About Us

Michael Stack

Michael Stack is the Principle of Amaxx LLC.  He is an expert in workers compensation cost containment systems and helps employers reduce their work comp costs by 20% to 50%.  He works as a consultant to large and mid-market clients, is co-author of Your Ultimate Guide To Mastering Workers Comp Costs, a comprehensive step-by-step manual of cost containment strategies based on hands-on field experience. and is founder of COMPClub, an exclusive member training program on workers compensation cost containment best practices.


Through these platforms he is in the trenches on a working together with clients to implement and define best practices, which allows him to continuously be at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership in workers’ compensation cost containment. In almost every problem, Michael believes some facet of the cause is communication. In the case of Workers Compensation, poor communication is not only causing emotional strains on the employee and employer, but also unnecessary strain on the employer's bottom line. He believes the root of a good Workers Comp Cost Reduction system must be Win-Win to be successful.


Michael brings a unique CPA background to the workers compensation space, and is highly in tune with the impact of workers compensation cost containment on a companies bottom line.  He is dedicated to writing, speaking, and masterminding with others for the purpose of continuous improvement in an area so vitally important to companies and individuals.


Rebecca Shafer

Becki Headshot- 170x212  Rebecca Shafer Attorney/Risk Consultant Rebecca Shafer, an attorney and risk consultant, one of the early developers of the Injury Management Program, is an expert in workers' compensation cost containment and litigation management systems. National, mid-market, and local companies use her consulting services to develop benchmarking comparisons, assess key cost drivers, structure strategies, and design training to reduce workers' compensation and risk management costs.

Rebecca is author of Workers Compensation Management Program - Reduce Costs 20% - 50%, a hands-on cost containment guide book sold by Advisen and RIMS. The book provides practical information on "how to" control workers compensation costs, better manage the process within an organization and integrate with the claims administrator more effectively. Based on 25 years of field research, the book is used as a lesson plan by agents, brokers, employers and business owners.


The AMAXX Experts

ReduceYourWorkersComp.com is proud to be associated with a number of talented injury management consultants. Many of our consultants and doctors have worked with us for fifteen plus years, supporting Rebecca's project managing and monitoring efforts. Our consultants, all experts in their chosen fields, cover key workers' comp areas including occupational and/or emergency medicine, injury management with implementation of cost reduction strategies, claims management in premium reduction and review, claims file review, development of workers' comp curriculum, training manuals, and training program accreditation. Industry experts regularly contribute to our award-winning Work Comp Roundup Blog (formerly Workers' Comp Kit Blog). In addition, we are connected to LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, all generated and maintained by our superior administrative support staff.

Tribute A discussion of Injury Management would not be complete without mentioning our friends and colleagues who died in the terror attacks on the World Trade Center September 11, 2001. In particular, we are proud of the many accomplishments of Harry Taback and Bob Ferris who played a significant role in the development and success of the Injury Management Program. As dedicated safety professionals, we are sure Harry and Bob gave their lives helping others escape the building.