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Dr. Gidon R. VardiView / Print the Dr. Gidon R. Vardi Record Only
XL Services
4607 Lakeview Canyon Rd. #228
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Phone: (818) 735-4757 • Facsimile: (818) 735-4758
Email Address: Gidon@xlservicesca.com
Web Site: http://xlservicesca.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster:.5 Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:18 Other:

Profession:
Appraiser & Umpire

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:300   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:60 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:50 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:50 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:40 %

Resume Highlights:
Served as an Appraiser or Umpire in over 300 claims
ICC (International Code Council) Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plan Examiner#1064803-21 ICC (International Code Council) Certified Building Inspector #1064803-B5 ICC (International Code Council) Certified Building Inspector - California Building Codes 1064803-K1 Licensed California General Building Contractor - #324138, since 1976 (B, C-10, C-13, C-39, HIC) (Inactive. See Active corporate licenses below) Corporate California General Building Contractor’s License #806851 (B & HIC) (Active) Licensed California Electrical Contractor - #806851, C-10 Classification (Active) Licensed California Fencing Contractor - #806851, C-13 Classification (Active) Licensed California Flooring Contractor - #806851, C-15 Classification (Active) Licensed California Lathing & Plastering Contractor - #806851, C-35 Classification (Active) Licensed California Roofing Contractor - #806851, C-39 Classification (Active) Licensed California Independent Insurance Adjuster #2C21206 (Active) Licensed Arizona Building Contractor - #133192, B Classification (Inactive) U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA certified GPO 865-164 Board Certified Forensic Examiner - No. 2649 Fellow, American Board of Forensic Examiners

Educational degrees / certifications:
Long Beach City College, Associate of Science - 1972 Architectural Design California Polytechnic University - Pomona - Construction Engineering, Urban Planning OSHA Certificate - 1974 California Coast University, Bachelor of Science - 1991 Business Administration UCLA Extension, Mediation - Mediation Certificate 1997 UCLA Extension, Mediation - Fundamentals of Divorce Mediation Certificate 2003 Pepperdine University School of Law - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution - Mediation Certificate 1998 California Coast University - Doctor of Philosophy - 2001 Business Administration with specialty in the economics of private mediation
In addition to the above education, over the past 30 years and on-going attendance at numerous continuing education seminars, training programs and lectures.

... James StilleyView / Print the ... James Stilley Record Only
Oriental Rug Repair Co.
245 S. Plumer Ave., Suite 15
Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone: (520) 790-1871 • Facsimile:
Email Address: navajorugrepair@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.navajorugrepair.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster: Other:33

Profession:
Appraiser of Oriental and Navajo rugs

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:33   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:5 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:90 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:10 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:95 %

Resume Highlights:
I have over 33 years as an appraiser and restorer of Oriental rugs and Navajo rugs. I have done many appraisals involving damage evaluation, salvage value and repair and restoration. This includes work involving false and inflated claims as well counterfeit documentation from dealers and private claimants. All appraisals USPAP compliant. Please contact me for any claims involving Navajo rugs or Oriental rugs. 866-530-5940, navajorugrepair@aol.com, www.navajorugrepair.com

Educational degrees / certifications:
Accredited appraiser with Appraisers National Association; member of Association of Online Appraisers and National Association of Professional Appraisers. Completed core course in personal property appraisal, USPAP.

Mr. Anthony HarperView / Print the Mr. Anthony Harper Record Only
Anthony Harper Mediator
PO Box 1333
Sarasota, FL 34230
Phone: (941) 302-1634 • Facsimile:
Email Address: info@anthonyharper.us
Web Site: http://www,anthonyharper.us
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):3
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):12
Independent Adjuster: Other:20 Years Negotiator

Profession:
Meditator, Consultant, Conflict Coach

Educational degrees / certifications:
Mr. Harper has over twenty years of experience as a Professional Negotiator, Conflict Coach, and Mediator. His experience provides a unique and valuable insight into the dispute resolution process which results in very successful mediations and negotiations.

Mr. Harper is Certified by The Supreme Court of Florida as a County Court Mediator, as well as receiving training and certificate from The Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal as an Appellate Mediator and by the Supreme Court of Florida as an Arbitrator, and has served as a Court-Appointed Mediator for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit as well as the Sarasota/Manatee Worker's Compensation District. Mr. Harper is also the Mediator of Contract for the University of South Florida. Mr. Harper's rates are competitive. Weekend, national and international appointments are available.

Mr. Harper has served as an Elected Officer and on the Board of Directors for multiple Civic, Professional and Fraternal organizations, including serving as the elected President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, founding member of Mediators Beyond Borders, and published author.

