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Well rounded, tenured, risk, safety, occupational health, and claims management
professional having held senior risk, EHS, and consulting positions in both the
public and private sector. Creative visionary having pioneered numerous claims
cost containment initiatives found throughout industry from post-injury TLC prog
rams to aggressive physical abilities employment screening. Hold three graduate
degrees and 11 professional designations and certifications. Thrives on change
management and reducing cost of risk. Active in service to professional societi
* Railroad Contractor: Reduced employer's cost of risk by 85% (>$6MM) within th
e first 19 months where cost of risk represented third largest expenditure on in
come statement. Recruited by larger competitor's insurance broker to replicate
my creative loss control and claims mitigation systems into their operations as
a senior risk consultant.
* Federal Contractor: Achieved $900k WSIB claims cost relief (3rd party neglige
nce) within 180 days from Canadian Workers' Compensation Board (WSIB) for a prov
incial government contract as well as $1MM annual savings through claims program
ming modifications. Reduced workers' compensation claims by 56% in first 6 mont
hs of employment at federal contract under collective bargaining agreement repre
senting over 60% of company's annual U.S. workers' compensation claims. Applied
for and received self-insurance exception from Ohio Workers Compensation Board
with expected savings of $750,000 over five years.
* Brokerage: Reduced musculoskeletal injuries by an average of 75% among four
major clients with jobs in physically demanding industries through the introduct
ion of isokinetic pre-employment physical abilities testing. Nationally recogn
ized expert in ADA pre-employment and post-injury physical abilities evaluations
. Presently senior risk consultant for nation's largest privately held insuranc
e broker.
* Retail: Reduced workers' compensation & liability claims with Home Depot an a
verage of 71% over a five-year period. Reduced product liability losses by 98%
($ 7MM in first year). Designed & implemented retail industry's most comprehens
ive post-accident drug testing program resulting in a 26% reduction in workers'
compensation claims. Co-created with Crawford & Co., Risk Science Group, indust
ry's most comprehensive PC to mainframe claims, safety & risk management relatio
nal software.
* Claims Administrator: Reorganized rehabilitation services for TPA increasing
revenue from $600k to $2.5 million within six months while providing more effect
ive services to clients.
* Military: Commander's Award for Civilian Service, the Department of Army's fo
urth highest honorary civilian award for exceptional civil service performance (
exceptional safety management).
* National speaker for: National Safety Congress, American Society of Safety Eng
ineers, National Retail Hardware Association, International Mass Retail Associat
ion, Home Center Institute, multiple insurance carriers, groups and employers.

Kansas City, MO 8/2009 - Present
Senior Risk Consultant
Recruited by larger competitor to integrate my uniquely developed Federal Employ
ers Liability Act (FELA) risk control systems into their client's operations as
an on-site risk consultant employed by their broker. Services expanded to consu
lting for broker's clients with complex or non-responsive risk mitigation progra
12/07 - 7/2009
Vice President, Risk Management
Responsible for enterprise risk management for contractor to Class I railroads.
Designed risk transfer, financing, claims management, and safety programs. Man
age company's employment practices liability claims, designed field training pr
ogram, and operations auditing as well as numerous HR functions. Member of the
senior leadership team reporting to the president.

Vienna, VA 2/05 - 12/07 (consulting to April '08)

Director, Corporate Risk Management, North America
Risk manager for previous consulting client and UK International government serv
ices contractor's North American operations. Responsibilities included insurance
, safety, claims management, business continuity, environmental management and s
urety. Reported to the CFO.
Consulting, LLC, Kansas City, MO 1/04 - 2/06
Risk management and national employment screening consultant. Acted as exclusiv
e outsourced agent to Aon Risk Consultants for physical ability employment scree
ning. Researcher and national public speaker on ADA pre-employment and post-in
jury physical ability screening.
, Kansas City, MO. 6/98 - 12/03
Director, Client Consulting Services, Vice President, Senior Risk Consultant
Responsible for client consulting services' business development for risk contro
l, claims management, business continuity and crisis management planning. Trans
ferred to Aon Risk Consultants as Director, Client Consulting Services in 2002.
Continued to act as company's national consultant in controlling employee injuri
es through new-hire physical capability testing. Formerly acted as complex acco
unt technical consultant in risk control and environmental management.
Marietta, GA
Safety, occupational health, and casualty claims consulting practice. Outsource
d safety management contractor to Payless Cashways, Inc. and other retail homece
nters. Expert witness.
, Atlanta, GA
Regional Vice President

Atlanta, GA
Director, Safety, Claims, Environmental & Casualty Litigation Management. Adjun
ct to Internal Audit Team.
Kansas City, MO
Corporate Risk Manager; Corporate Safety Officer
San Antonio, TX
Corporate Risk & Safety Director
* RIMS Fellow (RF)
* Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
* Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS)
* Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
* Certified Safety Executive (WSO-CSE)
* Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM)
* Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP)
* Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA)
* Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP)
* Registered Environmental Professional (REP)
* Registered Hazardous Chemical Materials Manager (RCHMM)
* Fire Inspector, State of Virginia, Virginia Fire Training Academy
* Master of Public Health, Occupational Health & Safety emphasis, Tulane School
of Public Health & Tropical Medicine
* Master of Public Administration, Webster University
* Master of Science, Safety, Central Missouri State University
* Bachelor of Arts, Industrial Relations, Rockhurst College
* Professional Member, American Society of Safety Engineers,
* Full Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association
* Risk and Insurance Management Society
* Global Risk Management Institute
* World Safety Organization
* RIMS Potomac Chapter Government Affairs Liaison - 2006-2007
* RIMS Greater Kansas City Chapter Government Affairs Liaison - 2008-2009
* ASSE Heart of America Chapter, Committee Chair 2010
* Property and Casualty Producer, State of Missouri