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Diversity’s Value in Setting Your Business Apart

In today’s global marketplace, diversity and inclusion can set companies apart. Aside from simply being the right thing to do, it can also be a positive for a company’s profitability and innovation success. According to the McKinsey report “Diversity Matters,” companies in the top percentile for racial and ethnic diversity…

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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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The Cost of Doing Nothing: Healthcare and Data-Driven Decision Making

Michael Clark

Inertia can set in as employers struggle to balance escalating benefits costs with organizational financial targets. For employers, passing along higher costs to employees seems to be the easiest and most traditional way to sustain benefits programs. Meanwhile, employees often passively enroll in same original plan they chose when first…

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Cybersecurity Aug. 20 Forum: Changes and Trends for 2019

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Does your company have the proper security, insurance, legal and compliance framework to prevent cybercrime in 2019—or mitigate potential damage from it? Join us in Cincinnati, Tuesday Aug. 20 at Kenwood Country Club, for an important presentation and panel discussion on the latest developments in business cybersecurity. Agenda Introduction: 8:00…

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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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Michael Clark Named to Crain’s Cleveland Twenty in Their 20s Class of 2019

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CLEVELAND – June 24, 2019 – Michael Clark, Employee Benefits Consultant, Oswald Companies, has been recognized as a Crain’s Cleveland Twenty in their 20s honoree, in an annual listing of the top young leaders in Northeast Ohio. According to the award release, this year’s Twenty in their 20s class, selected…

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Deciphering the Difference Between Cyber Insurance and Cyber Crime

Dale Kaprosy

It looked like a routine, harmless email from the organization’s IT consultant reminding employees to change their computer passwords to safeguard against hackers; a fairly standard procedure for companies looking to protect their data and computer systems from an attack with cyber insurance. The problem was the email wasn’t from…

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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 Companies Named to Top Workplaces List For The Sixth Consecutive Year

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CLEVELAND – June 17, 2019 – For the sixth consecutive year, and seventh year overall, Oswald Companies was named to The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces 2019, midsize company list, announced June 16, 2019. Oswald was featured in a special article this year, “Local companies see benefits of wellness programs: Top…

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2019 Magnet Survey Overview

The 2019 Ohio Manufacturing Survey, had more than 375 surveys completed. There were 44 questions specifically designed for manufacturers of all types to identify trends in the industry, shed light into manufacturing’s current state, as well as a glimpse into what the future may hold. 48% of the surveys were…

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