Women in Construction Week: Q&A

National Association of Women in Construction

Women in Construction (WIC) Week, March 4-10, is the organization’s largest event of the quarter. It will consist of many exciting events and activities to celebrate and highlight women in construction.

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Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing Careers

Manufacturing HR Roundtable

This past week, Parker, Smith & Feek hosted our second manufacturing human resources roundtable to discuss recruiting and retaining millennials in the manufacturing workspace. As the manufacturing industry faces an aging workforce coupled with continued growth, companies are looking for millennials to fill the job gap.

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2018 PNAA Aerospace Conference

This year’s PNAA Aerospace Conference focused on “Leading through Change: Managing Transformation” as the underlying theme present throughout the various presentations on augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality on the shop floor.

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Walt Winter: Rising Star in Employee Benefits

Walt Winter Rising Star

Parker, Smith & Feek, Vice President and Account Executive Walt Winter has been honored as a ‘2018 Rising Star in Advising’ by the Employee Benefit Adviser.

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A Cybercast with Michael Edmonds:
Online Reputation

Cybercast with Mike Edmonds

Parker, Smith & Feek Account Executive and Management Liability Practice Director Michael Edmonds is featured on Portland Radio Project’s latest Cybercast Oregon episode Online Reputation.

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Food Product Recall Crisis Management Plan

Parker, Smith, & Feek sponsored the Northwest Food Processors Association (NWFPA) World in Portland, Oregon. The event is the annual conference for all of the food processors of the Pacific Northwest region. We enjoyed participating in a panel on food product recall and contamination along with Polly Hampton of Perkins Coie and Aaron Blank of The […]

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The Latest From Parker, Smith & Feek

PS&F New Board of Directors Members

It’s a new year, and new things are happening at PS&F! Our Board of Directors is pleased to announce the following elections recognizing each individual’s leadership and contribution to the firm

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Congratulations Lynne Seville!

Lynne Seville Congrats!

Please join us in congratulating Parker, Smith & Feek’s Lynne Seville, Principal, in her new elected position on the Associated General Contractors of Alaska (AGC) Board of Directors! She has been involved in multiple capacities within the organization and is looking forward to her new role.

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A Look Back at 2017 Food Product Recalls

Food Product Recalls

The number and types of food product recalls have increased at an alarming rate over the past few years. 2018 is likely to follow a similar growth trend. Being able to assess and understand the types and causes of food product recalls, we can solve these food safety failures and create solutions to avoid repeating past mistakes.

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Parker, Smith & Feek CEO Greg Collins Retires

Greg Collins

Thursday evening, exactly 30 years since the starting day of his Parker, Smith & Feek tenure, the employees and retirees of Parker, Smith & Feek, along with Greg’s family, celebrated the career and retirement of Greg Collins. Greg began his insurance career in 1977 and joined Parker, Smith & Feek in 1987. He served as Parker, […]

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Teeing up for Friends of the Children

Teeing Up With Friends of the Children

Friends of the Children – Portland has 45 Friends guiding, supporting, and mentoring over 400 children. They provide the most vulnerable children a nurturing and sustained relationship with a professional mentor who teaches positive values and sets attainable expectations for each child to become a healthy, productive member of the community. Through the organization, mentors are […]

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Congratulations Marie Gallanar!

Congratulations Marie Gallanar!

The Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS) is an association of manufacturers, supply chain partners, professional service providers and affiliates (government, education, and non-profit organizations). These organizations all share common goals to: drive innovation, provide supply chain development, and collectively find 21st century workforce solutions. This partnership allows these companies to learn from each other, […]

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