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Oswald Cincinnati Adds Talent, Depth to Property & Casualty Division

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CINCINNATI – July 28, 2016 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointments of Brian Baumgardner, ARM, Client Manager and Business Development, Property & Casualty, and Erin Blevins, CISR, Client Manager, Personal Insurance. “We proudly welcome Brian and Erin to our team,” said Moira Lyon, Market Leader Cincinnati. “Their experience and commitment to service will be tremendous…

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Presentations With Presence: How to Prepare Yourself and Inspire Your Audiences

Kim Ferenchak

As with most ventures in life, planning and preparation are the keys to effective outcomes. This is certainly true when it comes to presentations and speaking opportunities. There are no shortcuts to be had when preparing for an effective, informative and memorable speech. With the right prep, practice, and positive attitude, you…

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Cyber Security: More Than Meets the Eye For Individuals and Businesses

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A quick Google search of the phrase “cyber security” will result in more than 19,000,000 results in less than a second. If that’s not an indicator that this is a hot button issue, I don’t know what is. Based on my experience personally, and professionally in the medical device and…

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Employee Benefits Communication: Off-Cycle Enrollments vs. Open Enrollment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Matt Byrnes

WHAT is better to communicate and WHEN.   Information Overload: we’re all suffering and we’re all guilty. There is a way to overcome this in your benefits communications.   The vast majority of employer groups regularly try to cram all benefits enrollment information into one time a year, during open…

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Oswald Companies Appoints Catherine Kosin to Detroit Market Leader; Office to Celebrate 10 Years Serving Michigan Market

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DETROIT– June 29, 2016 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, has announced the promotion of Catherine Kosin to Detroit Market Leader. Kosin is a Senior Vice President for Oswald with nearly 20 years of industry and management experience. She joined the…

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Oswald Financial, Inc.  Named to 2016 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers

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Cleveland, June 27, 2016 – Oswald Financial, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of the 2016 PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers. The PLANADVISER Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers is an annual listing of adviser individuals and teams that stand out in the industry…

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Oswald Companies Named to Top Workplaces 2016; Marks Third Consecutive Year

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CLEVELAND – June 20, 2016 – Oswald Companies proudly salutes its employee-owners. For the third consecutive year, and fourth year overall, Oswald has been named to the Top Workplaces list in Northeast Ohio, announced June 19, 2016. Evaluations for the Top Workplaces program are based on results from employee survey questions, which…

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Oswald Companies Acquires The Hoffman Group

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The firm continues advancement in 2016 through an expansion of its headquarters, and growth in global, middle market and personal divisions. CLEVELAND – June 13, 2016 – Oswald Companies – one of the largest independently owned insurance brokerages in the U.S. – has announced the acquisition of The Hoffman Group, an…

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OSHA Safety & Risk Management Update | Recordkeeping Requirements

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OSHA has delivered their final rule on the recordkeeping requirements. The new law goes into effect January 1, 2017 and has a three year phase in plan. These dates are July 1, 2017 (only 300A summation information), July 1, 2018 (partial requirement for all forms for large companies), and March 2,…

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Oswald Companies to Accept Advancement Award at 2016 Women of Distinction Luncheon May 20

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CLEVELAND – May 17, 2016 – Oswald Companies has been selected to receive the Advancing Women Award, at the 2016 Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon, presented by Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, Friday, May 20, at the Union Club, Cleveland. Oswald was chosen for this honor for its proven commitment…

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