Richard Spiers has been in the insurance industry since 1980 and was a claim executive in the reinsurance and excess marketplace since 1985. He was with Genesis Management and Insurance Services (General Reinsurance) for over 20 twenty years. He is currently doing claim + risk management consulting work. At Genesis, Rick had extensive experience handling the wide array of claims faced by public entities, K-12 school districts and the higher education sector. Based in Chicago, he has also worked for Transamerica Insurance Group, Northbrook Excess and Surplus Insurance (Allstate), CNA and Allstate Reinsurance. He was involved in virtually all lines of insurance.