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Bruce Logan

Bruce Logan

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Bruce joined the ICW Group in 2006 and services the state of Florida. He specializes in transportation and fleet, construction, products liability, property/life safety, and ergonomics.

Number of posts: 10 - View all posts by Bruce

Contact Bruce at: blogan@icwgroup.com

Brian Piñon

Brian Piñon

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Number of posts: 8 - View all posts by Brian

Contact Brian at: bpinon@icwgroup.com

Dan Heinen, ASP

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Dan Heinen services the Illinois area.

Number of posts: 22 - View all posts by Dan

Contact Dan at: dheinen@icwgroup.com

Elizabeth Aeschbacher

Supervisor of Risk Mgmt Services

Supervisor of Risk Mgmt Services

Elizabeth joined ICW Group in 2016 and is based out of the San Diego home office. She works to ensure our processes and resources are always improving for our clients and the Risk Management Services department. Elizabeth has experience helping clients understand Work Comp reporting and OSHA recordkeeping requirements. She is also a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist.

Contact Elizabeth at: Aeschbacher@icwgroup.com

Glenn Ingraham MS CIH

Glenn Ingraham MS CIH

Technical Specialist

Glenn has been with ICW since October of 2015 providing safety and occupational health consultation services in the Southwest Region of the United States. As a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), he leads the ICW Industrial Hygiene Services Team which focuses on assisting policyholders with identifying and solving chemical, noise, and other physical challenges to employee health. His extensive industrial experience enables him to develop practical risk management solutions that help prevent loss and that build and maintain a competitive business advantage for our policyholders.

Number of posts: 3 - View all posts by Glenn

Contact Glenn at: gingraham@icwgroup.com

Glen O'Rourke, ALCM

Glen O'Rourke, ALCM

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Glen joined the ICW Group in 2000 and services Northern California. He is a certified OSHA 500 trainer, and specializes in construction, transportation, hospitality, and fire protection.

Number of posts: 8 - View all posts by Glen

Contact Glen at: gorourke@icwgroup.com

Giovanni Tejada

Giovanni Tejada

Giovanni Tejada

Giovanni joined the ICW Group in 2015 as a Customer Care Coordinator. He services the Los Angeles/Central California team at the home office in San Diego. Giovanni brings his background in video production and webinar management to the team, producing ICW webinars and the ICW audio series.

Number of posts: 5 - View all posts by Giovanni

Contact Giovanni at: gtejada@icwgroup.com

Guest Bloggers

Guest Bloggers

To provide a broad range of safety topics and address some of the concerns our clients frequently have that are indirectly related to safety, we have asked professionals within the ICW Group network to share their knowledge with our readers. A bio for each guest blogger can be viewed with their authored posts.

Number of posts: 39 - View all posts by Guest

Contact Guest at: mysafetynews@icwgroup.com

Jim Garza

Jim Garza

Risk Management Consultant

Jim joined the ICW Group in 2009 and services Central California. He specializes in agriculture, industrial hygiene, fire protection, and sprinkler & detection systems.

Contact Jim at: jgarza@icwgroup.com

Jose Gutierrez

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Jose Gutierrez joined the ICW Group in 2013.

Number of posts: 5 - View all posts by Jose

Contact Jose at: jgutierrez@icwgroup.com

Jaime Mungia

Jaime Mungia

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Jaime joined the ICW Group in 2008 and services Southern California. He is bilingual in English and Spanish, and specializes in health care, manufacturing, and hospitality.

Contact Jaime at: jmungia@icwgroup.com

Jason Rozar

Jason Rozar

Southwest Regional Manager

Jason joined the ICW Group in 2007 and is the Southwest Regional Manager. He is an OSHA 500 & 501 certified instructor specializing in general industry, hotel/casinos and construction.

Number of posts: 5 - View all posts by Jason

Contact Jason at: jrozar@icwgroup.com

John Virsack, ARM

John Virsack, ARM

Major Account Executive

John joined the ICW Group in 2007 and services Southern California. John specializes in loss analysis, safety program development, and management/supervisory training & development.

