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STEVEN F.

BASS
71 Pioneer Trail * Marietta, Georgia 30068
770-403-5829 * sbffb628@westpost.net

LOSS CONTROL/RISK MANAGEMENT


Accomplished Risk Manager with 20+ years of experience in identifying and minimi
zing the liability and exposure of international corporations using firsthand ex
pertise in program administration, insurance cost management, and data analysis.
Goal-oriented leader capably tracking and recommending strategies to consistent
ly achieve profit margins.
Flexible yet sharp communicator easily interacting with multi-level staff, inclu
ding top corporate leaders, as part of routinely high-caliber customer service d
elivery. Reputable as a "go to" person able to help with diverse
projects.
* Skilled trainer and motivator able to effectively orient stakeholders to exist
ing and emerging protocols while delivering measurable revenue contributions and
cost reductions
* Extensive knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and EPA regulations.
* Technically proficient in Microsoft Word, Excess, PowerPoint, and Access.
Risk Management, Analysis * International Business * Account Management * Cost C
ontrol *Budget Analysis * Staff Management * Policy Procedure and Development *
Project Management * Claims Management * Loss Prevention * Quality Assurance *
Training & Development
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
RISK CONSULTANTS, INC., Atlanta, Georgia * 2001-Present
Program Director
Orchestrate risk management services for 4 major overseas captive insurance prog
rams and 5 multi-sized domestic clients comprised of 150+ corporations employing
1K people worldwide. Engineer optimal workflow and high-caliber
program execution for the 3rd largest diversified captive company worldwide, cap
turing $500K+ in yearly revenue.
Guide consulting staff in the precise fulfillment of client specifications, trai
ning them as required to ensure achievement of all mandates. Brief board members
and corporate executives on new and emerging service lines.
Maintain strict budget control and invoice/billing management, with assistance f
rom the CFO and CEO, to help meet profit margin goals. Instituted new programs a
nd protocols to effectively determine and control risks.
Select Highlights:
* Elevated revenues by $2M after being recruited to return to the company after
being specifically requested by a key client to oversee 3 additional programs in
recognition of exceptional account management skills.
* Generated $150K in revenue through profitable management of 3 new national acc
ounts from initial setup and consultant assignments to QA reviews and report gen
eration.
* Grew 2010 revenue by $25K by championing services to internal and external cli
ents.
* Calculated achievement of profit margins as projected through keen analysis of
income vs. expenses, further strengthening internal processes by originating a
viable tracking system.
ZURICH NORTH AMERICA, Atlanta, Georgia * 2000-2001
Senior Loss Control
Consultant

Decreased the regularity and scope of client losses using sharp safety and risk
analysis, incisively diagnosing intricate loss liabilities through detailed rese
arch to help remedy client challenges.
* Examined risk management, fleet safety, crime & fire prevention, ergonomics &
task modifications, and safety management systems for multi-sized corporations r
anging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies.
RISK CONSULTANTS, INC., Atlanta, Georgia * 1998-2000
Program Director
Spearheaded risk control functions for domestic, offshore, and warehouse distrib
ution captive insurance programs in close collaboration with clients to continua
lly meet safety and program requisites. Scrutinized existing safety
process along with such loss data as claims reports and OSHA 300 forms to propos
e actionable optimization strategies to counter and avert potential losses.
Select Highlights:
* Audited half of all client sites, slashing client loss ratios by 20%.
* Customized safety education and training initiatives to fully address client n
eeds.
* Trained applicable staff on accident investigation to clearly identify the bas
e cause of reported accidents.
GOLD KIST INC., Atlanta, Georgia * 1995-1998
Corporate Manager of Regulatory Training
Designed internal corporate & retail regulatory training criteria and programs t
o fulfill OSHA, DOT, and EPA standards. Observed company-wide training sessions
, noting the sites with high accident expenses to craft viable remedies to minim
ize and avert future losses.
Select Highlights:
* Led training sessions with multi-level staff to ensure their knowledge of and
proficiency with the regulations applicable to their operations.
* Directed management training for 60% of all corporate locations, ultimately co
ntributing to the promotion of 4 attendees to managerial roles.
Previous Experience as:
Executive Risk Control Consultant, FIREMANS FUND INSURANCE CO. Atlanta, Georgia
(5 years)
Loss Control Supervisor, FIREMANS FUND INSURANCE CO. Atlanta, Georgia (5 years)
Loss Control Supervisor, FIREMANS FUND INSURANCE CO. Memphis, Tennesee (5 years)
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Masters in Business Administration
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona, Florida
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management
Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Administration
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
CERTIFICATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS
Certified Safety Professional - Number 7401
Cobb County Community Emergency Response Team
Chairman, Cobb Disaster Preparedness Volunteers Inc.
Gwinnett County Community Emergency Response Team
Graduate, City of Lilburn Citizens Police Academy
Graduate, Gwinnett County Citizens Police Academy
Graduate, Gwinnett County fitizens Fire Academy
Georgia East Metro Medical Reserve Corps
Gwinnett County Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Gwinnett County Citizens Fire Academy Alumni Association