May 17, 2018

NH Workers’ Comp Professionals Form Kids’ Chance of New Hampshire

Manchester, NH – Workers’ compensation professionals have created Kids’ Chance of New Hampshire, a 501c3 organization that provides scholarships for the children of workers who are seriously injured or killed on the job. Sebastian Grasso, CEO of Windham Group, a workers’ compensation case management company, helped establish the state organization before he and other board members voted Stacey Foote, Director of Claims Shared Services at MEMIC Indemnity as the inaugural…[Continue Reading]

Mark Pew Joins PBM Preferred Medical as Senior VP of Product Development and Marketing

Louisville, KY – Preferred Medical recently announced that Mark Pew, renowned for his work on the intersection of chronic pain and appropriate treatment in workers’ compensation, has joined the company as senior vice president of product development and marketing. “Mark’s vast experience and expertise in treating the whole patient will enable Preferred Medical to innovate new ways for our clients to drive better clinical and financial outcomes,” said Amy Wrightsel, chief operating officer…[Continue Reading]

TX Insurance Commissioner Sullivan Names Slape Second-In-Command

Austin, TX – Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan recently promoted Doug Slape to second-in-command at the Texas Department of Insurance. Slape has been at the agency since 1988 and has served as deputy commissioner for the Financial Regulation Division the past three years. “Doug has been instrumental in making financial regulation in Texas among the strongest in the nation,” Sullivan said. “He has a unique ability to keep a watchful eye on both the state and global markets – both of which are essential…[Continue Reading]

Amerisure Promotes Matt Ford to Vice President of Field Marketing & Underwriting

Farmington Hills, MI -(PRWeb)- Amerisure Insurance recently announced that Matt Ford has been promoted to Vice President of Field Marketing & Underwriting (FMU). Ford will bring a single leadership voice to Amerisure’s field underwriting operations in its four regions, unifying its agencies’ underwriting experience. He will continue reporting to Amerisure’s chief relationship officer, Todd Ruthruff. “I am confident of the impact Matt will make, and the positive influence he will have on the organization as…[Continue Reading]

Valen Analytics Appoints Ex-Farmers Insurance Exec Donald Seibert to EVP of Applied Analytics

Denver, CO – Valen Analytics®, an Insurity company, has announced the appointment of Donald Seibert as Executive Vice President of Applied Analytics. In this role, Seibert will oversee the services and analytics team, providing strong leadership and experience and delivering consulting services to Valen’s customers to more effectively implement and utilize analytics across their organizations. “Valen has earned a tremendous reputation as a predictive analytics pioneer for the insurance industry…[Continue Reading]

Texas Mutual’s Third-Ever Employee Retires After More Than 25 Years

Austin, TX – Effective May 2, Terry Frakes retired from Texas Mutual Insurance Company after more than 25 years of service to the company. Frakes was Texas Mutual’s third employee after it was created by the Texas Legislature in 1991 (then called the Texas Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fund). He was also the company’s first executive council member. For the past 26 years, Frakes has served as Texas Mutual’s senior vice president of public affairs, where he represented the company during…[Continue Reading]

MEMIC Hires Parks as Safety Management Consultant

Portland, ME – To support safer workplaces in Maine, workers’ compensation specialist MEMIC has announced the appointment of Barrett Parks to the position of Safety Management Consultant. Parks graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He has worked as a logger, equipment operator, technical high school instructor and most recently for the State of Maine as an Assistant Engineer designing drainage systems. He is a Maine registered…[Continue Reading]

Genex Announces 2018 Heart of Case Management Award Winners

Wayne, PA – Three case managers were selected from more than a thousand highly skilled professionals to be named 2018 Heart of Case Management Award winners. This is the third year of the national awards program spotlighting case managers at Genex Services, one of the nation’s largest providers of managed care services to the workers’ compensation, disability, and automobile insurance markets. Genex’s case managers are highly regarded in the industry for transcending beyond their…[Continue Reading]

IAIABC NextGen to Recognize Workers’ Compensation Professionals Under Age 40

Middleton, WI – IAIABC NextGen is an awards program which recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who are having an impact and contributing to their organizations and the workers’ compensation industry. There is no other recognition program like it strictly for workers’ compensation professionals, and the IAIABC is currently accepting nominations for the award. In 2017, 11 individuals received the NextGen award. These individuals had diverse backgrounds and experiences in workers’ compensation…[Continue Reading]

Kathleen Losada Joins Tower MSA Partners as Vice President, Strategic Services

Delray Beach, FL – Kathleen Losada has joined Tower MSA Partners as vice president of strategic services. In this role, she identifies and develops new markets and service offerings for the company, which provides Medicare Secondary Payer compliance services and Medicare Set-Asides. “Kathleen is a great addition to Tower,” said CEO Rita Wilson. “Her extensive background in MSP compliance and her ability to guide clients toward claims resolution align well with Tower’s consultative approach…[Continue Reading]

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