Albers' News

Albers & Company and The Wilson Agency Complete Merger; Announce Leadership Transition
December 8, 2015

 
 Donna Albers retired December 4 and Lon Wilson, President and Chief Executive of The Wilson Agency succeeded her as President. The changes are part of the long-planned merger, completed last August, of the two growing independent regional benefits, human resource and financial service companies. Albers & Company founder Steve Albers and Lon Wilson envisioned the merger before Steve passed away in 2012. Donna is continuing her support of local community organizations and remains invested in the company’s ongoing success.
Peter Delyanis Joins Albers
September 28, 2015
 
 We are happy to announce that we have a new Albers team member! Pete is our new Financial Services Strategist. Pete comes to us with over 20 years experience in retirement plan management.  Pete has a strong focus on customer service and a keen eye for regulatory compliance – a unique combination of traits that plan sponsors value highly. 

Welcome to the team Pete!
  
 Kerry Hartz Joins Albers
July 6, 2015
 
 Albers is excited to announce our newest employee Kerry Hartz. Kerry has over 30 years of experience in the benefits industry. Over the years he has worked with both small and large insurance brokerage firms, as well as a couple of Third Party Administrators, and has experience working on employer groups of all sizes and types. Welcome Kerry to the team we are excited to have you.
  

 Albers is a 2015 Top Places to Work
April 8, 2015

 
 

Albers is honored to be named a 2015 Top Places to Work by the Business Examiner. Albers won the Appreciation Award meaning, Employees are consulted on relevant decisions, professional development is supported and personal lives are respected. To see the other Top Places to Work winners and Finalists please press here.

  
 Jeff Albers Celebrates 20 years at Albers & Company
February 15, 2015
 
 

Congratulations Jeff on 20 years with Albers & Company.

Jeff joined his oldest brother, Steve, and Albers & Co. in 1995 to specialize in employer sponsored retirement programs and individual investments.  Jeff’s greatest passion is helping people improve their “financial wellness”, and better prepare them for financial independence.

  
 Albers Expertise Continues to Grow
June 25, 2014
 
 Albers & Company's very own Individual Insurance and Investment Advisor, Brent Price, has recently added another designation to his name. Brent is now a Retirement Income Certified Professional, which is an advanced designation specializing in the retirement income planning field. Albers would like to congratulate Brent on his achievements and for providing Albers' clients with the highest standards of retirement planning and knowledge. Albers & Company is committed to continuous education and growth for all it's employees. 

Contact Brent
Brent Price, ChFC, CASL, RICP, CLTC
253-596-0613
brentp@alberscompany.com
  
Albers Teleweb-  Marriage and Domestic Partners
May 8, 2014
 
 On June 30, 2014 many, but not all, states registered domestic partnerships will be converted to marriage. This was in response to a new law passed in 2012 which outlined how state registered domestic partnerships are to be converted. The rules differ for same versus opposite sex couples, and if either individual is 62 or older. Albers teleweb walked us through the history, including the impact of DOMA and the Windsor decision. Mostly we identified a step-by-step action plan you can use to ensure your organization is compliant when the July 1st change goes into effect. Did you miss our teleweb? No problem, please contact Brittany Thomas at Albers & Company for the recorded teleweb. 

Joey Mertlich Join's Albers
May 1, 2014

We are pleased to announce our new Advisor, Joey Mertlich. Joey spent 5 years calling on healthcare accounts as a pharmaceutical sales representative in the South Puget Sound region. Then he transitioned into financial services as an investment advisor specializing in insurance products. Joey is excited to combine his passion for health, business, and people at Albers & Company. Welcome Joey!
  
 Albers' New Building Signs
April 11, 2014
 
  

Did you recently drive by Albers building, look up and wonder where the building signs went? If you did, we are happy to announce that the building signs are back up and better than ever before. We have upgraded our signs with new LED lighting so that we are brighter and can be seen better on your daily commute. Look for the new Albers logo when you drive by, or stop in and say hi!

  
Albers & Company's March Mashup
 March 5, 2014
 
  Thank you to everyone who came to our Albers March Mash Up open house. With close to 200 people in attendance, we would say that this event was a huge success!  Here at Albers we believe life is better paired up; this was emphasized after seeing the great relationships with have built throughout the community, with our clients, and vendors. To see photos from our March Mashup visit our Albers Facebook page.  We hope you can join us for future events at Albers, to see what we have coming up check our upcoming events on our homepage.
  
Top Places to Work
February 28, 2014
 
 From nearly 100 nominees, Albers is proud to be one of the 26 South Sound companies and organizations to be named a finalist for the 2014 Top Places to Work recognition program. The Business Examiners Top Places to Work event is Wednesday March 26th, we hope to see you there.                                                                                       
  
 Bob Bentley Joins The Albers Team
February 10, 2014
 
 Albers & Company hires Bob Bentley, an award- winning Underwriting Analyst t0 join the Albers team. His areas of expertise include cost management strategies, claims data analytics, and health care reform compliance. Bentley brings a depth and breadth of expertise that will expand and enhance the level of service Albers’ clients receive.   
 Albers & Company is part of a family of companies that includes The Wilson Agency and ConnectHR. Together we provide clients complete solutions through our Health & Welfare, Retirement and comprehensive HR Services. 
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