The nonprofit and social service sector is unlike any other: Passionate and focused on their mission, each organization has unique exposures and budget considerations that are very different from the for-profit sector. At Cook Maran, we work closely with your organization to understand your particular risks and challenges, enabling us to provide the continuous ongoing guidance you require to help you achieve your mission.
Why Cook Maran?
Experienced Account Managers
Each of our dedicated account managers brings an average of 15 years of experience—and
advanced designations such as Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Accredited Adviser in Insurance (AAI), and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)—to our clients. They’re supported by dedicated nonprofit marketing and risk management & claims teams to bring you unparalleled service.
With more than 40 nonprofit clients representing more than $7.5 million in annual premiums, we have the experience and the industry clout to manage your organization’s unique risks—and to address the concerns of your various stakeholders. Our nonprofit clients count on us to provide services and resources beyond the norm—a role we eagerly embrace.
Dedicated Claims Advocates
Should you ever need to file a claim, Cook Maran’s dedicated claims team uses its in-depth
knowledge of the nonprofit sector to streamline the claims process, manage complex or serious claims, and advocate on your behalf whenever necessary.
Proven Best in Class Approach
Our know-how, consultative approach and 360° risk assessment that identifies (and fills) potential coverage gaps results in a custom insurance solution designed to protect your organization and reduce your exposures and resulting claims. Featuring customizable service plans, a proprietary vendor and risk management program, and proactive claims & risk management, our comprehensive approach has helped our largest nonprofit clients reduce open claims by 65 percent, outstanding reserves by 33 percent as well as reducing their average cost per claim.
Comprehensive Insurance Programs
We leverage our strong relationships and high standing with the 15 major insurance carriers specializing in the nonprofit sector to ensure your organization has the coverage it needs at the most competitive cost. In addition to standard coverages, we also have extensive experience placing specialty coverages such as directors and officers liability, professional liability, cyber liability, event policies, and large deductible workers’ compensation programs. At Cook Maran, we continuously educate our nonprofit clients on the various insurance coverages and outside-the-box program structures available in today’s market
Enhanced Safety and Risk Control
An extension of your team, our in-house risk management team will develop and implement critical precautions and loss-control solutions to protect your organization and employees and reduce future losses. Your safety plan may include fleet safety, client/patient handling, and wheelchair programs, and your risk management plan may cover driver hiring/training, abuse and molestation, harassment, employee theft, and other risks based on your unique needs.
What Our Clients Are Saying
Cook Maran offers many resources for our organization both online and in person. Our representative is well versed in workers’ compensation and is willing to meet with us to discuss our history and current claims. The charts they provide regarding our claims are clear and easy to understand. Since Cook Maran has partnered with us, they have been instrumental in closing out many of the claims that were opened. We appreciate the personal approach they provide us and the ease of communication.
– The New York Institute for Special Education
We like working with Cook Maran because we have been able to retain the personal service and relationships within the framework of a larger organization with great specialized and general skills. We are very satisfied with the experience.
– Helen Keller Services for the Blind
Quick response time has been useful for an organization like ours that needs quick flexibility.