news & events

We work to stay connected with what matters to our clients. Propel will be in attendance at these upcoming events, conferences and conventions.

Connect with us at your industry event.

Call us at (800) 499-0933 and we’ll put you in touch with the Propel team members attending.

LeadingAge Southeast Annual Convention & Exposition
July 15 – 17, Orlando, FL

TRBA (TN Road Builder Association) Mid-Year Meeting
July 17th-19th, Nashville, TN

AGC Oregon Summer Convention
August 13 – 16, Sunriver, OR

THCA Annual Convention & Tradeshow (Tennessee Health Care Association)
August 21 – 23, Nashville, TN

MHCA Annual Conference and Trade Show (Missouri Health Care Association)
August 25 -28, Branson, MO

THCA Annual Conference and Trade Show (Texas Health Care Association)
September 9-11, San Antonio, TX

OHCA Annual Conference (Oregon Health Care Association)
September 17-18, Portland, OR

 

 

 

Company News

Propel Welcomes Graham Childs to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team

Propel Insurance, an Alera Group Company, welcomes Graham Childs to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team as a Sales Executive.

Propel Welcomes Nadine Villafranca as VP of Finance, NW Region

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Nadine Villafranca as VP of Finance, NW Region.

Propel Welcomes Drew Claytor to Our Southeast Employee Benefits Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Drew Claytor to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team.

Propel Welcomes Melissa Shealy to Our Southeast Employee Benefits Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Melissa Shealy to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team.

Propel Welcomes Scott Robinette to Our Portland Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Scott Robinette to our Portland Team as a Sales Executive.

Propel Welcomes Jeff Liddle to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Jeff Liddle to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team as a Sales Executive.

Propel Welcomes Jim Streifel to our PNW Production Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Jim Streifel to our PNW production team as a Sales Executive.

Propel Insurance Named a Commercial Lines ‘Circle of Excellence Agency’ by Western National Insurance Group

Western National Insurance Group announced Propel Insurance has been named one of Western National’s Commercial Lines Circle of Excellence Agencies for 2024.

Propel Welcomes Sasha Peranteau to our Seattle Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Sasha Peranteau to our Seattle team as a Sales Executive. Sasha joins Propel, bringing a [...]

Propel Welcomes Megan Runci to our Employee Benefits Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes Megan Runci to our Southeast Employee Benefits Team as a Sales Executive. Megan joins Propel, [...]

Propel Welcomes Nathan Vancil to our Senior Care Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Nathan Vancil to our Propel Senior Care team as a Client Executive. Nathan joins Propel [...]

Propel Welcomes Michelle Mabry to our Senior Care Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Michelle Mabry to our National Senior Care Practice as a Client Executive. Michelle joins Propel, [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Jacob Johnson to the Transportation Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes Jacob Johnson to our Transportation Team as a Sales Executive. Jacob joins Propel bringing four [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Mitchell Kamm to the Transportation Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Mitchell Kamm to our Transportation Team as a Sales Executive. Mitchell joins Propel bringing almost [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Jonathan Medalie to the Tennessee Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Jonathan Medalie to our Tennessee team as a Sales Executive. Jonathan joins Propel bringing nearly [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Wes Dasher, Marian Newman, and Lori Kelly to the Columbia, SC Surety and P&C Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Wes Dasher, Marian Newman, and Lori Kelly to our Columbia, SC Surety/P&C team. The Dasher [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes James Cogdill to the Knoxville Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes James Cogdill to our Knoxville team as a Sales Executive. James joins Propel, bringing over [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Curt Johnson to the Southeast Team

Propel Insurance and The Alera Group company welcome Curt “CJ” Johnson to our Alpharetta, Georgia offices as an Enterprise Sales Executive. He [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Callie Banowksy To Our Seattle Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Callie Banowsky to our Seattle Team, working out of Dallas as a Sales Executive. Callie [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Marc Dershem To Our Middle Market Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes Marc Dershem to our Middle Market team as a Sales Executive. Marc joins Propel, bringing [...]

Propel Insurance Named as a Participant of The Hanover Insurance Group’s President’s Club

Recognized for Fostering Strong Customer Relationships Propel Insurance was named to The Hanover Insurance Group’s President’s Club, an elite group of independent [...]

Propel Insurance Named a ‘Circle of Excellence Agency’ by Western National Insurance Group

(Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group today announced that Tacoma, Wash.-based Propel Insurancehas been named one of Western National’s Circle of Excellence Agencies [...]

Propel’s Annual Golf Tournament Surpasses $1 Million in Donations

In 2008, Propel began its annual golf tournament to raise money for nonprofit organizations. In the 15 years since, the event has [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Brandon Murrell To Our Commercial Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group Company, welcomes Brandon Murrell to our Commercial Team as a Sales Executive. Brandon joins Propel bringing over [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Kane Bailey To Our Senior Care Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes Kane Bailey to our Senior Care Team as a Sales Executive. Kane joins Propel bringing [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Roxanna Jessen To Our Healthcare Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes Roxanna Jessen to our Healthcare Team as a Sales Executive. Roxanna joins Propel bringing over [...]

Alera Group Acquires Jowers-Sklar Insurance

(August 3, 2022)—Jowers-Sklar Insurance announced that it has joined Alera Group, an independent national insurance brokerage and wealth management firm with more [...]

Propel Insurance Welcomes Morgan Vancil To Our Southeast Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes Morgan Vancil to our Risk Advisory team as a Sales Executive. Morgan joins Propel bringing [...]

Alera Group Acquires The Beck Agency

(May 12, 2022)—Alera Group, a top independent, national insurance and wealth services firm, today announced the acquisition of The Beck Agency, an [...]

