Who We Are
Baker Insurance Group has grown from a one-woman operation to multiple offices around the Puget Sound. Each person at BIG represents the main tenets of our company’s mission: provide a friendly, helpful, knowledgeable voice that can walk you through the Medicare process and keep moving you forward.
Meet the Team
Our main team, located in Snoqualmie, Wash., combines more than 38 years of experience in the insurance field. We specialize in understanding health insurance statewide – from providers that meet your needs in Spokane to specialist that can address your outpatient care in the Puget Sound, we can determine what medical carrier and plans(s) are best suited to you and your situation.
Theresa Baker is the founder of Baker Insurance Group.
She began her insurance agency career in 1989. After obtaining her degree in History from University of Nevada Reno, she realized that a career in helping with insurance decisions was the best one for her, and not working in a historical society museum.
She believes in constant education. Whether this be in insurance, public speaking, or how the pioneers came from the east to the west. (Ask her about walking in the remaining wagon ruts of the early pioneers in NV or rubbing Basque drawings off aspen trees in the Sierra NV Mountains).
Liberty Elliott is an insurance agent for Baker Insurance Group. She began working for BIG in October 2017, and in the industry the summer of 2014. She isn’t just an agent though, at Baker Insurance Group she also acts as one of the main points of contact between clients, and BIG’s Founder, Theresa Baker. Scheduling appointments, helping with client research, IT support coordination, and perusing ways to streamline BIG’s systems are only a few of the other hats she wears.
Liberty strongly believes in beginning every new relationship with integrity and transparency. She is diligent and thorough in uncovering what factors are driving our client’s decisions and works meticulously to ensure they always find the plan that fits their needs. As her father always told her, “If you aren’t going to do it right the first time, don’t bother doing it at all”.
Outside of work Liberty likes to stay active and can often be found by the river or hiking one of the many scenic trails the PNW has to offer with her loyal sidekick BugBug. Her hobbies include woodworking, mechanics, (anything that resembles a puzzle really), spending time with friends and family, and not last nor least, taking naps!
As an insurance agent at Baker Insurance Group since June 2020, Joni Tomal is the account executive for employer medical plan clients. She obtained her insurance license in 2013 to work with clients at a national firm specializing in employee benefits. Prior to this, she managed client relationships at several leading financial services firms.
Joni grew up in Tacoma and enjoys reading (mostly historical fiction), decorating (a bit of pink in every room), snuggling with her dachshund Lily, and dreaming of her next vacation to Paris.
For over a decade, Rachel has provided her clients with the same personable and genuine energy that she gives her family, friends, and community, which matters in insurance. For 13 years, she worked as a broker at a family-owned insurance company and knows the importance of treating clients with warmth, clarity, and compassion. She loves nothing more than meeting new people and is excited to connect.
In her free time, Rachel is the Board President of Brigid Collins Family Support Center, which she’s been a supporter of for many years. She grew up in Bellingham, Washington and enjoys baking, writing, and sharing snacks with her dog Sia.
I called Michelle and told her that I had to go to Overlake in Bellevue. She explained what plans I needed that would allow me to use that hospital. I love that they know which plans work with which places I want to go.