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Ash Thomas, branch manager, Scottsdale, Ariz., Risk Placement Services (RPS). Ash Thomas, branch manager, Scottsdale, Ariz., Risk Placement Services (RPS).

Insurance companies, like so many others, take tremendous pride in supporting the military community. Risk Placement Services (RPS) is one such example, and Ash Thomas, a branch manager in Scottsdale, Ariz., is one of the military veterans RPS is honored to employ.

During his ten years of service, Thomas’s duties included operating two radio stations in Afghanistan and training the Afghan Army in radio station operations and management to enhance relations with local communities. After leaving the military in 2016, he joined insurance as a brokerage underwriter. Today, Thomas combines the leadership and problem-solving skills he learned in the Army with his risk management expertise to provide top-notch service for his clients at RPS.

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Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].

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