Number of posts: 4 - View all posts by John

Contact John at: jvirsack@icwgroup.com

Ken Helfrich

Ken Helfrich

Regional Manager

Ken joined the ICW group in 2012 and is the Eastern Regional Manager. He has over 20 years of experience in Risk Management that includes 10 years of work in the private sector. He specializes in General Industry, Health Care, Hospitality and Ergonomics.

Number of posts: 3 - View all posts by Ken

Contact Ken at: khelfrich@icwgroup.com

Khoi Nguyen

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Khoi

Contact Khoi at: knguyen@icwgroup.com

Keith Schmedes

Keith Schmedes

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Keith

Contact Keith at: kschmedes@icwgroup.com

Liza Barlev

Risk Management Consultant

Risk Management Consultant

Liza has been working the Workers Compensation Insurance industry for over 12 years. She has worked with many different industries throughout the year and has 8 years of experience with agriculture. She has a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and holds the Associates in Risk Management designation (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America. She enjoys empowering her clients to take control of their safety programs by facilitating and providing guidance to reduce risk.

Contact Liza at: lbarlev@icwgroup.com

Lupo Elizalde

Lupo Elizalde

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Contact Lupo at: LElizalde@ICWGROUP.com

Lito Reyes

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Lito joined the ICW Group in 2014 and services parts of Orange and LA counties in California. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton and has over 13 years of experience in risk management working with various clients including municipalities, school districts, manufacturers, construction companies and others. His specialties include forklift and aerial work platforms operation and fall protection. He enjoys working with his clients to address workplace hazards and improve their safety culture.

Contact Lito at: lReyes@ICWGROUP.com

Linda Schafer

Linda Schafer

Linda Schafer

Linda joined the ICW Group in 2015 and services parts of Orange, LA, and Riverside Counties. She has provided risk management services to a wide range of industries including manufacturing, retail, hospitality, real estate, and entertainment. In addition to her experience in the insurance industry, she has held staff positions in aerospace, public utility, and environmental sampling companies. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Health Science/Environmental and Occupational Health and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH). She enjoys sharing her passion for safety and health with her clients.

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Linda

Contact Linda at: lschafer@icwgroup.com

Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM

Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Leslie joined the ICW Group in 2012 and services Northern Illinois. She is a member of ICW Group’s Tribology Team which specializes in slip, trip and fall prevention. Leslie is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and holds the Associates in Risk Management designation (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America. She enjoys working with her clients to improve their safety culture, develop effective training programs, and implement behavior based safety programs.

Number of posts: 42 - View all posts by Leslie

Contact Leslie at: lstoll@icwgroup.com

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Mike Pettit

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Mike enjoys working closely with clients to ensure safe working environments and helping to continually increase the level of safety awareness among the employees. He services North Florida and Southwest Georgia.

Number of posts: 6 - View all posts by Mike

Contact Mike at: mpettit@icwgroup.com

Mark Yeck

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Mark joined the ICW Group in 2016 and services Central LA/Southern California Region. Mark has experience in a variety of industries including; chemical, pharmaceuticals, entertainment, and Fed OSHA. He has worked in both construction and general industry. Mark enjoys partnering with diverse clients to develop safety culture and process improvements. Specialties include fall protection, machine guarding, lockout, and process safety.

Number of posts: 1 - View all posts by Mark

Contact Mark at: MYeck@ICWGROUP.com

Oscar Ramos

Oscar Ramos

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Oscar joined the ICW Grup in 2008 and services Southern California and the Central Coast. He is an OSHA 510 instructor, and specializes in construction, general industry, and agriculture.

Contact Oscar at: oramos@icwgroup.com

Philip Bivens, CSP

Philip Bivens, CSP

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Philip joined ICW in July 2016 as a Sr. Risk Management Consultant and services Texas and Oklahoma. His experience includes both risk management and operational experience in infrastructure management, environmental services and manufacturing. He has a degree in Occupational Safety and Health and is a Certified Safety Professional.

