As Chief Claims Officer, Chris is an accomplished senior level claims executive with extensive leadership, budgeting, and strategic planning skills spanning 35 years. Prior to joining Coaction, Chris was Senior Vice President, Claims, and Vice President, North American Claims Group, at Allied World. Before that, he spent ten years at Everest National Insurance Company, first as Vice President of Property, Casualty and Professional Liability Claims, then as their Senior Vice President of Claims. Additionally, Chris spent seven years as VP at Genesis Underwriting Management Company. He holds his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) designations. Chris graduated from Siena College with a B.S. in Economics and served as a Captain in the United States Army.