Speakers Bureau

We have always looked for ways to communicate the benefits of proactive risk management. While we address numerous industry groups each year, we felt a formalized Speakers Bureau would help promote our willingness to provide risk management and insurance education.

The Speakers Bureau is comprised of a number of key Cavignac & Associates employees with skill sets ranging from safety to claims management and from human resources to insurance in general.

Collectively we have the knowledge to address just about any risk management or insurance-related topic, and we can tailor our remarks and presentations specifically for any industry group.

Recognizing that risk management and insurance is complex and often considered somewhat dry, our objective is to take a complex topic and make it simple. At the end of our remarks, you will understand the concepts and more importantly be provided with “best practice” guidance.

Please contact us if you would like to set up a speaker to address your group at 619-234-6848.

Speakers
(in alphabetical order)
Name/Title Expertise/Speaking Topics

Scott Bedingfield
AAI, CRIS, CWCA
Principal

Risk Management and Insurance-related topics for the following industries:

  • Development
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Hospitality

Patrick Casinelli
RHU, REBC, CHRS
Principal

Employee Benefits and Corporate Wellness for the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Design Professionals
  • Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profits

plus:

  • How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect You

Jeffrey Cavignac
CPCU, ARM, RPLU, CRIS, MLIS
President

Risk Management and Insurance for the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Design Professionals
  • Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profits

plus:

  • Contractual Risk Transfer
  • How the Insurance Marketplace Will Affect You

Preston Cavignac
CPCU, CIC, CRM
Account Executive

Risk Management and Insurance-related topics for the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Development
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Non-Profits
  • Food & Beverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Environmental

Meghan Dickerson
CET
Director or Risk Control

A broad range of topics including:

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Coordinating Human Resources, Safety and Claims Management to Lower Cost of Risk
  • Employer Tools for Mitigating Employee Injury Frequency and Severity
  • Experience Modification

Carolyn Konecki

Personal Lines Manager

Risk Management and all aspects of personal lines insurance

Kelly Potter
PWCA 
Account Executive

Risk Management and Insurance-related topics for the following industries:

  • Design Professionals
  • Non-Profits

James Schabarum
CPCU, CRIS, AFSB
Principal

Risk Management, Insurance and Surety-related topics for the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Development
  • Commercial Business

Matthew Slakoff
CIC, CRIS
Principal

Risk Management and Insurance for the following industries:

  • Development
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Hospitality
Heather Stone
Human Resources Risk Advisor

A broad range of Human Resources topics including:

  • State and federal labor and employment law
  • Compliance issues
  • Employment-related litigation trends
  • Harassment, discrimination and retaliation
  • Wage and hour
  • Hiring and onboarding
  • Performance management
  • Discipline and Discharge
  • Employee engagement