Dan H. Wilson
President & CEO
Dan has extensive business and leadership experience, including strategic planning, mergers-acquisitions and integrations, operations and operating model restructure, marketing, expense reduction, logistics, performance management and leadership development, Six Sigma implementation, best practice deployment and business turnaround.
APU Solutions, Executive Chairman
Dan’s most recent experience is with two successful claims management companies:
Safelite Group – Belron US Inc, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
- APU Solutions is the technology leader for the insurance, collision-repair and alternative parts supply industries. APU’s web-based network provides nationwide parts availability, quality, pricing and procurement, plus tools to track and manage Alternative Parts Utilization.
- At APU Dan repositioned the company’s selling model to improve profits, dramatically improved operating performance and sold the company to a NYSE market leader.
- As CEO of this successful auto glass and claims outsourcing company, Dan tripled earnings in five years. He restructured the company’s technology platform and paid off the company’s debt. He also created innovative operating models for the core glass business, which improved Safelite coverage for insurers and convenience for their policyholders. Launched the “Safelite Repair, Safelite Replace” advertising campaign in 2008.
Chief Financial Officer
Andre Buckles is responsible for all financial aspects of the organization including: business analysis and planning, and the affiliate network.
Chief Operating Officer
Jason Manns joined CodeBlue in 2018 as the Chief Operations Officer. He is responsible for overseeing operations, staffing, and business strategy development to ensue the deliver of strong financial results. Prior to joining CodeBlue, Jason was a 25 year industry leader at Progressive Insurance, Grange Insurance, and most recently as the Chief Claims Officer at Ameriprise Insurance.
Jason has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in Arizona and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus. He is a board trustee at the University of Central State and on the advisory board of the Salvation Army with a focus on youth development and poverty alleviation.
Vice President of Education & Operational Excellence
Ed Jones is a subject matter expert in water damage mitigation. He has worked in the water damage mitigation industry for over 30 years as a manager of a corporate franchise, owner of an independent restoration company, VP of Operations for an international franchisor, catastrophe response coordinator, continuing education trainer for insurance agents and adjusters, IICRC approved instructor in water damage restoration (WRT & ASD) and VP of Education, Research & Development for CodeBlue, LLC. Ed has also been a presenter and trainer for the Property and Liability Resource Bureau and has presented on water damage restoration at many national and regional conferences.
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Scott Westbrook came to CodeBlue with vast experience in the insurance claims industry, having most recently served as vice president and co-founder of APU Solutions for 17+ years. He played an integral role in automating and advancing various aspects of the company’s workflow to ultimately benefit customers. Scott began his career in sales 25 years ago in the technology sector. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Westbrook is a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and served in Operation Desert Storm.
Vice President of Sales
Jill’s portfolio includes extensive experience within multiple facets of the property insurance industry. She specializes in major market expansion throughout the country with key clients. Jill began her career in the insurance space over ten years ago as an agent marketer for a local Third Party Company; a position which set her path with newfound passion.
Jill is a graduate from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelors in Biology.
Vice President of Sales
Gary Michicich joined CodeBlue with over 22 years of insurance claims industry experience. He most recently served as an Executive Leader for Audatex, a Solera company. Gary's early career involved working auto and property claims, evolving through various aspects of the business from repair partners and managed networks to mid-market and national insurer relationships. Gary has extensive experience in sales, operations and management across claim technologies and outsourced services. Gary's skills will position CodeBlue's clients for expanded, pro-active benefits with our innovative technologies and core service offerings.
Gary was born and raised in Chicago and lives in the western suburbs where he and his wife have raised their two daughters who live nearby and abroad.
AVP of Affiliates & Customer Care
Dusty Bodenmiller joined CodeBlue in September 2011 and currently serves as Assistant Vice President of Affiliates and Customer Care. In this role, he leads our team of claim handlers to ensure the best results are provided to our partners. He has received both WRT and AMRT certifications through the IICRC, as well as certifications in Customer Service, Business Leadership and Xactimate. Prior to joining CodeBlue, he held key leadership roles at different organizations within the insurance industry. Dusty has been successful in helping control severity, streamline training and development, increase productivity and reduce labor costs via numerous process improvement projects.
AVP of Contents, Inventory & CodeBlue360
Since joining CodeBlue in 2009 as a frontline Contents representative, Nick Allar has held several leadership roles within the company in multiple departments. Currently, Nick leads the teams focused on the revolutionary CodeBlue 360 program, onsite inventory services, contents valuations, and management of CodeBlue’s Affiliates Network. Nick’s ground-up progression through CodeBlue gives him a unique insight into all phases of a claim which allows him to ensure his teams are executing the areas that are most important to our clients and their insureds. Nick’s commitment to all stakeholders in the claim process is evident in all aspects of his work as well as that of his teams allowing them to provide the best service and results in the industry.
Director of Client Services
Carolann Demers joined the CodeBlue Team in April of 2016 as the Director of Client Services, bringing over 25 years of customer service and process improvement skills. She leads the dynamic Client Services and Operational teams, ensuring clients engagements through-out North America are delivered with the highest level of quality and professionalism. Carolann partners with strategic account leaders and VP/Senior Consultants to develop strategies for successful client engagements all centered around enhancing the customer experience.
Prior to joining CodeBlue, Carolann consistently delivered outstanding results throughout her career with HSG in each role. Starting as a front-line Customer Service Representative she quickly advanced her career though her leadership skills and ability to proactively identify opportunities and solutions while remaining focused on customer needs.
Carolann’s previous roles prior to joining CodeBlue positioned her well to foster a service-oriented work environment with an emphasis on quality, accountability, innovation and teamwork.
Director of Managed Repairs
Tony Tousignant joined CodeBlue in October 2018 as Director of Managed Repair. Tony has twelve years of experience in the insurance claims industry including experience as a claims professional and director of quality and compliance for a third party administrator. Tony’s knowledge in handling claims from the carrier and TPA perspective have helped set CodeBlue apart in the industry. Tony’s expertise contributed to the development of CodeBlue Assure, a unique software to the industry that tracks and shows the progress of a claim in real time. Tony is IICRC WRT, ASD, and FSRT certified.
Director of Call Center Operations
Christopher Hild has been with CodeBlue since August 2011. Christopher has over fifteen years of experience running large call center and customer service operations; servicing Tommy Hilfiger, National Geographic, Esprit, and many more. Christopher’s experience in call center operations with a focus on customer experience has helped CodeBlue become a leader call center productivity. He and his team are dedicated to providing every customer with a pleasant and efficient experience.
Manager of Human Resources
Nancy Puerner joined CodeBlue in August of 2018 as Human Resource Manager, in which her responsibilities include acquisition, retention and ongoing development of a superior workforce. Nancy’s experience spans human resources, recruiting, employee relations and customer service. She is an integral member the leadership team as well as managing, motivating and retaining CodeBlue’s talented employees.
Vice President of Sales
We are sad to announce the passing of Gary Turner on Sunday December 1st after a battle with cancer. Gary was a friend to every person he met. Whether you knew Gary for one hour or 20 years, he treated you with respect and made you feel important to him. He spent the last 14 years of his life working at CodeBlue lifting people up and making their lives better. He was a dedicated family man and never missed an opportunity to share stories of his wife, Michelle, and his boys, Ryan and Shane.
"I have had the privilege of working with Gary over the past 14 years and have never met a better man. I loved Gary and I will miss him dearly", said Paul Gross founder of CodeBlue.
We will miss Gary greatly and feel honored to have known him. We offer our love and condolences to the family during this tough time. Gary would want us to hold our heads high, tell a funny story about him, and treat one another the way he always treated us.
All Our Best,