Keane, the country’s only comprehensive provider of unclaimed property consulting, unclaimed property reporting, and communication solutions, today announced the addition of seasoned insurance and financial services professional, Barbara Blick. She has been selected to support Keane’s business and product development as the need for unclaimed property expertise grows in the insurance, brokerage and banking fields.
Ms. Blick is an insurance and finance veteran with more than 20 years of experience and success implementing growth strategies, building strong client relationships, and helping clients achieve their own development objectives. She comes to Keane after having spent 12 years as the National Sales Manager of Retained Asset Accounts for Open Solutions, Inc. providing banking services to the insurance industry. Ms. Blick has directly worked with and assisted business leaders at many of the largest firms in the insurance industry.
“We are thrilled to welcome Barbara Blick and to add her wealth of knowledge and experience to our team,” said Michael J. O’Donnell, CEO of Keane. “Her subject matter expertise in the insurance industry with retained asset accounts and claims processing will be invaluable to our clients and prospects. We have no doubt that she will contribute immediately and strengthen our position as the best unclaimed property services provider in the nation.”
“The recent developments in the unclaimed property world and in the insurance industry make this a very exciting time to join Keane,” said Blick. “I am confident that together with the consulting and compliance teams we’ll be a great resource to insurance companies as they develop and solidify their unclaimed property processes. I’m looking forward to the challenge and am pleased to join such a dedicated and talented group of professionals.”
Previously, Ms. Blick was Vice President of Sales for PFPC Inc., the nation’s largest full-service mutual fund transfer agent, and has held several positions within SunGard. Ms. Blick began her career as the Department Sales Manager for the Army Airforce Exchange Service.
Ms. Blick is a graduate of Louisville University and holds a Masters of Management degree from Penn State University. In addition, in 2008 she achieved certifications in Life Insurance Underwriting (CLU), Project Management, and as a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC).