Michelle Beach, Claims Advocate

Odessa, Texas

BBA, Management from Southwest Texas State University, now known as Texas State University


All Lines Claims Adjuster

Professional Experience:
As your Claims Advocate, Michelle relies upon her many years of experience serving as the IBAT Bond Trust Claims Adjuster.  She is an invaluable resource to our members who have the need to report a loss on any of their professional lines coverage such as the Bankers Bond or Directors & Officers Liability.  Michelle holds a BBA from Texas State University in Management and more than 20 years experience in the insurance industry:

  • 22 years with USI Southwest - Houston
    • Claims Specialist for the IBAT Bond Trust (1990 - present) - manage all claims, including Fidelity Bond and Management Liability which includes:  Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices Liability and Bankers Professional Liability
    • Claims Specialist for large accounts (2008 - present)
  • 3 simultaneous years with IBAT Financial Services as a shared resource with USI Southwest and serving as Claims Advocate for IBAT FS clients

Michelle is married to Darryl and has two children – Travis age 19, who  will attend Texas A&M in the Fall (2012) & Samuel,  age 14,  will embark on his first year of High School as a Fighting Patriot for East View High School where he will play football;  she also has several critters:  two dogs,  a cat and eight chickens.

Michelle enjoys gardening, walking, biking and spending time with her family and friends!