Nick Quaid

Nick Quaid started with Pacific Group in 2013.  Paul Gaarenstroom and Nick met while Nick was a Regional Sales Manager for California Choice, the nation’s leading Private Exchange company.   He had spent the first 13 years of his career working there, doing everything from data entry, underwriting, renewal, and sales.  While working in sales, Nick Read More >>

Steve Lyons

Steve was born in Tacoma Washington but grew up in Eugene and Beaverton Oregon. He graduated from Beaverton High School in 1978, and attended Oregon State on a partial baseball scholarship. After his junior year, Steve was a first-round Draft pick (19th overall) by the Boston Red Socks in 1981. Steve spent 9 years in Read More >>

Paul Gaarenstroom

My professional career started early at age 13 when I debuted my entrepreneurial skills as the “owner / sales manager / marketing coordinator” for a fireworks stand in Raleigh Hills, Oregon, in order to save money to purchase my first car. Although that stand was a rousing success, I didn’t want to be a “Fireworks Read More >>