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About Pacific Employee Benefits

We are a small but mighty team of professionals and one of BC’s most respected suppliers of employee benefit plans. We lead with transparency, accessibility, empathy and creativity to help large and small corporations, municipalities and First Nations. Our goal is always to design, distribute and administer benefit plans that are customized to meet our clients’ unique goals, budgets and vision.

Why Work With Us?

We’re accountable – We take a proactive approach to managing your needs and we do the heavy lifting to ensure that all solutions have been explored for an optimal plan that will work best for you and your employees.
We’re knowledgeable – We have a comprehensive understanding of health care and Capital Accumulation Plans in BC and our accumulated knowledge and expertise in this industry spans over 50 years.
We’re trustworthy – We have established long standing professional relationships with our insurance partners, which gives us access to affordable rates and benefits plans tailored to the unique business goals of our valued clients.

Our Values

At Pacific Employee Benefits we take pride in our customer-centered culture. When you call us, there is always a benefits advisor on the other end of the phone to answer your questions. In emotionally charged situations, we have the empathy to listen, understand, and instill peace of mind. We are always available to our clients and we love to help take the burden of responsibility off your shoulders. We do the research, compare the options and recommend the best plan for your goals to help you to provide the best benefit plan for your employees and turn your vision into a reality.

Our Values

At Pacific Employee Benefits we take pride in our customer-centered culture. When you call us, there is always a benefits advisor on the other end of the phone to answer your questions. In emotionally charged situations, we have the empathy to listen, understand, and instill peace of mind. We are always available to our clients and we love to help take the burden of responsibility off your shoulders. We do the research, compare the options and recommend the best plan for your goals to help you to provide the best benefit plan for your employees and turn your vision into a reality.
We design benefit plans that are cost-effective and relevant to you. We truly believe that companies and individuals deserve good value for their money. Our values and services will enable you and your employees to fully understand the features of your customized plan so that the decisions you make are well informed. Our benefit packages are optimized for your needs and your budget.

Meet Our Team

With due diligence, professional expertise, and our team’s collective toolbox we’ll assist you with the right solutions for your company or organization. We’re relationship driven and intricately involved in helping our clients–not just for renewal, but year-round when and as you need us.

Dale Clarke, President
Licensed Benefits Consultant / BC and ALTA

Dale started in the insurance industry in 1984 as a general insurance agent and eventually ended up owning his own insurance business. Dale specialized in commercial and liability insurance. After he sold his general insurance business, Dale joined Pacific Employee Benefits in 2009, specializing in group benefits and retirement plans. He became president of the company in 2015. Married with three children and three grandchildren, Dale has been living in the Bulkley Valley area for over 30 years. When not working or volunteering in the community, he enjoys spending his spare time studying or instructing karate at the local dojo or strumming on a guitar. He also enjoys travelling with his family any chance he can get.

Reneé Couture, Partner
Chief Operations Manager

Renee’s journey with Pacific Employee Benefits started in 2003 as a group benefits claims adjudicator and customer service specialist. Over the next few years her role evolved to include our group retirement platform and overseeing the day to day tasks of our team. She has extensive experience implementing new plans as well as providing ongoing service and support to our existing clients. In 2017 Renee became a partner and is currently the Chief Operations Officer of Pacific Employee Benefits. In her spare time, you can find her camping, fishing, travelling with her family or enjoying time with her Bernese Mountain dog, Willow.

Joanne Green, Partner
Licensed Benefit Consultant for Vancouver Island, BC

Joanne started in the insurance industry over 25 years ago. She has an extensive background in many aspects of the insurance industry including general, commercial and accident and sickness insurance. Joanne joined our PEB team in 2015 as our Vancouver Island Representative. In the spring of 2020 Jo became a managing partner for Pacific Employee Benefits Vancouver Island (PEB-VI). Joanne truly values her relationships with her clients. Her expertise is being able to find the best solution and plan designs for both large and small businesses. When Jo’s not driving up and down the island to meet with her clients, she can be found either on the beach or in the woods walking her two Great Danes, or hosting large dinner parties for her family and friends.

Nikki Royer
Licensed Group Benefits Specialist

Nikki joined our team in 2017 and works with the administering and quoting of our insured plans. She is also responsible for new plan implementation as well as providing on going service for existing plans. In her spare time, Nikki enjoys camping and hiking in the beautiful Bulkley Valley and long walks with her two border collies.

Amanda Martens
Licensed Group Benefits Specialist

Amanda began her journey with Pacific Employee Benefits in March of 2019. Before adjudicating claims, she resided in Mackenzie B.C. with her husband and two kids. Amanda is responsible for overseeing claims processing with respect to our self-insured products such as Administrative Service Only (ASO) contracts and Private Health Service Plans.