Lon, who joined Wilson Albers in 1989, became the Managing Partner in 1995. He oversees daily
business operations and provides overall strategic direction for the organization. Through his leadership
and vision, Wilson Albers and Alera ConnectHR have grown into thriving businesses that serve the
employee benefits and human resources needs of employers throughout the Pacific Northwest.
He believes strongly in the aphorism that “a rising tide lifts all boats,” and approaches nearly everything
he does with a vision of bringing people together for collaborative success. Running a business is
rewarding, Lon says, but he derives true joy from the fact that his vocation allows him to lead a life of
Over his professional career, Lon has served various civic and professional organizations as a board
member, officer, and board chair. When he’s not in the office, the third-generation Alaskan enjoys both
fresh- and saltwater boating, along with grilling for family and friends at his lake cottage.