Patrick will oversee all information technology functions in this newly created position. His role will be crucial to helping NARS stay on the cutting edge as they build new tools to enhance claims processing and reporting. In addition to managing and evaluating infrastructure and data security, he will direct product and equipment updates as he determines future needs. Patrick will set initiatives that allow NARS to better serve clients and their insureds.
“Technology has long been one of the drivers of our success at NARS,” said President and CEO, Robert Ruryk. “With Patrick on our team, we can place even more focus on providing innovative claims solutions to our customers.”
Patrick has served as an Information Technology executive in healthcare and education. At DaVita Healthcare, he led teams that developed clinical and laboratory systems. More recently, he served in Chief Information and Technology Officer roles at two large school districts in Florida, building the people, processes and technology necessary to create 21st century learning environments.
His passion is building high performing teams and transforming organizations. “I enjoy helping people and organizations reach their maximum potential, doing so through an attitude of servant leadership and focusing on delivering world-class customer service,” said Patrick.
Patrick received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida and regularly attends football games to cheer on the Knights. He grew up and resides with his family in Seminole County, Florida.
North American Risk Services, Inc. (NARS) is a privately held, national third-party claims administrator dedicated to providing comprehensive claims and insurance-related services to insurers, brokerages, managing general agencies, reinsurers, liquidation bureaus, and self-insured funds. NARS prides itself on strong customer service, depth of insurance and claims knowledge, and ability to tailor every aspect of claims administration to fit client needs. With a diverse portfolio of programs across many industries and jurisdictions, NARS has dedicated units for: Construction Defect, General and Professional Liability, Property, Transportation, Workers’ Compensation, Recovery, Special Investigations, and Catastrophe Management. Please explore our web site www.narisk.com to learn more.
Jamie Bernardo, 321-441-1336
Executive Vice President