August 21, 2017

Daniel Schley Joins Go Transportation & Translation as COO

Winter Park, FL – Go Transportation & Translation (Go T&T), a transportation and translation company serving the workers’ compensation industry, has selected Daniel Schley as its Chief Operating Officer. Schley is based in the company’s Winter Park, Florida headquarters. Most recently, Schley was the president and owner of Executive Coaching Professionals in Jacksonville, Florida, where clients included healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and technology firms…[Continue Reading]

OK WCC Hires Molly H. Lawyer for Tulsa-based Administrative Law Judge Position

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC) recently announced the hiring of Molly H. Lawyer to serve as a Tulsa-based Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). She will take the bench on September 5, 2017. The WCC currently employs five administrative law judges and administered over 7,700 injury filings in 2016. Lawyer, of Tulsa, is a partner at the Latham, Wagner, Steel & Lehman law firm in Tulsa, OK. She defended workers’ comp claims on behalf of clients such as…[Continue Reading]

IAIABC Concludes Third Year of Foundations of Workers’ Comp Administration Program

Middleton, WI – The IAIABC has concluded the third year of its Foundations of Workers’ Compensation Administration Program. The IAIABC Foundations Program provides participants from jurisdictional agencies with a comprehensive education in workers’ compensation policy and administration. Through webinars, self-paced modules, and a face-to-face course, the Foundations Program participants examined workers’ compensation administrative and regulatory topics at both a…[Continue Reading]

Brian Allen Joins Mitchell’s ScriptAdvisor PBM Business

San Diego, CA – Mitchell recently announced that Brian Allen has joined its ScriptAdvisor Pharmacy Benefit Management business as Vice President of Governmental Affairs. Allen, a well-known veteran of the workers compensation PBM industry, will lead Mitchell’s efforts to advocate on behalf of patients and payers in the P&C industry. He joins the Pharmacy Solutions division and is part of its expanding leadership team designed to deliver better outcomes for Mitchell’s PBM customers…[Continue Reading]

OK Gov. Fallin Names New Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission Chairman

Oklahoma City, OK – Governor Mary Fallin recently named Mark Liotta as chairman of the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation Commission. Liotta, a former state representative from Tulsa, succeeds Robert Gilliland, whose term on the commission expires Aug. 25. Liotta’s appointment as chairman takes effect Aug. 26. He has completed two years of a six-year term; he was appointed by the governor on the recommendation of former House Speaker Jeff Hickman. “Mark is aware of the critical role…[Continue Reading]

Dr. Terrence Welsh Appointed Ohio BWC’s Chief Medical Officer

Columbus, OH – The former chief medical advisor for the Ohio Industrial Commission recently joined the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) as its chief medical officer as of Monday the 14th. Terrence B. Welsh, MD, who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, brings extensive experience with the workers’ compensation system to his role, where he will oversee all medical components of the agency and direct medical policy. “We had many outstanding candidates, but Dr. Welsh’s…[Continue Reading]

OH Commissioner Gillmor of Looking Forward to Second Term with Industrial Commission

Columbus, OH – Governor John Kasich recently reappointed Commissioner Karen Gillmor as as a Commissioner with the Ohio Industrial Commission (IC) and as Chairman of the Self-Insuring Employers Evaluation Board for a term that began on July 1, 2017, and will end on June 30, 2023. Governor Kasich first appointed her to the IC in July 2011. Even though she has a career already filled with state and federal public service, Gillmor plans to add to her legacy of service as she begins her second term…[Continue Reading]

Erica J. Bailey to Lead Maryland Insurance Administration’s Compliance and Enforcement Unit

Baltimore, MD – Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr. recently announced the appointment of Erica J. Bailey, Esquire as the Maryland Insurance Administration’s new Associate Commissioner, Compliance and Enforcement. Ms. Bailey brings 15 years of experience to the team, including the last ten investigating healthcare fraud as a prosecutor. As Associate Commissioner, Ms. Bailey will oversee the team responsible for regulatory oversight of domestic and foreign insurance companies…[Continue Reading]

LWCC Promotes Brent Toups to Vice President

Baton Rouge, LA – LWCC recently announced the promotion of Brent Toups as vice president of policyholder services and agency relations. “We are pleased to promote Brent into this new role and welcome him to our executive team,” stated President and CEO Kristin Wall. “Brent’s progression through the various disciplines at LWCC have prepared him well to step into this role and make a positive impact for the company. I am confident he will contribute much to LWCC.” Toups has over 19 years of…[Continue Reading]

USM to Honor MEMIC’s Leonard with Endowed Chair in Risk Management and Insurance

Portland, ME – The University of Southern Maine (USM) has announced that it will establish the MEMIC John T. Leonard Endowed Chair in Risk Management and Insurance, only the second endowed chair since USM’s founding in 1878. The Board of Directors of workers’ compensation insurer The MEMIC Group has committed the company to honor its outgoing and founding CEO John T. Leonard by helping to fund the endowment to support the new chair. “As the first and only President and CEO of MEMIC, John…[Continue Reading]

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