The Vitolo Company’s philosophy always begins and ends with the customer. We strive to provide state of the art, efficient plan designs, along with highly customized client service. Our goal is to build and maintain long-term relationships, work to meet the needs of our clients’ employees, to make the administrator’s job easier and to assure the benefit plan and administration is compliant with the regulatory environment. We operate with integrity and strive to earn the respect of our clients and industry associates.
President & Broker
Mike is the Founder and President of The Vitolo Company. Prior to launching his company in 1991, Mike was an Economist at the Washington State Office of Financial Management, responsible for publishing the revenue forecast in the Quarterly Economic and Revenue Forecast Report. He earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master's Degree in Economics from Western Washington University. Mike enjoys traveling, skiing, and a good cup of coffee.
Director of Client Services
Sr. Account Manager
Elisabeth is a licensed insurance broker, has extensive Employee Benefits management experience, and specializes in brokerage operations. She received her B.A. in International Affairs, concentrating in socio-economic processes, as well as a B.A. in French, from Eastern Washington University. Elisabeth loves playing with her pets, singing, and traveling.
Kien studied Linguistics at the University of Washington before beginning his career. Kien worked at an insurance carrier for 13+ years as a Claims Manager before moving to The Vitolo Company to specialize in claims resolution. Kien likes food, adventure, and more food.
Georgie Costanza Ellingson
Claire manages client services, company operations, and IT. She received her Bachelor's degree in Business and Finance from Western Washington University and MBA from Seattle Pacific University. Claire worked for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle in auditing, before joining The Vitolo Company. Claire loves horses, her book club, and world travel.
Sr. Account Manager
Monica is a licensed Senior Account Manager and has over 10 years of insurance industry experience. Monica has a B.A in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior with a minor in education from the University of Washington. Monica loves exploring wineries and breweries, traveling, and supporting the Seattle Sounders.
Shannon received her B.A. in Social Sciences from Evergreen State College. She has 20+ years of experience in healthcare administration and manages the enrollment process at The Vitolo Company. She likes reading during her lunch break, jazz music, and cats.
Georgie is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel & Poodle mix who ensures a fun team culture each and every day. Georgie is a student at Zoom Room and has experience in rolling over, sitting, laying down, being a t-rex, and eating. He likes blueberries, lunchtime walks, and post-its.