The Seventh Annual Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, held February 2nd and 3rd at the Renaissance hotel in Baton Rouge featured topical sessions on state regulation, opioids, return-to-work, and a range of other issues. One standout included a point/counterpoint style debate between Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWC) Deputy Director Pauline Williams and LCTA Executive Vice-President Troy Prevot about Louisiana’s Second Injury Fund.
LCTA Workers’ Comp recently announced its expansion into Mississippi and Arkansas – the move follows the company’s conversion to a casualty insurance company after 25 years as a group self-insurance fund. Louisiana Comp Blog talked to Troy Prevot, Executive Vice President of LCTA, who also guided the company through the transition at the beginning of the year, about the insurer’s new markets and growth strategy.
Ross Campesi, Sr., founder of LCTA Workers’ Comp, died May 7th, 2016 in his home. He was 90 years old. Campesi established Louisiana Commerce & Trade Association (LCTA) in 1990. Read on for thoughts and memories from the comp community.
Welcome to “Marginal Interests,” a series highlighting the varied reading habits of the local comp community. This month, we spoke to Troy Prevot, Executive Director of the Louisiana Commerce and Trade Association (LCTA), a group self-insurance fund for workers’ comp, currently in the midst of making the change to a mutual insurance company.
This month’s Women in Comp featured executive is Melissa Campesi, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Louisiana Commerce and Trade Association Self-Insurer’s Fund (LCTA). Campesi sat down with Louisiana Comp Blog to discuss her impressive and varied career, plus her unique blend of rural and urban sensibilities and LCTA’s new plan to convert from an SIF to a standard carrier.