VP OF OPERATIONS ANNOUNCED
Debbie Rivers named Vice President of Operations at SpeedBuilder Systems
Columbia, S.C.—February 26, 2020— SpeedBuilder Systems, Inc. (“SBS”), a leading provider of SaaS solutions for the insurance industry, today announced that Debbie Rivers has joined the firm as VP of Operations. Ms. Rivers will be responsible for overall operations, project management, and client delivery for the company’s BindExpress® Suite of insurance solutions.
“Debbie’s extensive experience and reputation for excellence is well known in the industry,” said Rod Giess, president of SpeedBuilder Systems. “Her expertise in project management will be crucial to continuing our track record of efficient solution delivery and rapid growth. With Debbie, success is not a destination, but rather a way of life.”
“The opportunity to lead operations of an innovative and nimble firm like SBS is an exciting challenge,” said Rivers. “BindExpress is a robust product, backed by a team focused on top client satisfaction.”
A graduate of University of South Carolina, Rivers brings over thirty-two years of insurance and management experience, coming from ISO Claims Services, Inc., a Verisk Company, where she was Director of Operations. Prior to that, she held various technical and management positions at Policy Management Systems Corporation.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCED
Laurel Smith joins SpeedBuilder Systems as Director of Marketing and Development
Columbia, S.C.—February 17, 2020
SpeedBuilder Systems, Inc. (“SBS”), a leading provider of SaaS solutions for the insurance industry, today announced that Laurel Smith has joined the firm as Director of Marketing and Development. Ms. Smith will be responsible for conceiving and executing marketing strategy, branding, and service delivery options for the company’s BindExpress® Suite of P&C solutions.
“Laurel’s extensive experience in IT security cloud-based computing will be essential to our continued growth in the marketplace,” said Rod Giess, president of SpeedBuilder Systems. “Her skills in process engineering and creative marketing are a natural marriage to the SpeedBuilder Systems culture of innovation and growth.”
Before joining SBS, Smith was Director, Emerging Technologies Group at CGI, Inc. a global leader in IT consulting, where she specialized in IT Project Management, Process Improvement, and Product Marketing. She brings over twenty-five years of management experience to the SBS team.
“I am excited to join SBS and be involved in an innovative, growing enterprise,” said Smith. “I admire the customer-centric culture and emphasis on incorporating ideas from staff members at all levels. It’s truly refreshing.”
VP OF CLAIMS ANNOUNCED
Ellie Ardalani joins SpeedBuilder Systems as Vice President of Claims Management
Columbia, S.C.—October 19, 2017
SpeedBuilder Systems, Inc. (“SBS”), a leading provider of software and services for the insurance industry, today announced that Ellie Ardalani has joined the firm as vice president of Claims Management. In this role, Ellie will be responsible for the product vision, development, and implementation for all claims products within the BindExpress™ Suite.
“Ellie’s extensive experience in claims operations and broad knowledge of insurance technology will be invaluable to our success in the claims space,” said Rod Giess, president of SpeedBuilder Systems.
“I am very excited to be part of a company with a proven ability to help small-to-medium sized insurers compete with the tier-one players,” said Ardalani. “The highly configurable components of the BindExpress Suite reflect the creativity and talent of the SBS design team. I look forward to extending that success into claims.”
Before joining SBS, Ardalani worked for ten years as a subject matter expert for ISO/Verisk and other blue chip insurtech companies. Prior to that, she held senior management positions as Chief Claims Officer of a Florida personal lines carrier, and regional claims manager at Mercury Insurance, where she managed over 500 claims employees throughout the eastern United States. She spent the first twelve years of her career in the independent agency sector.