Top 100 insurance broker enhances risk management team with construction insurance specialist and OSHA authorized trainer to help deliver safety programs for companies of all sizes
Buffalo, NY (Oct. 19, 2017) – Lawley, one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the United States according to Business Insurance, formally announces the addition of loss control veteran Bob Overhoff, Jr. as Loss Control Manager.
Previously the Director of Corporate Safety at LPCiminelli, Overhoff, Jr. will work out of Lawley’s headquarters in Buffalo, NY helping customers across Lawley branches in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Overhoff, Jr. joins Lawley with over 25 years of experience, which has ranged from developing and updating corporate safety and training programs, to risk management consulting in construction, general industry, municipal, and fleet safety, among others.
“We are thrilled to add an experienced professional of Bob’s caliber to work with our clients. His vast knowledge ensuring compliance and safety programs, along with his construction insurance work, will be a great resource to companies looking to reduce their risk,” stated Chris Ross, Lawley Principal.
Lawley’s continued focus on risk management will offer a proactive approach to how its staff consults with companies of all sizes. Lawley’s risk management team provides clients guidance on a full spectrum of risks, including claims management, claims consulting, safety programs, loss prevention and more.
Overhoff, Jr. is extremely active in his field and currently serves as a Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. He’s also an OSHA Authorized Trainer, member of the Safety Services Board of Directors for the Construction Exchange of WNY, treasurer and committee board member for the WNY Safety Conference, and the past president and treasurer for the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers.
Throughout his career, Overhoff, Jr. has received a number of awards and recognitions for his expertise, including the ASSE Niagara Frontier Chapter Safety Professional of the Year (2006), WNY Safety Conference Edward J. Waring Award, Associated General Contractors of NY Safety Excellence Awards, and more.
For more information on Lawley, visit our risk management page.
Lawley is a privately-owned, independent regional insurance firm specializing in property, casualty and personal insurance, employee benefits and risk management consulting and ranked among the 100 Largest Insurance Brokers in the U.S., according to Business Insurance magazine.
For over 60 years, Lawley’s team of more than 375 associates have developed customized property, casualty, surety and benefits insurance programs for businesses and municipalities of all sizes along with personalized protection for individuals and their families. Lawley is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work nationally by Business Insurance and Buffalo Business First along with recognition as a Top Workplaces by the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.
Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, Lawley has branch offices across New York in Amherst, Batavia, Fredonia, Melville, Purchase and Rochester along with Darien, Connecticut and Florham Park, New Jersey. To find out more, visit lawleyinsurance.com.
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