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Monday, March 6 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
In-house vs. Outsourced Staffing

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There is a longstanding debate about whether to outsource essential services of a pool or retain significant in-house staffing. Although there is no one-size-fits-all answer, there are pros and cons to each side of the debate. This moderated panel session will examine outsourcing alternatives alongside in-house operations, providing perspective from pools operating in a variety of in-house or outsourced models.

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Martin Brady

Executive Director, Schools Insurance Authority
Martin Brady is executive director of Schools Insurance Authority, a joint powers authority providing liability, property and workers’ compensation insurance to over 70 school districts in northern and central California. Martin joined SIA in 1988 as wellness program manager and... Read More →
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John Brockschmidt

President, York Pooling
John Brockschmidt is the President and Chief Operating Officer of York Pooling. John became the president of the predecessor to York Pooling, American Risk Pooling Consultants (ARPCO), in 2002. As ARPCO’s president, he was responsible for three offices, providing administration... Read More →
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Amy Guilford

Chief Administrator of PC Pool & WC Fund, MASB-SEG Property/Casualty Pool, Inc.
Amy Guilford is the Chief Administrator of the Property/Casualty Pool and Workers' Compensation Fund at SET SEG which serves over 500 public schools in Michigan.  She began her career with SET SEG in 2007 and performed multiple roles as Underwriter, Operations Manager and Associate... Read More →
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Beth Lyons

Executive Director, Independent Cities Risk Management Authority
Beth Lyons is a consistent, resilient, and positive leader. She leads with vision and proactively engages the Board, staff, and vendors to manage pooling operations. Lyons is service-minded and results-oriented and has excellent communication skills. She has a track record of consensus... Read More →
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Mark Nestor

President, Independent Consulting & Risk Management Services, LLC
Mark is the President of Independent Consulting & Risk Management Services, LLC an independent consulting firm specializing in working with public entity pools nationwide.Mark has developed eight P/C pools from inception, revitalized sox pools, managed TPA services for six pools in... Read More →

Monday March 6, 2017 3:15pm - 4:30pm EST
National Ballroom D