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PSA Voted a Top Benefits Broker in Maryland

  PSA is proud to announce we’ve been recognized as a Top 3 Benefits Broker in Maryland by The Daily Record’s readers. The news source recently issued its first Reader Rankings’ list of businesses deemed the best in a number of different categories including entertainment, business, health care, law and technology.

PSA Insurance & Financial Services Joins Select Group to Offer CyVaR Cyber Risk Evaluation Tool

The firm is the first local independent insurance broker in the Mid-Atlantic region using the product, which PSA staff helped develop. HUNT VALLEY, Md. (March 24, 2017)—PSA Insurance & Financial Services (PSA) is one of a handful of insurance brokers around the country using CyVaR, a risk evaluation tool developed in partnership with PivotPoint Risk […]

PSA Insurance & Financial Services Vice President and Senior Risk Advisor Valerie Corekin, CPCU, ARM Appointed to Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc.’s Board of Directors

HUNT VALLEY, Md. (January 31, 2017)—PSA Insurance & Financial Services (PSA) Vice President and Senior Risk Advisor Valerie Corekin, CPCU, ARM was appointed to the board of directors of the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI). CAMI is a nonprofit organization formed in 2015 to facilitate sales and job growth for the state of Maryland […]

PSA Insurance & Financial Services Acquires Community Insurance

HUNT VALLEY, MD (January 26, 2017) – PSA bolsters its commercial insurance practice by welcoming Community Insurance (CI) into the PSA family. CI is a highly-reputable, independent commercial and personal insurance agency located in Towson, MD that has served business and individuals clients in the Mid-Atlantic region since 1992. “We are very pleased to bolster our […]

PSA Insurance & Financial Services Hires Mike Volk to Head Specialty Cyber Division

With cyber attacks at an all-time high, PSA’s risk solutions team adds experienced expert to oversee specialty practice focused on education and mitigation. HUNT VALLEY, Md. (January 4, 2017)—PSA Insurance & Financial Services (PSA) announces the expansion of its cyber risk management expertise through the establishment of a dedicated specialty practice to be led by […]

PSA Insurance & Financial Services Announces Acquisition of NextLogical Benefit Strategies

Acquisition enhances PSA’s group benefits services with new solutions to lower healthcare costs. HUNT VALLEY, Md. (October 17, 2016)—PSA Insurance & Financial Services (PSA), the country’s ninth fastest-growing benefits broker, continues to grow with the acquisition of NextLogical Benefit Strategies, a full-service benefits consultancy with a specialty in reducing healthcare costs through a unique health […]

PSA’s Senior Safety Consultant & Property & Casualty Account Executive recently spoke at a Global Safety Conference

PSA’s Senior Safety Consultant Steve Pomponi and Property & Casualty Account Executive, Valerie Corekin, recently spoke at a Global Safety Conference with over 4,000 attendees. During the event, Steve and Valerie presented at a breakout session for the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) discussing the topic “Cyber Risk, It’s no Longer the IT Department’s Concern, […]

PSA Insurance & Financial Services Ranked #9 in Business Insurance list of Fastest Growing Benefits Brokers

Hunt Valley, MD – April 21, 2016 – PSA Insurance & Financial Services (PSA) has been ranked 9th on the 2015 Business Insurance list of Top 25 Benefits Brokers by Growth. With over 33% year-over-year growth, PSA is one of only two privately held brokers in the mid-Atlantic region to make the list. To be […]

PSA Supports CAMI’s Cyber Security Event: An Executive’s Guide to a Comprehensive Cybersecurity Strategy

PSA is proud to sponsor and participate as a panelist at the first signature event of the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) cohosted by the Maryland Department of Commerce, Chesapeake Regional Tech Council, and Greater Baltimore Committee.

PSA Insurance and Financial Services, and Construction Risk Solutions Pledge their Support to Operation: Tohidu

PSA and CRS Donate $35,000 to Melwood’s Alternative program for Warfighters UPPER MARLBORO, MD – November 9, 2015 – PSA Insurance and Financial Services (PSA), and Construction Risk Solutions (CRS) renewed their commitment to Melwood’s mission with a donation in support of the organization’s newest program, Operation: Tohidu.  PSA and CRS have pledged $35,000 towards […]

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Game of Stones: Examining the Foundational Elements of Effective Negotiation

According to Mark Jankowski, founder of Amplified Learning, effective negotiation requires three things: attitude, tools, and skills. “You can have any one, or even two of those things, but if you don’t put them all together, you won’t be effective,” he said at a recent PSA Partnership Event, “Game of Stones.” Where did he first […]

Aug
3rd
Don’t let interview bias and other missteps lead to a bad hire

When you are recruiting for an open position at your company, you want to hire someone who will succeed in the role. But that’s not always what actually happens. Often, interviewers are drawn to the people they relate to or simply like the most, rather than the candidates who are the most qualified. While that […]

Jul
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HIPAA and the Cloud (Benefit Minute)

Cloud computing allows convenient on-demand network access to a shared pool of computing resources (such as networks, servers, storage and applications) that can be rapidly supplied and used with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.   The computing resources are pooled to serve multiple customers and can be scaled to meet changes in demand. 

Jul
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A Snapshot of Today’s Most Prevalent Cyber Threats for the Non-Technical Executive, Part 2

In a recent blog post, we shared two prevalent cyber risks that your organization should be aware of — phishing and malware. Of course, those aren’t the only two threats you face when using technology or handling electronic data. This blog post provides an overview of two additional cyber threats to help you build a […]