Ringler – the nation’s largest settlement planning company – is pleased to announce that John E. Rafferty, of San Clemente, California, has joined our executive management team as the Senior Vice President of Operations Strategy. Read more.
The National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA) is pleased to announce that they have named Jim Early of Ringler as the NSSTA President for the 2017-2018 term. Jim is a Senior Advisor to Ringler, assisting in strategic business partnerships and collaborating with Ringler’s more than 150 consultants nationwide. Read more.
Ringler, the largest structured settlement firm in the nation, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in South Carolina. Dennis English, a Ringler founder and former Chairman, is returning to Charleston to head the new office, which will be located in the suburb of Mt. Pleasant. Read more.
Ringler, the largest settlement planning company in the nation, is pleased to announce that Derek J. Perkins, CSSC, of Rockford, Illinois, is joining Ringler as a Settlement Planning Consultant. Read more.
Ringler, the nation’s largest settlement planning company, is pleased to announce that Peter C. Jachym, a veteran investment banker, strategic advisor and private equity investor in the insurance and asset management sectors, is now a member of the Board of Directors. Read more.
Ringler, the largest settlement planning company in the U.S., has purchased the assets of Sedgwick’s structured settlements business, Galaher Settlements and Insurance Services, Inc. The transaction closed Dec. 31, 2016. Read more.
Ringler, the largest settlement planning company in the nation, is pleased to announce that the Ringler Board of Directors has elected Brian M. Farrell, Jr. Chairman in the company’s succession plan, as outgoing Chairman Ross Duncan retires from the Board. Read more.
Ringler, the nation’s largest settlement planning company in the U.S., is proud to announce the addition of Andrea L. Haupert as Director of Marketing and Communications. Ms. Haupert brings 10 years experience to Ringler, developing sales and communications campaigns. Initiatives championed by Andrea have resulted in 15 national awards and over 100 local awards. Read more.
Ringler, the nation’s largest settlement planning company in the United States, is pleased to announce that Paul Vega, President of the Vega Settlement Group, is joining Ringler and will be working out of the Los Angeles area. Paul brings the strength of a combined 26 years of experience in plaintiff settlement work and work in the financial industry. Read more.
Ringler Associates Incorporated, the nation’s premier structured settlement company, is excited to announce that James M. Early, CSSC, CLMP will be a member of the faculty at the 2016 CLM Claims College of Claims Mediation in Baltimore, Maryland in September. Read more.
Ringler Associates Incorporated, the largest company of structured settlement advisors in the United States, is proud to announce that Melissa Evola Price, President of Structured Financial Associates (SFA), will be joining Ringler as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer effective immediately. Read more.
Ringler Associates Incorporated, the nation’s premier structured settlement company, announces the election of Executive Vice President James M. Early, CSSC, as the 2017 President of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association (NSSTA), the leading voice of the structured settlement profession and advocate for the rights of injured parties. Read more.
New and re-elected members to the Board of Directors and Executive Promotions
Ringler Associates Incorporated, the nation’s largest structured settlement company, announces important organizational promotions for 2016 as well as additions and reelections to its Board of Directors. Read more.
Ringler Associates Incorporated, the nation’s largest structured settlement company, announces that Geoffrey E. Hunt has been elected Chief Executive Officer by the Board of Directors to succeed Robert J. Blattenberg, who is retiring as CEO.
The move is part of the leadership succession plan that began when Mr. Hunt was named President of Ringler Associates a year ago. In addition, given Mr. Blattenberg’s previously announced retirement to become effective on March 31, 2016, he has decided to not seek reelection to the Board of Directors, allowing for a new outside director to join the Board. Read more.
Helios, a national provider of pharmacy benefit management, ancillary, and settlement services for the workers’ compensation, liability and auto no-fault industries, and Ringler® Associates, the nation’s leading structured settlement company, announce that Helios will acquire all assets of Ringler® Medicare Solutions (RMS), the Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) affiliate of Ringler Associates. Read more.
