We started in 2015 serving small to mid-size businesses in the Greater Seattle & Tacoma area with a goal to become a one-stop-shop for all of our clients' employee benefits enrollment and administration needs. We know that when you offer benefits to your employees, it comes with a high cost and a lot of work. This is where out team comes in. We strive to make insurance fun, interesting, and interactive. Our team of local employee benefit specialists are experts in providing competitive and robust benefits packages that will help you keep and attract quality employees.

Why choose Platinum Benefits?

Liz Bettridge, Founder & Senior Partner has worked as an employee benefits producer for over 7 years. She loves helping employers find cost-effective strategies and provide robust employee benefits, enrollment, and administration solutions. Driven by her extensive experience working with companies in every industry, Liz is able to offer a tailored approach to benefits that fit each company's market and budget. She is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, honest, and a true expert in her field. Liz enjoys working out, taking her toy poodle Duke on runs, and volunteering for a local non-profit youth group outside of the office. 

Founder & Senior Partner

Liz Bettridge

Natasha Yeremeyeva, Founder & CEO, has over 13 years of experience working with employers of all sizes and industries to manage employee benefits. With her understanding of supplemental benefits, she has a unique advantage and ability to put together competitive packages that business owners can afford. Natasha is excited to bring her diverse background and experiences to design best-in-class benefit strategies to fit employers' and employees' needs. Natasha also enjoys travel, speed boats, and spending time with friends and family. 

Founder & CEO

Natasha Yeremeyeva

Meet our Team

Jasmine Coard, Senior Consultant, has over 5 years of experience working with business owners in the Greater Seattle Area. She graduated with honors from Washington State University, achieving a bachelor’s degree of Business Administration with a Certification in Human Resources Management. Jasmine is passionate about helping employers with cost-saving strategies while enhancing employee benefit packages. She is outgoing and not afraid to take on any challenge thrown her way. On her off time, she enjoys traveling, or spending quality time with friends and family. 

Senior Consultant

Jasmine Coard  

Ruby has been working with business owners in the Greater Seattle Area for over 2 years. She loves connecting with people and helping them find great employee benefits options. Ruby has worked in various roles and has built a strong foundation for working with business owners in every industry. She starts by understanding employers' and employees' needs and then goes to action to find the best solutions available in the marketplace. After spending time in France and living in several states, Ruby found her home in Seattle in 2019. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, boating, and traveling. 

Senior Consultant

Ruby Orton

Alin Balika, Employee Benefits Specialist, has worked with businesses in the Greater Seattle area for over 6 years. His passion for business growth and development stems from personally growing up in a large family of businesses owners. Alin has an exceptional understanding of the business cycle and the different challenges a business owner might encounter. Considering the importance of employees to the business, he takes great pride in being a reliable consultant who goes to great lengths to make sure business owners are adequately guided when selecting employee benefits. Alin enjoys living a healthy lifestyle during his free time by exploring the Great Pacific North West, coaching soccer, and spending time with his 16 nephews and nieces. 

Employee Benefits Specialist

Alin Balika

Lex Wiese started her professional career with four years of active duty in the Army, Aviation. After completing her military service, she continued her aviation career as a civilian. Her extensive background in working with aviation customers, managing client relations, and overseeing quality control has led her to a position where she can utilize many of her skills and build long-lasting relationships with business owners in the area. Lex enjoys educating companies on the different benefit options available to their employees and walking them through the process of getting things set up. Lex was born in Riverside, CA, and now lives with her husband, who is also an active military member, and their three beautiful children in Rainier, WA. Lex enjoys hiking and family camping trips.

Employee Benefits Specialist

Lex Wettlaufer

Sam Hong, Employee Benefits Specialist, graduated from Washington State University with a double major in Business Administration and Accounting. After many years managing his own company, Sam joined Platinum Benefits. This switch allowed him to use all the knowledge and experience he has gained over the years to help other business owners with the common challenges they face every day. While finding good employee benefits can be difficult, Sam strives to make the process smooth and easy. In his free time, he enjoys being with family and riding his motorcycle.

Employee Benefits Specialist

Sam Hong

Aira Jose, Employee Benefits Specialist, graduated from Washington State University with a double major in Business Operations and Marketing. After years in hospitality, Aira wanted to find a career where she could meet new people, learn their stories, and help them in a meaningful way. Working with business owners to find the best benefit solutions for their employees offered her just that. Being the first generation to parents from The Philippines, Aira looks forward to making an impact on the local communities in the Seattle area.

Employee Benefits Specialist

Aira Jose

Eileen, Assistant Hiring Manager, has spent most of her professional career in sales and administration. She also obtained her Associates Degree in Visual Communication to help support her creative side and the different projects she takes on from time to time. Eileen’s passion for meeting new people and finding a company that she can can grow with, has lead her to Platinum Benefits. Eileen enjoys working with new agents and helping them with the onboarding process. Outside of work, her beautiful one year-old daughter Elsiah, keeps her plenty busy. 

Assistant Hiring Manager

Eileen Bettridge

Kayla is Queens, NY native who moved to Seattle three years ago. She has pursued a B.A. in Communication Studies at the University of Washington and was named one of the 2020 Martin Achievement Scholars Award recipients. With an extensive background in the administrative field, Kayla has made a significant impact on improving business processes and operations with several companies before coming to Platinum Benefit Solutions in the summer of 2021. When it comes to leadership and organization, Kayla is a natural! You can find her tasting new local cuisines, doing yoga, or blogging in her free time.  

Communications Coordinator 

Kayla Pezolano

Platinum Benefit Solutions partners with many local businesses as well as multi-state corporations. Helping local, however, is our passion. We work with companies of every size and in every stage of business - from new start-up companies to well-established organizations looking to improve their benefit offerings and streamline enrollment processes. 

We enjoy creating long-lasting relationships and becoming strategic partners with our clients. Connecting over lunch or a happy hour has become a common way to get to know each other more personally. 

Our Clients

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