Recorded Webinar: Buckle Your Seat Belts Round II – 2020 Presidential Election, Health Care, & Key Decisions Ahead

Hays Companies and Sun Life Financial joined together for a virtual educational event on the 2020 presidential election, health care, and key decisions ahead.

Scott Wold Joins the Hays Companies Compliance Team

Hays Companies, part of the Brown & Brown team of companies, recently announced Scott Wold has joined the Research and Compliance team as the Assistant Vice President of Regulatory and Legislative Strategy. Scott joins an experienced team who provides regulatory and legislative guidance, along with strategies to best navigate compliance complexities to Hays clients. He was formerly a shareholder at Hitesman and Wold, P.A., and has practiced law exclusively in employee benefits since 2004.

Max King Receives Rising Star Award

Since joining Hays Companies eight years ago, Max King has rapidly progressed through the company’s ranks. Today, as vice president and lead consultant for his clients, King is responsible for property & casualty program design, marketing and placement, and he works closely with leadership to develop innovative client and prospect solutions. He also serves as a mentor to young professionals and has helped with Hays’ internship program.

Matthew Ecton Joins Hays Companies of Kansas City Property & Casualty Practice

Hays Companies of Kansas City is pleased to announce that Matthew Ecton has joined the Property and Casualty Practice as Director of Claims. Matt will focus on claims management and claims advocacy, bringing more than 17 years of risk management experience. He joins Hays from AMC Theatres, where he previously held the position of Director of Risk Management.

Recorded Webinar: Buckle Your Seat Belts – Health Care, The Political Landscape & Key Decisions Ahead

Hays Companies and Sun Life Financial joined together for a virtual educational event on health care, the political landscape and key decisions ahead. The recorded webinar covers:

Hays Companies of Wisconsin Named “Top Workplace” for Tenth Consecutive Year

Hays Companies of Wisconsin has been awarded the 2020 “Top Workplace” honor by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This is the tenth consecutive year that the Milwaukee team has received this award.

Justin Gillette Elected to the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Subcontractors Association

In June of 2020, Hays Companies Vice President and Construction Practice Leader, Justin Gillette, CRIS, CSP, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Subcontractors Association (MSA).

Hays Companies Vice President Bruce Lyon Receives 2019 ASSP Awards

Hays Companies is proud to announce that Bruce Lyon, Vice President and Director of Risk Management, was awarded 1st and 3rd place by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for best member-authored articles of 2019, published in Professional Safety.

Recording Webinar: COVID-19: Returning to the Workplace & OSHA Considerations

Organizations across the country are preparing for their workforces to return to the workplace; some essential workforces are already there. However, returning to the workplace does not mean returning to daily normalcy. To address returning employee safety and concerns, join Hays Companies for an informative webinar discussing how to manage COVID-19 risks and OSHA requirements.

My Internship Experience at Hays Companies

If you ask a five-year-old what they want to be when they grow up, the answers are usually exciting and mythic (a fireman! A ballerina! A dragon!). Rarely, do they reference the business world, and even less frequently the answer is “insurance broker.” The same could be said of college students – desired majors are often stated as communications, accounting, or engineering. While these majors are closer to the careers we will ultimately come to hold, insurance as a major still doesn’t usually make the list.