Newport Beach, CA -(BusinessWire)- Veteran claims management consultant Jennifer Umbright is bringing her potent blend of claims advocacy, risk management, and education to the Sacramento office of Alliant. As a Workers’ Compensation Claims Advocate within the company’s Alliant Americas division, Umbright will advise a diverse portfolio of middle market clients throughout Northern California.
“Alliant Americas is wholly dedicated to providing localized expertise that helps middle market clients navigate the increasingly complex claims landscape,” said Bob Bennetsen, Executive Vice President and Senior Managing Director, Alliant Americas. “Jennifer brings an added layer of strength and sophistication to our claims team, bolstered by more than 20 years in the Northern California market.”
Umbright’s far-reaching claims experience spans the management of self-insured claims, captives, and guaranteed cost policies. Throughout her career, Umbright has helped clients from a broad array of industries in various stages of the claims process, serving as a trusted liaison among insurance carriers and third-party administrators. She has also played an important educational role, providing consultative expertise that helps organizations avoid claims situations before they occur.
Prior to joining Alliant, Umbright was a Claims Management Consultant with ESM Solutions, Inc. providing claims management, while proactively educating clients in the critical areas of claims and disability management, accident investigation, litigation strategies, return-to-work, and strategic planning to reduce workers’ compensation experience modifications (X-Mods). She also has more than a decade of experience with Travelers Insurance focusing on AOE/COE investigation, subrogation, and litigation management.
Umbright holds her Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration designation from Insurance Education Associates and is in the process of obtaining her Workers’ Compensation Claims Professional designation.