NEWTOWN, PA – TechAssure, the international nonprofit association of insurance and risk management experts for technology-related risks, has named Johnson, Kendall & Johnson (JKJ) as a new member effective immediately. Based in Philadelphia, JKJ is an independent, full-service insurance brokerage firm that specializes in assisting technology and life science industry clients with their insurance needs.

“Philadelphia has a vibrant and growing tech scene that is strategically positioned between Pittsburgh, DC, Baltimore, and NY. We are pleased to have a high-caliber firm like JKJ in the region,” said TechAssure Executive Director, Garrett Droege. “JKJ is well regarded in the industry and we are pleased to have their expertise join our growing international network of experts.”

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JKJ Passion with a Purpose with the Trenton Soup Kitchen

On Friday, November 3rd , JKJ colleagues, Joanne Barbaro, Holly Rivera, Carrie Dominic, Amanda Gross and Gam Rivera had the pleasure of serving lunch at the Trenton Soup Kitchen for our JKJ Passion With a Purpose Day.

Our team, along with several other volunteers and staff served 200+ men, women and children. This was such a rewarding experience for us – not only to give back to the community, but to see firsthand the hard work and dedication that goes into serving the less fortunate on a daily basis through that kitchen. It also served as a great reminder of how blessed we all are.

We cannot wait to do it again next year!

Due to the sensitive nature of what we were doing we were limited to one group picture after the kitchen closed.


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JKJ Passion with a Purpose with the Starfinder Foundation

Last Friday, October 20th, a few JKJers: Alexandra Bretschneider, Mike McGuire, Miriam Ehrlich and Ryan Grow spent the day cleaning the field and tidying the classroom of the Starfinder Foundation for the Passion with a Purpose initiative. The Starfinder Foundation is a nonprofit in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia that mentors underserved youth from all over the city via soccer, education, and leadership training. It was a blast getting to better know their staff and to hear about both the awesome work they presently do for the community, and also some neat things happening in the near future. We even had time for a game afterwards with their staff!

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JKJ Passion with a Purpose at Philabundance

On Friday, October 13th, the Benefits department participated in JKJ’s day of service:  Passion with A Purpose. We were fortunate enough to be a part of a pilot program with Philabundance called a Produce Rescue, which was held at the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market in S. Philadelphia. It was a fantastic day!

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JKJ is Being Recognized as one of the Best Places to Work of Mid-Size Employers in the Philadelphia Region!

Each year the Philadelphia Business Journal partners with Quantum Workplace to find the Best Place to Work in the Philadelphia region. The survey is designed to understand the workplace culture of an organization as experienced by employees. We are very proud to announce that JKJ is being recognized as one of the Best Places to Work of Mid-size employers in the Philadelphia region. This year The Philadelphia Business Journal had the most submissions in all categories and once again the employees of JKJ articulated why we are The Best Place to Work. The feature article will be published in The Philadelphia Business Journal the week of August 11th.


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Newtown Rotary 28th Annual Golf Outing

On Monday, June 19, 2017, a team of JKJ golfers will be playing in the Newtown Rotary 28th Annual Golf Outing benefiting Pickering Manor. All proceeds from the golf outing will benefit the new rehabilitation equipment at Pickering Manor

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JKJ Passion with a Purpose at Chandler Hall Health Services

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, another group of JKJers spent the day #volunteering for #passionwithapurpose at Chandler Hall Health Services in Newtown, PA. Our dedicated employees spent their time working with one another on outdoor landscaping projects, taking on a huge painting task in one of the facility’s buildings, cleaning the windows inside the main building and spending time with the residents of Chandler Hall over lunch.

Chandler Hall Health Services is a non-profit long senior living facility that serves our Newtown community with so many services.

To learn more about Chandler Hall Health Services, check out their website:

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Barclay Friends 16th Annual Golf Classic

On Monday, June 12, 2017, a team of JKJ golfers will be playing in the Barclay Friends 16th Annual Golf Classic benefiting the Barclay Friends Caring Fund. The Caring Fund provides assistance to residents whose personal funds have been depleted due to healthcare costs. To date, the Golf Classic has provided over $255,000 of care to residents in financial need.

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Issues and Challenges for Companies Managing Cyber Exposures

On Thursday, June 8th, John Wright, CEO of Johnson Kendall and Johnson presented at a WIPFLi ’s LLP, CPAs and Consultants Client Appreciation event at the Philadelphia Eagles’ Nova Care Center. At the event, he gave a presentation about cyber risk management and risk transfer issues.

Discussion Outline

  • Understanding the scope of the problem
  • What are the first steps?
  • Understanding and evaluating your exposures
  • Establish a Crisis plan
  • Planning for Risk Mitigation
  • Cyber Insurance
  • Areas of insurance to be aware of an explore
  • Prevention Strategies

To View the Presentation, Click HERE

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Follow-up to JKJ University Event OSHA Regulation Review: Final Rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems

Falls from heights and on the same level (a working surface) are among the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. OSHA has issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to better protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements.

At JKJ, we have found that the presentations from OSHA are a very valuable resource for our clients and we have received positive feedback from our clients about the information that is presented by OSHA.

To View the Presentation, Click HERE

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