Register for the 2018 KAPS Conference

Risky Business: Practicing Surveying for a Profit

Course Description: The presentation provides an oversight of the legal status and conditions facing surveyors in today’s business environment overlaid with Schinnerer’s 60 years of claims information and trends to help surveyors practice profitably for the long term. The presentation will provide us several specific claims examples to reinforce the key points of sound risk management practices and highlight a firm’s exposure level to risk.

Kevin Collins, RPLU is Senior Vice President of Professional Liability with Victor O. Schinnerer & Company. He is responsible for business development, advancing professional liability underwriting, and the continued development of market-leading products inclusive of all professional liability solutions at Schinnerer. Kevin has been with Schinnerer for over 27 years in many capacities including claims specialist and senior underwriter working with design firms of all sizes and classes. Kevin has more than twenty years of experience working with design firms and other construction-related professional service firms on issues of professional liability exposure and business risks. He has spoken extensively on the challenges to the design profession and a wide array of practice management issues. Kevin graduated with a B.A. in Government from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and is also a member of the society of Registered Professional Liability Underwriters.