Steven Blau serves as Travelers’ second vice president for human resources. In this position, he oversees cultivating company culture and employee retention efforts while earning an A rating from employees at Travelers.
Outside of work, he and his wife enjoy lounging around in inner tubes in their cattail-ringed pond or wandering through the woods on foot. Additionally, they love entertaining guests on their magical screened-in porch.
Early Life and Education
Steven Blau is an emergency medicine specialist located in West Islip, NY who holds an MD from University of Chicago. Currently practicing at Good Samaritan Hospital OB/GYN affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center as well as accepting multiple insurance plans, Steven accepts multiple plans.
He had spent much of his youth dreaming of becoming an accomplished fine artist, but when rock and roll entered his life it quickly changed course. From there his interest grew into music as he began recording 4-track demos for Captain Fathom, Your Heart Breaks and more bands on his four track.
In the 2000s, Bret helped found Kelp!, a record of the month club that featured local artists including LAKE. Additionally, this period saw him increase his involvement with Dub Narcotic Studio where he recorded some of his first albums outside his home studio environment.
Steven Blau specializes in surgical critical care and practices out of West Islip, New York. He accepts multiple insurance plans.
At Blau Leonard Law Group LLC in New York, he practices FLSA collective class actions; medical, accounting and attorney malpractice; wrongful death; products liability cases; copyright/trademark infringement proceedings and commercial transactions – to name just some of his practice areas.
He has over 50 years of legal experience, boasting an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell and serving on the board of directors of Associated Press. With wide-ranging trial experience in various fields and numerous awards to his name, he has represented clients from across the nation while publishing several books on legal topics.
Achievement and Honors
Steven Blau has held memberships in several professional associations, such as the Society of Labor Economists and American Economic Association. Additionally, he served on multiple company boards as a board director. Steven was past president of both MEA’s Jacob Mincer Award committee as well as MEA itself.
His legal work has earned him recognition, including being named in Who’s Who of Corporate Counsel and Top Attorneys of North America. Additionally, he is admitted to practice before all state courts of New York as well as all three U.S. District Courts located there – Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York.
He has contributed his talents and craftsmanship to several film and television productions, such as Apocalypse Now, Cool Hand Luke, The Illustrated Man and Camelot. Additionally, he designed innovative tools for use within the make-up industry – including silk screening processes that could create full body designs as well as ink that stayed put on skin longer than anticipated.
He presently resides in Barryville with his wife Carole. They have three grown children: Cay and Jen Blau and Jeremy Martin as well as their spouses, plus two grandsons: Henry and Sam. Mr. Martin is also an enthusiastic cook, gardener and builder who enjoys working on projects in his fully equipped home workshop while honing his culinary abilities.
He is the author of nine general interest books, such as The Language Instinct and How the Mind Works. His research has received several awards, and received high marks from national press outlets and reviewers. When not at work or studying his family matters he enjoys traveling, golfing and fishing; also keeping an adorable pet dog named Pippa named his pet companion!
As of 4 February 2019, Blau held over 2,262 units of First Savings Inc stock, worth more than $226 Thousand. Since 2009, he had executed five trades averaging approximately 1,365 units per trade.
He offered 33 non-fungible tokens – digital collectibles traded on the blockchain – linked to rewards such as new 3LAU music, an animated video featuring an unshaven woman and artwork by Slimesunday (who has over half-a-million followers on Instagram), which could be purchased at various prices.
An M.B.A student at Wharton, Ross began working part time for Related Companies while still living in Bayside, Queens and eventually rose to become head of their New York City development division – quickly becoming recognized as his potential heir apparent.