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Adapting to Personal Technology

Who knew that there would come a time when you cannot go anywhere with a personal computer in your pocket?

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Turning Homeward: Fostering a New Direction

Kathy Bare, an Account Manager in our Commercial Department, started volunteering with PAWS as a high school student and she has continued to work closely with numerous groups, including PAWS and the Seattle Humane Society, ever since.

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More Than Just Sheet Metal and Paint

In the recent Clint Eastwood film, ‘Gran Torino’, a car plays center stage in the story of a retired auto worker who is disillusioned with his life and with the changes in America and his Detroit neighborhood. The Gran Torino, produced by Ford from 1968 to 1976, was a muscle car, and symbolic of a time in history when US auto production reined supreme and America was the acknowledged muscle of the manufacturing world.

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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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Raising the Flag

Parker, Smith & Feek employees gathered together on April 11th to raise the flag on a newly installed flagpole at our Bellevue office. The ceremony was especially significant because of the history of the flag itself. Todd Syvrud, an Account Manager in our Benefits department, spent six months on deployment at the New Kabul Compound in Afghanistan in 2011.

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Employee Spotlight: Sharon Hall – Pet Partners

Sharon Hall has dedicated her professional career to quality healthcare issues. Before joining Parker, Smith & Feek as our Healthcare Risk Management Specialist, she spent her early career as a nurse and then hospital risk manager.

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Our Clients Share the Same Values

Parker, Smith & Feek has always been a large supporter of local charities, and our clients are the same way. Our client Bartell Drugs and Warm 106.9 have partnered for the 2012 Teddy Bear Patrol.
From March 5 to April 1, you can drop off a new or gently used teddy bear, no larger than 12", at any Bartells location.

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Take a look at a few of the significant events in the History of Parker, Smith & Feek.

Click on the image to take a look at our company's history

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Employee Spotlight: Jim Chesemore – Provail

Our COO, Jim Chesemore, is doubly committed to Provail, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people with disabilities fulfill their life choices. He first became involved with Provail through the Pacific Northwest Insurance Council (PNIC).

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Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Parker, Smith & Feek

We are proud to celebrate 75 years of working every day to meet the increasingly complex needs of our clients and to continue to do it with the values system established so long ago.

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Non-negotiable

After 27 years of Service with Parker, Smith & Feek; Steve Wolf retired at the end of January. We decided to ask him a few questions about the firm.
We first asked him “What is it that Parker, Smith & Feek gets right?”.

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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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