Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014
York Risk Services Group, a premier provider of a full range of claims administration and risk management services, today announced it has named Francis Fey and John Brockschmidt co-presidents of its York Pooling division.
Fey will serve as President and Chief Strategy Officer with responsibility for new business development and strategic acquisitions. Brockschmidt will serve as President and Chief Operating Officer, with responsibility for delivery of services to clients.
York Pooling provides a coordinated array of pool administration services including underwriting, coverage design, claims management, risk control, reinsurance placement, financial management, accounting services and Board support to self-insured public entity pools.
“Our in-house team includes program managers, underwriters, claims managers, risk control experts and CPAs who serve as trusted advisors to our clients and create custom solutions that help pools manage risk and the cost of risk,” noted Brockschmidt.
“The York Team has been creating and managing customized programs for public entities since 1985,” added Fey. “The services we offer, coupled with the expertise of our staff, help public entity pools understand and meet their risk management challenges and become more successful in their unique markets.”
“York has a long tradition of providing insurance, claims and risk management services for public entities, and we are uniquely positioned to understand and help pools meet their risk management challenges,” said Rick Taketa, President, York Risk Services Group. “Under the capable leadership of Francis and John, York Pooling will continue to expand the services we offer and enhance the results we deliver to our pool clients.”
Brockschmidt has more than 25 years’ experience in the property/casualty insurance industry. He previously served as President of Southfield, Mich.-based American Risk Pooling Consultants, Inc. (ARPCO), and joined York in 2008 when York acquired ARPCO. Prior to that he held various positions with Willis, an insurance brokerage firm, and Home Insurance Company. He was graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Finance, and holds the CPCU and ARM designations.
Fey, who also serves as President and CEO of Austin-TX based JI Companies (JI), joined York in 2011 when York acquired JI. He has over 30 years of experience in the public entity pooling industry, including building and managing one of the largest property/casualty pools in the country. Fey received a B.A. from Rice University, and has completed specialized study in programs sponsored by the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA).
About York Risk Services Group
York Risk Services Group Inc. is a premier provider of claims handling, specialized loss adjusting, managed care, pool administration, loss control and other risk management and insurance services nationwide. York provides risk management and managed care solutions to a variety of strategic partners, including insurance carriers, self insureds, brokers, wholesalers, MGAs, programs, risk pools and public entities. York delivers customized claims solutions for all lines of business, including property, liability, products liability, ocean and inland marine, environmental, transportation and logistics, construction and workers’ compensation. York is based in Parsippany, New Jersey and has 3,750 employees nationwide.