Conner Strong Companies innovative leaders in risk management, insurance and employee benefits with a dedicated team of professionals exclusively servicing the complex insurance brokerage needs of the life science community locally and globally. We know science, and just as importantly, we know your process. Our approach is part experience, part process, and all partnership. For more information, contact Daniel Brettler at 973-659-6456 or Learn more.

At Mercer, we believe in building brighter futures. Together, we’re redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. We do this by meeting the needs of today and tomorrow. By understanding the data and applying it with a human touch. And by turning ideas into action to spark positive change. For more than 75 years, we’ve been providing trusted advice and solutions to build healthier and more sustainable futures for our clients, colleagues and communities. Welcome to a world where economics and empathy make a difference in people’s lives. Learn more

Birch Benefits is a privately held employee benefits consulting firm. We marry tenured, technical acumen with a highly accountable service culture. To that end we are a unique hybrid in our industry. Our model delivers the best of both worlds: the strategic approach of a consultant and the responsive client service of a broker. When it comes to managing your health and welfare benefit programs and growing with your company, we view ourselves as an extension of your HR & Finance teams. Birch strives to be genuine people doing excellent work.  Learn more. For more information, please contact Brad Hamlen at or 484-633-7018.

CBIZ Insurance Services, Inc. provides a holistic approach to managing a client’s risk. Our risk consultants partner with employee and financial services to offer clients a wide range of comprehensive business and risk management solutions. We provide commercial liability, risk management, loss control, executive protection, alternative risk solutions, and personal and program insurance from over 20 coast-to-coast offices. Our experts conduct a broad and thorough professional risk analysis and provide consultative advice to ensure clients’ most important assets are protected. Our program insurance division specializes in vacation rental, innkeeper, adventure sports and cyber insure needs. Risk management and control services are designed to safeguard individuals and their companies against a wide-variety of executive, management and other professional liability exposures and risks. For more information, please contact Tony Consoli at, or 732-794-2662.

Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, teams with its clients to define, design, and deliver innovative industry-specific solutions that help them protect their future and thrive. it has approximately 32,000 colleagues who collaborate to provide advice and transactional capabilities to clients in over 130 countries. Marsh is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSSE: MMC), a global team of professional services companies offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital. With over 65,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $14 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Guy Carpenter, a global leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman, a global leader in management consulting.  For more information, please contact Erica Craner at or 973-401-5125. Learn more.

USI is a leader in insurance brokerage and consulting. We approach risk management comprehensively. The life science industry presents complex risk exposures and financial challenges that are best addressed in a targeted and systematic way. Our life science practice experts understand your concerns and will help you build a program that meets the needs of your organization. We recognize the needs of life science companies are unique: returning a lab to sterile conditions after a loss, coverage for hard-to-replace equipment, disruption in your supply chain, inventory that fluctuates in value significantly, pollution liability from a spill, and contractual liability for contract manufacturing or clinical trials. Our specialists have the knowledge and experience to provide the products and services required to meet your individual needs. Learn more.