Conference Chair

Josh Schaad, CPCU, AIC
Great American P&C Group
"It's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission."

Vice Chair

Lourdes Reyes, AIC
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
"Whatever you are, be a good one"

Diane Barnes-Reynolds, JD
Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig
“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.”  --Will Willis

Robert Bernier, AIC-M
Main Street America Group
"You haven't failed until you quit"

Michael Brode, CPCU, AIM, SCLA
Past Claims Conference Chair
Grange Mutual Casualty Group
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."

Richard Cammett, CPCU, CIC
Past Claims Conference Chair
Hanover Insurance Group
"Your attitude not your aptitude will determine your altitude"-Zig Ziglar

Mark Chenetski, AIC
State Auto Insurance Companies

LaRita Dilling, CPCU, AIC
Past Claims Conference Chair
Central Insurance Companies

Joe Epps, CPA, CFE, CVA
Epps Forensic Consulting PLLC

Martin Frappolli, MS, CPCU, FIDM, AIS
The Institutes
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."-Thomas A. Edison

Houston Hemp, CPCU, AIC, AIM
Hartford Insurance Group

Jackie Jones
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance
"I'd rather end up wishing I hadn't than wishing I had."-Count Lev Tolstoy

Katie Kazemi, CPCU, AMIM, CIC
Great American P&C Group

Dan Kohane, JD
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.
"Every day is a gift."

Lance Malcolm
Crawford Contractor Connection
"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less"-C.S. Lewis

Betsy Marotta, CPCU
American National P&C Group

Larry Mason, JD
Segal McCambridge Singer et al
"What would you do if you knew you could not fail?"

John McDermott, CPCU, CLU, MBA, Ms Ed
State Farm Group
"Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect."-Vince Lombardi

Mindy Medley, JD
Clausen Miller P.C.
"Success is no accident. Its hard work, perseverance, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing." -Pele

Julia Molander, JD
Cozen O'Connor
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."-Albert Einstein

Jeff Moore
American Technologies, Inc.

John Mumford, JD
Hancock Daniel Johnson et al
"The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem."-Jack Sparrow

Mark Newton, CPA
HSNO Accountants PC

Anthony Noviello, III, CPCU, AIC, API
Past Claims Conference Chair
Amica Mutual Group

John Orr, CPCU, FLMI
Rimkus Consulting Group
"All our dreams can come true - If we have the courage to pursue them"-Walt Disney

Timothy Pena, JD, CPCU, RPA, AIM, AIC, AIS, AINS
Past Claims Conference Chair
Auto Club Enterprises Group
"If we couldn't laugh, we just would go insane"-Jimmy Buffet

Jenny Thell Pye, CPCU, AIC, API
Past Claims Conference Chair
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Elle Ray, AINS, AIC
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company
"When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you."-Annie Lennox

Scott Richardson
VeriClaim, Inc.
"What you are speaks so loud I can't hear what you're saying."

Dawn Siebert, JD
Past Claims Conference Chair
Travelers Companies
"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone"

Crystal Uebelher, JD
SECURA Insurance Companies
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."-Eleanor Roosevelt

Mark Voronin, AIC
Zurich Financial Services NA
"I aint afraid of no ghost."

Robert Wedoff
Envista Forensics
"What a great favor God does to those He puts in the company of good people."-St. Teresa of Avila

Kathy Wilson, CPCU
EMC Insurance Companies
"You must do the thing you think you cannot do."-Eleanor Roosevelt

Mary Beth Zust
Western National Insurance
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit."-Aristotle

Get Inspired

Expand your horizons by networking with top claims professionals from hundreds of insurance companies, along with service providers from every part of our nation.

Get Engaged

Choose from among nearly 100 educational sessions covering a wide array of claim challenges and concerns. Earn free adjuster continuing education credits from a number of key states.

Get Creative

Connect with a diverse, innovative group of almost 300 of the industry's leading service provider organizations at the Insurance Services Expo.

Learning with and from others in our industry. A lot of great information was exchanged among attendees in the classes. interesting to hear about what others are doing and how it is working for them. I feel like it provides a perspective on common issues, insights that is difficult to gain in any other way.

Opportunity to network with other professionals and discuss relevant topics of the day.

PLRB remains the "gold standard" for insurance industry conferences.

For my first time attending I really felt like I took away many helpful points to use.

The conference was amazing and provided top notch educational opportunities, as it always does.

The sessions I attended were relevant to my job, engaging, and well done.

PLRB greatly appreciates the following claims service providers for their outstanding support for the 2018 Claims Conference.



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