CCS Welcomes Catherine Beckman and Leanne Campbell to the team!
CCS President David Riddell welcomes our newest adjusters Catherine Beckman and Leanne Campbell to the team.
CCS was established in January 2009, and has been referred to as the “fastest growing adjusting firm in the country” (InsuranceWest magazine July 2010).
CCS is a full service, multi-line adjusting firm with four locations in Western Canada, Edmonton (Head Office), Calgary, Vancouver and Winnipeg.
With a combined experience level of well over 100 years, our staff have the technical skills and expertise to handle virtually any type of loss that our clients would be exposed to. We have extensive experience handling all levels of Property, Liability, Automobile and Specialty line claims.
Our state-of-the-art Claims Management system is web based, and is capable of entirely paperless claims handling. It is an integrated Claims Management/Document Management/Financial system. This system allows our clients real-time access to their files and an ability to communicate directly with our adjusters and management within the claims system. Additionally, your staff can upload documents directly into the claims files, further eliminating the need for paper.
The CCS system is a powerful tool, which is very flexible, allowing us to tailor our services and reporting to meet the needs of our varied customers
Riddell FCIP, CRM
attending the General Insurance and Business
Administration Program at Mount Royal College, David
began his insurance career in January 1989 with a major
National Adjusting firm.
While working as an
adjuster, David specialized in Large Personal and
Commercial Property, Transportation, Oil & Gas, and
Dental Malpractice claims.
In 1998, David
transitioned to management, ultimately holding the
position of Regional Vice President, Western Canada. In
this role, David oversaw all Operations and Business
Development activities for British Columbia, Alberta,
Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
During his career,
David has developed a solid reputation built on honesty,
integrity, and a common sense approach to problem
solving. He also takes pride in his ability to develop
strong business relationships with clients and staff.
David holds a Class 3 Adjusters License, and has
obtained his FCIP and CRM Professional Designations. He
is currently a member of the Canadian Independent
Adjusters Association, Alberta Independent Adjusters
Association, the Fire Investigation Association of
Alberta, and the Insurance Institute of Canada.
Reid began his insurance career in
, in 1981 with
the Manitoba Government auto insurer. He then moved into
property adjusting with a
Reid worked as an adjuster, as well as three
years as a broker, until moving to
in 1998 to
work with a major national insurance company.
He obtained his CIP designation in
Reid’s years of experience include the
handling of all levels and complexity of Automobile,
Property, Commercial and Liability claims, with his last
11 years in supervisory and management roles.
He made the switch to Independent Adjusting
by joining the CCS Edmonton office in August 2011 as the
Assistant Branch Manager.
Reid has gained wisdom, and has learned what
is important to people through his various management
roles. He believes honesty and integrity are imperative
to gaining trust in the insurance industry, and he
conducts himself at the highest levels of these traits.
Senior Claims Adjuster
Marnie has worked in the insurance industry
since 1996 and became an independent insurance adjuster
in 1997. She entered the industry after completing her
Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of
Marnie specializes in handling bodily
injury and liability claims. She also has experience in
handling auto, commercial and minor property claims. She
currently holds a Level 3 licence and has completed her
Marnie has two children and
enjoys all kinds of crafts. She also enjoys golfing and
camping with her family.
Senior Claims Adjuster
Shannon Wiebe graduated from the University of
North Dakota School of Medicine in 1992 with a Bachelors
Degree in Athletic Therapy. In 1995 she completed her
Masters Degree in Physical Education at the University
of Alberta, focusing on Biological Sciences. Prior to
entering the Insurance Industry, Shannon was an Athletic
Therapist at a Physiotherapy Clinic where she assisted
with the Rehabilitation of Injuries from Motor Vehicle
Shannon has been in the Insurance
Industry as a Licensed Independent Adjuster since 1999.
She specializes in Accident Benefits Claims, but also
has experience with Auto Claims, Bodily Injury Claims,
minor Property Claims, and Commercial Trucking Claims.
Shannon has held her CIP designation since 2001 and
currently holds a Level 3 Adjusting
Shannon is married with two children.
She enjoys sports, gardening, camping, and dirtbiking
with her husband and boys in the
Rose Adams CIP
Senior Claims Adjuster
Rose started her insurance career as a dictatypist for 6 ½ years with an independent adjusting firm and then moved to adjusting by starting as a telephone adjuster with a major insurer back in 1995. She quickly moved to multi-line adjusting and was a senior claims representative and staff adjuster with major insurers and became a Claims Specialist for 5 years dealing with major losses and litigation in both personal lines and commercial lines, before she became an independent adjuster in October 2006. Her employment with insurers for many years has offered her the skills to handle multi-line claims in the independent adjusting field.
