Nick Bauer

Nick Bauer

Valley Benefits Owner

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (715) 598-4412


Nick Bauer is the owner of Valley Benefits. As an insurance industry leader, Nick is responsible the company’s strategic direction and continued growth. Although he’s focused on all areas of the business, Nick oversees Valley Benefit’s employee benefit and consulting practice, along with managing the organization’s vision, direction, and client relationships. Nick also has specialized expertise in the areas of benefit administration and self funded insurance planning.

Nick originally started out by serving in the United States Navy as an Electrician. He was in active duty and on reserve time for eight years. Later on, he began his professional career in the insurance industry as a registered representative for the Principal Financial Group where he worked as a financial advisor. During that time, he achieved both Series 7 (GSRE) and Series 63 certifications. Nick also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in addition to an Associate’s degree in Applied Science – Marketing.

In his spare time, Nick stays active in both his business and local community. He’s committed to building a team-based culture within his company, and strives to make an impact throughout the area in which he lives. In addition, Nick and his wife, Barbara, live in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, with their two dogs Marty and Tulip.