DES PLAINES, Ill., June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) announced today that Mike Prandi of Westfield Insurance has been elected to a two-year term as Chairman of the Board of Governors. Prandi, named Insurance Operations Leader at Westfield in 2015, has been a member of the National Insurance Crime Bureau, Board of Governors since 2008.
He replaces Nancy Pierce, regional property and casualty senior vice president for GEICO, who has served on the board since 2008 and as chair since 2014. She will remain on the board.
Elected to the vice chair position was Kelly Bever, vice president of operations at State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance. She has served on the board since 2012.
"The wealth of industry talent serving on our board this year is second to none," said NICB President and CEO Joe Wehrle. "I know that Mike and Kelly are committed to our mission as the nation's leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting insurance fraud and vehicle theft," he added. "At the same time, we are grateful for the leadership provided by Nancy Pierce and pleased that she'll remain on our board."
Other board members are:
Lynne Brady, Nationwide Insurance; Michael Capuzzi, Allstate; Keith Daly, Farmers Insurance Exchange; Jean Guan, Liberty Mutual; Michael Hawkins, Enterprise Holdings; Peter McCarron, CNA; James McSheffrey, the Hanover; Matthew Murphy, the Hartford; Mike Neubauer, MetLife Group; Mark Oppenheim, Progressive; Michael Randall, CSAA; Kenneth Rosen, USAA; Nicholas Seminara, Travelers; and James Will, Auto Club of Southern California.
Anyone with information concerning insurance fraud or vehicle theft can report it anonymously by calling toll-free 800-TEL-NICB (800-835-6422), texting keyword "fraud" to TIP411 (847411) or submitting a form on our website. Or, download the NICB Fraud Tips app on your iPhone or Android device.
About the National Insurance Crime Bureau: Headquartered in Des Plaines, Ill., the NICB is the nation's leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to preventing, detecting and defeating insurance fraud and vehicle theft through data analytics, investigations, training, legislative advocacy and public awareness. The NICB is supported by more than 1,100 property and casualty insurance companies and self-insured organizations. NICB member companies wrote over $413 billion in insurance premiums in 2015, or more than 79 percent of the nation's property/casualty insurance. That includes more than 94 percent ($187 billion) of the nation's personal auto insurance. To learn more visit www.nicb.org.
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SOURCE National Insurance Crime Bureau