Presentation Description: Steering Your State Fund Workers’ Comp Ship
1. Identify the alphabet soup of the Ohio’s workers’ comp system
2. Learn how a claim impacts premium rates and potential steps to reduce the impact
3. Discover what discount and rebate programs exist to assist employers in reducing premiums
Presenter: Ken Finley
Biography: Ken has been in the workers’ compensation arena since 1991 representing employers’ interests. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati (go Bearcats!) with a BBA in Marketing and Management. Since 1996 he has worked as a Risk Manager for V+A Risk Services, an Ohio third-party administrator for Workers’ Compensation. His career has included involvement in the Ohio Staffing & Search Association (NW Ohio Regional Director), Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Workplace Regulations Committee and the Workers’ Comp Forum. Primarily, Ken is the first call for many of his clients to strategize next steps when injuries occur and financial forecasting of its premium impact. He speaks at OSSA, Safety Council and Chamber of Commerce functions, educating employers on this wacky world of workers’ comp.
Ken lives in Pemberville with his wife, 2 teenage daughters and a foreign exchange daughter from Germany.