ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ringler Associates, Inc, the largest structured settlement company in the nation, is pleased to announce the election of two new members to the Ringler Board of Directors. Cindy Chanley, CSSC, based in the Ringler Associates’ Louisville, Kentucky office and John Machir, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Ringler Associates, located in Bethesda, Maryland, have been chosen by a vote at the Ringler Associates Annual Meeting to serve on the Board of Directors. And current Board Chairman, Ross Duncan, CSSC, from Ringler Associates in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, has been re-elected to serve on the Board.
Ms. Chanley joined Ringler Associates in 2003. She has with more than 30 years experience handling cases that include general liability, medical malpractice, workers compensation and non-traditional claims. She was the first woman to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) and she is a member of the National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP). As a new member of the Ringler Board, Ms. Chanley says, “I am excited and honored to have been elected to the Ringler Board. Ringler is an association of incredibly talented entrepreneurs whose focus and desire to meet the needs of injured people has made us a global leader in the structured settlement industry. I look forward to taking an active role in the management of our company, meeting our challenges and focusing on our vision of seeking innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients.”
Mr. Machir is Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Ringler Associates. His career in the structured settlement industry began in 1981 and he joined Ringler Associates in 1988. He has taken a leadership role in the arena of national marketing and business development at Ringler Associates and other top structured settlement organizations nationally. Mr. Machir served as one of the original members of the Board of Directors at NSSTA in 1985. He served as recent past President of NSSTA and he currently sits on the NSSTA Board of Directors. Upon his election to the Ringler Board, Mr. Machir said, “I was deeply honored to be elected to the Board of Directors for the nation's leading structured settlement company." Mr. Machir is a graduate of Georgetown University and is Member, Emeritus of the Board of Governors, Georgetown University Alumni Association and Hoyas Unlimited.
Mr. Duncan has 30 years of experience in the industry, having joined Ringler Associates in 1984, serving as Chairman of the Board for Ringler Associates now. Mr. Duncan has served on the Ringler Board of Directors since 2003. He is a Certified Structured Settlement Consultant and member of NAMSAP. Mr. Duncan and his staff have participated in almost 5,000 settlements utilizing structured settlements. Mr. Duncan accepted his leadership role, saying, “I’m excited to continue as Chairman of such a great organization. Each of our consultants, along with the people who work in our offices nationwide at Ringler Associates are sincerely committed to helping people. We will continue to lead the industry to create custom solutions meeting the individual needs of structured settlement claimants and their families.” Mr. Duncan’s prior professional experience includes a claims background with the Insurance Company of North America and CIGNA. He is a graduate of Eastern University.
Other members of Ringler Associates currently on the Board of Directors are Robert Blattenberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ringler Associates in Aliso Viejo, California; Robert Bell in San Francisco, California; James Early in Manchester, New Hampshire; Scott Hoover in Orlando, Florida; Brendan Lynch in Hartford, Connecticut; and Tony Robinson, in Seattle and Tacoma Washington.
About Ringler Associates
Ringler Associates is the largest structured settlement company in the United States with over 130 consultants in more than 60 major cities. The company was established in 1975, consisting of a team of experienced professionals who have earned the trust of all parties involved in the structured settlement process. Ringler Associates takes an individual, customer-focused approach, backed by the strength and resources of a national company. Every consultant at Ringler Associates collaborates with injured people, attorneys and insurance professionals to provide the best settlement solution for claimants and their families in each case.