Director of Risk Management
Don joined the Alliance Interstate Risk Service team in July 2014 as the Director of Risk Management. He is responsible for overseeing the loss control & risk management functions of the Alliance Interstate Risk program. He holds the Certified Director of Safety (CDS) designation through the North American Transportation Management Institute (NATMI), Transportation Risk Specialist (TRS) designation through the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation (MCIEF). and has been designated as a Certified Behavioral-Based Ergonomic Specialist (CBES).
Prior to joining the AIR team, Don worked for more than 20 years as a consultant and resource in the risk management divisions of two large, standard market insurance companies that focused on both guaranteed cost and high-deductible workers’ compensation programs across the US. He was responsible for establishing loss control policies and procedures, as well as developing underwriting guidelines for prospective risks. Don was instrumental in the development of high-deductible models and risk management techniques focused on safety culture and involvement of upper management. He is a 1988 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
He currently resides in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, and enjoys golf, traveling, everything Auburn football, tailgating with friends and family and showing off his talents on his Big Green Egg.