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"I think the insurance industry gets a bad rap when it comes to technology," says Sedgwick Executive Chairman Dave North. (Photos provided by Sedgwick) “I think the insurance industry gets a bad rap when it comes to technology,” says Sedgwick Executive Chairman Dave North. (Photos provided by Sedgwick)

Dave North grew up around Detroit firefighters. As a kid, it was hard for him to imagine doing anything with his life other than being a firefighter.

So North enlisted in the Air Force to become the best firefighter he could be. His training there led him to a degree in fire protection engineering and, eventually, a longtime career in insurance.

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Elana Ashanti Jefferson

Executive Editor Elana Ashanti Jefferson is a veteran journalist and communications professional. She can be reached by sending email to [email protected]

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