Austin Lyon is a Safety Professional with over seven years of experience in the profession. His current professional role is as a Risk Control Specialist with Gallagher National Risk Control working out of the Manhattan, New York office as an integral part of Gallagher’s Northeast Regional team.
He began his Risk Management career as both a Loss Control Intern for Nationwide Insurance and as part of the Safety Services team for his University. Austin then went on to work professionally in Risk Control in Chicago, Los Angeles and presently New York. With experience in three major cities, he has a proven track record of success with client-service based results, integrating technology and flexible solutions that cater to the customer to help reduce risk, build strong interpersonal relationships and enhance the bottom line for the customer. Austin has unique experience providing services to large accounts in regards to all commercial lines of insurance.
He has his Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Central Missouri in Safety Management with a minor in Business Administration. Austin has his Graduate Safety Professional (GSP) and Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certifications and is he an active member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) holding the titled Chair positions as the Awards & Honors Chair and the Jobs Chair.
His focus on the board in ASSP is to continue to grow the oldest chapter in ASSP history, network with as many other safety professionals as possible, help others begin new careers in Safety, recognize earned contributors and top talent as well as to help maintain the Chapter’s organizational structure with his Awards & Honors Chair and the Jobs Chair duties. Austin sees the immense value in sharing knowledge, concepts and ideas with others in the profession and enjoys nothing more than learning new methods, techniques and points of view.