In addition to Mediation training by the Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Center in 1999, Mr. Harper has attended, participated and instructed in several mediation and ethics programs, and received his Arbitrator training and certificate from the Florida Supreme Court Dispute Resolution Center in 2002, and Appellate Mediator certificate and training from Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal in 2006.

Call today and schedule Mr. Harper as available dates and times are limited, (941) 302-1634, or email info@anthonyharper.us.

Mr. Michael F.  SaydahView / Print the Mr. Michael F.  Saydah Record Only
Michael F. Saydah, Esq.
12700 Stowe Drive, #120
Poway,, CA 92064
Phone: (858) 748-3009 • Facsimile: (858) 486-8484
Email Address: contact@saydahmediation.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):5
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):13
Independent Adjuster: Other:13 Mediation and Umpire

Profession:
Mediator; Umpire

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:3   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:100 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:0 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:0 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Resume Highlights:
I have been mediating and umpiring property damage, fire loss and construction defect cases exclusively for the past 13 years. I started my law practice 31 years ago representing plaintiffs and then moved on to in-house counsel to two insurance companies.

Educational degrees / certifications:
BA - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico;

JD - Western State University, San Diego, California.

California State Bar Number 90124; Status is Active

Mr. Jerrold SlafskyView / Print the Mr. Jerrold Slafsky Record Only
Insurance Consultants & Educator
1335 SW 44th Blvd
Okeechobee, FL 34974
Phone: (339) 203-2023 • Facsimile:
Email Address: insconed@gmail.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster: Other:30 AgencyvOwner

Profession:
Insurance Consultant

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:35   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:100 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:95 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:5 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Educational degrees / certifications:
BBA - Univ. of Mass, Amherst
Certified Insurance Counselor- Retired
Course Instructor - Property & Casualty
Author - Insurance Text

Mr. Wm. Bruce ReidView / Print the Mr. Wm. Bruce Reid Record Only
ACS, Inc.
43385 Business Park Drive Ste 150
Temecula, CA 92590
Phone: (800) 771-2460 • Facsimile: (888) 771-2460
Email Address: klh@acsconsultants.com
Web Site: http://www.acsconsultants.com/catastropheservices.htm
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster: Other:21

Profession:
President / CEO

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:30   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:5 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:95 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Resume Highlights:
As a neutral independent party with extensive construction knowledge and experience, ACS consultants are successful in mediating fair appraisal settlements. With several appraisers available at any time, ACS has the capability to handle multiple, simultaneous appraisals.

Educational degrees / certifications:
Los Angeles Pierce College, 1967-1969, Architectural Design

Journeyman Carpenter (Union), Certificate, 1972

California General Contractors Class B License No. 309474

California General Contractors Class B Corp. License No 712059; RMO for ACS

California Contractors State Licensing Board: Asbestos Certification

Water Damage Restoration Tech, Inst. of Inspection, Cleaning, & Restoration (IICR)


... Brad Oliver, AICView / Print the ... Brad Oliver, AIC Record Only
All American Appraisal & Umpire
300 N. Thomas
Cadlwell, TX 77836
Phone: (979) 492-8273 • Facsimile:
Email Address: ooobdo@aol.com
Web Site: http://www.catastrophetraining.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:1 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:16 Other:

Profession:
Executive General Adjuster/Director of Insurance Training

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:2   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:50 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:50 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:50 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:50 %

Resume Highlights:
I worked both residential and commercial construction while in college, and have overseen rehabilitiation projects in the multi-millions while operating my property management company in Houston. I have worked over 10,000 commercial/residential losses which rarely end up in appraisal due to proper communications and a complete understanding of covered damage and construction cost. Indenification should be the goal of all parties.

Educational degrees / certifications:
1979 University of Houston (Business/Real Estate)
2000 Associates in Claims, A.I.C.
HAAG Commercial Certification 2011
Citizens Certification 2011
NFIP Flood Certification (RCBAP) 2011
Vale National Property Course
State Farm Certifications
Farmers Large Loss and Commercial Certifications
Allstate Certification
USAA Certification
Nationwide Certification
Haag Engineering Commercial Certification 2011
Texas Wind Pool Certification
Xactimate 27 with Sketch / MSB/Integra Adjusting Software
Multi-state Licenses: TX, LA, OK, AR, NM, MS, AL, GA, FL,
SC, NC, CT, RI, IN, MN

Mr. Thomas (Tom) PowellView / Print the Mr. Thomas (Tom) Powell Record Only
BPO Technical Services, LLC
410 W. Grand Pkwy S. Suite 385
Katy, TX 77494
Phone: (713) 542-2707 • Facsimile: (281) 371-3028
Email Address: tpowell@bpotechnical.com
Web Site: www.bpotechnical.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:36 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:36 Other:

Profession:
Company Owner of BPO Technical Services, LLC

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:10   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:90 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:2 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:98 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:10 %

Educational degrees / certifications:
USMC, Union University, TN Military Academy, Farm Bureau Tech Property Adjusting School and Basic Adjusting School, Crawford & CO Commercial Adjusting School, Crawford & CO Advanced Property School, BI Accounting Courses. Various Construction, Management, Mediation, and Litigation training over the last 36 years. Windstorm Umpire Certification Course.

