About Benefit Design Group


Joel Biernat, CLU

Phone: 503-639-3231

Email: joel@bdgllc.net

Joel is in his 31st year as an Independent Agent and Registered Representative specializing in employee benefits. Having started his career in the life insurance industry, he is well versed in Key Person Life, Buy Sell Insurance, Deferred Compensation, Disability coverage, and Estate Planning. Joel earned his CLU in 2001. CLU is the professional designation for Chartered Life Underwriter, signifying completion of mastery courses in the field of business insurance and financial planning.

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Phone: 503-620-1716

Email: winnie@bdgllc.net

Winnie has 12 years with Benefit Design Group specializing in Medicare coverage, as well as overall office management. She has a diverse background in Human Resources, Payroll, and Accounting. She is an integral part of the Benefit Design Group team.

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Phone: 503-598-7418

Email: michele@bdgllc.net

Michele has been with Benefit Design Group for 11 years, providing customer service, client management and internal quote processing. She has many years of customer service experience in the mortgage banking industry and provides crucial customer renewal services for the agency.