MEET CHRIS SHAFFER, VICE PRESIDENT — CLAIMS ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
Chris has been named Vice President of George Hills’ Claims Administration Division bringing 25 years of comprehensive experience serving the claims and risk management needs of customers in TPA and risk management markets. He’s a proven, multi-faceted leader with thorough claims and risk management, information technology and project management experience. Chris’ areas of focus have included innovating new solutions, developing work flow processes to reduce risk, and providing superior solutions and outcomes for clients and colleagues. He brings those strengths and capabilities to his new position.
In his role with George Hills, Chris looks forward to making innovative and meaningful process improvements to an already proven and exceptional company. A curious person by nature, Chris will be a part of the corporate management team forging greater efficiencies in client services, claims operations and technology—all areas that provide significant opportunity to strengthen George Hills’ position in the marketplace. Finally, Chris will be a key member in establishing long-term strategy, plans and policies in alignment with company goals.
“Chris is one of those rare people who simultaneously straddles both the operations side and the innovation side of a business which are critical to successful companies now and in the future,” said CEO John E. Chaquica. “We look forward to his insights and thinking to move us forward as the TPA of choice.”
Chris is a graduate of the University of Utah. He and his wife Amy have four children and two grandchildren. They reside in Lincoln, California.
MEET CAMERON DEWEY, CLAIMS MANAGER
Cameron has been named Claims Manager and brings more than 25 years in the insurance industry specializing in all levels of commercial property, auto liability and general liability claims. Cameron’s experience includes working with public entities as a unit manager, claims administrator for the cities of Sacramento and Chico along with Sutter County. He has also worked with the Norther California Cities Self Insured Fund (NCCSIF) comprised of 22 cities, and the Small Cities Organized Risk Effort (SCORE) comprised of 21 cities.
Cameron has honed particular skills and talents in evaluating and resolving complex claims and has significant experience with civil rights claims and the California Tort Claims Act.
“Cameron brings specialized public entity experience from his 25 years in claims management and he’s sure to be an asset. He brings an advanced level of services to George Hills’ clients and makes our company stronger and more efficient,” said CEO John E. Chaquica.