Lore Takes Helm at IAIABC
The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions, a guiding force for workers’ compensation regulators and the industry, has named Heather Lore executive director.
Lore, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been with IAIABC since 2007 and has served as interim director since January of this year. She replaces long-time executive director Jennifer Wolf, who became executive vice president at the Minnesota Workers Compensation Insurers Association.
While at IAIABC, Lore helped launch the IAIABC NextGen Award program in 2017, recognizing early career development opportunities in workers’ compensation. She also contributed to papers on return to work and work disability prevention strategies. She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Marquette University and an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.
The 108-year-old IAIABC is a not-for-profit association representing government agencies charged with the administration of workers’ compensation systems as well as other workers’ compensation professionals in the private sector. It has developed data reporting standards for first reports of injury and other reports.
McPeak Named General Counsel at USAA
Former Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie McPeak has been named senior vice president and general counsel for insurance at USAA, the financial services company announced this week.
McPeak also once served as director of Kentucky’s department of insurance and was president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. At USAA, she will oversee property/casualty and life insurance legal teams.
Founded in 1922 by a group of military officers, USAA provides insurance, banking, and investment and retirement solutions to some 13 million members of the military and veterans. Corporate headquarters are in San Antonio.
Lockton Names Ford as SE Cyber Insurance Leader
Lockton, the global insurance brokerage firm, has appointed Sou Ford as cyber practice leader for the Southeast.
Ford has almost 25 years of experience with cyber insurance, most recently with Willis Towers Watson. She will be based in Atlanta.
Lockton’s Southeast team also includes Neel Desai, who joined in 2021 from Hiscox, where he was the insurer’s cyber claims leader; and Michelle Faylo who was AIG’s North America head of cyber and professional liability, the company said in a news release.
FBB Names Business Consultant in Florida
FBB Insurance, a subsidiary of Mississippi-based Trustmark National Bank, announced that Jennifer Bone will be business insurance consultant in Pensacola, Florida.
Bone received her bachelor of science in nursing, with a minor in organic chemistry, from the University of West Florida. She currently serves on the board for the Children’s Home Society and volunteers with the Highways and Hedges Homeless Ministry.
FBB Insurance started out as Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance, one of the oldest agencies in Northwest Florida. It was acquired by Trustmark in 2004. The bank is a subsidiary of Trustmark Corp., a financial services company headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi.
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