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Topa Insurance announces Jamie Kim as Controller and Vice President of Accounting

By: Delaney O'Brien, Topa Insurance Group
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Topa Insurance announces Jamie Kim as Controller and Vice President of Accounting

CALABASAS, Calif. – Topa Insurance Company, a leading specialty property-casualty insurer, announced today that Jamie Kim has been promoted to Controller and Vice President of Accounting.

Kim joined the company in 2017 as Assistant Vice President, Controller. Kim’s efforts overseeing the accounting team resulted in shortening the financial close cycle by over 50%. Kim has also been instrumental leading the company’s internal and financial audits. In 2020, Kim led the design of the company’s remote work strategy, which resulted in a quick and effective transition to the permanent remote work environment.

In her expanded role, Kim will be responsible for representing the company and the Finance department on strategic projects, reinsurance reporting, and leading the accounts payable, accounting and treasury departments. She will also continue to lead the company’s statutory and GAAP reporting.

“Jamie has been a valued leader within the company especially over the past two years as we developed our processes to streamline our accounting efforts,” said Larry Genalo, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. “We are thrilled to have Jamie in this expanded role.”

Kim brings over 15 years of finance experience to the role. Prior tenures include American Apparel, Mercury General Corporation and Deloitte. Kim earned her bachelor’s in accounting from Indiana University. She currently serves on the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Western Division Board.

“I am incredibly honored to lead and work alongside such a diligent and hardworking finance team,” said Kim. “I want to thank Topa for this opportunity, and I look forward to our team’s continuous growth and my work in this role.”

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About Topa Insurance Company

Topa Insurance Company is the largest of the wholly owned subsidiaries of Topa Insurance Group, a boutique insurance holding company based in Calabasas, CA. Topa provides insurance products through the wholesale markets. Other subsidiaries include Dorchester Insurance Company (USVI), NevPac Reinsurance (BVI), and Topa Insurance Services (USVI). Topa Insurance Group is focused on underwriting profit, operational excellence and agility for continuous growth. For more information, please visit www.topa-ins.com.

Contact:
Delaney O’Brien
Director of Marketing and Communications
Topa Insurance Group
24025 Park Sorrento, Suite 300
Calabasas, CA 91302
818-466-5905
dobrien@topa-ins.com

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