Ariel and Charles and Bo
Director - Risk Control, Safety National
Summary of Qualifications
Ariel has a broad base of knowledge and experience in the areas of workers’ compensation, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, OSHA, fleet safety, auto liability, general liability, and safety & health program auditing & assessment. He has experience working with the manufacturing, construction, ground and air transportation, retail, healthcare, public entities, technology, and service industries.
Ariel is responsible for leading and directing technical risk control content and managing risk control services for clients (policyholders) of Safety National. He is also responsible for leading and directing risk control resources associated with the public entity practice and E&S product lines.
Ariel is a risk control professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Safety National, Ariel worked at a major insurance carrier, serving in various capacities as a technical loss prevention consultant of national market accounts. During this time he was assigned as district safety consultant for the largest transportation company, and one of the largest employers in the U.S. Ariel began his career as a safety consultant with the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations in the Division of Workers' Compensation, where he was responsible for monitoring the loss control services of insurance carriers and performing risk evaluations for self-insured applicants.
Ariel has provided consultation for a fortune 500 company on aspects of ERM with respect to multiple stakeholder operational and strategic risks.
Ariel has earned his certified safety professional (CSP) designation and is also an associates in both risk management (ARM) and enterprise-wide risk management (ARM-E). He is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and served as sustainability chair for the Missouri Safety Council in 2009.
Ariel is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in industrial safety management. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO.
Board Advisor, Altovista Technology, Inc.
Summary of Qualifications
Charles has 39 years of diverse and complex operational law enforcement, criminal justice training and consulting experience. He retired in 2009 from the Troy (MI) Police Department (a department of 137 sworn personnel, appoximately 85 civilian employees, and an annual budget of $24 million). Charles has 32 years of active law enforcement service, the last 11 years as chief of police. From 2009 - 2016, he served as manager of basic police training/academy director for the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) sanctioned Macomb Community College Regional Police Academy.
As board advisor, Charles provides insight into police department needs, operations and current utilization of technology. In addition, he assists in evaluating the value of various risk management, department management, intertnal process and work flow solutions available through the ArxAlert platform.
As a chief police, the identifcation of risk and the management of risk through a variety of methods was a primary responsibility for Charles. Although most chiefs do not see themselves as risk managers nor do they understand the ERM concept, their duties revolve around the indentification of risk (both internally and to the community) and the mitigation of that risk.
- Member Michigan Association and International Association of Chiefs of Police
- Past president of the Oakland County Police Chiefs Association
- Former chair of the CLEMIS Advisory Board and the Metro Detroit Identity Fraud Task Force Board
- Served as board member for the Troy Boys and Girls Club, CARE House of Oakland County, the Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Troy Police and Fire Benevolent Fund
- Bachelor Degree in Secondary Education, Wayne State University
- Master of Inter-Disciplinary Technology, Eastern Michigan University
- School of Police Staff and Command, Northwestern University
- ICMA Exectutive Managment Training
President & Co-Founder, Altovista Technology, Inc.
Summary of Qualifications
Bo has 17 years of technology and leadership experience in solving complex systemic problems. He has both private and public sector executive experience working in strategy, growth and technology development. His public entity risk management exeprience includes working with the City of Detroit to help comply with a Federal Consent Decree over the police department, related to excessive use of force, unconstitutional detentions and police misconduct litigation.
As residpent & co-founder of Altovista Technology, Bo is responsible for executing strategic growth and operations of the company
Bo is a serial entrepreneur focusing on solving problems that will positively impact the lives of a billion people. In addition to tech startup and entrepeneurship experience, he has held various executive director and vice president positions for Fortune 500 companies, such as A3i, Landstar, Ryder and Android. Bo's responsibilities include strategy, growth and technology development.
Bo has worked with the City of Detroit Police Department to develop and implement an enterprise risk management platform as requried by the Federal Consent Decree. Focused on solving risks related to excessive use of force, unconstituntional detention, ofﬁcer misconduct, civil rights review, litigation review, police oversight, performance management, policy compliance, training compliance and disparate technology systems.
- Member of International Association of Chiefs of Police
- Chapter Leader of Singularity University
- Lecturer at Naval Postgraduate School
- Purdue University (Electrical Engineering)
- Oakland University (Finance)
- Member for
- 1 year 6 months