Mya Almassalha joined the Encampus team in early 2016; she brings with her more than a decade of general insurance and risk management expertise, with a strong focus on higher education and organizational risk management.
Almassalha has worked for national A.M. Best-rated insurance carriers in both underwriting and claims roles and as a risk manager for a global transportation firm with more than $2 billion in annual revenues. Most recently, Almassalha joins the team from a nationally rated boutique insurance brokerage specializing in not-for-profit and higher educational risks.
Almassalha holds a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University and an M.B.A in business administration and finance from Baker College.
Recently, an email glitch at Florida State University resulted in the accidental emailing of alleged misconduct and housing violations to more than 13,000 current and former students. The emails may have revealed the personal information of multiple students and may have disclosed confidentially reported information relating to harassment and alleged sexual assaults. The emails were […]
If you sit down with just about any college administrators and ask about the vision of their university, you may witness a dramatic change as their voices fill with passion, reserve disappears and the entire tone of the conversation shifts away from being transactional. As an insurance broker specializing in higher education, I have witnessed this […]
What do you do when a group of precocious students decide to build a satellite and launch it into space? Or, when they decide to build an unmanned aviation vehicle (UAV)—more commonly known as a drone—and fly it over a busy urban market? Or, when they design and launch a few rockets October Sky-style from […]
Campus safety and security is a topic of increasing concern on both a personal and institutional level. On-campus shootings can no longer be viewed as singular, isolated events. The good news is that the chance of an active shooter incident taking place on campus is pretty small. However, because of the random nature of such […]