Barker-Uerlings Insurance, Inc., has been serving customers in the Pacific Northwest since 1911. In January 2018, Oregon Business Magazine recognized our firm as the 3rd largest Commercial Insurance Agency in the Willamette Valley and 16th in the state. We are licensed insurance agents and consultants in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California. Our total annual written premium is in excess of $22 million. The Corvallis Chamber of Commerce awarded us the 2017 Business of the Year.
Barker-Uerlings is owned by Steve Uerlings and has an experienced staff of 19 professionals with the knowledge to design, place and manage all your insurance needs and provide you with consulting and advice on managing your organizational risks. We have an outstanding record of client service with the Oregon Insurance Division.
Barker-Uerlings is a full service agency with the capability to serve all areas of personal and business insurance including:
Property and Casualty
Fidelity and Surety Bonds
Insurance & Risk Management Consulting
The Barker-Uerlings agency has developed the resources to handle the risk management requirements of all types of public entities. We serve as Insurance Agent of Record for 15 Cities, Counties, School Districts, Community Colleges, Oregon PUDs, Transit Districts, and Rural Fire Districts along with other consortiums and smaller districts. In addition we are members of ARMGroup of Oregon, a network of 16 insurance agencies that specialize in Oregon Public Entities. Combined we are the Agent of Record for over 150 entities.
Steve Uerlings, CIC, ARM, CRM – President
Steve Uerlings has been the President of Barker-Uerlings Insurance since 2000 and been with the agency since 1978 starting as a college intern. Steve received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting & Finance in 1979 from Oregon State University. He received his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1982 and his Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation in 1988. In March of 2003 he was awarded the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation.
He served as Chairman of SAIF Corporation’s Agency Advisory Council from 2003 to 2012 and has been a member since 1997. Steve also serves on the advisory councils for City County Insurance Services, Travelers, Hartford and Oregon Mutual.
Steve is very involved in the mid-valley area. His is the Immediate Past President of the Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation and a on the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center Operating Board. He has served twice as President and Treasurer of United Way of Benton County. Steve has been President of Rotary Club of Greater Corvallis, Kiwanis Club of Corvallis and the Corvallis Jaycees. He was also Vice President of Finance for the Chamber of Commerce and the Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis. In 1985, he was selected as the Junior First Citizen of Corvallis and in 2013 was named the Robert C. Ingalls “Businessperson of the Year” by the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce.