Covid-19 & Your Company

Introduction to COVID-19 Track

Lea Lundquist, Vice President of Claims Administration & Workers’ Compensation Claims, Protective Insurance

The COVID-19 global pandemic will create lasting changes in our industry. In this COVID-19 & Your Company track, learn from industry experts about the impacts that could affect your company through violation data, employer liabilities, and workers’ compensation claims.



The COVID-19 global pandemic will create lasting changes in our industry. In this COVID-19 & Your Company track, learn from industry experts about the impacts that could affect your company through violation data, employer liabilities, and workers’ compensation claims.

Returning To Business (Not) As Usual

Duane Lohn, Senior Managing Director, Ankura & Corey Gooch, Senior Director, Ankura

Duane Lohn and Corey Gooch from Ankura will cover the steps companies should take to safely return to work, address the risk issues they are facing as they are dealing with COVID-19 and the economic impact on their businesses. Topics discussed will include:

  • Using the lessons learned from the pandemic to improve and make your business more resilient
  • Understanding what other known unknown risks are out there and your shifting risk priorities
  • How COVID is affecting the already hardening insurance market



Duane Lohn is a Senior Managing Director at AnkuraDuane Lohn is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura with extensive experience in advising risk, compliance, legal, and audit committee members and board committees on operational risk and resilience, specializing in enterprise risk management, emergency and crisis planning, business and operational continuity (BCP/COOP), data security, and cybersecurity. Duane focuses on crisis management frameworks, disaster recovery, and emergency and crisis communication tools for a broad portfolio of private, public, and education-sector clients around their governance, risk, and compliance initiatives, and supporting their response to disruptions and crises. He understands the complex but practical relationships among cybersecurity, operational downtime, organizational resilience, and sustaining of long-term organizational reputation through confidence in leadership and oversight decision-making, governance, and management.

Corey Gooch has almost 25 years of experience in the risk management and insurance brokerage industry, including 20 years dedicated to helping clients implement Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). As Senior Director of ERM for Ankura, he is responsible for growing its Corporate Enterprise Risk Management practice and leading ERM client engagements.

Previously, Corey worked at Towers Watson for 4 years where he held positions as an Account Director, US Risk Consulting sales leader and Global Corporate Enterprise Risk Management consulting practice leader. Additionally, he worked at Aon for 11 years in its Global Risk Consulting division where he served as the head of business development for the Americas region and led Aon’s London-based EMEA region team of Enterprise Risk Management consultants.

The Data Driven Safety Story

Adam Kreisher, Sr. Account Executive, SambaSafety & Steve Schwindt, Senior Product Manager, SambaSafety

Adam Kreisher and Steve Schwindt of SambaSafety cover how data obtained through driver monitoring can be leveraged to identify specific driver risks and effectively tell the story of your fleet’s safety culture. In addition, their presentation discusses CSA monitoring in light of COVID-19 and what it means for motor carriers going forward.


Adam Kreisher is a Senior Account Executive at SambaSafety with a background in both software and trucking/transportation/logistics. His diverse background helps to shape Samba’s approach within the transportation industry and he is directly responsible for engaging with the nation’s largest fleets on an ongoing basis.

Steve Schwindt is a Senior Product Manager with SambaSafety, primarily responsible for product strategy of the transportation product line including CSA monitoring. Steve has been in the transportation industry for over 6 years and previously worked for Vigillo, LLC prior to joining the SambaSafety family.

Ergonomic Issues In Transportation

Timothy A. Pottorff, Principal, QP3 ErgoSystems

QP3 ErgoSystems works with companies to uncover and address safety risks. Hear company Principal, Timothy Pottorff, discuss ways to lower workers’ compensation claims by improving ergonomics issues commonly found in the transportation industry. Issues addressed include workplace sanitation during COVID-19, material handling, whole body vibrations and many more.

What ergonomics challenges are your organization facing? Get a chance to speak directly with Tim by attending QP3 ErgoSystem’s live session that is taking place on Friday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. ET.



Tim Pottorff, MSIE, CIE, ARM, is an internationally recognized safety professional with numerous articles and speaking roles at regional, national and international safety and ergonomics conferences in the US and abroad. He possesses both bachelor’s and master’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Pottorff is an inventor and entrepreneur, and has worked for and with some of the best and most well-known companies in the world during his 30-plus year career. This includes professional roles at UPS, Texas Instruments, Alcoa, and Zurich Insurance. He is currently Principal and Owner at QP3 ErgoSystems, a Safety and Risk Management consulting firm. Their clients, including household names, are leaders in their respective industries of manufacturing, insurance, legal services and hospitality.

Best Practices for Ergonomics & COVID-19 in Warehousing and Manufacturing

Timothy A. Pottorff, Principal, QP3 ErgoSystems


Work from Home Ergonomics

Timothy A. Pottorff, Principal, QP3 ErgoSystems


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