Geoffrey E. Hunt chosen to succeed Robert J. Blattenberg
Ringler Associates, the nation’s largest structured settlement company, is pleased to announce that Mr. Geoffrey E. Hunt will join the company as part of the leadership succession plan in transition for longtime President and Chief Executive Officer Robert J. Blattenberg’s scheduled retirement. As such, following a lengthy national search, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to bring Mr. Hunt on board as President of the company on January 5, 2015, with Mr. Blattenberg continuing as CEO during the transition period. Read more.
Across more than 60 offices nationwide at Ringler Associates, Incorporated, hearts are heavy after hearing the news that our founder Dave Ringler has lost his valiant battle with cancer. As our 40th anniversary at Ringler Associates approaches, we reflect on the foresight and leadership that Dave Ringler provided over the years. He had the vision to create a unique company in 1975, paving the way for Ringler Associates to become the largest structured settlement company in the nation. Read more.
Ringler Associates, the nation’s leading structured settlement company, is pleased to announce that Mr. Joseph Loseman has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In addition to his role as CFO, Mr. Loseman is responsible for all corporate office operations, including finance & accounting, human resources, licensing, and information technology. Mr. Loseman joined Ringler Associates’ Newport Beach, CA corporate office in 2000 and previously held the position of Director of Operations. Download news release.
A new national, educational-based initiative, called Ringler University Extension is being launched by Ringler Associates, the largest structured settlement company in the country, to offer certified, for-credit CE and CLE programs to insurance and legal professionals. Read more.
Ringler Associates, the largest structured settlement company in the nation, is once again pleased to be a USLAW Network Corporate Partner. Ringler Associates provides USLAW Network members and their clients valuable resources for structured settlement claims and plays an active role at the various meetings and events held by USLAW, maintaining a high level of visibility within the organization. Read more.
There are ten essential rules that, if kept in mind during mediation day and followed by all parties, can create an atmosphere that raises the likelihood of success in obtaining an agreement. Read the full article here.
Ringler Associates, Inc, the largest structured settlement company in the nation, announces the appointment of James M. Early, CSSC, to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and National Sales Director effective June 1, 2012. Mr. Early is currently a Regional Director at Ringler Associates in Bedford, New Hampshire and a native of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Download the full story here.
Solo attorneys need to know what is happening in the structured settlement industry for a more successful practice. New Solo host, Attorney Kyle R. Guelcher, a solo practitioner looks to the experts, Ringler Associates Consultant Peter Early, and Vincent Polinsky, Director of Operations at Ringler Medicare Solutions, to explain the evolving role of the structured settlement consultant today. Hear the discussion about the advantages of a Medicare Set-Aside, and the benefits overall to your client’s settlement.
Ringler Associates, Inc., announces the election of two new members to the Ringler Board of Directors: Cindy Chanley, CSSC, based in the Ringler Associates’ Louisville, Kentucky office and John Machir, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Ringler Associates, located in Bethesda, Maryland. Current Board Chairman, Ross Duncan, CSSC, from Ringler Associates in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, has been re-elected to serve on the Board. Read the full story here.
CBS News financial writers Larry Swedroe and Tiya Lim cover the tax benefits of structured settlements. Read the November 8, 2011, story here.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – The Board of Directors at Ringler Associates, the largest structured settlement company in the nation, has named Ross Duncan as the next Chairman of the Board. Mr. Duncan has 30 years of experience in the industry, joining Ringler Associates in 1984. He has also served on the Ringler Board of Directors since 2003. Read the full story.
A Florida state court has ruled that where the plaintiff and a defendant reached a settlement agreement in resolution of the plaintiff’s claims, but the defendant did not agree to pay the agreed-upon settlement proceeds to a Qualified Settlement Fund (“QSF”) created pursuant to Section 468B of the Internal Revenue Code and related treasury regulations, the court would not force the defendant or its insurer to do so. Download the full story.
Florida Supreme Court 5th District ruling is a victory for structured settlements in the personal injury case of a minor. Read the full story.