Webinar: Accountability, Ownership, Execution…Keys to a Culture of Safety
1-2 p.m. ET
Join our experts from the McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance team as we explore the importance of accountability, ownership, execution as the keys to a culture of safety. Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with such an instrumental group of panelist.
Jake is focused on delivering predictability and ownership for his clients, especially when bringing a sense of order to the chaos. Before joining McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance, Jake served as a Green Beret in the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) with extensive overseas travel in the Middle East. As an Army officer, Jake commanded at multiple levels and dealt exclusively in risk mitigation and client management, achieving results using two key methods: build genuine relationships and invest deeply in your people. These are two unique qualities that he brings to the table when developing partnerships in our amazing industry!
Jeff joins McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance bringing a 23-year career focused on a fierce advocacy for his clients and protecting their financial interests. His dedication to his clients and unwavering 24/7 service has enabled him to cultivate long-standing relationships as a trusted product authority to nimbly source client needs. He leverages a consultative approach to skillfully align product offerings to customer needs to create short- and long-term success for his customers. He is excited to champion a collaborative leadership mindset in the amusement and entertainment risk space as a trusted advisor and true partner in their business.
Tom has over 40 years of experience in the amusement industry, including time spent at amusement parks, fairs/carnivals, and third-party inspections. His career has spanned from Funtime, Inc., Six Flags to Cedar Fair before becoming a third-party inspector for the last 14 years. He joined MASI in late 2021.
Currently, Tom is on the Education and Certification Committees for National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials (NAARSO) and has served as the Treasurer. He holds a NAARSO Level 3 Senior Inspector Certification and had been a pivotal member of not only NAARSO as an instructor at their yearly safety seminar but also instructs at outreach schools. He has provided safety training to parks and carnivals insuring that safety, maintenance and operational standards are met.
Drew has created, led and grew several of the amusement industry’s most successful insurance and risk management programs. A nationally recognized expert in amusement safety who has provided interviews and content for many news and industry publications. Drew is also an active participant in several annual amusement safety schools and seminars where he brings his ‘down home’ brand of speaking to the industry. He is a technically trained insurance professional with objective analytical skills that enable him to develop creative solutions. Whether it’s climbing the highest peaks in the Rockies or fishing a tight trout stream, Drew’s lifestyle is always adventurous. Guided by core principles or integrity and compassion, he and his family are committed volunteers and supporters of their community. Drew’s greatest successes are the partnership he has with his wife and the raising of their two daughters.