Rick Neyman began his career in the Metro Washington DC area before relocating to South Florida in 2000. Before Joining IOA Rick was Executive Vice President of Slaton Risk Services, in West Palm Beach. At Slaton, Rick led both the Major Accounts Division and also the Alternative Risk Financing Practice. Rick’s clientele include some of the most successful businesses headquartered in South Florida, including Manufacturers, Distributors, Technology Firms, Transportation, Artisan Contractors, Building Service Contractors, and also Healthcare. His practice focuses on the mid and upper-mid markets and is almost evenly divided between Property and Casualty and Employee Benefits. Rick has served on the board of directors for the South Florida Manufacturers Association since 2002 and has supported numerous non-profits that benefit the community at large. Rick is passionate about bringing innovation to risk management and is a founding partner of Verifinity, the fist ever service that validates (monitors) the criminal background histories of entire workforces in near real time. Rick has been married for 22 years and has 2 sons. He is an instrument rated private pilot, but his real passion is long distance motorcycle riding.