December 16, 2017

Kids’ Chance of America and State Organizations Celebrate 2017 Awareness Week

Philadelphia, PA -(PRNewswire)- Kids’ Chance Awareness Week 2017 recently kicked off on Monday November 13, 2017, and continues through November 17. At Kids’ Chance of America, they believe in making a significant difference in the lives of children whose parent(s) have been severely or fatally injured on the job by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. Collectively, Kids’ Chance organizations have awarded more than 6,000 scholarships across the country, totaling over…[Continue Reading]

John Degnan Named AIA President and CEO

Washington, DC – The American Insurance Association (AIA) issued the following statement announcing the selection of John Degnan as the association’s new president and CEO. Following AIA’s board of directors meeting on November 8, 2017, Degnan will assume his new role. Degnan, a former New Jersey Attorney General and vice chairman and chief operating officer of The Chubb Corporation, most recently served as the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. “John Degnan…[Continue Reading]

Tracey Burgess Joins Windham Group as Regional Sales Executive

St. Cloud, FL – Windham Group, a case management company focused on the return-to-work continuum, recently announced the appointment of Tracey Burgess as regional sales executive. Her responsibilities include identifying business opportunities and cultivating prospective customers in the workers’ compensation and disability management insurance industries throughout the state of Florida. “We are excited to have Tracey join the Windham team,” said Dave Heffner, Windham Group’s Chief…[Continue Reading]

Workers’ Comp Industry Award Winners Announced in San Diego

San Diego, CA – Awards were presented for outstanding contributions to the workers compensation industry at the 6th Annual Comp Laude® Awards and Gala, last night in San Diego, CA. Over 250 attendees gathered on the 4th floor pool deck of the Manchester Grand Hyatt overlooking San Diego Bay. Attendees enjoyed dinner then a magical sunset cast a golden hue over the attendees and award winners as they received their awards. “The Comp Laude® Awards were designed to highlight what’s right…[Continue Reading]

Amerisure Appoints New VP and Deputy General Counsel

Farmington Hills, MI – Amerisure Insurance recently announced that Shannon Anderson has joined the company as vice president and deputy general counsel. In this position, Anderson reports to Kurt Gallinger, vice president, general counsel and compliance officer. Anderson will contribute to the alignment of the Office of Legal Counsel’s services to the enterprise with the strategic goals of companies in the Amerisure group. She will enter an assignment rotation that will result in responsibilities for…[Continue Reading]

MT Governor Bullock Announces New Commissioner of Dept of Labor & Industry

Helena, MT – Montana Governor Steve Bullock recently announced he has appointed Galen Hollenbaugh to serve as the Commissioner of the Montana Department of Labor & Industry. “Montana’s economy is growing, and we need a strong leader at the Department of Labor & Industry who will ensure the state can keep pace with the rate of business growth and demand for skilled workers,” said Governor Bullock. “I’m confident Galen brings the right combination of expertise and energy to steer…[Continue Reading]

LWCC Welcomes Kappie Mumphrey as Chief Information Officer

Baton Rouge, LA – LWCC recently announced the hiring of Kappie Mumphrey as its Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mumphrey is an IT leader with over 25 years’ experience in management, including having served as CIO for the LSU AgCenter. She has been instrumental in developing and implementing IT strategies and governance processes in several different industries, and has significant experience managing large-scale, enterprise-wide application implementation projects, many of…[Continue Reading]

WorkCompCentral Announces Comp Laude® People’s Choice Awards Contestants

Camarillo, CA – The sixth annual Comp Laude® Awards & Gala celebrates the positive contributions of those in the workers’ compensation industry. The event is designed to inspire others to collaborate and help improve outcomes for injured workers. The event is Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 at its new venue in San Diego, CA at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel. An engaging session sponsored by Gallagher Bassett, the Comp Laude® People’s Choice Awards pursues founder of WorkCompCentral David DePaolo’s…[Continue Reading]

Louis Keyes Joins York as Chief Sales Officer

Parsippany, NJ – York Risk Services Group (York) recently announced that Louis E. (Lou) Keyes has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Sales Officer. Mr. Keyes will direct the sales and account management teams for all of York’s diversified insurance solutions. “York offers a comprehensive array of insurance solutions. As our clients’ risk management needs become more complex, we want to provide the insight, expertise and services that help them understand and effectively…[Continue Reading]

Express Scripts Appoints James M. Havel Chief Financial Officer

St. Louis, MO – Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) recently announced that James M. Havel, who previously served as Express Scripts’ Executive Vice President, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2017. Eric Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities, but will stay with the Company through the first quarter of 2018 in order to ensure a smooth transition…[Continue Reading]

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