BRINGING EXPERTISE TO YOUR INDUSTRY
Spotlight: Team Allen
After graduating from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business; Mark received training from Wausau Insurance in risk identification, risk management, and coverage analysis. Mark brings 25+ years of experience in commercial insurance, including employee benefits, to LaPorte as a specialist in risk assessment and risk management strategies for the manufacturing, wholesale, and construction industries.
Mark was a member of the 1985 Lewis-Clark State baseball World Series Championship team and currently enjoys a new roll on the Beaverton High School baseball coaching staff. Baseball is not his only passion though! Mark is devoted to his wife and 3 children and spends as much time as possible with them.
Kelli joined the LaPorte Commercial Team in November of 2018, bringing with her 20 years of commercial experience. She is detailed orientated and feels no matter the size of the account it deserves to be closely analyzed to ensure that each client is properly insured. Over the years Kelli has nurtured trusting relationships with underwriters and clients alike. Kelli has a diverse background dealing with a variety of insured’s, however; her expertise is in Property Portfolios as well as the Construction and Manufacturing industries.
Teresa has twenty years of experience in the Health insurance industry with the last 10 years focused on employee benefits including working on both the carrier and broker side of the business including fully insured and self-funded. Providing day to day customer service and account management for employee benefit clients, markets/sets up existing and/or new accounts business and takes a consultative approach with employees and employers on all benefits offered.
With her account management role at LaPorte, she will work with the sale team to prepare marketing and benefits plan recommendations. She provides daily hands-on service to our clients, offering timely, creative solutions to meet their needs of the employer and employees
Gendell started in the insurance industry in the mid -1990’s. Her first job was in sales with Allstate. Since then she has worked with independent agencies for over 20 years in both sales and service in the personal lines field. Now working at LaPorte for more than 14 years, she has blossomed into a valued team player.
She believes because independent agents have a variety of markets to choose from, this offers a better opportunity to find a company which will fit her client’s needs
LAPORTE IN THE COMMUNITY
2020 has been an unprecedented year. We shifted our focus a bit to really look for the needs that are out there during this crisis and how we can support the frontline workers right now.