Insurance Expert Witness

Mark Pollack has over 30 years’ experience working as an adjuster, and claims manager. I am currently employed on a full time basis as the claim manager at Affirmative Risk Management. I am also the majority shareholder and President of Affirmative Risk Management Corporation, a sub chapter S corporation, incorporated in the State of Arkansas. Affirmative Risk Management Corporation specializes in commercial property, commercial liability, personal line homeowner, inland marine, trucking, motor truck cargo, contractor’s equipment, dealer open lot, commercial auto liability, personal auto, special use aviation and logging insurance claims with focus in Excess and Surplus lines related exposures.

EDUCATION:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1989 Bachelor of Business Administration: Insurance/Finance Insurance Institute of America 1991 Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-Car) Completion of CPCU Education 1999

I fulfill or exceed each states requirement for continuing education on an annual basis in order to maintain licensing.

The society that governs the RPA program requires continuing education in order to maintain this designation on an annual basis. I fulfill or exceed these requirements.

I have presented seminars on commercial trucking coverage and technical aspects of the equipment insured to Reliance American Insurance Company.

I have also presented seminars at Lloyd’s of London to claim staff and underwriters regarding coverage issues surrounding the handling of claims and underwriting in America on several occasions.

I have been on panels that present continuing education at The Trucking Lawyer’s Association (TLA).

Affirmative Risk Management Corporation serves as third party administrators of over 40 Lloyd’s syndicates and underwriting agencies. Affirmative Risk Management Corporation currently handles claims throughout 48 States in America, along with 12 provinces and territories in Canada.

I belong to several professional organizations that provide continuing education and fit well with my position as claim manager and Affirmative Risk Management Corporation’s business model. These organizations are as follows:

National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (Associate Member) American Association of Managing General Agents (Associate Member) American Bar Association (Associate Member) Arkansas Adjustors Association CPCU Society National Association of Independent Insurance Adjustors National Truck and Heavy Equipment Claims Council Registered Professional Adjusters Association Trucking Industry Defense Association International Cargo Security Council National Association of Subrogation Professionals International Association of Special Investigation Units National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices Defense Research Institute