Reflecting on 2017: A Word from Our President & CEO

Reflecting on 2017: A Word from Our President & CEO As we approach the closing of 2017, it is an opportune time to reflect on our accomplishments and performance to our business strategic imperatives. One of our strategic imperatives was to raise awareness on our servicing capabilities, performance and commitment to the customer experience. We [...]

2017-12-29T08:02:05+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Articles, BnJ, Newsletter|Comments Off on Reflecting on 2017: A Word from Our President & CEO

In the Spotlight: Charles Chamness, President & CEO of NAMIC

In the Spotlight - Charles Chamness, President & CEO of NAMIC Charles (Chuck) Chamness serves as the President and CEO of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), a 1,400-member-company property/casualty insurance trade association. Can you tell me a little about yourself? I spent ten years in Washington, D.C., serving in the first Bush [...]

2017-11-27T08:34:19+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Articles, Newsletter, Spotlights|Comments Off on In the Spotlight: Charles Chamness, President & CEO of NAMIC

Your Insured Just Filed Bankruptcy, Now What?

Your Insured Just Filed Bankruptcy, Now What? In a bankruptcy proceeding, a preference claim “dunning” letter is initiated by the bankruptcy trustee. The trustee has the authority to request the return of certain payments on any and all unsecured debts during the 90-day pre-bankruptcy “preference period.” Insurance companies are not immune to a bankruptcy dunning [...]

2017-12-27T16:50:52+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Articles, Financial, Newsletter|Comments Off on Your Insured Just Filed Bankruptcy, Now What?

Q&A with Mark Dierking

Q&A with Mark Dierking Q: Can you tell me a little about yourself and your experience? A: I’ve been with Brown & Joseph for about 2 years now. I have an accounting degree. I also had the successful achievement of passing the CPA exam. I have over 25 years of experience in the financial services [...]

2017-12-27T16:45:38+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Articles, Newsletter, Spotlights|Comments Off on Q&A with Mark Dierking

Q&A with Wayne Vidzicki

Q&A with Wayne Vidzicki Q: Can you tell me a little about yourself? A: I’m Wayne Vidzicki. I’m the Director of Collections and Premium Audit at Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies. I’ve been there 15 years - started in collections and did that for about a year and a half. During that year and a [...]

2018-01-25T15:47:09+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Articles, News, Newsletter, Spotlights|Comments Off on Q&A with Wayne Vidzicki

NAMIC Welcomes Newest Associate Member

NAMIC Welcomes Newest Associate Member FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ITASCA, IL – Brown & Joseph, Ltd. is proud to announce its recent approval by NAMIC as an Associate Member.  “As NAMIC’s newest Associate Member, Brown & Joseph is a welcome addition to the association membership,” said Charles Chamness, President and Chief Executive Officer of NAMIC.  “The [...]

2017-12-28T13:49:59+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News, Newsletter|Comments Off on NAMIC Welcomes Newest Associate Member

Brown & Joseph, Ltd. Completes SSAE 18

Brown & Joseph, Ltd. Completes Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 18 (SSAE 18) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ITASCA, IL - Brown & Joseph, Ltd. has announced that it recently completed its examination in conformity with Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 18.  Completion of the SSAE 18 Type II SOC 1 examination (reporting on [...]

2017-12-28T13:48:08+00:00 July 25th, 2017|News, Newsletter|Comments Off on Brown & Joseph, Ltd. Completes SSAE 18