MaryLou Iverson, CPSI, RISC founded THE IVERSON ASSOCIATES in 1990. She is an internationally respected risk consultant for all aspects of play areas and playground safety. Ms. Iverson consultants to schools, day cares, municipalities, manufactures, designers, architects, homeowners’ associations and installers on risk management, compliance and safety of play areas. MaryLou has been a consultant and expert on play area law cases for both plaintiff and defense. The Iverson Associates’ has been consulting and teaching Playground Safety Programs for 30 years.