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Alera Group Appoints Mark Dennis as Managing Director of the Northwest Region

June 22, 2023

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Deerfield, IL (June 22, 2023) — Alera Group, a top independent national insurance and wealth services firm, announced today that Mark Dennis has been appointed as Managing Director for the Northwest region.

In his new role, Mark will help drive Alera Group’s growth activities and develop leadership teams who will help create and bolster expansion in the Northwest region, which includes 16 locations, 700 colleagues and approximately $143 million in revenue across Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Utah and Wyoming.

“Mark is dedicated to making an impact for our clients, communities and colleagues, and his extensive experience will help position the Northwest region for further success and high-performance,” said Jim Blue, President of Alera Group. “We are excited to announce Mark’s well-deserved appointment, and we look forward to seeing him continue to excel.”

Mark joined Propel Insurance, an Alera Group company, 17 years ago and has served in a number of leadership positions. Most recently, he served as Propel’s Executive Director of P&C Services. Prior to that, he was the Director of Personal Lines and Small Commercial Operations. Before joining Propel, he spent 20 years in various positions at Allstate.

“I look forward to building relationships with our Northwest Alera Group partners and celebrating our wins as one united team,” said Mark. “The company's commitment to fostering a culture of collaboration and inclusivity is invaluable. I am excited for the opportunity to uphold and strengthen these values across the Northwest region, enabling us to consistently generate a positive and profound impact.”

Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing from California State University, Chico.


About Alera Group     

Alera Group is an independent, national insurance and wealth services firm with more than $1.1 billion in annual revenue, offering comprehensive employee benefits, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan services and wealth services solutions to clients nationwide. By working collaboratively across specialties and geographies, Alera Group’s team of more than 4,000 professionals in more than 180 locations provides creative, competitive services that help ensure a client’s business and personal success. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn.