Nurturing client relationships, overseeing operations and guiding strategy. Sam has maintained nearly 100 percent client retention while at AMS.
Seeing KISS in fifth grade. (Sam has been to more than 75 rock concerts.)
Reading, growing flowers.
She hopes to have a field of flowers to tend.
Executive Vice President
Deep IT knowledge honed by working for several Fortune 500 companies and running his own IT consulting business before joining Approach.
Dogs, because of their unrequited love and loyalty.
He'd relax beside a lake or ocean, catching up on his reading.
Hopes to have time for even more reading next to a lake or ocean.
Senior Managing Director, Claims
I am a true Seattleite. I grew up in North Seattle and I love living in the Pacific Northwest.
My favorite hobby is a combination of horseback riding, reading, photography and hiking.
If I had a month off I would go on a road trip and travel to all of the places in the United States that I've always wanted to see.
When I’m 70 years old I hope I will be retired, happy, healthy and giving everyone a run for their money.
Managing Director, transportation retrospective ratings group
Workers’ compensation cost-control management and L&I refunds. Before joining Approach, Michael specialized as a vocational program manager and vocational rehabilitation counselor, coordinating return-to-work services for injured workers from a variety of employers.
New Rochelle, NY ("Next door to Rob and Laura Petrie.")
Several fewer than Genghis Khan.
He would work on his house, play and travel.
Hopes to be lowering his golf score and still playing basketball.
Workers’ compensation cost containment and customer service. Before joining Approach, Debbie worked for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries for 19 years.
She'd visit her daughter in California, then take a Caribbean cruise.
Sports, crafts and volunteering.
Debbie collects snowmen.
Hopes to be healthy and traveling to tropical paradises with family and friends.
Director of Business Development
The majority of Rick’s career has focused on work comp, both State and Federal coverage. Rick worked at Labor & Industries in the Retro Program for 9 months in 2013.
Xiamen, China on business. Lived and worked outside Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela for three years.
My wife’s hand. Best thing that’s ever happened to me.
I hope I am healthy enough to spend time with our kids, grandkids, and travel.
Construction industry safety, honed over a long career including several years as a site safety specialist with GLY Construction and six years at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Hawaii, California, and Edmonds. (Can you tell Steve was a Navy brat?)
Manufacturing Honeybuckets. In Phoenix. In the summer.
He'd travel the U.S. by car.
Hopes his Social Security benefits will still be waiting for him.
Nurse Case Managers
Safety & Health Consultants
Educators & Trainers
Minimizing Risk. Maximizing Savings.