Chris Niezer

Chris Niezer

Chris is a Managing Principal in the Property & Casualty Practice. He specializes in identifying business, strategic, and hazard risk exposures. Chris consults with clients in manufacturing, education, and public entity to develop and implement strategies to effectively and efficiently protect their organization.
Prior to joining Gibson in 2015, Chris worked for 10 years in the property and casualty industry with The Hartford and most recently Hanover Insurance Group. At Hanover Chris managed a team of Middle Market underwriters focusing on manufacturing, education, food processing and commercial real estate, among other industries. Chris has extensive experience in underwriting and strategic leadership.

Recent posts by Chris Niezer

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Two Are Better Than One

By Chris Niezer on May 4, 2023 6:30:00 AM

How is Gibson handling remote work? Are you letting your employees work from home? How are you going to get employees back in the office full-time?  

I still frequently hear these questions in meetings. The reality is Gibson will forever have some kind of workplace flexibility, and if handled properly, it can be a great way to help address the ever-changing needs of our workforce.  

Often, I am told by teammates that working from home allows them to be more productive, work harder, stay focused longer, or get more work done in a day. My response to this is usually: "Well, that's great, but what are you giving up by not being in the office?" 

Topics: Executive
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Cyber Threats To Educational Institutions

By Chris Niezer on Mar 27, 2019 6:30:00 AM

We often think cyber-attacks only affect large corporations like Equifax, Home Depot, Uber, and Target. While these are extensively covered in the national media, what we don’t hear about are all the school districts across the country also being hit by cyber thieves.

Topics: Commercial Risk Management Education & Public Entities