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Oswald Detroit Commits to Days of Caring in the Community

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Does your workplace set up volunteer opportunities once or twice a year? Without minimizing the value of this, Oswald Companies’ employee-owners wanted their days of service to be more meaningful. Team members at this independent insurance and risk management brokerage firm in Bloomfield Hills wanted to be more than “one-and-done”…

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Community at the Core: Growth Through Giving with Oswald Companies

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Most of us talk about work and life as if they’re separate things we’re trying to balance on a scale. We find ourselves tipping one way and then the other in search of perfect equilibrium. But what if we tossed out the scale? Maybe work and life don’t have to…

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Oswald Companies Named 2019 Winner of Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness Awards Program

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Oswald Companies, a full-service risk management and employee benefits brokerage firm in Bloomfield Hills, was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s 2019 Best and Brightest in Wellness® under the employer category. The award celebrates companies that are striving to make their workplaces, their employees and the community a healthier place…

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Insurance Checklist for Your College Bound Kids

Sue Penn

As kids pack up and leave for college, they launch the next exciting chapter of their lives. While they celebrate, we parents keep on worrying from afar, a “skill” we’ve been practicing since the day they were born. We know they’re not quite fully grown yet—despite what they tell us…

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Oswald Companies Earns Top Ranking of Cool Places to Work in Michigan for Second Consecutive Year

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Aug. 5, 2019 — For the second consecutive year, Oswald Companies has earned the top overall ranking in the Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work in Michigan program. In the seven-year history of the program, Oswald is the first to be named back-to-back first place…

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“She Travels” Empowers Women in the Insurance Industry

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Travelers insurance company recently sponsored a women’s forum entitled, “She Travels.” Launching panel discussions in major cities around the country, Travelers seeks to promote women wherever they are in their insurance careers. Cathy Kosin, Oswald Companies’ Senior Vice President and Michigan Market Leader (pictured third from left), was honored to…

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Preparing for the Unthinkable: Active Assailant Coverage

Susan Tobbe

Most of us carry more than a few important dates around in our heads. We remember our kids’ birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and maybe even the day we bought a new house or started a great job. We know that Christmas is always December 25, and Halloween is October 31. But…

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Oswald Hosts 3rd Annual Shop & Share Event

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For the third year, Oswald Companies transformed its Bloomfield Hills Office into a temporary “shopping mall” filled with women-run “pop-up shops” that were open for business for just one afternoon last month. Aptly named the Shop & Share event, the concept of facilitating connections among professional women against a shopping…

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Hurricane Season: Think it’s too early to plan?

Mary Marley

Think again. Actions and planning during the off-season impact how well you are ready to weather another hurricane season. In 2018, the U.S. mainland experienced more hurricane activity than in the recent past. If you felt prepared, that’s great – keep it up! If you didn’t feel prepared, now is…

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What Michigan’s New Paid Medical Leave Act Means for Employers

Marc Lasceski

Since Michigan’s new Paid Medical Leave Act went into effect on March 29, 2019, most employers with at least 50 employees are now required to provide up to 40 hours of paid time off for eligible employees each year. Which Employers and Employees are Exempt from the New Law? Certain employers…

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