355 Maple Ave.
Harleysville , PA 19438
Senior Technical Consultant, Business Auto
Mr. Farrell writes on personal risk management for IRMI.com.
Mr. Farrell presently provides technical expertise on business auto loss control issues at Nationwide Insurance, the third largest writer of commercial auto coverage in the United States. He is part of the Loss Control Services technical support staff, and his duties include development of consultant training, customer deliverables, and sharing industry insights to increase vehicle safety throughout North America. He recently became a certified director of safety (CDS) through the North American Transportation Management Institute—an organization that specializes in supervisory and management training programs tied to the transportation industry.
Having graduated from Penn State in 1987 with an Earth Sciences degree, Mr. Farrell began his insurance career as a loss control intern with Reliance Insurance. Building experience as a multistate servicing consultant for manufacturing, construction, municipalities, and transportation, he joined Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company as loss control manager, serving as program manager for business auto, general liability, and products liability. He then joined SafetyFirst, where he was director of marketing and then CEO, until being recruited back into the insurance world by C.V. Starr & Co., Inc., to head the development of a loss control team for their trucking division.
Over the years, Mr. Farrell has authored dozens of technical articles for various trade publications, such as CPCU Insights, ASSE TransActions, and NATMI’s Guardrail. He has spoken on driver safety topics at regional, national, and even international road safety conferences.