Trailblazer of the year award winners. (L-R): Phil Finkle, Ken Tolson, Vanessa Richard and Edward Burkhardt of Crawford & Company accepted the Trailblazer of the Year Award for their TruLook solution. (Photo: D. Ling,

Claims magazine paid tribute to three leaders in the claims industry at the recent ACE Leadership Forum & Expo in Las Vegas by presenting them with the Trailblazer Award, the Customer Champion Award and the Claims Luminary of the Year Award.

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Patricia L. Harman

Patricia L. Harman is the editor-in-chief of Claims magazine, a contributing editor to, and chairs the annual America's Claims Event (ACE), which focuses on providing claims professionals with cutting-edge education and networking opportunities. She covers auto, property & casualty, workers' compensation, fraud, risk and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events. Contact her at [email protected]