NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vericlaim announced that insurance industry veteran Edward Reis has joined the company as president of Vericlaim Repair Solutions, the managed repair network established by the consolidation of First Choice Repair and Diamond Property Loss Solutions.
Reis brings to Vericlaim more than 25 years of experience in the claims arena, as well as expertise in the development and execution of enterprise-wide strategy and employee engagement initiatives. He previously held leadership roles at Farmers, Zurich and Esurance, an Allstate company. Reis earned a bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and completed the Insurance Executive Development Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania; he also holds professional designations as an Associate in Claims (AIC) and Fraud Claim Law Associate (FCLA).
In his new role, Reis will oversee the Vericlaim Repair Solutions teams based in Jacksonville, Florida, and Elk Grove Village, Illinois. William Breslin, who preceded Reis as president of Vericlaim Repair Solutions, will remain with the company in the role of senior adviser to Vericlaim President Thomas Simoncic.
"With the recent consolidation of the First Choice Repair and Diamond networks under one umbrella, this is an extremely exciting time to be joining the Vericlaim team," Reis said. "I look forward to working with our colleagues, contractors and clients to make Vericlaim Repair Solutions the nation's premier managed repair network."
Vericlaim Repair Solutions provides claim management to insurance carriers in both personal lines and commercial markets, offering a one-stop solution for securing high-quality repairs for property damage and restoration work. Whether in the aftermath of catastrophic or day-to-day events, Vericlaim Repair Solutions restores the lives and businesses of insureds through a contractor network spanning the U.S. that offers a suite of specialized services, including roofing, siding and gutters; water and mold remediation; and general and commercial construction.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., Vericlaim is a preeminent global loss adjusting and claims management company committed to helping its clients—insurance companies, corporations, public entities and brokers—manage and control their risk needs around the world. The success of Vericlaim stems from its focus on providing clients with superior claims resolution on the most timely and cost effective basis in the industry, continually adapting to the evolving service and information needs of its clients, and developing innovative solutions to complex risk management issues. The company has global reach and maintains a distinct local market presence in more than 400 locations throughout the world. For more, see www.vericlaiminc.com.