|8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
||The Anatomy of a Claim: Understanding the Impact on the E&S Market
Presenter: Rebecca Adelman, Adelman Law Firm
Claims are inevitable in the insurance world. Understanding the anatomy of a claim from the first notice to resolution is the focus of this interactive session. It's critical to understand the impact that claims can have on the E&S market at various stages of litigation management. You can more effectively consider information during the underwriting process and improve the downstream results of claims, potentially reducing their impact. Join us as Rebecca provides her insights and experiences, designed to help you be more informed and more effective through case studies and collaborative discussions evaluating issues and outcomes.
Rebecca Adelman is an entrepreneur, influencer, thought leader and founder of Adelman Law Firm, certified by the Woman's Business Enterprise national Council (WBENC). For nearly 30 years, Rebecca has concentrated her practice in insurance defense and business litigation. Rebecca is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) and was a finalist for the CLM Professional of the Year - Outside Counsel in 2018. To learn more about her involvement in the industry, please visit her full bio and firm website.
|1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
A Music City Executive's Holistic Approach to Risk Management
Presenter: Kim Mattoon, CFO of Gibson Brands, Inc.
Moderator: Josh Ammons, U40 Immediate Past President
Gibson’s iconic guitars have been graced by the fingers of countless musicians for more than 100 years. Internationally recognized and a staple in the Nashville community, Gibson Brands dedicates itself to a holistic approach to risk management. Join us for an in-depth Q&A with Kim Mattoon, Gibson Brand CFO, to learn about her approach to Gibson’s unique needs and challenges.
Kim Mattoon is the Chief Financial Officer for Gibson Brands, Inc., where she oversees Finance, IT, Human Resources, Legal, Facilities & Security, and Customer Service. She joined Gibson with nearly 25 years of experience with domestic and international consumer brand companies, most recently as the chief operating officer of Richemont North America, a global luxury consumer products company. Click here to read Kim’s full bio on the Gibson webpage.