Topa Insurance taps new claims auditing, compliance head
Topa Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Kari Stern as director of claims auditing and compliance.
In her new role, Stern will be responsible for department-wide legal and regulatory compliance. She will be the main liaison between Topa Insurance claims and the California Department of Insurance.
Stern has more than 30 years of industry experience. She has expertise in litigation, risk management, and regulatory compliance for multiple lines, including commercial general liability, cyber, and employment-practices liability.
Prior to joining Topa Insurance Company, Stern served as senior claim manager at Tokio Marine, where she was an integral part of the reinsurance program development team. She has also held roles at Western General Insurance Company and Unitrin Specialty Lines Division.
Source: Insurance Business