Tacoma, WA (253) 272-2711

Anchorage, AK (907) 277-1616



We are a full-service employee benefit firm

Our Comprehensive Services

As an employer services firm, we specialize in three integrated and complementary disciplines:

Employee Benefits

Human Resources

Retirement Plan & Wealth Management

We bring you business-focused solutions that eliminate obstacles and provide you peace-of-mind.

Employee Benefits

Our certified advisors help you navigate the benefits market and deliver quality employee benefits from start to finish. Let’s work together on:

  • Strategic Benefit & Wellness Planning
  • Compliance For Your Entire Benefit Package
  • Strategic Renewal Planning With Trusted Carrier Partners
  • Data Analytics & Benchmarking
  • Employee Education

Strategic Benefit & Wellness Planning

Planning that fits your organization’s benefit needs. We help you to find the benefit and wellness program that fits your total compensation planning as well as your firm’s cultural values.

Compliance For Your Entire Benefit Package

Our team focuses on compliance for all of your benefit programs including healthcare reform, ERISA, ADEA, etc. Our dedicated team of compliance experts are focused on the subjects that specifically impact your benefit programs.

Strategic Renewal Planning With Trusted Carrier Partners

Our team is dedicated to bring each client a timely renewal for each policy and contract we manage. We work with carriers and vendors that have been vetted whom we know will provide you the highest level of service.

Data Analytics & Benchmarking

We help you understand your data – whether it is a deep dive into your health plan information or comparing you to other comparable employers- we want to help you understand what it is you are paying for every month.

Employee Education

We know that the value of your benefit program is only as good as what is understood by your employees, so we educate directly or through the tools that our firm provides each client.


Sometime things go wrong. This can be at the employer or employee level. We stand by to help you through whatever comes up and because we work with vetted trusted carriers and vendor partners, we are able to be walk in your shoes and get quick results.

… and much more

Human Resources 

Alera ConnectHR brings unique scalability, breadth of expertise, a wide range of resources and tools, and predictable costs. That’s a business-friendly combination that’s hard to find elsewhere.  When you entrust us with your HR, we take proactive ownership. Your HR team will come to understand your business and be a part of it. Whether you opt for us to handle all your HR functions or a few, we customize and scale to meet your business needs and budget. We can provide you with:

  • Strategic Management Consulting
  • Recruiting
  • HR/Payroll/Benefits Systems
  • Data Analytics & Benchmarking
  • General HR Administration
  • Training & Performance Management

Strategic Management Consulting

Our experts have led the HR function for companies large and small, and we’re local business owners ourselves. We can help you answer HR’s big picture questions.


Let us find the right people who will do great work and strengthen your team. Using science-backed techniques, we can dramatically improve hiring results while keeping you on the right side of the law.

HR/Payroll/Benefits Systems

If you don’t have one, you need one. Good systems reduce time wasted on clunky, error-ridden administration and give management ready access to employee information. Let us help you make the most of the system you have, or to find the right system for your business and budget.

Compensation & Market Analysis

Getting compensation right is important in recruiting & retention as well as keeping your labor costs competitive. We’ll help you get pay right at hire, and to keep it competitive as your employees develop.

Employment Compliance & Administration

Our compliance experts ensure your employment policies fit your business, as well as keeping you on the right side of the law. Our administration experts will align practices with policy and keep HR and benefits running smoothly, so you and your employees can focus on running your business.

Training & Performance Management

Making a great hire is just the start. We’ll help you keep them at the top of their game with great programs and tools for building more skills and productive supervisor- employee relationships.

… and much more

Retirement plan & wealth management

Our dedicated retirement plan specialist team consists of licensed investment advisor representatives, and embraces a fiduciary status with our clients’ plans and their participants. Our highly evolved and proven institutional investment due-diligence process created specifically for retirement plan investments (individual or group), is scalable to allow for ample capacity and growth. We can help you with:

  • Retirement Plan Design
  • Vendor Search & Oversight
  • Investment
  • Plan Process Management
  • Employee Education
  • Retirement Committee Coordination

Strategic Plan Design

We review your plan structure and features to make sure your objectives are met and participants will be successful

Vendor Search & Oversight

Vendors face our rigorous tests and measures as we determine best fit and value for your plan.

Investment Fiduciary Services

We employ a proven institutional investment monitoring system, specifically designed to identify appropriate and consistent investments for group retirement plans.

Plan Process Management

We act as the plan sponsors liaison to record-keeper and administrator, and work to ensure consistent and compliant plan management.

Employee Education & Individual Consultation

Comprehension and appreciation are the keys to success for a retirement plan. Our advisors strive to create a base understanding of risk and value of the retirement plan, to lower the barriers to entry

Committee Facilitation & Fiduciary Education

Investment policy development, Committee management, and fiduciary education.

… and much more