The Workers’ Compensation Institute is thrilled to announce the appointment of new Associate Executive Director Julie Fetherman.

Fetherman joins the leadership team of WCI, which also includes James N. McConnaughhay, General Chair, Workers’ Compensation Institute and Steven A. Rissman, Program Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference.

Fetherman brings more than 20 years of experience in case management for workers’ compensation issues. Most recently, she served as Vice President for National Sales with Paradigm, where she oversaw support for injured workers, insurers and employers in the coordination of safe and cost-effective recoveries from work-related injuries.

Significantly this year, WCI formed a Board of Advisors, which includes 13 industry leaders who will guide the future of the Workers’ Compensation Institute and the Annual Conference.

Mark your calendars to join WCI at the annual conference – August 16 through 19 in Orlando, Florida.

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