NACA Board

Pamela Reed

 President
Pamela Reed
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Pamela Reed has been an active part of NACA for the past 18 years. She was born and raised in Santa Barbara, California, moving to Gulf Shores, Alabama in 1988. After serving Policyholders during their losses as an independent wind and flood adjuster for most of her career, she made the move out of the field and committed to building long term relationships with Insurance Carriers by successfully representing Independent Adjusting Firms to them and committing services to handling their claims during catastrophic events and various daily scenarios.

Pamela has made it her mission to guide new adjusters through the processes of becoming successful adjusters, enabling them to have a long-term career in the claims adjusting industry.

Matt Selph
Vice President

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Matt has 22 years of leadership and management experience in the U.S. Army. He has extensive experience in operations, training, contract management and logistics integration.

He has led teams in physically challenging and ambiguous environments in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. Matt has always demonstrated expertise in ethical leadership, innovation, and the maximization of both human and man-made resources.

While Matt was serving as the assistant Executive Director of Elections, he worked hand in hand with the Governor and state elected officials. He ensured that technical, training, financial and support staff all worked together in a timely manner, compiling data, and evaluating the workflow and overall strategy of the program. He has managed allowable expenses, audited reports and all financial reports for a $2.2 million program.

 Doug Hubby
Secretary
Doug Hubby
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Doug is a 29-year veteran of the insurance industry, starting as a field adjuster and working his way up to management.  He has experience working both as a staff adjuster and senior operations manager working for insurance carriers and field claims adjuster to senior management on the independent side of the claims business.  Doug has worked most disciplines of the insurance business, but his focus has been in Catastrophe Operations, managing Cat teams and claims for commercial / residential properties.

He is active in several claim organizations including the DCA and NACA, where Doug currently serves as a board member for his second year.

Bruce Authement
Treasurer

Bruce Authement
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With over 18 years of experience, Bruce specializes in training the Insurance Industry and has spent 12 years working in the management and training side.

As an Xactware Certified Trainer, Bruce trains new and experienced adjusters the proper way to estimate using Xactimate. Bruce has developed a reputation as one of the Insurance Industry’s best trainers due to his extensive knowledge of the industry, his hands-on approach to teaching, and his strong desire to see those he works with excel in their careers.

John Postava
Board of Directors

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John Postava is a former NACA Past President (2014-15). Born and raised in New York City, John began his adjusting career as a flood adjuster for an independent adjusting firm and shortly thereafter handled claims as a senior property adjuster for Fireman's Fund Insurance Company in New Orleans, LA.  

In 1987 John co-founded SIMSOL Software and was its President until he left the company in 2019.  In 1993 John co-founded SIMSOL Insurance Services (SIS), an independent flood and catastrophe adjusting company based in Florida.  SIS was sold to a group of investors in 2014 and became part of the RYZE family of companies.  

Today, John continues to stay involved in catastrophe claims industry as a claims consultant, examiner, and expert witness (flood insurance).  John resides in Orlando, FL and Los Angeles, CA with his wife, Jan, and assorted dogs, cats, and other critters.

Julia Childress
Board of Directors

Julia Childress
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Julia Childress has been part of the claims industry for 18 years.  She was born and raised in Tennessee and currently resides in Murfreesboro, TN. Over her career in the insurance claims industry Julia has experience as a staff catastrophe adjuster, Independent Adjuster, Team manager and currently Claim Manager. Julia is a part of the Legion Claims team out of Baton Rouge, LA.

Julia is fortunate to have found a home at NACA where she can give back to the catastrophe adjusting community that she has been a part of over the years.

Jamie Buky
Executive Director

Jamie Buky
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