Number of posts: 7 - View all posts by Philip

Contact Philip at: PBivens@icwgroup.com

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Pam McIntire, ARM

Pam McIntire, ARM

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Pam joined the ICW Group in 2006 and services Northern and Central California. She specializes in general industry, retail, and agriculture.

Number of posts: 1 - View all posts by Pam

Contact Pam at: pmcintire@icwgroup.com

Paula Tetrault

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Paula joined the ICW Group in 2014 and services the state of Georgia. She is a member of ICW Group’s Ergonomics Team. Paula graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology and holds the Associates in Risk Management designation (ARM) from the Insurance Institute of America. She enjoys working with clients to improve their safety culture, reduce workplace accidents and to keep employees healthy and safe.

Number of posts: 4 - View all posts by Paula

Contact Paula at: PTetrault@icwgroup.com

Rick Fineman

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Number of posts: 1 - View all posts by Rick

Contact Rick at: RFineman@icwgroup.com

Robert Harrington

Robert Harrington

Customer Care Coordinator

Robert joined ICW Group in 2015 as a Customer Care Coordinator (CCC) that services the South West team at the home office in San Diego. Robert is a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS). He has his Hazwoper Certification and is a Certified Trainer of CPR, AED & First Aid through American Red Cross. Robert enjoys helping customers find answers they need to complete their safety objectives.

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Robert

Contact Robert at: Rharrington@icwgroup.com

Rob Neisius

Rob Neisius

Regional Manager

Rob joined the ICW Group in 2006 and is the Manager for the LA/Central California Region . He specializes in industrial safety, vineyard/winery safety, employee training, ergonomics, retail, and agriculture.

Contact Rob at: rneisius@icwgroup.com

Randy Plyler, ARM, CIC, AAI

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Randy

Contact Randy at: rplyler@icwgroup.com

Steve Danner, CSP

Steve Danner, CSP

Regional Manager

Steve joined the ICW Group 1990 and services Northern California. He specializes in construction, fire protection, and life safety.

Number of posts: 5 - View all posts by Steve

Contact Steve at: sdanner@icwgroup.com

Steve Garner

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Steve

Contact Steve at: sgarner@icwgroup.com

Steve Medellin

Steve Medellin

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Steve is a 30-year veteran of risk management services for both governmental and private industries. With his background, Steve is able to answer regulatory questions and help customers improve their safety culture. During his consultation visits, he focuses his efforts to ensure that both staff and management are educated and equipped to bring forth a safety culture within their own organization. Steve is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and stays up to date on the latest trends in safety.

Number of posts: 9 - View all posts by Steve

Contact Steve at: smedelin@icwgroup.com

Terio Duran

Terio Duran

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Terio joined the ICW Group in 2008 and services Southern California. He is bilingual in English and Spanish, and specializes in food services, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, general industry, and ergonomics.

Number of posts: 9 - View all posts by Terio

Contact Terio at: tduran@icwgroup.com

Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM

Tom Jolliff, ARM, ALCM

Major Account Executive

Tom joined the ICW Group in 1989. As a Major Account Exectuve, Tom's focus is in assisting ICW Group's large accounts. He specializes in general industry, hospitality, ergonomics, golf course industry, life safety, and fire protection.

Number of posts: 10 - View all posts by Tom

Contact Tom at: tjolliff@icwgroup.com

Tom Keel

Tom Keel

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Tom joined the ICW Group in 2007 and services Northern California. He specializes in construction, general industry, ergonomics, hospitality, retail, life safety, job safety analysis, and work flow process.

Number of posts: 7 - View all posts by Tom

Contact Tom at: tkeel@icwgroup.com

Trisha Rule

Trisha Rule

Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist

Trisha joined the ICW Group in 2016 as a Senior Corporate Communications Specialist. Based in San Diego, Trisha heads ICW Group’s corporate communications and public relations initiatives. Her main focus is keeping ICW Group top-of-mind among current and prospective agents and policyholders. With more than nine years of communications and international experience under her belt, she’s a key player in keeping the MySafetyNews.com website filled with informative blogs.

Number of posts: 2 - View all posts by Trisha

Contact Trisha at: trule@icwgroup.com