Main Office: 206-249-8430
Carlton, OR: 503-852-3072
Clackamas, OR: 503-210-5566
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  • Allied
  • ASI
  • CBIC
  • Chubb
  • Dairyland
  • Encompass
  • Foremost
  • Geovera
  • Hagerty
  • Kemper Preferred
  • Kemper Speciality
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Mapfre
  • Metlife
  • Philadelphia
  • Progressive
  • Safeco
  • Stillwater
  • The Hartford
  • Travelers


15328 SE 94th Ave
Clackamas, OR 97015

Phone: 503-210-5566
Fax: 503-210-5371

407 W Main St.
PO Box 434
Carlton, OR 97111

Phone: 503-852-3072
Fax: 800-507-6406

About Us

Serving these states

  • Washington
  • • Oregon
  • • California
  • • Idaho
  • • Arizona

About Great Northwest Insurance Brokers

At Great Northwest Insurance Brokers, our aim is to build a long-term relationship with you. The foundation of this relationship is our Service Commitment - to anticipate and exceed your expectations, including:
Professional Insurance ExpertiseWe will design an insurance program tailored to your needs and explain the coverage and choices in understandable terms.
TrustworthinessWe will make all decisions based on what is best for you, not what's best for us.
Fast, Convenient ServiceWe will do our very best to answer your questions, offer you a quote or solve your problem in one easy phone call.
Money-Saving IdeasOur goal is always to give you the best available price. We make all applicable discounts available to you.
Claims HelpWe are always available to help you get your claim settled quickly and fairly.
Protect Your PrivacyAn important part of our Service Commitment is your right to privacy. Keeping your information and financial affairs confidential is fundamental to the way we do business.
Financial StabilityIt is imperative to us that our carriers provide not only competitive pricing and a broad range of coverages, but also outstanding customer and claims service. We work only with carriers that have been rated A- to A+ by A.M. Best and Company for financial strength.

Meet the Team

Elana Bryan - Des Moines, WA | Office:  206-249-8430 ext 1

During a diverse industry career that spans more than 25 years, Elana has worked as an insurance company underwriter, IT specialist, claim adjuster, excess & surplus line broker, and commercial marine insurance broker. She holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Claims (AIC), and Associate in Marine Insurance Management (AMIM) professional designations from the Insurance Institutes of America. She is known in the industry for her energy, tenacity and can-do attitude. 

A Seattle native who was raised on lutefisk and lefse on the mean streets of Ballard, Elana is an avid golfer, Scrabble maven, and history buff.





Chuck West - Des Moines, WA  | Office: 206-249-8430 ext 2

Chuck West began his career in insurance with Farmers Insurance Group in 2007 and spent two years there before becoming an independent agent in 2009. In addition to personal and commercial lines insurance for his clients, he also specializes in life insurance and how to build long-term financial stability through the use of insurance products.
Before joining the insurance industry, Chuck spent almost 20 years as a PGA Golf Professional serving clubs in Washington, Oregon, and Arizona. He still maintains his PGA Membership and is involved with officiating tournaments for the PGA of America and the NCAA.  
Chuck is a graduate of the University of Oregon and has two daughters, Stephanie, and Sarah.

Marty McLaughlin - Carlton, OR | Office: (503) 852-3072

Marty began his insurance career in 2010 with Farmers Insurance Group and opened his independent agency in Carlton, OR in 2012. As a proud member of the Yamhill-Carlton community, Marty is dedicated to serving the needs of the residents in this beautiful area. He is a member of the Carlton-Yamhill Lions Club and the Yamhill-Carlton Education foundation. A community member, hobby farmer, and small business owner, Marty understands the many unique challenges facing families and businesses in Yamhill County. 
Marty graduated from Oklahoma Christian University where he was a 3-year academic All American. Outside of the office he enjoys coaching basketball and spending family time with his wife Noelle, daughter Cora and sons Jeb & Hank.

Jeff Krusee  - Clackamas, OR  |  Office: (503) 210-5566

Jeff began his insurance career with Farmers Insurance Group in 2001 and opened his independent agency in Clackamas, OR in 2010. His primary focus is personal lines as well as commercial lines insurance for families and businesses in the greater Portland area.
Before joining the insurance industry, Jeff worked as a sales representative for a metal building manufacturer.