Meet the Team
Greg Kabacy, MBA, CDMS
Greg started in the workers compensation field in 1995 as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) providing case management for the State of Washington. Seeing a need in the industry, he switched his focus and devoted his efforts to educating employers and retrospective rating groups regarding the complexities of Labor and Industries for almost 20 years. In January 2015, Greg founded Aspire Consulting LLC to provide dedicated workers’ compensation services to businesses and associations in Washington. He obtained his MBA from Pacific Lutheran University in 2000 and recently obtain his Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) accreditation.
Heather has been in the workers’ comp industry since 2002. She began working as a Claims Manager for The Department of Labor and Industries before moving to the private sector in 2004. Since then, she has worked with employers throughout the State of Washington, providing them with claims and account management, along with helping to grow various retrospective rating groups. Alongside her experience with Washington State workers’ comp, she also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.
Account Manager/Training Specialist
Julie was born and raised in Washington to a blue collar family that understood the value of hard work. She has brought these values with her to Aspire Consulting LLC, along with her over 11 years of experience dealing with Workers’ Compensation. She has spent the last 4 years working directly with employers to train them on the nuances of dealing with the Department of Labor and Industries, handling over 150 cases, and saving her clients over $2 Million in premium. Julie will put her tenacity and knowledge to work for you.
Safety and Loss Control Manager
Prior to working at Aspire Consulting, David worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) and has recently obtained his Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) accreditation. He spent multiple years in the restaurant industry and places a strong value on customer service and a safe work environment. David has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Washington in Aquatic Sciences and is a strong advocate of conservation and resource management. Outside of work, David enjoys time with his family, coaching youth sports and the outdoors.
Jason is a multi-faceted professional with 10 years of experience in the Workers’ Compensation system. As a leader in customer service and having spent several years as a claims manager, Jason understands the value in having positive and productive interactions and applies this in his everyday work. With his knowledge and background, he aims to ensure that your experience with Labor and Industries is as seamless as possible.