Rose obtained her CIP designation in 1999 and has held a Business Management Certificate through the Calgary Board of Education since 1990. She has completed 4 of the required courses towards her FCIP. Rose is also a member of the Canadian Independent Adjuster’s Association.
Rose has experience in all major classes of claims, including automobile, property, casualty, commercial property, farm, transportation and cargo, oil and gas, errors and omissions, employee dishonesty, and liability, as well as environmental liability.
Senior Claims Adjuster
commenced her insurance career in Winnipeg in 1996 with
a national independent adjusting firm. While in Winnipeg
she handled Residential and Commercial property claims,
Crime, Business Interruption as well as Builders Risk,
out of province auto and Commercial General Liability
including bodily injury and property damage. During this
time she was also involved with many national accounts
dealing with property, liability and trucking / cargo
claims. She transferred to Calgary in 2009 with the same
national independent adjusting firm and specialized in
Lee-Ann is a Level 3 adjuster
and has completed her CIP designation and is working
towards her FCIP designation.
began his career in insurance after graduating with a
Business Commerce degree from the Haskayne School of
Business (U of C) in 2002.
experience at the company level with auto and property
adjusting before joining CCS (formerly Triad Claims) in
2006. He handles property and casualty claims and has an
interest in rural losses.
Brian continues to
pursue further education though CIP courses. He enjoys
spending time at the Hockey arena, whether coaching or
playing, and golf in the summer
||Lynne Thorn CIP
Lynne began her insurance career in Winnipeg , working for two major Insurers and a Broker. She became an Independent Adjuster in 1987 after moving to Calgary. She attained her CIP designation in 1985 and completed her CRM Risk Assessment, Finance and Control courses in 2012. She holds a Level 3 Adjusting license and is a multi-line adjuster with interest in Casualty and Bodily injury. Her experience includes Automobile, General Liability, Residential and Commercial Property claims; Litigation Management and Mediations; Wrongful detention, Employee fidelity and Malpractice claims; also Elevator and conveyance claims. She has been Control Adjuster for major shopping centres and logistic companies. She also held a Large Loss Examiner position relative to the Fort McMurray fires of 2016.
Larissa Grace CIAB
Larisa began her insurance career in 2005 as a broker, selling autoplan, private auto and identity theft policies. She moved into adjusting with a national independent adjusting firm in 2007. In her 6 years as an independent adjuster, she has developed solid multi-line skills handling Liability, Personal and Commercial Property and Bodily Injury Automobile claims.
Larisa is a Level 2 adjuster and is working towards her CIP designation.
Nieminen HBA, CIP, CCFI.c, CRM
Dana began his insurance career
in 1978, with a major national insurance company. He
worked his way through the ranks to the position of
Claims Manager, before making the move in 1990 to become
a partner in an Independent Adjusting firm. In 1999,
Dana and his partners sold their firm to a major
National Adjusting Firm, where Dana stayed on in the
role of Branch Manager and Executive General Adjuster.
Dana is recognized for his strong technical
skills, common sense approach, and the high level of
integrity in which he conducts himself. He continues to
handle a volume of Large Property, Complex Liability,
and Fidelity claims.
Howie B.Sc., CIP, HCI (r)
completing his studies at the University of Manitoba,
Vince began his adjusting career in 2004 when he joined
a large national adjusting firm. Vince has developed
strong technical skills, and his ability to adapt to
different situations has served him well in his career.
He has shown that he can build and maintain strong
relationships. Vince is currently a level 4 adjuster.
Nieminen BA, CIP
began his adjusting career in 2004, with a major
national adjusting firm, and currently holds his CIP designation. Graeme is currently handling a
variety of Property and Liability claims. He is fluent
in both English and
French. Graeme is currently a level 4 adjuster.
||Ian Alexander B. Sc.
Executive General Adjuster
Ian began his Claims career in 1985 after having graduated from U of Winnipeg.
He started with a national IA firm and quickly rose to the title of Senior Adjuster. After 6 years Ian moved to a national Insurer working his way up to the position of Claims and Loss Prevention Manager where Ian developed a skill for Commercial Property and Casualty specializing in Large losses and complicated liability investigations and coverage interpretations.
In 2003 Ian’s love for field adjusting drew him back to the Independent Adjusting side of the business where he quickly established himself as a go to guy for many national insurers who relied on his experience and expertise as an investigator, coverage instincts and negotiation skills.
Ian takes his greatest pleasure mentoring and coaching his fellow employees and industry associates.
He is a Regional Director the Canadian Association of Fire Investigators and member of CICMA, MIAA, and the Insurance Institute.
Jason began in the insurance industry in 2000 where he worked with various property restoration firms.
Being overly familiar with the industry and property claim workflow, he moved to the adjusting field in 2015.
Jason brings with him years of restoration experience and a deep understanding of building construction and content restoration.
Jason is currently enrolled with the Insurance Institute and working towards his CIP designation.