 6 years.

Lori and Michelle are among 7 percent of home/auto insurance professionals in the Portland area who received this award. Carrie McHale, Managing Director of Personal Lines at The Partners Group, said “The Partners Group strives to do more than provide client service – we strive to delight our clients. This award is particularly meaningful because it is voted on by clients that have worked directly with Lori and Michelle. This is a great honor and we congratulate Lori and Michelle for their continued commitment to our valued clients.”

The Five Star home/auto insurance professional award program has been recognizing and promoting outstanding insurance professionals for over six years. Award candidates are identified through evaluations submitted by consumers, where homeowners are asked to evaluate home/auto insurance professionals with whom they have worked with and evaluate them based upon five criteria. Founded in 2003, the Five Star Award Program is the largest and most widely published award program in North America, covering more than 45 major markets.

About The Partners Group:

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 and 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 800-722-6339.