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IAS Claim Services Hires New Director of Business Development

Date: April 8, 2014

Business Journal

IAS Claim Services, a leading national independent insurance claims service provider, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Michael Taylor as Director of Business Development.

Taylor will be responsible for the development and execution of the company’s growth strategies and business model. This includes the advancement of business opportunities, strategic relationships, stakeholder communications, analyzing emerging technologies and trends in the sales process and claims industry as well as managing national sales budgets. Taylor continues to broaden IAS’ business relationships, industry outreach and thought leadership as well as advises the CEO and executive team on business strategy and policy. Prior to his current role, Taylor served IAS in capacities including QA/QC, CAT adjuster and adjuster for day claims.

“We are delighted to welcome Michael Taylor in his new role of Director of Business Development,” said IAS Claim Services CEO, Larry Cochran. “He is a valuable addition to our team bringing expertise in areas such as business intelligence and ability to cultivate collaborative relationships that further align with IAS’ offerings and client needs.”

Prior to joining IAS, Taylor previously served 16 years as General Partner for Estado de San Miguel, LLC where he founded, invested in, purchased and sold companies in a wide range of industries including hi-tech, oil and gas, manufacturing and real estate. Founded in 1984, IAS Claim Services has offices across the country and provides services through three major brands—CatCREW for catastrophe adjusting services, Jim Buckley & Associates (JBA) for mid- to large-loss claims and IAS Claim Services for daily TPA and loss adjusting services for personal lines.

About IAS Claim Services:
Headquartered in San Antonio, TX, IAS Claim Services is one of the nation's largest independent insurance adjusting and third-party administration firms specializing in adjusting daily and catastrophe property and casualty claims for personal lines, commercial lines as well as excess and surplus lines. IAS Claim Services has been leading the industry in technology and innovation with IAS ClaimCare® – the industry’s most comprehensive approach to facilitating claims, expediting payment, and ensuring that policyholders receive the best, most professional care available. For more information, visit Visit us on Facebook at, and on Twitter at

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