About us

About us

 

Healthcare is complicated. We are here to help.

Group Benefits Northwest is a benefits and health insurance broker for small to midsized companies. Family owned and operated, they have proudly served Seattle and surrounding area businesses, since 1982. Group Benefits Northwest leverages over 30 years of business, management and group benefits experience to provide the very best healthcare plans available to meet employer and employee needs.

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Healthcare is Complicated. We are here to help.

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Why us?

Group Benefits

As the medical industry changes, employers are faced with demanding and often difficult decisions about how to provide coverage for their work groups. By representing top companies in the insurance field. Group Benefits Northwest is able to work with these major organizations to help you provide the best programs for your employees.
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Executive Benefits

Protect your business while retaining key employees by offering executive benefit plans that are both practical and rewarding. Business owners have many options. We can help you find the right one for your company.
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Trusted Business Services

We are proud to have an established a network of relationships with many senior advisors throughout the Pacific Northwest. From human resource solutions to providing business valuations, let us help you connect with a reliable specialist in your area.
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Founder, Steve Brown, is joined by two of his children Allison Brown and Courtney Flores providing group benefits such as medical, dental, disability income, life insurance and executive benefit plans. Together they have developed working relationships with key service providers to further support their clients’ business needs. These include accounting, legal, payroll as well as all the benefit compliance services i.e. COBRA , HSA, HRA, FSA including Section 125 plans.

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Our team

Steve Brown

Steve Brown

President

Steve Brown is the founder of Group Benefits Northwest and has over 35 years of experience in business as a business owner and insurance professional. He specializes in working with small and midsize businesses providing Group Medical, Dental, Disability Income, Life Insurance and Executive Benefit Plans. He has a developed working relationships with key service providers to further support his clients’ business needs. These include accounting, legal, payroll as well as compliance services such as Section 125 plans HSA, HRA, FSA and COBRA. Steve has a business degree for the University of Washington and has 4 children and 6 grandchildren. He is a member of the Seattle, Tacoma and Whatcom Chambers of Commerce and is actively involved the Mount Vernon Chamber as a Board Member and Treasurer. Steve enjoys woodworking and has helped his children and other family members with many home improvement projects. He very much enjoys serving others.

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Call Steve 206.619.5465

Courtney Flores

Courtney Flores

Benefits Consultant

Courtney Flores is a partner at Group Benefits Northwest and a daughter of Founder, Steve Brown. Courtney graduated from University of Washington’s Business School in 2007. She lives in Seattle with her husband and an energetic 2½ year old son.
Courtney has over 10 years of industry experience working for one of the largest national carriers and recently made the switch over to benefits consulting. She enjoys working directly with business owners/managers to help them solve the complex issues surrounding employee benefits. She is an experienced consultant and enjoys helping employers find the right plans that not only fit their needs, but also the needs and interests of their employees. She is personable, knowledgeable, engaging and very customer service oriented.

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Call Courtney 206.910.4630

Allison Brown

Allison Brown

Account Manager

Allison Brown is a Partner at Group Benefits Northwest and is a daughter of the Founder, Steve Brown. Allison graduated from the University of Washington Business School in 2006 with a degree in Finance. She lives in Seattle and shares a passion for gardening with her mother and Grandmother. Allison worked her way through college with Starbucks where she spent over 16 years. There she served in a variety of customer service and management positions with the central focus of providing great customer service. Allison brings that same focus to the insurance industry and will make our client experience the best it can be.

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Call Allison: 206.890.6914