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  • Employee Spotlight – Milledge Armes Demonstrates Velocity’s Values Every Day

    Velocity Risk embodies five core values: Uncomfortable Growth, Start-Up Spirit, Grit, Doing What’s Right and Camaraderie. According to Whitney Alt, Director of Commercial Distribution, “Milledge Armes demonstrates every one of the values every day. Milledge pushes and inspires us to find the right balance with all our key stakeholders and to the company we strive to be.”

    Milledge Armes, Small … Read More

  • Hurricane Preparedness Week : Assemble Disaster Supplies

    After a disaster, you may need to survive on your own for several days or even weeks. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. If you put a kit together last year, but haven’t reviewed the contents, now is a good time to make sure food, batteries … Read More

  • Hurricane Preparedness Week: Know Your Hurricane Risk

    The Weather Company and Colorado State University agree that 2022 is expected to be another busy year for hurricanes, although not as bad as two years ago. The prediction is 20 tropical storms, eight hurricanes and four major hurricanes to occur within the official dates of hurricane season: June 1 – November 30. However, we’ve seen several named storms that … Read More

  • Employee Spotlight – Josh Busing Has a Competitive Spirit that Motivates His Success

    In baseball, you must connect the bat to the ball to get a hit. But statistically speaking, batters are much more likely to strike out than get a hit. Josh Busing knows the statistics well. He earned a baseball scholarship to Jefferson State College. He also knows that injuries can quickly derail sports goals, and a torn posterior labrum ended … Read More

  • Spring Forward Can Mean Much More than an Hour of Lost Sleep

    Last Sunday we celebrated Daylight Savings Time with a lost hour of sleep. That semi-annual ritual is also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors to ensure they are working properly in the event of a home fire. As the days get longer and warmer, it is also a good idea to check other areas of … Read More

  • Employee Spotlight – Lillian Carney Turned Tragedy into an Opportunity for Good

    When Lillian Carney, Operations Analyst, joined Velocity Risk in 2019, she was ready to return to a career in insurance after facing tragedy two years earlier. Lillian’s current role is to help streamline processes with Velocity’s policy administration systems, so the end user doesn’t face challenges while processing a new business quote or servicing an existing policy holder. Lillian enjoys … Read More

  • Employee Spotlight – Meagan Moseley grew from Jack of All Trades to Master of Many

    Meagan Moseley graduated from Texas A&M with a health degree, emphasizing in community work. Her capstone project was a program for cancer patients, focusing on behavior and mental health changes versus only looking at the physiological aspects of the disease. After graduation, Meagan moved to Nashville to change the world with her voice and her ideas. While she didn’t quite … Read More

  • Employee Spotlight – Matt Giblin Loves Breaking Things…Then Fixing Them

    Matt Giblin is a QA Engineer for Velocity Risk. If you’re unfamiliar with the acronym, QA stands for Quality Assurance. That means looking for mistakes someone makes in technical programming. The way Matt explains his job to his young children is, “you know when you’re on the computer and you get an error message? My job is to try and … Read More

  • Employee Spotlight – Meghan Fountain Wants to Share her Passion for Insurance

    When Meghan Fountain, Director of Claims, started her insurance career as a freshman in college, she took an entry level role in claims at USAA to start building her resume. As an accounting major, Meghan never dreamed that she would remain in the field of insurance and grow so passionate about the industry. She had dreams of working for a … Read More

  • Helpful Hints for Keeping You Warm as the Weather Gets Cold

    Now that we’ve entered the heart of Fall, and there’s a chill in the air, it’s a perfect time to check your home heating system.  The core of the heating system is the heating element, and the fuel that runs it.  If your home uses gas heat, check the complete supply system, whether from a utility, or from a propane/natural … Read More