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Vincent P.

Filapello
8211 Perch Drive, Liverpool, NY 13090
/ (315) 622-3626/vfbbddae@westpost.net
EDUCATION
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY Bachelor of Arts in Economics, May
1989
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY Master of Business Administration
August 2010. Concentration in Accounting. G.P.A. 3.67.
RELATED COURSEWORK
Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Managerial Finance,
Financial Statement Analysis, Economics for Managers, Data Analysis
and Decision Making, International Accounting, Investment Analysis,
Leadership in Organizations, Strategic Management, Taxes and Business
Strategy, Corporate Governance, Business & Ethics Law. Global
Entrepreneurial Management.

MANAGERIAL AND FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE


Unitrin/Kemper Insurance; Syracuse, NY Technical Claims
Supervisor/Litigation Specialist, (May, 1998- March, 2009)
* Conducted monthly claim reserve reviews on 100 to 120 files to
ensure 100% accuracy in claim valuation and assist underwriting in
premium rate analysis.
* Assisted in the development and implementation of Kemper's First
Call Injury settlement program that resulted in lowering the
average bodily injury settlement by 18% and expenses by 13%.
* Responsible for the accurate budgeting of annual salary/merit
increases for 6 direct reports.
* Drafted and delivered annual evaluations to direct reports to
manage performance and establish personal goals to align with
company objectives.
* Consulted and reviewed liability and litigation claim
representatives' bodily injury evaluations between $50,000 and
$300,000 to ensure company reporting compliance and affect cost
efficient solutions.
* Guided and advised no fault litigation adjusters on the management
of their no fault suits and arbitrations to achieve the most cost
effective means of resolution.
* As a litigation specialist; evaluated, reserved and settled bodily
injury claims and lawsuits up to $300,000.
Zurich Personal Insurance Company; Hartford, CT Field Service
Representative, (October, 1997- January, 1998)
* Appraised and settled first and third party automobile and
homeowner property claims.
* Served as marketing representative to launch the company's
reorganization and commitment program.
* Acted as company liaison to their agents to address concerns
regarding claim service.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
* Arbitration Forums panel member.
* Casualty Claim Law Associate.
* State of New York licensed independent adjuster.
SKILLS
* Software Skills: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Lotus
Notes, Windows, 95, 98, XP, Vista and Windows 7.
* Assessments: Prisms Negotiating Seminar.
* Technical: Built and repair desktop computers for friends and
family.
* Business Plan Developer.