About Barker-Uerlings

Barker-Uerlings Insurance, Inc., has been serving customers in the Pacific Northwest since 1911. In October 2013, Oregon Business Magazine recognized our firm as the 4th largest Commercial Insurance Agency in the Willamette Valley. We are licensed insurance agents and consultants in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California. Our total annual written premium is in excess of $22 million.

Barker-Uerlings is owned by Steve Uerlings and has an experienced staff of 19 professionals with the knowledge to design, place and manage all your insurance needs and provide you with consulting and advice on managing your organizational risks. We have an outstanding record of client service with the Oregon Insurance Division.

Barker-Uerlings is a full service agency with the capability to serve all areas of personal and commercial insurance including:

  • Property and Casualty
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Fidelity and Surety Bonds
  • Employee Benefits
  • Insurance & Risk Management Consulting

The Barker-Uerlings agency has developed the resources to handle the risk management requirements of all types of public entities. We serve as Insurance Agent of Record for 15 Cities, Counties, School Districts, Community Colleges, Oregon PUDs, Transit Districts, and Rural Fire Districts along with other consortiums and smaller districts. In addition we are members of ARMGroup of Oregon, a network of 16 insurance agencies that specialize in Oregon Public Entities. Combined we are the Agent of Record for over 150 entities.

Our Staff:

Steve Uerlings, CIC, ARM, CRM: President
Kristi Hart: Senior Vice President, Life & Health Agent
Deidre Thede:  Chief Operations Officer, Account Manager- Business Insurance

Steve Uerlings, CIC, ARM, CRM: President
Billie Gangle: Senior Account Manager- Business Insurance Business Insurance
Department Manager
Deidre Thede:  Chief Operations Officer, Account Manager- Business Insurance
Denise Gall, CIC, AU: Account Manager- Business Insurance
Cindy Wibbens, CIC, AU, AIS: Account Manager- Business Insurance
Kari Petterson : Account Manager- Business Insurance
Sherri Strandy: Account Manager- Business Insurance

Deanna Grove, CISR: Account Manager- Personal Insurance
Personal Lines Department Manager
Vickie Carpenter: Account Manager- Personal Insurance
Deb Hermansen, CISR, CPIW, DAE: Account Manager- Personal Insurance

Life & Health
Kristi Hart: Senior Vice President, Senior Account Executive- Life, Health, and Employee Benefits
Life & Health Department Manager
Shari Attebery: Account Manager- Life, Health and Employee Benefits
Barb Butler: Account Executive- Individual Health and Medicare
LeAnn Kennedy, REBC: Account Executive- Live, Health, and Employee Benefits
Karen Selander:  Account Executive- Individual Health and Medicare
Lynn Bos: Account Executive- Life, Health, and Employee Benefits

Amanda Robbins: Administrative Accounting Specialist