Our People

Kelly Paananen

Idaho Workers' Compensation Manager

 

Biography

 Kelly has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, including 10 years as the Risk Manager for an Idaho county self-insured risk program, 5 years as a county risk analyst/claims administrator and 5 years as a workers’ compensation specialist for a large semi-conductor manufacturer in Idaho.   As Risk Manager she was responsible for the oversight of the workers’ compensation program as well as all aspects of auto, property and general liability/tort claims.  In additional to management, Kelly has an excellent reputation and working relationship with the medical, vocational rehabilitation, and legal communities, as well as extensive understanding of Idaho’s Workers' Compensation Laws. Kelly has demonstrated proficiency with claims investigation, medical management, settlement negotiations, and an ability to move claims toward closure. She has designations as an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Idaho Workers Compensation Specialist (CIWCS) and is an Idaho licensed workers’ compensation adjuster. She has served as Vice President of Public Entity Risk Management Association (PRIMA) Idaho Chapter and on Idaho Industrial Commission sub committees. Kelly is trained in American’s with Disabilities (ADA) and is a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist.

 

Intermountain Service Areas

Idaho Service Area
We provide WC and P&C services throughout all of Idaho

Montana Service Area
We provide WC services throughout all of Montana

Oregon Service Area
We provide WC and P&C services in Portland, E. Oregon, and the surrounding areas

Utah Service Area
We provide WC and P&C services throughout all of Utah

Washington Service Area
We provide WC services throughout all of Washington and P&C services in Spokane, Yakima, E. Washington, and the surrounding areas

See the Area Map of our service coverage.