Sheldon Altschuler

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Bio

Sheldon Altschuler

Title

Managing Partner, Infiniti Insurance Trust

Summary of Qualifications

Sheldon has over 25 years of operational risk, insurance, safety and employment practice management and consulting in the private, public entity and non-profit sectors. 

Sheldon has been involved in leadership capacities with various associations and has authored insurance coursework for national programs, lectured for industry seminars, contributed articles for association journals, and has been active in the risk management industry, earning the Associate in Risk Management designation (ARM) and serving on the Risk and Insurance Management Society’s (RIMS) Governance Committee.

Responsibilities

Sheldon oversees the insurance programs for Infiniti HR and Infiniti Insurance Trust, which provides full P&C coverage to over 1,500 members and 45,000 employees with annual direct premium managed at over $20M. Sheldon views unemployment exposure as a manageable risk, no different than broader P&C exposures, that can be managed to assure a level of certainty and reduced operational costs, as well as lead to a minimization of employment practice liability.

Business Experience

Sheldon has 25 years of risk management experience, including

  • Consultation for Fortune 500 companies on targeted strategies for reducing operational exposures related to workers' compensation, employment practices and unemployment
  • Public entity risk manager who reduced operational costs for the City of Rockville by creating a self-insured program for their P&C exposures
  • Managing a portfolio of over 1500 companies in a variety of industries, maintaining an integrated workers' compensation solution that incorporates employment practices and unemployment exposure to better assure positive outcomes

ERM Experience

Sheldon has applied ERM techniques as it relates to all risk management efforts with a focus on pre-calculating exposures and having strategy for risk minimization ready to deploy. 

Professional Affiliations

NAPEO (National Association of Professional Employer Organizations)
SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
Risk Institutes 

Education

University of MD, College Park
Insurance Institute - Associate in Risk Management Designation
Maryland Property & Casualty Producer License
National Safety Council Trainings
Maryland Center for Environmental Training

History

Member for
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