Kristy has been with Assurance Partners for fifteen years. During that time she has been responsible for the management of various departments as well as the development and implementation of our Major Account Division. Kristy is the Chief Operations Officer and a shareholder of Assurance Partners.
As leader of the Risk Management Team, Kristy's experience in strategic planning and management combined with sales and marketing skills helps to guide the delivery of our firm’s value proposition to our customers. Kristy represents multiple major accounts and also participates in the development of our stewardship for all major accounts. She will serve as your main point of contact for risk management issues.
Bruce Ford joined Assurance Partners as the Director of Loss Control in 2005. Bruce holds a Master’s degree in Administration of Public Services and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Safety from Central Missouri State University. Bruce is board certified in Hazard Control Management and Healthcare Safety and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Safety & Health Council of eastern Kansas and western Missouri, the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the Partnership for Emergency Planning (PEP).
Since 1980, Bruce has provided risk management consulting services to clients in the manufacturing, healthcare, construction, public entity, and entertainment industries. These services include, but are not limited to, workplace safety analyses, ergonomic studies, OSHA compliance reviews, supervisory/employee safety training, and safety program development and implementation. He has authored a technical paper entitled “Protecting Your Employees,” published in The Small Business Monthly. Bruce takes the lead on our Workplace Safety programs.
As a member of our risk management team, he is the conduit between our clients and our risk management resources. Bryan champions our Risk Management Center (RMC) platform which places your company’s strategy for managing risk at your fingertips. The RMC provides immediate access to turn-key solutions to streamline processes, ensure compliance, and reduce your administrative expenses.
Bryan is a Midwest native with a client-centric approach and over 10 years of human capital experience across multiple industries including manufacturing, education, and human services. Bryan graduated summa cum laude from Kansas State University with Bachelor degrees in Human Resources Management and Psychology, and a Master of Business Administration. He previously worked for a Fortune Global 500 company supporting manufacturing sites across North America as a Sr. Human Resources Manager.
His prior experience includes: occupational injury management, hazard assessments and risk identification, health and safety program implementation, employee wellness, workers compensation, environmental sampling and monitoring, claims management, and regulatory compliance. Additional experience also includes: site security, ISO management systems (9001 & 14001), occupational health and safety management systems (OHSAS 18001) and a strong background in lean methodologies.
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