Gary Pearce is Chief Risk, Compliance and Privacy Officer for Kelly Services, Inc. Reporting to the General Counsel, he leads the Risk Management Group which consists of the following departments: Global Safety, Health and Environmental; Global Security Programs; Risk Intelligence; Risk Management; Unemployment Compensation; and Workers Compensation. Mr. Pearce also serves as leader of Kelly’s Enterprise Risk Management program.
Among Mr. Pearce’s responsibilities are Kelly’s global compliance and privacy programs, risk-related product development support, property-liability insurance, global risk financing, management of insured property/liability claims, financial and actuarial analysis of Kelly’s workers compensation programs, crisis response and disaster recovery planning, and development and execution of corporate safety strategies. Within the Enterprise Risk Management program Mr. Pearce leads corporate efforts including payroll compliance governance, risk assessments and mitigation regarding new-product development, and cyber security support.
Prior to joining Kelly Services in 1993, Mr. Pearce was risk financing manager for a regional health care corporation and vice president of an international insurance brokerage firm. Mr. Pearce holds an MBA from the University of Michigan, a BA from Michigan State University, and the CPCU and ARM designations. He is a former president of the Detroit chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society and contributor to Risk Management magazine, and currently serves on the advisory boards of National Underwriter Magazine and two insurance companies.