SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Bryan Bogardus as the new president of CompWest Insurance Company, a division of Accident Fund Holdings. In this role, Bogardus will serve as a key executive team member and is responsible for establishing the strategies required to build a profitable, innovative business in the western territories.
"Bryan brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in the workers' compensation insurance field, as well as a proven track record of leading organizations through challenging economic conditions, making him a great fit for this role," Liz Haar, president and CEO of Accident Fund Holdings, said. "I am excited to have him join our team."
Bogardus most recently served as senior vice president of Corporate Operations for SeaBright Insurance Company. Prior to that, he worked in a couple of other capacities, including senior resident vice president for the Western Region and senior vice president for Underwriting Operations. Bogardus' other workers' compensation insurance field experience includes working for 17 years in a variety of capacities for Safeco Insurance Company, including region underwriting manager, region sales manager, commercial division vice president, and assistant vice president of workers' compensation.
Bogardus currently lives in Sammamish, Wash., with his wife, Elizabeth, and two daughters, Lauren and Kaitlyn. He and his wife, Elizabeth, participate in various fundraising efforts to support several charitable organizations with a particular interest in the Children's Tumor Foundation and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Bogardus earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in risk management and insurance, from the University of Georgia.
Accident Fund Holdings, Inc.
Accident Fund Holdings, Inc. is a workers' compensation insurance holding company conducting business through four operating units: Accident Fund Companies, located in Lansing, Michigan; United Heartland, located in New Berlin, Wisconsin; CompWest, located in San Francisco, California; and Third Coast Underwriters, located in Chicago, Illinois. Its insurance company subsidiaries are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Accident Fund Holdings is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
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