Meet the Team

Our Experienced Professionals Work Like an Extension of Your Team

The OMA’s skilled Workers’ Compensation Services team has extensive experience in managing claims and advising employers on effective cost-containment strategies. You’ll be assigned your own account manager who will manage your claims through every step of the process—assuring the best possible outcomes.

Juliet WalkerJuliet Walker

Managing Director, Workers’ Compensation Services

Responsibility: Overall leader of OMA Workers’ Compensation Services

Juliet came to the OMA in 2018 with significant experience in the workers’ compensation industry. In addition to overall leadership of OMA Workers’ Compensation Services, Juliet manages her book of member accounts. She is an experienced claims examiner, helping employers lower premium costs and facilitate employees’ return to duty. She is well-versed in workers’ compensation premiums, rates, and programs. She thrives on helping employers put all the pieces of a claim together, ensuring an optimal outcome for all parties.

“OMA workers’ comp services create transparency and simplicity for employers.Employers can access all of their information at any time and every question they have is going to be managed by one single point of contact.”


Karen JamesKaren James

Account Manager, Workers’ Compensation Services

Responsibility: Account Manager, Workers’ Compensation Services

Karen came to the OMA team in 2017 with deep experience in workers’ compensation claims management. With more than 30 years in the field, Karen understands what it takes to control claim costs while providing exceptional customer service. Most recently, Karen was a senior claims specialist with an Ohio third party administrator. She also has expertise in managing claims for self-insured employers.

“I love being able to take the burden of workers’ compensation management off the shoulders of our members. I want our members to trust that I will go above and beyond for them every day.”


Melissa RossMelissa Ross

Account Manager, Workers’ Compensation Services

Responsibility: Workers’ compensation account management

Melissa joined the OMA team in 2017 with experience as a workers’ compensation claims examiner and compensation analyst with a large Ohio workers’ compensation third party administrator. Her background is entirely in the employee benefits field. She has significant experience in managing claims for self-insured employers.

“What makes me tick is providing top level customer service. I strive to build a foundation of trust and rapport with members so that they can be confident that everything I recommend or do is to protect their best interests.”