08 Oct

A candid interview with PAHU’s President, Tim Rasch

Meet Tim Rasch, PAHU’S Board President during the July 2014-July 2015 term.  Although Tim has been involved in Oregon’s Health Underwriters Association since 2009 there’s a few things you might not know about him.



Name: Tim Rasch

Title Employee: benefits broker

Employer:  Larry Sherwood & Assoc

Location: Oregon, Washington, and sometimes Idaho.

City you live in: Oregon City

First Job: Mowing the lawn for my Dad’s church in Seattle. I made a whopping $1.50 per hour in the 7th grade.

Dream Job: Russell Wilson’s agent

Favorite Happy Hour/Tasting Room/Bar in Portland: The Rookery at Raven & Rose, Multnomah Whiskey Library & Driftwood

Favorite Restaurants in Portland: Apizza Scholls, Ox, Taqueria Nueve & Southpark

Finish this sentence…”I know this makes me sound old but….  I wish the bar down the street from my house would stop the live music after 10pm”

The worst movie I have ever seen is:  Anchorman 2 (not even close, that movie was terrible)

Advice for my high-school self:  Don’t give up, and always treat people better than you expect them to treat you.

Group/organization/demographic you are most driven to help: Friends of the Children.  I help raise money for college scholarships and watching these kids grow into young adults with the life they have lived is nothing short of amazing!

When I have a day off I…  nap

When I have an out-of-town visitor, the top 3 things they should do in Oregon are:  visit the food carts, take a drive to the northern Oregon coast, and check out Portland’s brewery scene.

Portland really needs: Professional hockey team.

You’ve been given an airline ticket to anywhere in the world.  Where do you go? Machu Picchu, Peru


If you have comments or questions for Tim he’d like to hear from you at trasch@larrysherwood.com or 503-293-6440.



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