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Manager Branch

Magnolia, TX
October 28, 2019

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Forty-five years of experience in handling multi-line claims, including product liability, ocean marine, inland marine and heavy equipment adjusting. Extensive background in commercial property loss adjusting including loss of income.


Present: The Hartford General Adjuster Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma and the nation 2002 – 2018.

One of the first of the General Adjusters in the Hartford’s Property Major Case Unit.

Assisted in the development of this unit servicing accounts in many states across the US.

Mentored and educated the younger members of Major case unit,

A member of the Major Case units advisory committee to management and underwriting.

Reid, Jones, McRorie & Williams, Inc., Property General Adjuster 2001 – 2002.

Adjusted major losses in catastrophe areas

1998- 09/2001 Ward North America, Inc., Branch Manager & Regional General Adjuster

Managed the daily operations of the Raleigh North Carolina Office.

Adjusted major commercial losses in North and South Carolina.

1997-1998 Great American Insurance Company

Commercial Property Regional General Adjuster resolving complex and large commercial losses covering thirteen states in the Southeast and the Midwest.

Assisted underwriting in the evaluation of risks and coverages.

Monitored and educated the younger adjusters

1996- 1997 Ward North America Inc., Branch Manager & Regional General Adjuster.

Managed the daily operations of the Raleigh North Carolina Office.

Adjusted major commercial losses in North and South Carolina.

1974 -1996 GAB Robins North America, Regional General Adjuster, Ocean & Inland Marine Surveyor / Branch Managing Supervisor.

Adjusted major commercial property losses throughout the US.

Adjusted major losses in catastrophe areas across the US.

Ocean marine cargo surveyor.

Mentored and educated younger adjusters.

Managed the day to day operations of the Wilmington North Carolina office.

Throughout my work history I have handled complex property claims as well as complex liability claims. I enjoy taking on something that I have never done before and always consider this to be a welcome challenge.


1973 BSBA- Business Administration- Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA.


Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Florida and Louisiana


Degree -General Insurance -Insurance Institute of America - Associate in Claims

Completion of CPCU 1, 3 & 4

1982 Designated South Eastern Regional General Adjuster -GAB Robins

1996Designated Branch Manager & Regional General Adjuster, Ward North America Inc.

1997Designated Commercial Lines South Eastern General Adjuster Great American Insurance Co.

1998Designation Branch Manager & General Adjuster, Ward North America.

2002 Designation General Adjuster


Houston Hemp Retired Vice President of Claims the Hartford Insurance Company, 11254 Ascot Drive, Midlothian Virginia 23112 804-***-****

William Ashton Claims Manager and Vice President Westport Insurance Corporation 1650 Market Street 36th Floor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 913-***-****

Boyd Beadles President, Calvary Construction Company Inc. 160 Southwestern Blvd. Coppell, TX 75019 469-***-****

David A. Perkins Sr. Consultant, North American Underwriters 7549 Lantern Park Avenue, Apollo Beach, Florida 33572 813-***-****

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