Abby Ferri named President of ASSP Northwest Chapter

On July 1st, Hays Vice President Abby Ferri began her tenure as President of the American Society of Safety Professionals’ (ASSP) Northwest Chapter. Ferri started her affiliation with ASSP in 2002 while in the Master of Environmental Health and Safety program at the University of Minnesota Duluth and has been involved as a volunteer or elected representative for the student chapter at UMD and as a professional member of the Orange County, California and Northwest Chapters.

Sara Hames to Present at ISCEBS Symposium

Sara Hames, Vice President at Hays Companies in Milwaukee, will speak at the 38th Annual International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS) Symposium in September on disrupting health care through high-value providers.

Heather Bradley Joins Hays Companies

We’re pleased to announce that Heather Bradley has joined our El Segundo operations as Senior Account Manager.  Bradley brings a unique perspective and extensive benefits experience to Hays’ Southern California team.

Dave Wittwer Named SC&R Foundation President

Hays Companies is pleased to announce that Dave Wittwer was recently named the President of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&R).  Wittwer, Senior Vice President at Hays Companies, has dedicated much of his career to the specialized transportation, crane and rigging industries.

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

Hays Companies of Wisconsin has been awarded the 2019 “Top Workplace” honor by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This is the ninth consecutive year they have received this award.

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Alison Wynne Expands Footprint of Hays Aviation

Hays Companies is pleased to share the recent industry accomplishments of Alison Wynne, Assistant Vice President of Hays Aviation.

Dave Wasson Awarded COPE Insurance Certification

Hays Companies is pleased to announce that Dave Wasson has been awarded the Chubb Cyber COPE Insurance Certification (CCIC) designation from Chubb and Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.

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Bruce Lyon Named to Board of Certified Safety Professionals

We are pleased to announce that Bruce Lyon, Vice President of Risk Management Services at Hays Companies, has been elected to the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).

Founded in 1969, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is recognized as a leader in high quality, accredited credentialing for safety, health, and environmental practitioners. BCSP establishes standards and certifies competency criteria in the professional safety practice.

Paul Nelson Joins Hays Companies

Hays Companies announced Paul Nelson has joined its Dallas operations as Senior Vice President. Nelson brings a unique perspective and extensive construction risk experience to Hays’ Texas operations.

Brown & Brown, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Hays Companies

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) today announced the completion of the previously-announced acquisition of Hays Companies (“Hays”) by Brown & Brown, Inc.