ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--North American Risk Services, Inc. (NARS) is pleased to announce and welcome Tina Zink Pernie as Head of Strategic Partnerships. In this position, Tina will be responsible for overseeing the vendor relationship activities of the company, with an emphasis on service relationships and approvals through all lines of the organization.
“There are inherent complications in the claims process. To help our customers resolve claims, we work with hundreds of partners, including attorneys, field appraisers, engineers, medical management and software service providers. Those partners make a huge contribution to our success. To develop a strategy for finding, vetting, and onboarding best in class, innovative partnerships, we felt that we needed strong and visionary leadership. I’m excited to have Tina join us as a leader at NARS,” said President and CEO Robert Ruryk.
Tina holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in Business Administration, and a master's degree in Science in Leadership from Pfeiffer University.
She began her career as a Claims Assistant at Royal & SunAlliance USA in 2000, and later assumed the role of Claim Manager; Litigation & Vendor Management with Arrowpoint Capital. Most recently, she served as a Chief Operating Officer at Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. She was an appointed member of The Institutes Operational Integration team, which facilitated operations among all business units in the enterprise. She also led the Enterprise Events team for The Institutes, which included oversight of meetings staff, contract oversight, and financial planning for all in-person and virtual events.
Tina has more than 20 years of insurance industry experience, that have allowed her to create deep professional networks across claims professionals, defense counsel, and technology and service providers. She has extensive experience negotiating, contracting, and managing business-to-business relationships.
“All of my professional experiences to date have led me to this incredible role with NARS. Using my experience as a claims professional, my vendor management expertise, and my broad strategic and leadership experience at the CLM, I’m excited to dive into this new position. I look forward to working with NARS strategic partners to ensure we have the strong relationships and are well positioned to service our clients,” says Tina.
North American Risk Services, Inc. (NARS) is a privately held, national third-party claims administrator that offers comprehensive claims and insurance-related services. Recognized in the industry for its flexibility, strong customer service and depth of insurance and claims knowledge, NARS tailors program administration to fit client needs. Visit www.narisk.com to learn more.