About Us

AVI Risk Services combines insurance and risk management strategies with our knowledge and relationships in the insurance marketplace to deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions for your workers’ compensation program.  For over 20 years, AVI has been an industry leader in the design and implementation of self-insurance programs for workers’ compensation coverage for self-insured entities in PA as well as self-insurance groups in both PA and CA.

AVI’s executive team has an extensive insurance background headed by Greg Famous with additional leadership experience and support in financial services and claims management.


Gregory S. Famous


Gregory S. Famous is an accomplished insurance executive with over 25 years of property & casualty professional experience in the carrier and brokerage arena with a specialization in self-insurance for workers’ compensation. Since May of 2002, Greg has been solely involved with building group and individual self-insurance programs in PA and CA with a strong expertise in the administration, excess workers’ compensation and surety bond placement as well as demonstrating a precise understanding of the state regulatory compliance for self-insurance.