PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA – Custard Companies is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Richard W. (R.W.) Custard, son of founder and Chairman Emeritus, A. R. (Rick) Custard, to the position of Senior Vice President.
Custard began his apprenticeship with Custard Insurance Adjusters in 2002 at the age of sixteen doing miscellaneous jobs over the summers for the Corporate and Atlanta branch offices. Custard continued work at the Tampa branch office while attending school before becoming a full-time casualty adjuster in the company’s Atlanta branch office in 2009.
While continuing his affiliation within the CIA organization, Custard completed his Bachelor of Science, MBA, and Juris Doctorate degrees, and officially came on board full time as VP of Operations in 2019 after completing his law degree at Mercer School of Law.
Custard was elected to the Board of Directors in mid-2010. Along with various other accomplishments, during his tenure as V.P. of Operations, Custard played a major role in the development of Riverwood Claims Management, Inc., a TPA Division within the Custard Companies, and most recently, the acquisition of Specialty Group, Inc., an all-lines adjusting and fraud investigation company located in Central Florida.
Chief Executive Officer, Charlie Peek, states, “We’re very pleased to announce this promotion for R.W. His fresh ideas and steady, commonsense approach to operations, business advancement and growth have brought new and exciting opportunities for CIA.”
Rick Linville, Chairman of the Board, also states, “In his new role as Sr. Vice President, we look forward to seeing R.W. continue to advance our new and existing initiatives.”
Richard W. Custard can be reached at:
4875 Avalon Ridge Parkway
Peachtree Corners, GA 30071