Risk Strategies Named in Business Insurance’s Annual Best Places to Work in Insurance

Award Recognizes Outstanding Employers in the Insurance Industry

BOSTON, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk Strategies today announced it has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance in the annual survey sponsored by Business Insurance, which recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing engaging and satisfying workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.

Founded in 1997, Risk Strategies is a leading, rapidly growing national insurance brokerage. With over 25 specialty practice areas and 1,100 team members, Risk Strategies provides customized insurance and reinsurance placement and risk management advice to clients in more than 50 locations nationwide.

“We are very proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Insurance,” said Michael Christian, CEO and Founder of Risk Strategies. “This recognition celebrates our commitment to creating and maintaining a second-to-none workplace culture and reflects our incredible team who brings hard work, innovation and creativity to the office every day.”

Risk Strategies’ experts deliver smart, innovative approaches to risk and insurance through its various specialty practices. In recent years, Risk Strategies has made a large number of strategic acquisitions to build upon its strong foundation of expertise and grow its geographical footprint.

“We have a strong commitment to employee care and work hard to foster a great workplace where our employees are engaged and can make meaningful contributions,” said Janis Simat, Chief Human Resources Officer, Risk Strategies. “This recognition is reinforcement that throughout our significant growth, we have stayed true to the core of our culture – being a collaborative team that makes Risk Strategies a special place for each other and for our clients.”

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual sponsored content feature presented by the Custom Publishing unit of Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction.

“Being named to Business Insurance’s list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2018 demonstrates that Risk Strategies has built a culture in which employees are supported and engaged, which benefits their customers and the employers’ financial performance,” says Business Insurance Publisher Peter Oxner.

Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction. The program divides employers into the categories of small, 25-249 employees; medium, 250-999 employees; and large, 1,000 or more employees. This year’s report features 75 companies of various sizes, from 25 employees to more than 4,000.

The ranking and profiles of the winning companies will be unveiled as a sponsored content supplement in the November issue of Business Insurance and online at BusinessInsurance.com.

About Risk Strategies

Risk Strategies is a privately held, national firm with offices across the country. As a leading U.S. insurance broker, the company offers sophisticated risk management advice as well as insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, healthcare and employee benefits risks. Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, non-profits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. Ranked among the top 20 brokers in the country, Risk Strategies has offices in more than 50 locations nationwide including Boston, New York City, Chicago, Miami, Atlanta, Dallas, Nashville, Los Angeles and San Francisco. To learn more, visit www.risk-strategies.com.

About Business Insurance
Business Insurance is the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and the impact on their business. With information for risk managers, insurers, brokers and other providers of insurance products and services, Business Insurance delivers in-depth analysis on new and emerging risks, case studies of successful programs, market intelligence on trends, and guidance on how to capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges.

In addition to a monthly print magazine, Business Insurance provides essential news via its website, BusinessInsurance.com; daily and weekly e-newsletters; and breaking news via email news alerts. To subscribe, please contact Business Insurance at info@businessinsurance.com.

About Best Companies Group
Best Companies Group works with partners to establish “Best Places to Work,” “Best Companies,” and “Best Employers” programs on a national, state-wide and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment using employer questionnaires and employee satisfaction surveys, Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.

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