August joined Action Labor in 2009 in the HR & Purchasing department. Within months August was promoted and took responsibility for Action Labor’s Risk and Insurance programs, adding Accounts Payable and other tasks within the Accounting department to his job duties shortly thereafter. August works within most departments of the organization giving him a unique understanding of the company as a whole. Currently, August’s focus is Risk Management encompassing worker’s compensation, general liability and safety while maintaining his role as HR & Purchasing Manager. In 2018 August obtained the designation of Certified Risk Manager via The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. Prior to joining Action Labor, August played golf for Columbia University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Economics in 2008.