Patrick J. Walsh Joins York as President, Risk Management Practices

York Risk Services Group (York), a premier national provider of claims management, managed care, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, today announced that Patrick J. Walsh has joined the company as President of York’s Risk Management Practices business and  Executive Vice President of York Risk Services Group.  In this role, Patrick will provide direction and expertise in servicing York’s self-insured and deductible clients and lead the division’s strategic growth initiatives. Patrick and the Risk Management Practices team will work closely with all facets of the York organization to develop customized solutions that will continue to position York as the premier provider of risk management solutions.

“We are very excited to have Patrick join the York team.  Patrick’s extensive leadership experience makes him the ideal person to drive the Risk Management Practices business and our partnerships with clients,” said Skip Creasey, Chief Operating Officer of York Risk Services Group.  “He is one of the industry’s most respected innovators and will help us take our best-in-class integrated risk management, claims and medical management solutions to the next level as we continue to develop products and services that meet our clients’ evolving risk management needs,” Creasey added.

“I am pleased to be part of a company with such a strong commitment to delivering outstanding customer service and excellent results to our customers.” said Walsh.  “It’s critical that we deliver solutions that are focused on delivering the best possible outcomes for our customers and their employees, and York’s integrated medical and claims management model does exactly that.   I’m looking forward to being a member of a team that is committed to delivering proactive, collaborative solutions that help our customers manage their total cost of risk.”

Patrick comes to York with 30 years of industry experience, and has held executive positions with some of the largest insurance and claims services companies.  Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Claims Officer for Accident Fund Holdings.  Walsh received a BA in Organizational Communications from the University of Akron in Ohio.  He also serves on the Advisory Board for the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference and is Chairman of the Board of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.