Lake Success, N.Y. (July 22, 2013) –The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG), is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Burke to assistant vice president, operations. GCG is the nation’s recognized leader in class action settlement administration, bankruptcy case management and legal notice programming.
In his new role, Burke oversees GCG’s 55,000 square-foot Midwest call center, mail and processing operation in Ohio. In addition, he remains heavily involved in GCG’s work on the BP Deepwater Horizon class action settlement.
From spearheading the expansion of GCG’s call centers to leading the Ohio processing operation, Burke has experienced a wide range of roles in his more than 12 year career at GCG. Burke started his career at GCG in the securities department, where he managed more than 150 cases while supervising more than 35 employees. In conjunction with orchestrating the development and expansion of call centers, Burke’s roles have also encompassed training and managing call center staff, while traveling between GCG’s call centers throughout the United States.
“The success and growth of GCG’s call center capabilities is largely attributed to Brian’s dedication, expertise, and management skills,” said Jennifer Keough, executive vice president and chief operating officer at GCG. “He is an asset to GCG and plays an instrumental part in GCG’s ability to handle cases of any size.”
“Working at GCG has been extremely gratifying and I’m honored to have been given this exciting opportunity,” said Burke. “I look forward to continuing to grow with GCG, while helping to both streamline processes and expand our call center capabilities.”
Prior to joining GCG, Burke was owner of Cobblestone Financial, a small investment firm specializing in equity and option trading strategies. His wide range of experience includes series 4, 7, 24, and 63 licenses, option principle, retail sales and training, recruiting, operations, and office management. Burke graduated from Pace University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Management.
About The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG)
GCG (www.gcginc.com) is the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements and other claims administration, bankruptcy cases and legal noticing programs, with more than 1,000 employees in offices coast-to-coast. GCG has been named Best Claims Administrator by the New York Law Journal for three years in a row. The firm has been engaged in many high-profile distribution matters, including the General Motors bankruptcy, the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility and the $7.8 billion Deepwater Horizon Economic Property Damages Settlement, the $6.15 billion WorldCom settlement, the $3.4 billion Indian Trust Settlement and the $3.05 billion VisaCheck/MasterMoney Antitrust settlement.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world’s largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims Solutions® offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.