Whitfield Benefit Solutions in Alaska/Washington

Colonial Life - Alaska

Anchorage Corporate Colonial Office (Whitfield Benefit Solutions) & Fairbanks Office

Colonial Life Alaska

Whitfield Benefit Solutions, Inc Agency

​Our Midtown Anchorage Office is committed to assisting Alaska EMPLOYER'S and their EMPLOYEE's preserve and protect the vitally important things that American workers strive so hard to build.

Our Vision:   To be the voluntary benefit carrier of choice for Alaskan and Washington businesses with our commitment to integrity, service and a passion for our client's and our policyholders.  Our agency strives daily to earn the respect of the community and those we serve. By recruiting "top talent", hard work and commitment to excellence, we will make a difference in the lives of our policyholders and provide outstanding customer service for our clients.  

Our Mission:  Our Mission is to always support America's workers by offering benefits that protect and preserve the vitally important things they work so hard to build.  

July 2016 News:  Whitfield Benefit Solutions was named one of three finalist for the 2016 BBB State of Alaska Business Torch Award.  The Business of the Year Torch Awards for Ethics honors companies whose leaders demonstrate a high level of personal character and ensure that the organization’s practices meet the highest standards of ethics, and consequently generate trust. We were awarded the State of Alaska winner in September of 2016. Our agency is so proud of being awarded the Torch Award for Ethics in 2016-2017

June of 2017:  Pamela Whitfield elected to Vic President of the Alaska Association of Health Underwriters (AAHU for 2017-2018)

February 2018 Expanded to Fairbanks - February 2018!

Every two months, our agency sends out a Newsletter to our clients with the latest new and a "new hire tab" as we take servicing seriously.  To view our February 2018 Newsletter...click here 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our District Team (Whitfield Benefit Solutions Agency):  

Pamela Whitfield​ - District General Agent (DGA) and President of Whitfield Benefit Solutions:

Award winning District General Agent with almost 20 years of experience in voluntary benefits in the Northwest.  This includes a 14-year management leader with Colonial Life (prior to her tenure with Colonial Life, spent time with Allstate Workplace (2000) and Aflac in Puget Sound from 1996-2000.  Over 125 employers in Puget Sound still utilize Colonial Life and her local WA-based team (lead by Randy Kruse) and over 130 Alaska employers in Alaska.  This represents over 8500 employees.  Pamela's direct line:  907-762-3401 and cell:  425-443-1669   E-mail:pamela@colonialak.com Learn more about Pamela

Marshall Pickering - Agency Development Manager (ADM):

Marshall Pickering was one of the first members of the Alaska-based Colonial Office, having moved up to Anchorage when Pamela opened the agency.  Marshall was a top benefit counselor who wrote over $500,000 of premium with high profile accounts such as Three Bears, ASCI, Alaska Heart and many others.  Marshall was promoted to ADM in January of 2015 and secured over 17 accounts during that year, writing over $230,000 of premium and over 120% of quota. Marshall's direct line is:  907-762-3402 and cell:  425-443-0003   E-mail: marshall@colonialak.com

Angela (Angie) Ramirez - Benefits Counselor (BC):  

Angie has been with the organization in Alaska from the beginning of the Anchorage Agency (2013).  Angie's background is 14 years as a Colonial Life policyholder and plan administrator (with Filter Fresh).  Angie is bilingual and has been instrumental for our enrollments in Wasilla and is a strong "co-browse" enroller.  Angie:  907-952-1060 E-mail: angie@colonialak.com

Ken White - Benefits Counselor (BC): 

Varkeno (Ken) White has had a long tenure in Alaska with a background as a Journeyman Electrician. Ken's desire to help others, his strong listening skills and his volunteer work at church and in community make him an ideal benefit counselor for the Whitfield Agency. Ken is a married family man who loves Jesus. Ken:  907-717-3323  E-mail:  ken@colonialak.com 

Garrett Nelson- Benefits Counselor (BC) and Opener - Fairbanks:  

Garrett Nelson joined the Whitfield Agency in Q1 of 2018 with a strong background in business ownership and early retirement from the Army.  Garrett has a passion for people and enjoys Fairbanks with his wife and dogs.  He is currently going to AUF at nights to complete his engineering degree  Garrett:  757-839-2326 E-mail: garrett@colonialak.com 

Steven Scott - Lead District Coordinator (DC) Benefits Counselor (BC) and Opener 
Steven Scott is a Retired Veteran with years with 8 years’ experience in advanced mathematics, Engineering and Leadership. Steven’s military background and tangible life skills makes him a vital team member in opening accounts as well as enrolling. He is currently attending WBU at night to complete his BAS Business Admin.  Steven:  907-365-9706 E-mail: steven@colonialak.com 

Pat Higgins - Account Executive

Pat Higgins has a 30+ year career in Alaska as an HR Director, ASD board member, compliance officer and numerous positions related to Benefit Administration.  Pat enjoys being a "change agent" for organizations, has cutting edge ideas that make a difference in the organizations he is involved in.  Pat's true passion is improving education for all Alaskan children.  Pat is always up for a challenge, enjoys the outdoors and in his spare time, you will find him with his grandchildren, gardening and hosting fund raisers for great causes.  E-mail:  pat@colonialak.com 

Deana Schroeder,  Account Executive, ADM and BC in WA
Deana Schroeder is a dynamic opener, ADM and has also proven to be a valuable asset to the Whitfield organization both in Alaska as well as in Washington.  Deana came to Colonial Life via Microsoft and her ability to find solutions, generate excitement with the employees she works with makes her a valuable addition to our team. 206-778-2949 E-mail:  deana.schroeder@coloniallife.com

Christine Morgester - Call Center Benefit Counselor (BC): 

​Christine has been with Colonial Life since 2007  and is a leader in the National Enrollment Team (NET) with expertise in CALL CENTER and CO-Browsing. Prior to joining Colonial Life, Christine was a paramedic for 13 years.  Christine resides in the Portland area and is licensed in over 30 states nationwide.  Christine:  1-503-799-2984 E-mail: cmoregester@gmail.com

Randy Kruse - Washington Benefit Counselor (BC):

Randy has been with the Whitfield Agency since 2011.  Randy lives in Renton and has tirelessly taken care of Puget Sound based accounts for over five years.  Randy also lived in Anchorage for 20 years.  Randy:  206-498-3982 E-mail: randy.kruse@coloniallife.com