Information Release



Contact:   Hugh Strawn




Date:   June 15, 2015  


Josh Schaad, Great American Insurance

Elected Vice Chair

2016 Claims Conference

San Antonio, Texas


The Vice Chair for the PLRB 2016 Claims Conference, which will be held in San Antonio, Texas, is Josh Schaad, a Great American Insurance Company, claims executive.


Josh Schaad

Divisional Vice President

Great American Insurance Company


Schaad is a member of the PLRB Claims Conference Committee.  He was elected to be Vice Chair of the 2016 Claims Conference at the recently held planning meeting for the Conference.   He will assist Claims Conference Chair Timothy Pena, JD, CPCU, RPA during the Conference April 17 - 20, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas.  He will serve as Chair of the 2017 Claims Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. 


"We certainly appreciate Josh's many contributions that have made the PLRB Claims Conference a success," said Scott Powell, PLRB's Vice President of Educational and Technical Services.   "His energy and enthusiasm for creating a top-shelf claims education experience for PLRB's members and affiliates is recognized and applauded by the Conference participants."


With Great American Insurance since 1995, Schaad currently leads the Property and Inland Marine Department as Divisional Vice President. 


He is a graduate of The College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts with a degree in economics.  Schaad has earned the CPCU, SCLA Gold, AIC, ARM, AMIM, AINS, and PTC I, II, & III designations.  He has also studied accounting at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. 


The Property & Liability Resource Bureau is a not-for-profit association of property and casualty insurance companies.  It is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.