Managing Director

John Brownlee, ARM-P
John Brownlee, ARM-PManaging Director, Property & Casualty Insurance
614/220-7988 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities
Manages the daily operations of the County Risk Sharing Authority (CORSA)

Experience and Personal
Native of Defiance County
B.A. in Environmental Policy and Analysis from Bowling Green State University
12 years’ Ohio county and municipal government experience in the areas of administration, human resources,
risk management and environmental services
Licensed property, casualty, life and health insurance agent
Year started: 2004

Office Staff

Sherry Barbosky, CIC, CRM
Sherry Barbosky, CIC, CRMCORSA Underwriting Manager
614/220-7995 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities
Coordinating annual renewal process
Monitoring underwriting policies and procedures
Oversee the services of CORSA’s reinsurers, brokers, and service providers
Assist with the CCAO Workers’ Compensation program

Experience and Personal
Born in St. Louis County (St. Louis), Missouri
B.S. in Accounting from Franklin University
Former Owner, Burrell Insurance, Inc., 1984-1999
Account Executive, Smith-Feike-Minton, CORSA’s agent for Delaware County
Delaware Chamber of Commerce Women’s Leadership Award, 2005
Year started: 2010

Alison Redmond
Alison RedmondCORSA Membership Services Manager
614/220-7991 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities
Provides sales and support service to CORSA member counties and their local insurance agents

Experience and Personal
Native of Allen County and raised in Franklin County
B.S. cum laude in Accounting from Franklin University

Accountant, County Commissioners Association of Ohio

Clerk, Hocking County Commissioners
Licensed property and casualty insurance agent
Year started: 2007

Tricia Callihan
Tricia CallihanCORSA Program Assistant
614/220-7993 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities
Provides underwriting support for CORSA by reviewing new and renewal business applications
Provides sales and support services to CORSA members and agents

Experience and Personal
Born in Wayne County (Warren), Michigan
17 years experience in the Insurance industry at USF&G, Indiana Insurance, Utica National and at the Dawson-Coleman Wallace agency Positions held during that time: policy typist, insurance rater/coder, and underwriting assistant/loss control assistant
Year started: 2003

Risk Management

Frank Hatfield, Esq.
Frank Hatfield, Esq.CORSA Risk Control Manager
614/220-0639 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities  
Research, design, and establish risk control services and incentives provided to CORSA members.  Train and assist elected officials, county employees, and loss control staff on property and liability risk management.  Prepare and distribute risk management resources to CORSA members.

Experience and Personal 
Native of Franklin County
B.S. Human Resources Management and Business Administration; J.D. from Capital University
Over a decade experience in the practice of law representing public entities, including counties, in civil litigation and regularly counsel clients with regarding to employment and regulatory matters.
Year started: 2018

James Hale, ARM-P, ARM-E
James Hale, ARM-P, ARM-ECORSA Risk Control Consultant
614/246-1630 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities
Provides regular loss control consultation visits with CORSA member counties and agencies
Review losses, identify trends, county operations, policies and procedures
Identify loss potential and propose risk control solutions to correct deficiencies

Experience and Personal
Native of Venango County (Oil City), Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Fine Arts from Edinboro University with a major in photography
Studied chemistry at Gannon University and Lakeland Community College.
Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Risk Management for Public Entities (RMPE, ARM-P) and Associates in Risk Management-ERM (ARM-E) certifications from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
Year started: 2006

Ken Hilty
Ken HiltyCORSA Risk Control Law Enforcement Consultant
614/357-6966 Fax 614/220-0209

Responsibilities
Provide regular loss control consultation visits with CORSA member counties and agencies. Emphasis on law enforcement and jail liability.
Review losses, policies and procedures to identify trends
Identify loss potential and propose risk control solutions to correct deficiencies

Experience and Personal
Native of Hardin County
Over 29 years experience in law enforcement and corrections
Former Chief Deputy for Hardin County, Ohio Sheriff’s Office
OSU Lima/Lima Technical College. Major: Law Enforcement Technology
Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy. Basic Peace Officer certified.
Year started: 2010

Claims

 Elizabeth G. Miller, Esq.
Elizabeth G. Miller, Esq.CORSA Claim and Litigation Manager
614/220-7989 Fax 614/220-0209
Toll free 866-455-8039

Responsibilities
Manages CORSA’s claim administration and litigation management program
Manages CCAO Workers’ Comp Group Rating, Group Retro, and Excess Workers’ Comp programs
Works with defense counsel and claims staff to protect the interests of CORSA member counties
Provides integration and coordination of claims with loss control, underwriting and marketing
Monitors and evaluates case reserves and authorizes settlements
Provides consulting services to CORSA member counties

Experience and Personal
Born in Heidelberg, Germany. Raised in Cuyahoga County
B.A. in Political Science from Denison University
J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C.
Licensed to practice law in Ohio. Member of the Ohio Bar Association.
10 years experience working in county government in the areas of insurance, risk management, human resources and employee benefits
6 years experience in the general practice of law
Year started: 1998

Jeff Knapp
Jeff KnappCORSA Claims Supervisor
614/220-0642 Fax 614/220-0209
Toll free 866/455-8039

Responsibilities
Supervises the operation of the CORSA Claims Unit
Handles major claims and litigation on behalf of CORSA members
Advises and consults with members on claims related issues
Integrates claims management with loss control, underwriting and marketing

Experience and Personal
Native of Franklin, County
B.A. in International Studies and Developing Economies from The Ohio State University
Over 25 years of claims and risk management experience
Risk manager, Ohio Health at Riverside Hospital
Year started: 2006

Katie Lininger
Katie LiningerCORSA Senior Claims Representative
614/220-0637 Fax 614/220-0209
Toll free 866/455-8039

Responsibilities
Handles major claims and litigation on behalf of CORSA members
Integrates claims management with CORSA loss control and underwriting

Experience and Personal
Native of Van Wert County
B.S. in rehabilitation services from Wright State University
Over 15 years of claims management experience
Year started: 2006

Albert Francis, MBA, CPCU
Albert Francis, MBA, CPCUCORSA Senior Claims Representative
614/220-0638 Fax 614/220-0209
Toll free 866/455-8039

Responsibilities
Handles claims and litigation on behalf of CORSA members
Integrates claims management with CORSA loss control and underwriting

Experience and Personal
Native of Lucas County and raised in Franklin County
B.A. in English from Denison University
M.B.A. in Insurance Management from Boston University
Over 25 years of claims experience
Previously a senior claims adjuster, DPDHL Group
Year started: 2017

Amanda Jones
Amanda JonesCORSA Claims Representative
614/220-0636 Fax 614/220-0209
Toll free 866/455-8039

Responsibilities
Handles major claims and litigation of behalf of CORSA members
Integrates claims management with CORSA loss control and underwriting

Experience and Personal
Native of Franklin County
Claims technician, County Risk Sharing Authority
Program assistant, County Commissioners  Association of Ohio
Year started: 2001

Curt Pratt
Curt PrattCORSA Claims Technician
614/220-0643 Fax 614/220-0209
Toll free 866/455-8039

Responsibilities
Handles administrative, data management and financial functions for the CORSA claims team
Provides customer service and technical support to CORSA members

Experience and Personal
Native of Erie County
Program Assistant, County Commissioners Association of Ohio
B.S. in Journalism and Public Relations from Ohio University
Division Commander/District Staff Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Marketing, Vibe Industries, York Risk Services Group and Cardinal Health
Communications, Nationwide Better Health and Nationwide
Year started: 2015