Organizational Changes ……
ASCIP is pleased to announce some changes taking place within our organization:
Reshan Cooray will be assuming the role of Sr. Director of Property and Casualty Programs. In this role, Reshan will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for ASCIP’s Property & Casualty programs and coverages.
In conjunction with this change, ASCIP is pleased to welcome Marco Guardi who is joining ASCIP as the Managing Director of Risk Services.
Marco will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for ASCIP’s risk management, loss control, and training services including program strategy and design, delivery of services, partner selection and staff management.
Marco comes to ASCIP from Arthur J. Gallagher where for the past six years he has worked as an Area Vice President for Loss Control and a Regional Risk Control Leader. In these roles he provided risk management consultation and developed risk management initiatives for a variety of public entities including, K12s and community college districts. He received a Masters’ Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Occupational Health from California State University, Northridge. He also holds an Associates in Risk Managemenent (ARM) and Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designations.
ASCIP is also pleased to add Marina Acosta to our claims team. Marina is our Claims Operations Manager, and will be responsible for developing and implementing performance measurement tools for the claims department, panel counsel, and other vendors. She will also support the claims department staff and management in identifying performance improvement needs and solutions, and managing outside partners and vendors. She comes to us from DaVita Healthcare where she was the Claims & Insurance Director for 14 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University, Long Beach and holds ARM, Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional (WCCP) and RIMS certifications.
Marco and Marina are excellent additions to ASCIP, both bringing skills and experiences that are valuable in supporting our membership.