International loss adjuster Global Risk Solutions has established a Chair Advisory Board and named James Porcari and Allan Robinson as advisors.
As initial members of the Chair Advisory Board, Porcari and Robinson will advise GRS’ senior leadership on strategic issues including the firm’s growth and expansion.
Porcari is the founder and managing partner of Insurance Resources International, where he consults with property/casualty insurance companies and other organizations on strategy and execution.
He has held various senior executive roles in claims for Farmers Insurance, American International Group and Progressive, among other companies.
Additionally, Porcari has served on numerous boards, including Protective Insurance, asTech, Procare Collision and National Truck.
Robinson, meanwhile, is the former executive vice president of field operations and sales management and chief claims officer for Horace Mann Educators Corporation, a multiline insurance company.
Previously, he held senior claims leadership roles at companies including The Hanover Insurance Group, Encompass and Allstate. He also was president and CEO of Sterling Auto Body, a network of direct repair shops owned by Allstate.
“GRS is pleased to welcome Jim and Allan as advisors and members of our Chair Advisory Board,” said GRS Chair Jeffrey Bowman.
“Their knowledge and experience in claims and success in running businesses will bring great value to GRS as we execute on our strategy and growth plan.”
Porcari also commented: “I am delighted to join Allan in helping GRS with strategic issues. As a growing firm with outstanding people and innovative technology, GRS is on an impressive trajectory.”
Robinson added: “Jim and I have seen a lot of changes in the claims industry, and it’s an exciting time to advise GRS on how to achieve its enormous potential as a claims firm.”