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Claims, Sales

Location:
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Posted:
June 18, 2019

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Melanie Carnes

**** ***** ****

Elgin, S.C. *****

803-***-****

mcarnesadjusting@aol

** ***** ****** ********** ** THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY IN INDEPENDENT

CLAIMS. MULTI- LINE ADJUSTING AND MANAGEMENT IN TRUCKING, LIABILITY,

WORKMEN’S COMP, AND PROPERTY CLAIMS SERVICE AND INTERACTION IS A

STRONG ASSET TO THE SALES OF OUR PRODUCTS IN OUR ORGANIZATION. CLAIMS

ADVOCATE FOR CLIENTS.

EXPERIENCE:

38 years’ experience in the insurance industry

Worked intensively with charitable and nonprofit organizations since 2000.

1980 – 1985 Multi line Adjuster for Crawford And Company.

1985 – 1995 Supervisor and Manager for Gay & Taylor. Supervised 10 people

in claims, and managed an office of 15. Was top producer for the last 8 years

I was with Gay &Taylor. My staff that I supervised was top in Production

and Audits. I managed property, casualty, workmans compensation &

carried a full caseload for certain clients.

1994 -1995 Managed a small branch in Sumter, SC for Gay and Taylor.

1995-2000 Partner in ownership of Capital Claims Services, Inc. as a result of

involvement in the sales claims industry. For the business I generated our

office consisted of three adjusters and a secretary. Some of our larger clients

were USAA, Canal, Companion P&C, Seibels Bruce, Ohio Casualty, and

General Accident group. During this time I contracted with Adams &

Associates, and began to handle claims on the International side & Non-Profit

Organizations. I continued to handle the Canal book of business until our

merge with Arthur J. Gallagher.

2000 – Present- Employed with Adams & Associates International as Claims

Director. Actively involved in marketing with the clients, Evacuation,

Property and Medical International and USA claims. Dissolved Capital

Claims Services, Inc.

Present – Claims Manager for the Claims Department for Missionary Travel

with Gallagher Charitable International Services. On the P&C side, Claims

liason for our clients for two producers with our office. This involves assisting

in report of claim, adjuster contact, and status reports to keep our clients

informed on their claims history and risk management. Involved in

encouraging adjusters to close claims or minimize settlements.

EDUCATION, CREDENTIALS, & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

Bachelor of Science Degree – University of South Carolina - 1980

Associate in Fashion Merchandising – University of South Carolina – 1978

Member of Phi Beta Lambda Fraternity – University of South Carolina –

1980

Earned AIC Designation in 1987

Brownie Troop Leader – 1987 – 1990

Palmetto Children’s Hospital – Volunteer 1990 – 2006

President of Insurance Women Association – 1986

Voted Outstanding Women of the Year – 1987

President of Columbia Claims Association – 1997



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