Team

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We’re here to help you.

We deliver results to individuals and business alike. Let us do the same for you.  Olympic Crest Insurance, Inc. is a locally owned and operated insurance brokerage firm. Established in 1996, we have come to be recognized by both our clients and insurance providers as best in class by specializing in employee benefits and individual medical, dental & life insurance.

Nancy J. Giacolone, RHU

President & Owner

With over 30 years in the employee benefit industry, Nancy has both the experience and knowledge our clients have come to rely on. She began as an Administrative Assistant in a small Tacoma agency and worked her way up to partner before moving on to start Olympic Crest Insurance in 1996.

Nancy has served as President of the SW Washington Association of Health Underwriters, served on the Junior Achievement of Washington Board of Directors and continues to be an active volunteer in the community. She maintains membership in many professional and community organizations.

In 2020, she was named one of the Top 20 Women in Benefit Advising by Benefit Adviser Magazine.

She is a Washington State native and currently resides in Gig Harbor with her husband and three dogs. When not working or spending time with her family, she can be found running,  baking sourdough bread, with a camera in her hand, or trying some new artistic adventure.

Nicholas (Nick) Giacolone

Benefit Advisor

Nick has been working at Olympic Crest Insurance before he was even able to drive a car. After graduating college at Oregon State University in 2014, Nick began working at Olympic Crest Insurance as a full-time benefits consultant. He has been working alongside Colin Walters to make waves in the benefits industry by tackling problems head on and by finding new and creative ways to solve problems.

Nick is highly proficient, a quick-learner, and is dedicated to providing clients with the highest level of service and expertise. His attention to detail provides clients with accurate and timely information, as well as the most competitively priced products available.

When Nick is not working, he is spending his time with his family and friends. He is a huge football fan and is a die-hard Seahawks and Oregon State Beavers fan. Aside from football, he enjoys competitive running, hunting, fishing, and playing with his three dogs.

Cindy Funk

Analyst

Cindy Funk has been with Olympic Crest Insurance since June of 2012. She initially came to OCI with 33 years of group insurance experience with her expertise in the ancillary lines, including Life, Disability, and Dental. As the Benefits Analyst at OCI, her expertise has now been extended to include medical and an array of worksite products.

Cindy started her insurance career with Assurant Employee Benefits running small group quotes and answering phones. During her tenure of 30 years, she continued to grow with increased responsibilities eventually taking on the roles of Office Manager, Account Manager, and Renewal Manager.

From Assurant, Cindy continued on the carrier side with Regence Life and Health, where she was an Account Executive for 3 years.

Cindy holds her Washington Agent’s License. She attended college in Spokane, moved to Seattle upon graduating, married in 1981, and has two daughters who both reside in Bonney Lake close to their Mom. Cindy enjoys camping with friends, traveling, boating and swimming. Her greatest joy is spending time with her Granddaughter, Skyler, whenever the opportunity presence itself.

Danielle Brown

Eligibility Specialist

Danielle joined Olympic Crest Insurance as an Eligibility Specialist in April of 2016.

Danielle is a customer favorite due to her willingness to go the extra mile to solve any problems or questions that may arise.  She is quick with a laugh and a smile!

Outside of work, Danielle enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Andrya Jaurigue

Account Manager

Andrya Jaurigue is the newest member of the Olympic Crest Insurance team, however she brings a depth of employee benefit experience to the position.

She has worked on the brokerage side since 2017 and before that spent over 10 years on the carrier side with Regence Blue Shield.  She has strong desire to learn and explore the Health Rosetta style plans offered her at Olympic Crest Insurance.

In her free time Andrya loves the outdoors, working out and spending time with her husband and two children.

Stacy Barrow, Esq.

Compliance Director

Stacy is a partner and co-founder of Marathas Barrow Weatherhead Lent LLP, a boutique employment, employee benefits and executive compensation law firm located in Boston.

Stacy is one of the nation’s leading experts on the Affordable Care Act.  He uses a practical, business-focused approach to counsel his clients on all matters related to employee benefit plans.  Stacy has extensive technical knowledge and experience designing and implementing health and welfare plans that meet the numerous and intricate requirements of applicable federal and state law.

It is fair to say that few, if any, advisors have more practical and hands-on experience assisting clients with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.  Stacy has worked—and continues to work with—hundreds of clients nationally on all aspects of Affordable Care Act compliance.  National providers of reporting and tracking tools seek out Stacy’s assistance to ensure that their products comply with the Affordable Care Act.  Stacy is a sought after speaker on all aspects of the Affordable Care Act and employee benefit programs in general.

He has published numerous articles and has been widely quoted on issues arising under the Affordable Care Act.  He is widely recognized by clients, opposing counsel and national law firm ranking organizations as among the best in the field.