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John Frankland

Principal / Founder

John Frankland has over 30 years of experience in the group insurance industry. He is a native of Seattle, Washington, graduating with a BA in Economics from the University of Washington in 1979. John began his group insurance career with Union Mutual Life Insurance Company (UNUM) in 1979. He worked in sales as an Account Executive in their Baltimore/Washington DC/Virginia office from 1979 through 1984.

In 1985, John returned to Seattle and joined The Northwestern Mutual to open Puget Sound Benefit Services, the 12th group benefits office in the Strategic Employee Benefit Services (SEBS) program. Over the last 30 years, with the support of an excellent customer service team, he has built a successful employee benefit services practice, with a reputation within the insurance industry, and his clients, for his honesty, integrity, and quality service.

As Founder of Puget Sound Benefits and a benefits broker, John works with various sized companies to develop quality, cost effective employee benefit plans. His knowledge of the local healthcare market and his attention to detail with healthcare plans, and his expertise and creativity in salary continuation plans, enable him to tailor each company's benefit plans to meet their needs and goals.

The professional staff at Puget Sound Benefit Services, are responsible for managing over 350 group clients in Western Washington. They take great pride in providing great customer service with close attention to detail, and quick resolution to administrative or claim problems.


Contact the Seattle Office:

601 Union St.
Seattle, WA 98101

206.625.1748


Our Team


John Frankland

Principal / Founder

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David Johnston

Account Manager

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Janet Vinson

Account Manager

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JonnaLyhn Prill

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Sarah Kelly

Account Manager

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PUGET SOUND BENEFIT SERVICES, was established in February of 1985 as a member of Strategic Employee Benefit Services of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. Our mission is to support the employer’s objective of providing quality employee benefit plans. As a service organization, we assist an employer in designing, evaluating, and implementing benefit plans that meet not only the employer’s objectives, but those of the employees as well.


Seattle 206.625.1748
Bellingham 360.306.8888
Tacoma 253.627.0434

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