Our guest Rebekah Ratliff is an insurance expert with over 25 years of experience as a claims professional. She is responsible for evaluating, negotiating, and settling complex casualty claims loss matters, both nationwide and internationally. During her career, Rebekah managed and held the authority to negotiate and resolve cases for major commercial carriers, with settlements totaling in the millions. In 2016, Rebekah left her claims career and founded Capital City Mediations, LLC. Registered with the State of Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution as a civil and domestic mediator and arbitrator, she has become a resource for law firms interested in learning the value of their cases to determine the appropriate course of action regarding trials, or the pursuit of dialogue geared towards settlement.
Rebekah is also the President of the Atlanta Association of Insurance Professionals (local chapter of NAAIA, and is active with other leading industry organizations.
She is a recipient of various prestigious awards including the 2016 President’s Volunteer Service Award, the 2017 Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award, and the National Bar Association Outstanding Service Award. Rebekah received the 2018 Light of Life 7th US District Congressional Award for her work in alternative dispute resolution.
Rebekah joins us to discuss her success in the insurance industry and the obstacles confronting her as a black woman. We also discuss how relationship building has played a role in moving her forward.