Propel Insurance and Alera Group Add Cate-Russell Insurance in Latest Acquisition

Tacoma, WA (December 31, 2021)— Propel Insurance, together with Alera Group, announced today that they have acquired Cate-Russell Insurance, an independent insurance agency offering [...]

Propel Welcomes James Gurule To Our Colorado Team

Propel Insurance, An Alera Group company, welcomes James Gurule to our Colorado team as a Sales Executive on our Construction team. James [...]

Propel Insurance Named in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Insurance Industry Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, announced it has been [...]

Propel Insurance Announces Merger With Alera Group

Alera Group’s new partnership with Propel and recapitalization will strengthen the company and greatly expand its national reach, positioning the combined business [...]

Propel Welcomes Justin Price To Our Seattle Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Justin Price to our Seattle office as a Sales Executive and [...]

Propel Welcomes Rhonda Ross To Our Tacoma Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Rhonda Ross to our Tacoma office as a Senior Sales Executive [...]

Propel Welcomes Brynnan Hyland To Our Seattle Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Brynnan Hyland to our Seattle office as a Sales Executive. Brynnan [...]

Propel Welcomes Matt Newton To Our Seattle Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Matt Newton to our Seattle office as a Sales Executive on [...]

Propel Welcomes Steven McGhee To Our Knoxville Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Steven McGhee to our Knoxville office as a Client Executive on [...]

Propel Welcomes Stacy Woodard To Our Knoxville Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Stacy Woodard to our Knoxville office as an Insurance Executive on [...]

Propel Welcomes Chris Hayes As National Accounts Sales Executive

TACOMA, WA – June 15, 2021 – Propel Insurance (“Propel” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, today [...]

Propel Insurance Acquires South Risk Management

Partnership with Leading Construction-Focused Insurance Agency Provides Propel with Direct Presence in South Carolina and Continued Expansion in the Southeast TACOMA, WA [...]

Propel Welcomes Jeff Bixler To Our Colorado Team

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, announces the addition of industry leader Jeff Bixler. Jeff will contribute to [...]

Propel Welcomes Melody Olson To Our Seattle Branch

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Melody Olson to our Seattle office as a Sales Executive on [...]

Propel Welcomes Brad Billingsley To Oversee Growth In Colorado

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, announces its arrival in Colorado with the addition of industry leader Brad [...]

Propel Insurance Named ‘Commercial Lines Agency of the Year’ and a ‘Circle of Excellence Agency’ by Western National Insurance Group

(Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group today announced that Tacoma, Wash.-based Propel Insurance has been named Western National Insurance Group’s Western Region [...]

Propel Welcomes JD Swanson To Our National Senior Care Team

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes JD Swanson as a member of our Senior Care team in [...]

Mergermarket – “Propel Insurance eyes USD 130m revenue by 2021, could consider more bolt-ons, CEO says”

This article was originally published on Mergermarket on July 17, 2020 Propel Insurance, a business and personal insurance broker backed by Flexpoint [...]

Propel Welcomes Richard Todd To Our National Senior Care Team

Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned insurance agencies, welcomes Richard Todd as an equity member of our team. Richard has [...]

Propel Insurance Named a ‘Circle of Excellence Agency’ by Western National Insurance Group

Original press release date: March 4, 2020 (Minneapolis, Minn.) Western National Insurance Group today announced that Tacoma, Wash.-based Propel Insurance has been [...]

Kurt Carlson Awarded Business Leader of The Year

We are very excited to announce that Propel President & CEO Kurt Carlson was awarded Business Leader of the Year Award presented [...]

Propel Insurance Named in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Place to Work in Insurance

Tacoma, WA, September 24, 2018 Propel Insurance has been named a top 10 employer in the annual Best Places to Work in [...]

Propel Expands its Senior Housing Presence to The East Coast

Propel expands its Senior Housing presence to the East Coast with the addition of industry veteran Rob Schumann. Rob has over 16 [...]

Propel Insurance Partners with Flexpoint Ford to Accelerate Growth and Support Strategic Acquisitions

TACOMA, WASHINGTON (May 8, 2018) Propel Insurance, one of the nation’s leading insurance agencies, today announced that its management team and employee [...]

Propel and Tacoma Relay for Life

Did you know that Relay for Life began in Tacoma, WA in May of 1985?  Tacoma’s own Gordy Klatt, M.D. walked and [...]

Propel Expands Operations with Medford Acquisition

Combination of independents expands depth and reach of leading Northwest insurance agency. Medford, OR (February 17, 2016) Propel Insurance, one of the [...]

8th Annual Propel Charity Golf Classic (Updated)

Propel is excited that the 8th Annual Propel Charity Golf Classic is coming right up! Our client’s past support of this event has [...]

Propel Expands Oregon Operations

Propel expands its Oregon operations with the acquisition of Ross & Associates Insurance Services, Inc. Propel Insurance announces it has acquired Ross & [...]

We’re Adding On!

Propel is thrilled to announce the expansion of our Oregon operations with the recent acquisition of Portland, Oregon based Assurety Northwest Insurance.

Propel Insurance: We’re Different

Propel Insurance is a locally owned, full-service insurance brokerage specializing in commercial insurance, surety, employee benefits, and personal lines. With a rich [...]

Portland Renovation Complete!

Propel’s Portland location is expanding! The additional 5,700 sq. ft. on SW 5th Avenue in Portland has been completed and employees are in [...]

Propel Insurance Grows its Oregon and SW Washington Group

Propel Insurance has hired Bill Mooney to develop and manage the Property & Casualty practice in Oregon and SW Washington, complementing Propel’s [...]