9 August, 2019
Atlanta, GA – Rhodes Risk Advisors, a commercial property and casualty brokerage based in Atlanta, GA, is pleased to welcome Bruce Federspiel as Executive Vice President, Claims. Bruce will be based in Atlanta and in his role will provide operational oversight to the Rhodes claims practice as well as advocacy for Rhodes’ client base. Bruce brings over 30 years of dedicated property & casualty claims expertise including carrier operations, claims program management, and advocacy roles for Fortune 500 companies. His addition strengthens Rhodes ability to provide risk management expertise outside of simply the insurance transaction, and further enables Rhodes to provide comprehensive solutions to its growing client portfolio.
“We are pleased to have someone of Bruce’s caliber join our organization. His immense claims experience will be extremely valuable to our client base,” said Mike Davis, Managing Partner of Rhodes Risk Advisors. “The ability to guide and advocate for clients during the claims process is often overlooked in the traditional transaction focused insurance brokerage community. Bruce’s addition demonstrates our commitment to serving Rhodes’ clients in a holistic consultative manner.”
Prior to joining Rhodes, Bruce served as a Senior Vice President with Engle Martin and Associates in Atlanta, GA. In his role he was responsible for oversight of property, casualty, and financial claims operations including large catastrophic incidents. Prior to Engle Martin he spent over 15 years with Sedgwick Claims Management in varied responsibilities including client management of Fortune 500 companies, national practice direction, and direct claims team management. In addition, he has direct experience with various carriers directly handling property & casualty claims. He is an insurance industry veteran and has led numerous successful teams nationally.
Bruce earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Berry College in Rome, GA and holds an Associate in Claims (AIC) designation.