... Anthony HarperView / Print the ... Anthony Harper Record Only
PO Box 1333
Sarasota, FL 34230
Phone: (941) 275-9875 • Facsimile:
Email Address: anthonyharper941@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.anthonyharper.us
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):6
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):9
Independent Adjuster: Other:

Profession:
Mediator; Conflict Coach; Consultant

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:87   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:46 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:45 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:43 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:42 %

Educational degrees / certifications:
EDUCATION

• Negotiation and Leadership, Harvard University, Harvard School of Law, 2012
• International Relations, Hillsdale College, 2010
• Master of Arts, Intercultural Communication, Horizons University, 2007
• Juris Doctor, Law Student (1st Year Only), Northwestern California School of Law, 2004
• Constitutional Issues; Contemporary Ethics, Thomas Edison State College, 1999
• Master of Business Administration, Florida Metropolitan University, 1999
• Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Columbia Pacific University, 1998
• Associate of Science, Business Management, Milwaukee College of Business, 1986
• Associate of Science, Culinary Arts, Madison Technical College, 1984

CERTIFICATION / TRAINING / CONTINUING EDUCATION

• Recipient of Harvard University School of Law Fellowship, Program on Negotiation, 2012
• Negotiation and Conflict Management, Certificate, United States Institute of Peace, 2012
• Conflict Analysis, Certificate, United States Institute of Peace, 2012
• Web Publishing; E-Commerce, Certificates, Cambridge Online University, 2012
• HTML 4.0, Certificate, National Computer Science Academy, 2012
• Business Management, Certificate, Master Class Management, 2012
• Terrorism Prevention Conference, Security Solutions International, 2008
• Appellate Mediator, Certificate, Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal, 2006
• Advanced Mediation, Certificate, Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute, 2003
• Arbitrator, Certificate, Florida Supreme Court, 2002
• County Court Mediator, Certificate, Florida Supreme Court, 2000
• Finance and Insurance, Certificate, Jim Moran and Associates, 1997
• Executive Leadership; Sales; Management, Certificates, Dale Carnegie and Assoc., 1987

ADDITIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION: SharePoint Administration • Workers’ Compensation • Ethics • Advanced Mediation • Employment Law • OSHA and NIOSH • Real Estate • Collective Bargaining • Workplace Safety • Risk Management • Negotiation • Safety and Health • International Relations • Eviction and Foreclosure • Domestic Violence • Multiculturalism • Gender Bias • Child Development • Meditation • Divorce • Bankruptcy • Diversity • Hospitality • E-Discovery and Abuse of Technology • HTML • Advanced Dispute Resolution • Tourism • HIPAA and Confidentiality • International Mediation • Leadership • Information Technology • E-Communications • Project Management • Computer Security •

Mr. James Jacob HeidenView / Print the Mr. James Jacob Heiden Record Only
Heiden Insurance Appraisal
6055 Malloy Ave
Ferndale, WA 98248
Phone: (206) 465-2152 • Facsimile:
Email Address: jheiden!heidenadjusters.com
Web Site: www.heidenadjusters.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:10 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:10 Other:

Profession:
President

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:4   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:0 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:100 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Resume Highlights:
Senior Claims Law Associate
Property Claims law Associate
Casualty Claims Law Associate
Fraud Claims Law Associate
Legal Principals Claims Associate
General Adjuster
Former Commercial and Residential State Certified General Contractor
Former State Certified Commercial Roofer
Former Chairman County Code Enforcement Board
Former Chairman City Building Rules and Appeals Board
Former Fire Board member

Educational degrees / certifications:
SCLA 4 year claims law course – Senior Claims Law Associate
Property Claims Law Associate
Casualty Claims Law Associate
Fraud Claim Law Associate
Legal principles Claim Specialist
Hartford Advanced Business Interruption School, Hartford, CT
Hartford Intermediate Commercial Property School, Hartford, CT
Western Connecticut State College, Danbury, CT – Business Administration
University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL - Computers
Central Insurance School, St. Petersburg, FL
Crawford Intermediate Property School, Atlanta, GA
Presenter - Large Loss PLRB – Green Building in Insurance 12/2008 Tucson, AZ
Crisis Management Course - Hartford Online 6/10/05
Advanced Xactimate estimating system Class in Orem, Utah
Various courses in management, fire behavior, estimating, business interruption, large loss handling over 15 years. List upon request.

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