WCD Acquired by Gallagher Bassett

  • 2018-07-10

WCD Group is extremely pleased to announce the acquisition of WCD by Gallagher Bassett, the risk management division of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG). Established in 1927 and headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, the U.S.-based Gallagher is the third largest global risk management and insurance services company in the world, with 2017 revenues of more than $6 billion. With over 25,000 global employees and assets exceeding $12.5 billion, Gallagher is a member of the Fortune 500 and, for seven consecutive years, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. As part…

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The Evolving Environmental Insurance Market

  • 2017-10-18

Mitigating Risk and Opportunities for Brownfields Development: On October 18, 2017, the Brownfields Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE) hosted an informative and insightful speakers’ conference on the evolving role environmental insurance is playing in reducing the uncertainties and risk associated with brownfield redevelopment projects. The event, sponsored by WCD Group, LLC and Advance Realty, presented an update on the dynamic environmental insurance market and how insurance is being effectively utilized in Brownfields transactions, risk transfer and mitigation, and site remediation. Panelists included representatives from Great American Insurance Company, Beazley Insurance, AON Risk Solutions, WCD Group, Advance Realty, and Sills Cummis &…

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WCD to Speak at Insurance Executive Summit

  • 2017-06-12

New York, NY June 12, 2017—WCD Group, LLC is pleased to sponsor the esteemed Society of Environmental Insurance Professionals (SEIP) at its 2017 Executive Summit. This year's event will be held on June 13-15, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. In addition to sponsoring this event, Chip D'Angelo, President of WCD, will be leading an informative session entitled Licensed to Bill: Avoiding Chaos and Managing Costs. "WCD is honored to have the opportunity to continue our support of the SEIP organization," said Mr. D'Angelo. We are equally pleased that they have selected two presentations to be delivered by WCD." Sandra Gaurin,…

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WCD Expands Services in Southeastern United States, Florida, and the Caribbean

  • 2017-05-25

New York, NY  May 25, 2017—WCD Group is pleased to announce a significant expansion in the environmental, property, and construction services we offer throughout Florida and in to the Caribbean through a Strategic Alliance with EE&G Holdings, LLC.  EE&G is a multi-disciplined environmental consulting firm based in southern Florida. EE&G is a leader in industrial hygiene, environmental consulting, monitoring and testing services, as well as soil/groundwater remediation and lead-based paint/asbestos/mold abatement. These services support WCD's environmental risk management, risk engineering, claims response, and litigation support projects. With offices in Miami, Tampa, Melbourne, and Orlando, Florida, and numerous Caribbean project experiences, EE&G…

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WCD to Sponsor Upcoming CLM Conference

  • 2017-03-27

New York, NY March 27, 2017—WCD Group, LLC is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the highly esteemed Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) at its annual conference, the largest claims association conference in the country. This years' event will be held on March 29-31, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. "WCD has been supporting the CLM organization since its inception," commented Chip D'Angelo, President of WCD Group. "We are proud to be a part of the growth of the CLM conference. It is a national, annual event that brings together stakeholders in the…

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WCD to Sponsor/Speak at the “Sustainable Property and Asset Based Transactions” Conference

  • 2017-02-07

New York, NY February 7, 2017—WCD Group, LLC is pleased to announce its continued participation as conference sponsor and topic speaker at the RTM Communications, Inc. event entitled Sustainable Property and Asset-Based Transactions: Closing Deals and Capturing Market Opportunities, being held from April 11 - 13, 2017 at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia PA. RTM is presenting this conference in collaboration with the Society of Environmental Insurance Professionals (SEIP). Wm. Chip D'Angelo, President of WCD Group, will be sharing his expertise and experiences regarding new industry trends and developments in a session on Redefining Risk Management Standards for…

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Legislation to Fast Track Green Buildings Doesn’t Go Far Enough

  • 2017-01-30

By Chip D'Angelo, CEO of Pennington-based WCD Group,  "All too often, sound environmental goals conflict with development goals and the results can be problematic for economic development, particularly here in New Jersey where red tape can wrap even the best developer into knots. Fortunately, a bill now moving through the state legislature is both environmentally smart and developer friendly and — a rarity — it still doesn't go far enough."

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WCD in the News – Hoboken’s Big Dig

  • 2017-01-15

“Advance took advantage of the fact that we had to dig that out and turned it into an economic upside,” said Chip D’Angelo, president of the environmental consulting firm WCD Group. “A lot of people don’t do that — they deal with them separately — so our message is: If you can tell us, as a cleanup engineer and manager, what you’re building, we can then better design and implement a cleanup to integrate with your new construction.

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