John Stephens has been in the insurance and risk management industry for more than 20 years. John began his career with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, the third-largest insurance broker in the U.S. as part of their National College Internship Program and Joined Keenan in 1998. John oversees the Property & Casualty distribution for Keenan’s Public Agency Division which consists of 800+ public agencies, educational entities and joint powers authorities. John is involved in the corporate design and marketing of Keenan’s proprietary Property & Casualty programs working with the global reinsurance marketplace. Additionally, John has hosted several Risk Management Symposiums and has been a featured speaker for several public agency organizations, including: California Association of Joint Powers Authorities (CAJPA) California Coalition on Workers’ Compensation (CCWC) California School Board Association (CSBA) Community College Internal Auditors (CCIA) California Association for School Business Officials (CASBO). John has both Fire & Casualty as well as Life & Health licenses in the State of California. John graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California Lutheran University.