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Ascension Insurance, Inc. Welcomes New Talent in Elissa Sanchez


Walnut Creek, Calif., 14 November 2016 – Ascension Insurance, Inc. is pleased to announce that Elissa Sanchez has joined the company as a Servicing Agent for Ascension’s Sundance Insurance business unit, effective immediately. Working out of the Yuma, AZ office, Elissa will be responsible for working with clients to develop strategies to prevent work-related illnesses and injuries, such as implementing OSHA Compliance Programs and conducting bilingual safety training sessions for managers, supervisors, and employees. Elissa will also work closely with Ascension’s Pan American Insurance Agency office in Palm Desert, CA.

Elissa holds certificates in a wide range of safety topics through UC San Diego’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Department. Other certifications include AgSafe, Train-the-Trainer, EMS Safety Instructor, ASHI Instructor, and Food Safety through both the California and the Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA).

“I’m excited to join such a great team,” said Elissa. “I share Ascension’s commitment to providing innovative workplace safety programs that protect our client’s bottom lines, and I look forward to contributing to their continued success.”

“We’re very excited to welcome Elissa,” said Don Werley, Southwest Regional Vice President of Sundance Insurance Agency. “Her experience and qualifications in risk control and loss prevention enable us deliver a truly differentiated level of value added services to our clients throughout the desert region and the Imperial Valley.”

Elissa has eight years of loss-control consulting experience and most recently worked for a regional broker. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Human Resources, from Walden University.


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 more than 400 employees in 35 locations nationwide. Ascension is a privately held corporation; together with 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.