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, […]Read More
Phil has been with LaPorte since November 2006, and has more than 38 years of insurance experience. Phil began his career in 1974 as an insurance producer for a brokerage firm in the State of Washington. Phil purchase the firm, North Star Agency, Inc., in 1979 and redesigned it to operate with a focus on […]Read More
Rob began his insurance career more than 30 years ago and is still passionate about finding new opportunities and solutions to his clients’ insurance needs. He has been the recipient of several awards for the structure and production of complex Property/Casualty and Worker’s Compensation programs for his clients.
Rob’s experience has led to a broad […]Read More
Steve began his career at LaPorte more than 26 years ago, and has been instrumental in the direction, leadership and growth of the company. His philosophy of putting the client first, providing exceptional service and going the extra mile enhances the integrity LaPorte was founded on.
Working at another insurance company for more than 10 […]Read More
With over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, Phil has established himself as one of the top insurance professionals on the west coast when it comes to understanding professional liability risks, unique exposures of public schools and colleges, and the ever-changing worker’s compensation environment.
Phil is instrumental in developing unique risk management initiatives, […]Read More
While attending the University of Oregon, Adam had a summer internship at Safeco Insurance that opened up a world of opportunity for him to grow in the insurance industry as one of the top professionals in his field. With experience as a commercial underwriter, claims adjuster and field sales/marketing representative, Adam brings the highest level […]Read More
Over 8 years ago, Larry decided to take his metal manufacturing expertise and turn it into a career in the insurance industry. Having the ability to speak the client’s language and understand the nuances of their exposures is critical. The ability to empathize with the customer and present a full understanding of the exposures to […]Read More
Marv began his career in the insurance industry as a commercial underwriting manager for a larger insurance exchange and as the development manager for a national insurance group. However, being the trusted voice of his client was truly his passion, which he expressed more than 35 years ago when he founded LaPorte. “Putting your clients […]Read More
A professional dedicated to the surety industry is crucial in supporting the mutual clients within the LaPorte organization. Because we have a diverse business portfolio, understanding all levels of the surety, judicial, fiduciary and commercial bond environments is critical in meeting our clients’ needs.
Kelly began her career in 1990 as an assistant underwriter with […]Read More
Brian began his insurance career in loss control and risk management for Fred Meyer, Inc., a large grocery chain in the Pacific Northwest. The opportunity to work in this capacity provided him with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the risks clients face every day.
As a former restaurant owner, Brian brings insight that is unmatched […]Read More
Working in the hospitality industry for more than 15 years helped Danny understand the importance of providing exceptional service to the client no matter what your role is. His desire to serve has been clear throughout his career, including his role as a benefits specialist at AFLAC and LaPorte. Danny is an individual who gives […]Read More
With 13 years of insurance experience, Angie has become an expert in all facets of the industry. After graduating with an associate’s degree she started at CIS/BW Insurance.
Her hard work and customer service paid off and resulted in an account manager position with LaPorte, where she has a diverse book ranging from trade contractors […]Read More
Eric began his insurance career in 1985 as a claims specialist for a large insurance company in Oregon, shortly after graduating from Oregon State University with a degree in Business Finance.
Since 1987, Eric has focused on building his insurance expertise in a sales role for a diverse group of clients. He has an extensive […]Read More
Chris has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, specializing in the marketing and designing of insurance programs for contractors and harder-to-place exposures. His expertise includes WRAPS and project-specific programs for amusement parks and ski resorts. Chris has also been active in several state trade associations for several years, and has developed […]Read More