Strategic Advisory Board Elevates sureti’s Property Claims Resolution Capabilities

sureti, the provider of digital payments purpose-built for property claims, has formed a strategic advisory board composed of leaders across multiple industries to strengthen the company’s market position for claim proceeds distribution. The advisory board spans property and casualty (P&C) insurance, restoration, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), geospatial capture, finance, and streaming media industries. The board members’ experience accelerates sureti’s ability to reduce friction and drive innovation in the property claim resolution process. Members of sureti’s advisory board include: Aaron Brunko, president – Verisk Property Estimating Solutions Adam Lezack, managing director – Fortis Advisors

Understanding SOC Compliance & What it Means for Restorers and Technology | C&R Roundtable

Panelists Rachel Stewart is the CEO and one of the Founders of Xcelerate Restoration Software, a job management system designed to help contractors be profitable. Having spent the first 12 years of her career growing and building a restoration company from $1.5 million to over $20 million in annual revenue, Rachel developed a passion for the restoration industry. She also found areas of deep frustration – as she focused on growth, efficiency, and profitability, she encountered the limitations that technology in the space had on a daily basis, and it was affecting her people

sureti joins Guidewire Insurtech Vanguards Program

sureti, a premier third-party Fund Control company in the Property Insurance Claim ecosystem, announced today the company has joined the Guidewire Insurtech Vanguards Program, an initiative led by property and casualty (P&C) cloud platform provider Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE). As part of the program, sureti will join a community of select technology providers that bring novel solutions to the P&C industry. “We’re honored to have been selected to participate in this program,” said Mark Whatley, co-Founder and President of sureti. “sureti was founded as a means to accelerate the flow of funds for property insurance

Christopher Longano Joins sureti as VP of Growth

sureti, the premier third-party Fund Control company in the Restoration ecosystem, today announced that seasoned insurtech business leader Christopher Longano, CPCU has joined the company as Vice President of Growth. In this role, Longano will expand sureti’s offering to Insurance Carriers and collect insightful feedback from customers that will guide the sureti product roadmap. Longano brings 12 years of industry experience to sureti, including sales and management expertise in data and software products for Property & Casualty Insurers. Throughout his career, Longano has promoted organic company growth through sales, customer satisfaction, and management, supported

Restoration Nightmares, M&A Truths, Industry Integrity, & More | Episode 1

Welcome to Phil & Michelle’s Happy Hour – a podcast designed to make you smile, and hopefully learn a few things along the way. A few times a year, Phil Rosebrook Jr. of Business Mentors and Michelle Blevins of C&R Magazine sit down with restoration and cleaning industry leaders and icons to chat about all-things restoration, share stories, and have a few laughs. In this debut episode, Phil and Michelle catch up with Josh Hobbs from Dalworth, Warner Cruz from BluSky (formerly JC Restoration), and Mark Whatley from Actionable Insights! This episode was recorded

New Technology Removes Hurdles with Insurance Claims Payments

Getting paid is a common pain point for restoration contractors. There are a number of reasons for this – communication, working with adjusters, coverage issues, multi-party checks involving lenders, etc. In this episode, Michelle is joined by Mark Whatley (founder) and Sean Duffy (VP) of sureti – a new app paving the way for better customer service and faster payment times for property insurance claims by alleviating frustrations and delays caused by multi-party checks. They discuss the frustrations they have seen throughout the insurance restoration process, the evolution of a unbiased solution, and what

sureti Launches, Getting Contractors Paid In Full, Faster

A new app is paving the way for better customer service and faster payment times for property insurance claims by alleviating frustrations and delays caused by multi-party checks. The sureti process was created, without bias, to remove mortgage companies from affecting the claims flow process, while still protecting their interest and those of everyone else involved in the claims cycle. After years of research and development under the leadership of Founder Mark Whatley and Vice President Sean Duffy, sureti has been vetted and put to the test by some of the biggest restoration companies,

The Future is Now: A Refreshed RIA

The energy and excitement at this year’s RIA International Restoration Convention & Industry Expo was palpable. Using experience and feedback as their guide, it was clear everyone involved in the planning of this year’s event wanted it to be valuable and memorable, and they succeeded. In this episode of the Restoration Today Podcast, we are joined by: Kristy Cohen, RIA CEO Katie Smith, President of the Board of Directors Mark Springer, Immediate Past President Ben Looper, President-Elect We discuss a little bit about the conference, then dive into pressing questions about why today’s RIA is different,

FULL COVERAGE: CoreLogic Acquires Next Gear Solutions | Latest News, Videos, & More

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, CoreLogic announced it had acquired Next Gear Solutions, which could have far-reaching impacts on the restoration industry when it comes to estimating, data, and more. A few things to understand: Related Links 5 Questions to Answer Before You Sell Selling and Creating Through Risk Management Part 2 CoreLogic Acquires Next Gear SolutionsMergers & Acquisitions: Exploring Consolidation in the Restoration Industry CoreLogic owns Symbility, a competitor to Xactware. Verisk, a competitor to CoreLogic, owns Xactware. Next Gear Solutions’ DASH platform currently integrates with Xactimate; all parties say that integration will remain in

Industry Insights | Actionable Insights’ Harrison + Whatley Weigh in on CoreLogic Acquiring Next Gear Solutions

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, CoreLogic announced it had acquired Next Gear Solutions which could have far-reaching impacts on the restoration industry when it comes to estimating, data, and more. Seth Harrison is the Executive Director and Mark Whatley is founder of Actionable Insights. Actionable Insights is a foundation that exists to preserve the health of the restoration ecosystem by advancing legislation and clarifying globally recognized billing standards. As a natural expression of this mission, we established estimating guidelines that help Xactimate users generate accurate estimates that are approved without hesitation.