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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.

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Surviving at High Altitude

At 29,035 feet, Mt Everest is the tallest mountain on earth. Since it was first explored by a geological expedition in the mid 19th century and established as the world’s highest peak, climbers have been drawn to the challenge of summiting this mountain located in Nepal.

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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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Everyone Plays a Role…

Most all of us have interest in increasing the value of our own personal investments. Over the last several years there has been much concern with the economy, the market and how it affects our livelihood as it pertains to our investments. These same questions occur within Boards and management as they work to grow the value of the companies they manage and/or oversee.

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Looking Forward to 2012

With 2011 coming to an end, we have been busy; tying down loose ends and preparing for 2012. This time of year always sees us going through the customary budgeting process. This year it has been an even bigger challenge as we try to determine what the economy is going to do and how it will affect our clients.

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