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Turning Risk Into Opportunity Via Enterprise Risk Management with Kyle Hanson (Ep. 103)

You can protect your business against risks while also leveraging them as opportunities for growth.

In this episode, John and Michael Parise are joined by Kyle Hanson, the director of business development at Madison Insurance Group, to talk about enterprise risk management.  

Kyle unveils the firm’s application of SWOT analysis to enterprise risk management while sharing client case studies, highlighting the various risk coverages available.

John, Michael, and Kyle discuss:

  • What’s enterprise risk management, and how it differs from basic risk management
  • How risk can be positive (not just a threat) in a SWOT analysis
  • How Madison Insurance Group integrates strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) into the enterprise risk management they do for clients
  • Some of the different risk coverages Madison Insurance Group offers
  • And more!

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About Our Guest: 

Kyle Hanson is a Director of Business Development who works in close collaboration with the Director and President, Mark Sims, to strategize, organize, and execute new business development and public relations activities. 

With over a decade of public speaking experience and an accomplished academic background, Kyle is a sought-after conference presenter and a former column editor for the American Choral Directors Association’s national journal. 

Before joining MIG, Kyle honed his skills in non-profit development through an internship at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and a clinical workshop in artistic development at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 

Kyle holds a High Distinction degree from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and two additional Masters degrees from Bowling Green State University and Indiana University.

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Insurance Options When US Insurance Providers Can’t Cover Your Needs with Sean McNiff (Ep. 96)

If your traditional insurance provider won’t cover specific risks for you or your business, you have additional options to protect yourself, your business, and your family.

In this episode, John and Michael Parise interview Sean McNiff from Exceptional Risk Advisors about some alternative insurance the firm provides. Sean shares a variety of case studies, from examples of when his work made a significant impact on his clients to some interesting insurance stories. He also talks about the creativity and customization that goes into protecting businesses and families.

Sean discusses:

  • What do Exceptional Risk Advisors and other cover holders for Lloyd’s of London do, who they insure, and what they cover
  • A variety of insurance case examples of when his work seemed to make a huge difference for his client base
  • Why it’s so important for business owners to regularly update their net worth valuations for insurance
  • The creativity and customization that goes into protecting families and businesses 
  • And more!

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About Our Guest: 

Sean McNiff is the Vice President of Business Development & Marketing at Exceptional Risk Advisors. He is passionate about developing new business relationships and educating the marketplace. Sean has been with Exceptional Risk Advisors from the day it was founded. His focus lies in working with sophisticated life, executive benefit, and disability insurance advisors whose clients can benefit from partnering with Exceptional Risk Advisors.

Sean received a BA in Communications and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Rhode Island. When he’s not advising clients, he’s outside playing tennis, hiking, skiing, and spending time with his wife and their two children.