700 S. Main Street
97355 (View Map)
Monday-Friday 9 AM-5PM
Closed 1 PM-2PM for Lunch
Personal Lines Advisor
Joe Bilyeu joined Columbia Insurance in 2016, but has been agent for almost 20 years. He is a third generation insurance salesman, has been around insurance his whole life! Joe strives to offer superior value to his clients by listening to their needs, then matching them with the right insurers to get them the most competitive premium and tailored coverage with superior service and agency support. Joe enjoys spending his time off working on his farm, camping, fishing, and wishing there were more hours in the day so he could take up golf. Joe’s number one goal is to make sure that you are wholly content with your insurance needs.
Scott has been involved in the insurance, banking and financial industry for well over 25 years, both at the corporate level, as well as a company owner. In addition to Columbia, he has a portfolio of companies engaged in Commercial & Residential Real Estate, Property Management, Commercial Child Care, Derivatives Trading and Quick-Serve Franchising. Because of the complexities and risk exposures encountered by business owners such as himself, Scott wanted to design an organization capable of handling ALL of the insurance and financial needs of other entrepreneurs in a similar position. Over the past several years, Columbia has been able to assemble a number of seasoned professionals with one goal in mind – Wealth Management and Wealth Preservation. Scott and his wife Tracy, have been married for 30 years and have 5 children. Licensed in WA, OR, ID, CA, NV, AZ, TX, MI, VI, FL
Chief Operating Officer
Whitney serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Columbia Insurance Group and Columbia Wealth Management, and as such, oversees all operations. Whitney understands the importance in protecting a business and its assets. She is passionate about educating her staff and clients on the various resources & programs available to them. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Whitney became a co-franchisee with a major national brand and ultimately spent 4 years working for a Franchisor as part of their Marketing team. Whitney’s experience as both a franchisee and current insurance professional, allows her to connect, educate and relate to you from a businessowner’s perspective, thereby giving Columbia Insurance Group the insight and ability to build out the strongest and most cost-efficient Risk Management Strategy for each Franchisee. Whitney and her husband Mike have two children, Avery and Austin, and reside in Vancouver, Washington.
Commercial Lines Agent
Shad's long and distinguished career in Sales and Marketing & Account Management spans some 30 years. His transition to our team as a multi-state Commercial Agent has been a perfect fit.
Originally from Utah, Shad has lived in Idaho, Washington, Hawaii, and Italy.
Shad loves spending quality time with his wife, two daughters, and three sons. He also enjoys running, cycling, hiking and traveling. Shad is fluent in Italian and one of his hobbies is cooking gourmet Italian cuisine for his friends and family (you want to be his friend). He also spends time giving back to his community through working with youth groups and doing service projects to help those in need.
"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions."