The AXIS Risk Services team is comprised of Risk Management and Medical professionals combining knowledge to provide extraordinary outcomes for our clients, while providing superior care for their employees.
Mike Owens, President & Chief Consultant
Mike has over 30 years of risk, safety, and claims management experience encompassing project, OCIP and corporate program management. Mike holds the Certified Safety Professional designation with a construction specialty, a BBS in Risk Management and is the company founder.
Bryan Armour, RN Director of Nursing
Bryan has over 30 years experience in injury triage and occupational injury management ranging from military medic to corporate director of nursing responsibilities. Bryan manages all aspects of nursing injury management, call center operations, and onsite first aid center support.
Tina Shumake, Administrative Manager
Tina brings over 27 years of experience in corporate administration and business operations to the AXIS Risk Services team. Tina is essential in the overall day to day operations of the organization.
Hilda Jacobo, RN, Nurse Team Leader
Hilda has 8 years of experience in emergency medicine. Hilda’s experience comes from the 911 response system, adult critical care, pediatric/neonatal critical care, and ophthalmology. Hilda holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular and Microbiology, and Associate’s degrees in Emergency Medical Services and Nursing. Hilda is bilingual fluent in English and Spanish.
Tim Haney, Marketing Manager
Tim has over 17 years of experience in marketing, promotions and business development. He recently joined the company after many years of service with Yamaha Marine Group, where he was in charge of marketing and business development for the U.S. saltwater market.
Mara Sanchez, CNA, Nurse Assistant
Mara is a recent CNA graduate and has experience in adult long term care.
She assists the nursing team and our professional staff at AXIS. She also supports the AXIS-CARE 24-7 Nurse line and is bilingual fluent in English and Spanish. Mara really enjoys helping out our partners and ensuring that their needs are taken care of.
Michael L. Owens, VP Risk Consultant
Mike brings 20 years of experience in the risk management and insurance industry. He spent 14 years as a consultant and insurance/surety broker strategizing and executing risk management, insurance, and surety programs for contractors, project owners and municipalities. Most recently, Mike served as Vice-President for Asa Carlton, Inc., a national general contractor and Cortex Business Solutions, a North American e-invoicing platform.
April Foster, RN, Nurse Team Leader
April has been a Registered Nurse for over 4 years. Prior to nursing, she spent several years working in the insurance field. April thoroughly enjoys all aspects of nursing, particularly injury and case management. She has been with AXIS for over 4 years.
Andrea Alvarado, Medical Assistant
Andrea has 3 years of experience in the medical field and has spent the majority of her career as a nursing assistant. She is bilingual fluent in English and Spanish. Andrea has a true passion for the medical field and enjoys all aspects of nursing.
Eddie Richardson, Jr., M.D., FAAFP
Dr. Eddie is the Chief Medical Officer for AXIS Risk Services, LLC. and is Medical Director & CEO of Lake Oconee Urgent & Primary Care Center in Eatonton, GA. He also serves as the Medical Director of Immediate MedCare, LLC. of Covington, GA and the Putnam General Hospitalist Program in Eatonton, GA. He is Chief of Staff at Putnam General Hospital as well. Dr. Eddie is an assistant professor at the Georgia Regency Health School of Medicine and Morehouse School of Medicine. He also serves on the faculty for two nurse practitioner schools. Dr. Eddie was honored to serve in the United States Marine Corps and is a veteran of the Gulf War. Most recently, he was voted “Best Doctor in the Lake Country” and “2018 Family Physician of the Year” by the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians.