Mitchell Walsh

March 3, 2015

Mitchell Walsh (BS Comp Sci ' 86) has been named director of strategy and operations at Accident Fund Holdings Inc. of Lansing. The announcement was made March 2. 

Walsh will lead the strategic efforts of the holding company and its brands to identify business solutions and execute revenue-generating initiatives and innovations in the workers' compensation insurance marketplace.

A standout executive in insurance and information technology, Walsh was most recently vice president of Insurance Services at Texas Mutual Insurance Company. He held several executive-level positions with the organization since 2004, including vice president of loss prevention and underwriting systems. He also held various management positions in IT Application Services and related areas.

Additionally, as part of Motorola's Enterprise Architecture Group, Walsh led the governance board to help ensure seamless and efficient systems support across the operation.

"Mitch's impressive background will be an incredible asset to our organization," said Lisa Corless, chief administration officer and chief of staff at Accident Fund Holdings. "He is a versatile leader who will bring a wealth of industry expertise and a passion for business strategy and operations. Mitch is highly regarded for his thorough understanding of how to exploit technology to better serve customers and his tremendously diverse experience will help us continue to stand apart as a leader in the industry."

Walsh earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from Michigan State University in 1986. He also earned a specialization in cooperative engineering education in 1986.

About Accident Fund Holdings, Inc.
Accident Fund Holdings Inc. (Lansing, Mich.) and its subsidiaries are one of the largest specialty writers of workers' compensation insurance licensed in 50 states. Accident Fund Holdings conducts business through its four brands: Accident Fund, United Heartland, CompWest and Third Coast Underwriters. Accident Fund Holdings' insurance company subsidiaries are rated "A-" (Excellent) by A.M. Best.