Networking: Acquired Skill, Born With It or Maybe Both?

Author: Catherine Kosin | Date:October 11th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News

The Women’s Leadership Council at Oswald focused on Professional Presence and Confidence in our educational and event activities in 2016. For 2017, we are taking what we learned and applying it to making ourselves better networkers. Time and again, we witness women in our circles attending events and clustering around the couple of people they […]

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[VIDEO] osWell Health Clip: Does Less Sleep Mean Weight Gain?

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 10th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

osWell Health Clip is a new feature presented by osWell Health Management This time we’re discussing Sleep and Weight Gain. Does less sleep really contribute to weight gain? Are our late-night Netflix binges, and all-nighters contributing to our decline? The short answer is: Yes. And, you know this… You’re not craving a kale smoothie while you’re […]

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Carmen EdgehouseCarmen Edgehouse Named Executive in Residence for Insurance Studies Program at Kent State University

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 6th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Events, News

Carmen Edgehouse, Vice President, Director of Property & Casualty Middle Market at Oswald Companies, has been named Executive in residence for the insurance studies program at Kent State University. This appointment was officially announced in September 2017 by Kent State University’s Columbiana County regional campuses, which serves as the home to Kent’s highly regarded insurance studies […]

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John HollinsJohn Hollins III Joins Oswald Companies’ Columbus Property & Casualty Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 5th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

COLUMBUS – Oct. 5, 2017 – Oswald Companies, one of the largest independent and employee-owned insurance brokerage and risk management firms in the nation, has announced the appointment of John Hollins III to the position of Sales Executive, Property & Casualty. He specializes in working with clients to plan, consult and deploy strategic risk management plans. […]

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Denise MirtichOswald’s Denise Mirtich Featured in the September Issue of PLANSPONSOR

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 3rd, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

Denise Mirtich, Director, Informatics & Technology Solutions at Oswald Companies, has been featured in the September PLANSPONSOR Magazine article, “Harvesting The Right Facts and Figures” by reporter Judy Ward (subscriber login required). The article reads: In this age of ‘big data,’ sponsors have the analytic tools at hand to make more informed decisions. In the […]

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Be PreparedRisk Updates and OSHA Reminders | September 2017

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 26th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, News, Property & Casualty

Please read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: -OSHA’s New Silica Standard for Construction goes into effect on Sept. 23, 2017. Crystalline silica is an important industrial material found abundantly in the earth’s crust. Quartz, the most common form of silica, is a component of sand, stone, rock, concrete, brick, block, and mortar. Materials containing […]

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Ohio Best Workplaces AdOswald Companies Named a Best Workplace in Ohio 2017 by Ohio Business Magazine

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 26th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Events, News

Oswald Companies has been named to the second annual Best Workplaces in Ohio list, announced in September 2017 by Ohio Business Magazine. Nominations for the top 75 chosen honorees were collected, reviewed and approved by a Best Workplaces committee, which evaluated companies based on a variety of factors including culture, benefits, career development, community engagement and more. In addition […]

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Blue chalkboard business peopleUnderstanding Important Exclusions in Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Author: Mary Fessler | Date:September 20th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

Many Directors and Officers of private companies and non-profit organizations understand the importance of D&O insurance to protect their personal assets, as well as the entity’s balance sheet. Yet, many fail to take the time to understand important exclusions that are embedded in the policy. One such exclusion: professional services rendered by the company. Underwriters seek […]

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Three Key Actions Toward a Better Work-Life Balance: Women’s Leadership 2017

Author: Cindy Bowman | Date:September 13th, 2017 | Category: Blog, General, News

As my career progressed, I found myself struggling to have a successful work-life balance. If I spent too much time focusing on my job, family and friends would be left behind. How can one have both? Through research and personal discovery, I found three keywords and actions that help me strike a balance: SELF-CONTROL: Travis Bradberry shares […]

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Oswald Companies’ Michigan Branch Welcomes Schneider to Group Benefits Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 11th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, News

DETROIT – Sep. 11, 2017 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the addition of Christina Schneider as Sales Executive in the Group Benefits Department. She specializes in working with clients to plan, consult and deploy strategic benefit plans. In her role, Schneider […]

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