Jeffery O'Connor, SPPA, Elected President of NAPIA

Jeffrey O'Connor, Vice President of Alex N. Sill Company was elected President of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) during the Association's June 12-15, 2019 Annual Meeting at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, CA.

O'Connor, who has attained the industry's highest professional designation -- Senior Professional Public Adjuster (SPPA) -- is the third Alex N. Sill executive to serve as President of NAPIA, following in the footsteps of Robert Sill who served in 1974-75 and Jack Kunz served in 2010-11.

"It has been my privilege to work with Jeff O'Connor in the many positions he has accepted on behalf of NAPIA . . . committee member, committee chair, director and officer. No matter the challenge, he has been up to the task. He will be a great president and I look forward to supporting him in that role," said NAPIA Executive Director David Barrack.

O'Connor joined the Cleveland, OH, based Alex N. Sill in 1992 and today directs the company's professional teams which provides urgent claim assistance to clients affected by catastrophes throughout the United States, Canada, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. He has been a licensed public adjuster for nearly 35 years, serving as a skilled resource and advocate for policyholders seeking maximum benefit from property damage claims. O'Connor will apply his knowledge, expertise and leadership towards helping NAPIA, its 160 member firms and their thousands of professionals, to provide the highest level of representation and advocacy to their business and individual clients.

“I am honored to represent NAPIA as President. I am especially proud my peers demonstrated their faith by choosing me to promote the best interests of our organization and our mission to skillfully work on behalf of those seeking recovery from property damage,” said O'Connor. 

“Jeffrey deserves both the recognition as well as the opportunity to apply his outstanding level of insight to aiding his colleagues throughout the public adjusting profession,” added Michael Perlmuter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alex N. Sill. “Furthermore, he will raise awareness for the important accomplishments of public adjusters in their efforts to help property owners navigate the insurance process.”