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A Different Kind of Insurance Broker

When you become a part of the Risk Strategies family, you join a company that feels like home. Merging the best of your past, to create a thriving future, life at Risk Strategies is tailored to help you, your team, and your clients succeed at the next level.

Our M&A growth strategy is focused on people and specialty practices. We acquire firms with a unique and compelling value proposition and who share our values of culture and collaboration. We help companies continue to grow and deliver expertise through a broad and growing distribution platform.

When you join forces with Risk Strategies, the experience is different. Our core differentiators are unique and focus on:

  • People Culture
  • Specialization
  • Integration not aggregation
  • Resources

Opportunities Abound

As a growing insurance brokerage, intellectual capital and the expertise of our team is part of our core value proposition. Recruiting and retaining talent is a top priority. We have substantially grown our employee base in recent years welcoming many new employees through M&A. We are excited by the cultural fit and a shared passion of entrepreneurial collaboration.

People Culture

We have a strong people culture that makes Risk Strategies a destination workplace known for:

We are also guided by a core set of values that are embedded in everything we do. We are proud to be recognized as a Best Places to Work in Insurance for five consecutive years.

At Risk Strategies, you will find a different kind of company where our employees thrive and prosper, deliver superior client experiences, and realize their potential.


Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Officer

John Vaglica

John Vaglica

Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Officer

As Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Officer of Accession Risk Management Group and its specialty operating companies, Risk Strategies and One80 Intermediaries, John focuses on all M&A activities, including debt financing, investor relations, and the company's overall capital structure. He has over 30 years of experience in corporate finance, accounting, and operations, with both public and private companies. His background is in insurance and high-tech medical device manufacturing specializing in operational assimilation, accounting, finance, M&A and private equity/venture capital financing.

John has been with the company for over 18 years serving in a variety of roles including CFO. Previously, he was responsible for HR, IT, and Administration.

Prior to joining Risk Strategies, John held positions of increasing responsibility at Endius Incorporated, Benchmark Assisted Living, and Haemonetics Corporation.

John holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting and an MBA from Bentley University.

Olavo Macedo

Senior Managing Director

Mergers & Acquisitions