Pacific Crest Group and Filice Insurance Partner to Offer Human Resources Consulting and Benefits Services

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Leading HR Strategy Consultant and Employee Benefits and Insurance Broker Team Up to Support the Employment Needs of Bay Area Businesses

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Pacific Crest Group (, a service firm that optimizes finance, human resources, and IT so their clients can build their business, and Filice Insurance, one of the largest independent employee benefits and insurance consulting firms in Northern California, today announced a strategic alliance to better meet the needs of Bay Area employers. Working together, Pacific Crest Group and Filice Insurance will be able to offer San Francisco Bay Area businesses a single source to support their staffing, management, compliance, and benefits needs.

“We have worked with Nina Gardner and the professionals at Filice in the past whenever we run into a situation where a client needs advice on health insurance, a new benefits or retirement package, or insurance programs,” said Franka Winchester, general partner and co-founder of Pacific Crest Group. “By working more closely with the Filice team, we can offer clients a complete HR solution customizable to meet their needs.”

Pacific Crest Group began by offering bookkeeping and payroll services, and then quickly expanded to provide related consulting and services in employment and information technology. Today, Pacific Crest Group offers a diverse range of human resources consulting services, including employee development, leadership training, establishing policies and procedures, staffing strategies, and recruiting. The company’s mission is to help its clients standardize processes such as performance reviews and coaching to create consistency and to free business owners to concentrate on building their core business.

Filice Insurance is a full-service insurance broker offering customized employee benefit programs, commercial insurance, individual and personal insurance, and retirement services. The company has its headquarters in San Jose but maintains offices throughout the Bay Area. The company has a staff of 90 licensed insurance professionals and serves more than 2,000 client companies.

“We are excited about supporting Pacific Crest Group’s HR and accounting practice with our expertise in health insurance and benefits packages,” said Nina Gardner, J.D., Employee Benefits Consultant with Filice’s San Rafael, California, office. “Filice specializes in creating custom insurance and benefits offerings for companies of all sizes, so pooling our experience with Pacific Crest Group should benefit all of our clients.”

About Pacific Crest Group
Pacific Crest Group works with entrepreneurial organizations to help them unleash their potential by eliminating the friction and chaos caused by business processes. Founded by a team of entrepreneurs with expertise in accounting and, finance, Pacific Crest Group has built its reputation by identifying organizational needs and opportunities for improvement, and optimizing financial procedures, computer systems, and human resources so clients can focus on their core business. Pacific Crest Group approaches financial and business management like a consulting physician, with an understanding that some problems can be isolated and fixed while others need a more holistic approach. The result is eliminating obstacles such as broken financial processes or cumbersome IT systems so clients can focus on business growth.

The firm is based in Larkspur, California. For more information, visit Pacific Crest Group online at

Franka Winchester
Pacific Crest Group
(415) 461-2586

Tom Woolf
Woolf Media & Marketing
(415) 259-5638


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