Lakewood Office

Art Stehlik                     Vice President

Art Stehlik, Vice President, began his career in Workers' Compensation as a Sales Representative in 1979 when he joined Industrial Advisors Bureau.  Art was very successful in building a prominent client base and establishing an excellent rapport with his clients.  These relationships are an integral part of personalizing service, and this has become Art's trademark in the industry.  Art received a BS in Chemistry from Mt. Union College (go Purple Raiders), and a Masters in Education from Miami University of Ohio.

Rob Kenny
Past President (Retired)

Our past president, Rob Kenny, began his career in the workers' comp field in 1970, following graduation from Kent State University. Rob has worked in all areas of the business, and became one of four principals of Industrial Advisors Bureau in 1980.  In 1994, Rob joined the Prudential Insurance Company of North America obtained his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) designations from the American College.

Bob Mitchell
Manager, State Fund

Bob Mitchell comes to KKSG with over 17 years of experience in both Workers' and Unemployment Compensation.  Bob attended Dyke College and worked as a Paralegal before joining Industrial Advisors Bureau.

Dave Cook
Director of Defense Litigation

Dave Cook, an attorney with over 29 years experience defending workers' compensation issues for employers, is our Director of Defense Litigation.

Mike G. Carey
Retro Account Executive

Mike Carey, is an Account Executive specializing in Retrospective Rating and has experience in the Workers' Compensation industry since 1995 administering both State Fund and Self Insured claims.  Mike is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio.

Sherri Scott
State Fund Account Executive

Sherri Scott is a State Fund Account Executive. Sherri 's first exposure to Workers' Compensation began in 1978.  She took 10 years off to raise her family and work part-time in sales, before returning to the business in 1997.

Jeff Lodge
Self Insured Account Executive

Jeff Lodge started with KKSG in 2008 and is an Account Executive in the Self Insured department.  He began his workers' compensation career at Industrial Advisors Bureau in 1994 working in-house at LTV Steel Corporation and continued to work in the industry specializing in self-insured claims administration.  Jeff is a graduate of Ashland College.

Vicki Smigelski
Manager, Self-Insurance

Vicki Smigelski comes to KKSG as our Self Insured Manager and has experience in the Workers' Compensation industry since 1986.  Vicki is very active in local civic affairs and contributes to the community as she contributes to the office and our clients.

Sheila Rodgers
Self-Insured Account Executive

Sheila Rodgers is an Account Executive in our Self Insured department.  Sheila has experience in the Workers' Compensation industry since 1990 with all aspects of Self Insured claim administration.  Her enthusiasm and close client contact make her a valued member of our company.

Barb Fox
Retro Account Executive

Barb Fox is an Account Executive specializing in Retrospective Rating in our State Fund Department.  Barb is proficient with Microsoft Office products and has over 17 years business experience.

Kate Bednar
Support Specialist

Kate Bednar assists in our State Fund department and shares the Receptionist duties with Denise.

Terri Thompson
State Fund Account Executive

Terri Thompson joined KKSG in 2004 and is an Account Executive in the State Fund department.  She was the Personnel Manager for Gear Co. of America and had worked there since 1993.

Karen Stieg
Account Executive & System Admin

Karen Stieg joined KKSG in 2004, is an Account Executive in the Self Insured department and provides support with System Administration.  She began her career in the Workers' Compensation industry at Industrial Advisors Bureau in 1993 performing Claims and System Administration.

Denise Rovito
Support Specialist

Denise Rovito started with KKSG in October 2005 and assists in our Self-Insured Department and shares Receptionist duties with Kate.