Upright Ministries
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Press Release

Released January 2011 
Insurance One Partners with Upright Ministries
to Offer New & Expanded
Risk Management Services
Effective January 1, 2011 Insurance One Agency, a leader in insuring churches, schools, and other non-profits, is pleased to announce that their services will now include a newly developed Risk Management Department headed by Patti Malott, -founder and president of Upright Ministries. 
Insurance One and local agents, Gary Benson and Paula Burns, are passionate about keeping the risks to ministries low so that funds received for ministry will not be diverted to litigation or legal fees. Because of their love for building the Kingdom they have partnered with Upright Ministries to take additional steps beyond insurance in reducing risks.
The newly defined Risk Management Department will offer many ways to reduce risks to ministries. Their primary goal is to teach and train ministries in the safeguarding of people and resources.   Services include, but are not limited to:
  • Plan Development, education, and training in reducing the risk of child sexual abuse and harassment
  • New Hire and Termination assessments and evaluation to insure hiring and firing practices are safe and with little risk of a potential lawsuit
  • Personnel Policies & Practices assessments & consulting
  • Employee evaluation and personal development assessments, evaluation and development
  • Financial Polices and Procedures assessments and consultation
  • Chart of Accounts Restructure for improved Financial Reporting and decision making
  • Childcare Assessment and evaluation to ensure children are safe and secure
  • Operational assessments
  • Facility assessments and consultation
About Insurance One Agency
Insurance One is one of the largest independently owner Property and Casualty Agencies in Texas, providing coverage to over 35,000 policyholders. Insurance One has expanded to over 15 offices since its modest beginnings in 1992. Representing more than 125 companies, sales volume exceeds $85 million dollars. The agency principals of Insurance One average well over 25 years of experience and are dedicated to assisting their clients in developing and maintaining safe and healthy environments. More information can be found at www.insuranceonewoodlands.com or by calling their office at 281-350-6277.
About Upright Ministries
Upright Ministries is a national organization that exists to protect and enhance ministries by streamlining processes and safeguarding people.  Founded in 2002 out of a passion and desire to help reduce risks to ministry, more than 200 Churches, Schools, and Non-Profits have trusted Upright Ministries.  Patti Malott, the founder and president of Upright Ministries utilizes her knowledge and expertise in risk awareness to assess risk, train, and educate others, and facilitate the process of change. She is known for her ability to restructure finance systems, resulting in clear and accurate reporting, implementing New Hire and Termination processes, and reducing the risk of Sexual Abuse. Patti served in the area of Business Administration for more than 22 years before founding Upright Ministries. More information can be found through the Insurance One website or directly at www.uprightministries.com