Walnut Creek, Calif., 24 July 2017 – Ascension Insurance, Inc. announced today that risk-control professional Michael Williams has joined the company as a Loss-Control Consultant. In this role, Michael will be responsible for providing comprehensive risk-management and loss-control programs to Ascension’s clients in the east. He will be based out of Ascension’s Charlotte, North Carolina office.
Michael brings almost a decade of safety and loss-control experience to Ascension. He joins from BrickStreet Mutual Insurance, where, in his most recent position as Safety-and-Loss-Control Consultant, he provided risk-management advice to clients in various industries. While at BrickStreet Mutual, he also honed his expertise in conducting comprehensive evaluations, which involved considering and identifying loss analysis, near-miss identification, repeat claimants, hiring practices, training sufficiency, OSHA compliance, fleet management, and other crucial business functions, to determine clients’ overall risk.
“Michael is well respected in our industry and we’re thrilled to add him to the team,” said Jon Cooper, Eastern Region Managing Director at Ascension. “He brings experience and skills to the table that will expand upon the risk-management expertise we provide to our clients.”
Michael earned his Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in July 2009 from Campbell University and, subsequently, his Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health in May 2016 from Marshall University. He has various professional designations in the field, including, but not limited to, the following certifications: PEC Safe Land USA, OSHA 10 HR General Industry and Construction, National Safety Council DDC-4 Instructor, West Virginia Property/Casualty Producer, and West Virginia Company Adjuster.
About Ascension Insurance, Inc.
Ascension Insurance, Inc. is a premier insurance agency that offers superior risk-management and benefits-consulting services across the U.S. It is ranked within the top 50 largest agencies in the country by revenue, with approximately 480 employees in more than 30 locations nationwide. Ascension is a privately held corporation; alongside its private-equity partners, Parthenon Capital and Century Capital Management, the company expects to continue its strong growth trajectory through additional acquisitions and organic growth.