ASSP member Abby Ferri has joined Hays Companies Minneapolis operations as vice president. Hays Companies is a risk management, insurance and employee benefits consultancy firm with more than 30 offices in the U.S. In her new role, Ferri will be responsible for helping build the national construction practice through her experience and expertise in safety and risk management.
Ferri has more than 15 years’ experience in the field of safety and health in diverse industries including construction, manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, beverage and retail. In 2012, she founded The Ferri Group LLC, which provides safety and risk control services to industry groups. Ferri is an adjunct professor in the construction management program at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN.
“I feel that my experiences have led me directly to my new position at Hays,” says Ferri. “I love working with construction companies and general contractors, and I aim to ensure that the industry thinks of Hays first for their risk management needs.”
Ferri is Administrator of the the Society’s Women in Safety Excellence Common Interest Group. She is a professional member of ASSP’s Northwest Chapter, as well as a member of Consultants and Risk Management practice specialties, and the Emerging Professionals in OSH Common Interest Group.