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Janae Sorenson Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek is delighted to announce that Janae Sorenson has joined the firm as Vice President, Account Executive, and will be located in Portland, Oregon.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Opens New Portland Branch Office

Bellevue, Washington – April 29, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to announce the opening of our new Portland branch office. Our firm has been doing business with Oregon companies for decades, and we are very excited to expand our operations in the Rose City with our new downtown location. Jim Hamlin, Parker, Smith & Feek Principal and Senior Vice President, has been named Portland Manager and will lead the team.

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Mary Campbell Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Bellevue, Washington – April 22, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Mary Campbell has joined the firm as Vice President, Account Executive, and will be located in Portland, Oregon.
Greg Collins, President and CEO of Parker, Smith & Feek said “We are very excited to have Mary as a part of the Parker, Smith & Feek team. Her substantial experience in the Portland insurance market will be a fantastic benefit to our budding Oregon branch.”

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Mike Cranston Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Bellevue, Washington – April 19, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Mike Cranston has joined the firm as Vice President, Account Executive, and will be located in Portland, Oregon.
Greg Collins, President and CEO of Parker, Smith & Feek said “We are thrilled to have Mike join our firm. His experience and background will be a great asset to our Oregon team.”

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Chuck Floberg Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Chuck Floberg has joined the firm as Vice President, Account Executive, and will be located in Portland, Oregon.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Announces New Alaska Manager

Anchorage, Alaska and Bellevue, Washington – April 5, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Jana Smith has been named Managing Partner of our Alaska operations. Jana will replace David Eckroth, who was recently named Parker, Smith & Feek’s CEO-Elect. Ms. Smith will assume all Manager responsibilities beginning immediately.

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Alaska Business Monthly

Parker, Smith & Feek’s Christin Hubble and Guy Armfield discuss the importance of commercial and contract surety bonds in this Alaska Business Monthly article.

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PARKER, SMITH & FEEK ANNOUNCES CEO-ELECT

Bellevue, Washington – February 24, 2016 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that David Eckroth has been named CEO-Elect by the firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Eckroth will become just the fifth CEO in Parker, Smith & Feek’s 80-year history and will assume all CEO responsibilities beginning July 1, 2017.

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2012 Perspectives

The pace of change seems to quicken at every turn, even when it feels like change could not come any faster. Around the world, individuals seek a larger voice to influence their futures. In the U.S., we consider how to accelerate economic recovery for a broader population.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Announces Three New Principals

Bellevue, Washington – January 15, 2012 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Bellevue based Ben Wolfe along with Greg Loudon and Colleen Savoie from our Anchorage office have become Principals of the firm.

"Key to our perpetuation as a privately held business is continuing to bring new shareholders/owners into the corporation. Ben, Colleen and Greg possess all the skills and personal attributes we look for in our ownership group." said Chief Executive Officer Greg Collins.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Appoints New Director

Bellevue, Washington – January 03, 2012 – Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Jeff Murphy has been appointed to the firm's Board of Directors for a one year term due to the retirement of Steve Wolf.

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Commercial Agencies of the Year Share Success Secrets in Exclusive Roundtable – Video

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Commercial Agencies of the Year Share Success Secrets in Exclusive Roundtable

Award winners discuss going global, securing top talent and competing against publicly traded brokers

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Focus On Risk Consulting, Tech Innovations Help Parker, Smith & Feek Shine

While some agencies have only recently come to embrace the idea of being a risk consultant for their clients, the concept is nothing new for the agency Parker, Smith & Feek…

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Parker, Smith & Feek Named “Agency of the Year” by National Underwriter Magazine

Bellevue, Washington – September 28, 2011 – Parker, Smith & Feek inc., One of the top 50 independently owned Property & Casualty insurance agencies in the U.S., has been named "Agency of the Year" by National Underwriter Magazine.

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10 companies recognized at 2011 Eastside Top Corporate Citizens

Parker, Smith & Feek Welcomes Employee Benefits Department Manager

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to announce and welcome Dan Guy as the Employee Benefits Department Manager. Dan will be responsible for leading the sales team, driving revenue, contributing in product and vendor selection, as well as having overall responsibility for client relationships.

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Find Real Healthcare Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of2010, also known as health care reform, is receiving mixed reviews from both advocates and opponents of the bill. Some provisions have proven difficult to implement and regulators are slowly rolling out guidance.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Earns 7 in a row!

Parker, Smith & Feek has earned the PAR Excellence Award for outstanding performance in quality management and customer service.

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Parker, Smith & Feek announces new Principals

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Lynne Seville and Jana Smith have become Principals of the firm.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Todd Eisinger has joined Parker, Smith & Feek as Chief Financial Officer.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Announces New Officers

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Sherisa Crevier, Angela  Samarel and Ben Wolfe have all been appointed Officers of the firm.

