03/07/22

Three Ways To Protect Your Business From Data Breach and Cyber Crime 

By: Justine Avera, Producer Several recent high-profile breaches of trusted Oregon brands like Yoshida, McMenamins, and Bob’s Red Mill have exposed employee data and brought operational software and reservation and booking systems to a standstill.  Insurance companies are reacting to the increase in E-Crime and data breaches by toughening up their requirements before an offer […]

03/03/22

Q&A With Molly Martin: Get To Know EPB&B’s  New Surety Producer 

Elliott, Powell Baden, and Baker is excited to introduce our new Surety Producer, Molly Martin.  Molly has been working in the surety industry for six years and has over twenty years of experience working in some aspects of the construction industry.  We asked Molly to share a bit about her experience, her career path, and […]

02/28/22

Three Risk Management Strategies For Property Owners

A poorly lit parking lot, a slick tile floor, or a cluttered entryway are all examples of how your business could be a public safety hazard. Be aware that as a building owner or manager, if someone is injured on your premises you could be held financially responsible.  Here are three areas, that when properly […]

02/01/22

EPB&B Introduces The Newest Member Of Our Team

EPB&B is happy to introduce Jennifer Abernethy to our team as a new Commercial Lines Account Manager. Jennifer has been in the insurance industry for twenty-five years, the majority of that time spent working in commercial lines.  Jennifer enjoys educating clients in what she explains can be a very confusing industry. Her goal is to […]

01/24/22

Uncovering The Mystery Behind Cyber Crime

By: Justine Avera- Some of the most popular shows on TV are detective and true crime stories.  Most people don’t realize there is another kind of crime scene and the stakes are high — full of unsolved mysteries, international espionage, and tales of sabotage.  If a company experiences a hacking or breach event or discovers […]

01/19/22

Referral Business-The Sincerest Compliment

Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker would like to thank everyone who referred business to us over the past few months. When you refer your friends, and colleagues to EPB&B, it speaks volumes about the trust you have in our services, and we truly appreciate the vote of confidence. As you may be aware, whenever a […]

10/27/21

Meet EPB&B’s Newest Team Member

Elliott, Powell, Baden and Baker is happy to welcome Justine Avera as a new Commercial Lines Producer for Cyber/Data Breach, Technology, Professional Liability and Management Liability risks. Justine has over 27 years of experience working in insurance underwriting, at E&S brokerages, and on the agency side of the business.  “I wanted to best serve clients […]

09/08/21

EPB&B Welcomes A New Team Member

Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker is happy to welcome Jenifer Lillie to our team as our new Commercial Lines Account Manager, joining Shelly Kidder as part of the Select Team.  Jenifer comes with over nineteen years of insurance experience on both the carrier and the agency side of the business.  “A recommendation from a current employee […]

02/23/21

In Case Of Emergency: Are You Prepared?

Snow, ice, power outages.  Oh my.  Winter weather hit the Portland Metro area hard last week.  If you found yourself rummaging in the dark for working flashlights and panicking while your cell phone slowly died, you are not alone.  According to the Center For Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults in the US do […]

01/06/21

Owning A Small Business: 3 Tips For a Successful New Year.

This past year took its toll on many small businesses, and here at Elliott, Powell, Baden, and Baker we are so happy for those who weathered the storm. With 2020 in the rearview mirror, now is the time to look ahead to a prosperous 2021, starting with shoring up the basics for any successful small business. […]