Stuart Myers and Christopher Conti Join RYZE Claim Solutions’ Board of Directors

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. & TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- RYZE Claim Solutions (“RYZE” or “the Company”), a leading full-service claims management business, today announced the appointment of Stuart Myers and Christopher Conti, two highly regarded experts in the insurance and investment industries, to the Board of Directors. Myers and Conti bring decades of leadership experience, driving innovation, increasing efficiency, and improving client satisfaction for a number of established insurance companies throughout their tenured careers.

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Stuart Myers (Photo: Business Wire)

Stuart Myers (Photo: Business Wire)

“With significant expertise in insurance, investments, and the wider financial services industry, Stu and Chris bring valuable experience to our board,” said Tony Grippa, RYZE Executive Chairman of the Board. “Their guidance will be critical as we continue our trajectory and evaluate M&A opportunities to complement our rapid organic growth.”

Myers is the former President and Chief Operating Officer for York Insurance Services, which was acquired by American International Group (NYSE: AIG). At AIG, he served as Senior Vice President of claims services. Recently, Myers led as Chief Operating Officer of Stuart Myers Consulting, an advisor to a variety of clients in the insurance, government, real estate, and manufacturing sectors. Prior to forming Stuart Myers Consulting, he served as a risk management consultant to the City of Miami, Florida, where he advised the mayor and had oversight of the city’s risk management budget. He is a graduate of Harvard University Business School, and City College of New York.

“I have been impressed with the significant expansion of RYZE’s footprint in the claims industry under Tony’s direction,” Myers said. “As the Company seeks opportunities to thoughtfully expand its platform and market-leading offerings, I am excited to partner with the rest of the Board and management team to guide RYZE through its next phase of continued growth.”

Conti is a former Fortune 300 senior operations executive. He was most recently a member of the senior leadership team of American Family Group where he held the position of Enterprise Chief Claims Officer, President of AFICS (American Family Insurance Claims Services) until retiring in January 2023. In that role, Conti led the consolidation of five claims operations and created AFICS to support operating companies within the American Family Group. He joined AmFam Group through its acquisition of Homesite, where he served as EVP, Operations and Human Resources. Prior to joining Homesite, Conti held consulting positions with Cambridge Technology Partners and Gemini Consulting. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stern School, New York University.

“RYZE, in partnership with Bain Capital Insurance, is very well-positioned to explore opportunities that will increase its presence in the claims industry and better serve clients across the insurance carrier and MGA universe,” Conti said. “I am looking forward to working with RYZE’s leadership to guide its corporate strategy and continue to build out its leading claims platform.”

About RYZE Claim Solutions

RYZE Claim Solutions is a national provider of claims services to insurance carriers and managing general agents. RYZE offers full outsourcing solutions over a vast geographic area, including field and virtual adjusting services, third party administration, and dispute resolution. Built on core principles of honesty and integrity, every member of the RYZE team is dedicated to superb service and attention, regardless of the size or complexity of the claim. At RYZE, “Reputations Matter, People Matter, Results Matter.” For more information, go to https://ryzeclaims.com/

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Source: RYZE Claim Solutions