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About English Insurance Group

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English Insurance Group is an independent insurance agency. Since 1985, we have proudly served the Puget Sound community as a family-owned-and-operated business. As a well-established broker, we are appointed with many premier insurance companies to best meet your business insurance and personal insurance needs.

After over twenty years operating out of downtown Edmonds, Marcia English returned her business to the Cedar Valley Office Park, opening under the name of English Insurance Group, LLC in November 1, 2005. Kristie English joined the business at this time as the Executive Vice President after having been educated in business management and corporate training & development. In 2020, we moved our offices to the North Creek Clubhouse in Bothell.

As independent insurance agents, we represent many strong and reputable companies. We take great care when securing insurance with the best company to meet the needs of our clients. We focus on prompt and efficient service. Each and every one of our clients is important to us. While we write all types of insurance, we are particularly experienced in writing insurance for small to medium sized businesses.

Choice

 

We have access to many underwriters, not just one. We research and quote all of your options, without any cost or obligation to you.

Relationship

 

We're a local and dedicated team that values your relationship. We're not a call center that only knows you by your policy number.

Trust

 

We offer much more than a one-size-fits-all policy. We're able to tailor a package for the exact coverage you need at a competitive price.

 

Our pledge to our clients

 

As a Trusted Choice independent insurance agency, we are dedicated to you and are committed to treating you as a person, not a policy. This commitment means we will:

  • Work with you to identify the insurance and financial services that are right for you, your family or your business and use our access to multiple companies to deliver those products.

  • Guide you through the claims process for a prompt and fair resolution of your claim.

  • Help you solve problems related to your coverage or account.

  • Explain the coverages and options available to you through our agency, at your request.

  • Return your phone calls and e-mails promptly and respond to your requests in a timely manner.

  • Provide 24/7 services for our customers, offering any or all of the following: emergency phone numbers, Internet account access, e-mail and call center services.

  • Use our experience and multiple company relationships to customize your coverage as needed.

  • Commit our staff to continuing education so they may be more knowledgeable in serving you.

  • Treat you with respect and courtesy.

  • Conduct our business in an ethical manner.

We pledge this to you, our clients, and ask that you let us know if we fail to meet our commitment, so we may take corrective action.

Certifications

English Insurance Group is proud to be a certified member of the following professional insurance organizations:

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Meet the team

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Kristie R. English, M.Ed., CIC, CRIS, MLIS

Principal, Licensed Insurance Agent

kristie@englishinsurance.com

 

Kristie English brings to the agency a strong background in business and education. Her professional work experience in such industries as healthcare, banking, technology and education provide her with the understanding of the diverse insurance needs of individuals and businesses. Our Adult Family Home insurance program is managed by Kristie.

Kristie works extensively with contractors, and has earned her designation as a Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS).

 

Outside of work, Kristie enjoys spending time with her husband and twin daughters. She also works one-on-one with students who have language-based learning disabilities, and volunteers her time with the Northshore School District as a memeber of their Dyslexia Committee Task Force. Passionate about education and our youth, Kristie is a Leader of her daughters' Girl  Scouts Troop, and teaches high school students entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills through her volunteer work with Washington Business Week.

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Marcia English

Founder, Licensed Insurance Agent

marcia@englishinsurance.com

 

​Marcia English has been a licensed agent in the State of Washington for over 40 years specializing in the insurance needs of individuals and businesses. As a business owner whose parents were also self-employed entrepreneurs, she understands the needs and concerns of owners of small and medium-sized businesses.

In her spare time, Marcia volunteers on a Disaster Assistance Team for the Snohomish County Chapter of the American Red Cross helping people recover from home and apartment fires. She also volunteers her time at the Lynnwood Food Bank to assist people experiencing food insecurity, and enjoys taking on home improvement projects.

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Susan Brown

Commercial Account Manager, Licensed Insurance Agent

susan@englishinsurance.com

​Susan has more than 15 years of management experience in the restaurant industry ranging from fast food to casual dining, and loved the fast-paced environment and great conversations with diners. She then moved into the dental industry, managing several dental offices within a large dental support organization for 7 years where she learned about insurance and the claims process.

 

Susan enjoys spending time with her daughter, her wonderful, supportive husband, and their families. They enjoy being outdoors visiting new places, hiking, being on the lake kayaking, going to the beach or just sitting by a cozy fire with some s'mores.

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Summer Ortiz

Account Manager, Licensed Insurance Agent

summer@englishinsurance.com

​Working in the service industry for more than 20 years, Summer brings a strong background in management and customer service experience to our team. She understands the importance of building lasting relationships, and is experienced in explaining insurance coverages to clients. Her goal is to be your “Go To” expert for all your insurance needs, actively listening to your concerns and striving to exceed your expectations. You can always count on her to follow through.

 

A native to the Pacific Northwest, Summer enjoys reading, lifting weights, and binge-watching crime documentaries with her partner Christian.  They have two fur pups, Bailey and Bruiser, and 12 nieces and nephews to spoil. Go Hawks!

Contact us

English Insurance Group is conveniently located in the historic North Creek Clubhouse, just off Exit 24 on I-405, across the street from the Northshore YMCA. Our office rests in a 5-acre wildlife preserve complete with an aviary pond. Our parking lot also serves as the trailhead for the North Creek walking trails. We invite you to visit during our regular business hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

ADDRESS

ENGLISH INSURANCE GROUP, LLC

11830 NE 195TH STREET

BOTHELL, WA 98011

 

PHONE NUMBERS

(833) BIG-TREE toll-free   

(425) 673-7948 local/text

(425) 673-7942 fax

 

EMAIL

info@englishinsurance.com

HOURS

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Questions?

Come visit us! We're here to help you understand your insurance options.

You can also call us at (833) BIG-TREE / (425) 673-7948, or use our online form to request a quote.

 
 
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