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Parker, Smith & Feek – Insuring most of Alaska’s big builders

For Employers Conducting Business Abroad, Kidnappings Remain an Ongoing Concern

Parker, Smith & Feek Named to Top 100 Broker List

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud, once again, to be included in the  Business Insurance annual list of the Top 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business. Business Insurance’s annual report lists the top 100 brokers out of over 50,000 public and privately held brokerages throughout the country.

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23 Year Insurance Industry Veteran Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to announce that Gregor Hodgson has joined their Commercial Insurance Department as a Vice President and Account Executive.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Earns PAR Excellence Award for 6th Consecutive Year

Parker, Smith & Feek has earned the PAR Excellence Award for outstanding performance in quality management and customer service.

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Parker, Smith & Feek announces new Directors

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Scott Fisher has been elected to the firm’s Board of Directors. Steve Wolf was re-elected to the Board for an additional three-year term.

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AGC honors Adams, Fisher

The Associated General Contractors of Washington honored Bob Adams, vice president of Guy F. Atkinson Construction, as Contractor of the Year and Scott Fisher, principal with Parker, Smith & Feek, as Affiliate of the Year during its annual convention on Jan. 22.

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Parker, Smith & Feek announces new Principals

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Mike Woltersdorf and Shelley Cardiel have become Principals of the firm.

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Parker, Smith & Feek CEO re-elected to Assurex Board

Surety Account Executive Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek, a Northwest, based insurance and employee benefits brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that Christin Hubble has joined the firm as a Surety Account Executive based their Anchorage office.

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Washington’s Largest Proposed Workers’ Compensation rate Hike Since 2004

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) today announced a proposed increase of 7.6% in Workers’ Compensation rates effective January 1, 2010.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Chesemore to Chief Operating Officer.

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Employee Benefits Executives Join Parker, Smith & Feek.

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to announce that Greg Loudon and Colleen Savoie have joined their employee benefits team as Account Executives.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Named to Top 100 Broker List

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud, once again, to be included in Business Insurances annual list of the Top 100 largest brokers of U.S. business. Business Insurance’s annual report lists the top 100 brokers out of over 50,000 public and privately held brokerages throughout the country.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Named Seattle’s Fittest Insurance Broker

Parker, Smith & Feek has won the inaugural Steppin’ It up in Seattle Challenge”. The competition consisting of six of the largest insurance brokers in Puget Sound was the first of its kind.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Launches a New Website

Parker, Smith & Feek, a Bellevue, Washington based insurance and employee benefits brokerage firm, today launched a completely redesigned website and introduced a new tagline.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Earns PAR Excellence Award

Parker, Smith & Feek has earned the 2008 PAR Excellence award for outstanding performance in quality management and customer service.

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Health Management Consultant Joins Parker, Smith & Feek

Parker, Smith & Feek, a Bellevue, Washington based insurance and employee benefits brokerage firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Debi Jefferson to our Employee Benefits Department as Health Management Consultant.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Named Insurance Agency of the Year

The Rough Notes Company a leading insurance publisher has named Parker, Smith & Feek the Agency of the Year.

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PS&F Welcomes Kara Harmala

Parker, Smith & Feek, a Bellevue, Washington bases insurance and employee benefits brokerage firm, is pleased to announce that Kara Harmala has joined the firm’s Surety Department as a commercial Surety Specialist.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Forms a new Alliance

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to announce that it has established an alliance with the National Equipment Register (NER), enabling Parker, Smith & Feek clients to combat the growing expense of equipment theft.

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Teamwork Is A Core Value

Parker, Smith & Feek is proud to be Rough Notes’ ”Marketing Agency Of The Month” for November 2008.

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Assurex Global Re Forms Cell to Address Construction Risks

Assurex Global Reinsurance, Ltd., a captive insurance company formed by Assurex Global Partners, LLC announced the formation of a specific cell to provide critically needed risk management and insurance needs to construction industry clients.

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Agency Technology Achievement Award

Parker, Smith & Feek is honored to be one of three finalists for this inaugural agency technology award.

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Parker, Smith & Feek Organizational Announcements

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that Jeff Murphy has become a Shareholder of the firm. Mr. Murphy is an Account Executive in our Commercial Insurance Division.

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PS&F Welcomes Two New Account Executives

Parker, Smith & Feek is pleased to announce that John Schmidt and Tim Nierman have joined the firm as Account Executives in our Commercial Insurance Division.

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Perspectives 2007

We share a few highlights and trends of the past year, as well as insight into our company and the insurance industry.

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