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About Us

Founded by Robert James in 1992 and based in Kirkland, WA. PNI specializes in providing property, casualty, life insurance and employee benefits for commercial businesses, Families and individuals. PNI operates in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Arizona and Utah with affiliates around the U.S.

A member of The Advantage Group LLC since 2008, PNI‘s ability to provide holistic and competitive insurance offerings to our clients is broad and comprehensive. The Advantage Group consists of 17 autonomous independent agency partners with 20 office locations. The group of aggregators, one of the largest agencies in Western Washington, manages over $100,000,000 in premium volume and represents 30 major insurance carriers.

Today, PNI serves both individual and business clients. With a professional and specialized team, and a “Client First Approach” we are well equipped to handle any insurance request and need.

Our Team

Robert James

Robert James

Principal

I have been in the business for 31 years and started PNI 22 years ago. What I enjoy most is creating opportunities to help our clients worry less and enjoy life more. My hobbies are golf, cooking, working out, traveling and meeting new people along the way.

 

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Darwin Allen

Darwin Allen

Sales Associate

What I love about the insurance industry is my interactions with my clients. Helping them to identify what their end goals are, and how to cultivate a lasting relationship guiding them along the way. In my free time I love watching and playing sports. I love golfing and going for runs!
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Anna Gincherman

Anna Gincherman

Personal Lines Associate

With over 15 year’s experience in the insurance industry. My goal is to build long lasting relationships with my customers and provide the best possible service to help your decision process when insuring you and your family properly. I aim to be your agent for life and I take pride in meeting your needs and will always strive to do my best. On my spare time I like to sing with my band and to spend time with family in warm destinations for our vacation time.
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Robyn Buchholz

Robyn Buchholz

Commercial Lines Associate

I’m a Pacific Northwest native with two amazing tween and teenaged kids and enjoy hiking, biking and camping with my kids and husband of 20+ years. I’ve been helping clients with their insurance needs for over 25 years and looking forward to being of service for 25 more!
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Dan Keen

Dan Keen

Commercial Broker & Commercial Lines Account Manager

Insurance is protection. As a former contractor, manager, and entrepreneur, I am your advocate to the coverage and representation you deserve. In my spare time I am a musician, outdoor enthusiast, and father. I am passionate about everything I do.
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Lena Khilchenko

Lena Khilchenko

Personal Lines Associate

I have always been passionate about helping and educating others – and insurance is so important to maintain and understand. Insurance is there to protect your financial future, and as our lives are constantly changing so are your insurance needs. I am committed to making sure you and your family are covered properly. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, when I am not with them I am painting or taking photographs of people or animals.
Office: 425-828-7877 | Fax 425-828-4454 & fax@pnorthwest.com