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Meet Preferred’s Leadership Team

Preferred’s experienced leaders are all professional insurance specialists with deep knowledge of the California workers compensation insurance marketplace. Their expertise allows them to provide the best combination of price and services to customers.

Preferred’s leadership team is entrepreneurial, innovative and leads by positive example. All of Preferred’s leaders are focused on ensuring that a thriving culture of diversity and inclusion is part of our normal operating environment. “Everything Counts. Everyone Matters."

S. Akbar Khan

S. Akbar Khan, CPCU


Michelle Bakunoff

Michelle Bakunoff, CPA, MSBA

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Edward Bradford

Edward G. Bradford II, FCAS, MAAA

Vice President, Chief Actuary

Marc Beaulieu

Marc J. Beaulieu, CPCU, ARM

Senior Vice President

Janis Eoff

Janis Eoff

Vice President, Human Resources Officer

Eric Hansen

Eric Hansen, ARM, WCCP

Senior Vice President

Contact Us

We are here for you. Hearing a friendly voice is the norm when you contact Preferred. Give us a call at (888) 472-9001.