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Construction Genius

Jan 18, 2022

What if there was a way to manage and control risk effectively all while lowering your insurance costs? 


Today, we have Wesley Sierk with us, President and Lead Strategist at Risk Management Advisors — who joins us to talk all about captive insurance. Learn the types of captive insurance you can set up, the obstacles to getting started, and why you should or should not set up one in the first place.

This episode is especially for established and growing construction companies. And those who are looking to manage risk, save on costs, and boost personal wealth.


Go ahead and listen to this episode to get a better understanding of captive insurance!


Discussion Points:


• 0:00 Introduction


• 3:08 How long Wesley Sierk has been working in the insurance industry


• 3:58 What’s wrong with the insurance industry?


• 10:07 What is a captive insurance company?


• 11:16 Reasons why a construction company owner should get involved with captive insurance companies



• 12:47 How not being able to control premiums affects the construction company owners


• 14:08 The Experience Model


• 18:49 Is it possible to boost wealth through captive insurance?


• 23:45 Questions you should ask to find out if the captive insurance approach is for you


• 26:43 Different types of captives to consider


• 31:20 Transitioning from group captives to a single parent captive


• 32:56 What’s the best type of captive insurance for you?


• 36:45 What types of insurance should and shouldn’t be included in a captive?


• 38:18 Evaluating the rates of your captive on an annual basis


• 44:05 First steps to take in exploring the captive insurance option


• 47:20 Captive insurance is NOT for you if…


• 49:01 What’s a rent-a-captive?



About Our Guest:


Wesley Sierk is the President and Lead Strategist at Risk Management Advisors, Inc. and an expert in the implementation, design, and management of captive insurance. With almost 20 years of experience in the field, Sierk has unique insights into the world of captive insurance, asset protection and risk management. Today, his firm manages the second-largest number of captives in the world.




• Contact Wesley Sierk through these websites: 





• Taken Captive: The Secret to Capturing your piece of America's multi-billion dollar insurance industry


• You Can Make It, But Can You Keep It?


• Invisible Bankers: Everything the Insurance Industry Never Wanted You to Know:


Connect with Wesley Sierk:


• YouTube:


• LinkedIn: 




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