AssessMed Announces the Appointment of Donald Kunkel as President of AssessMed Inc.
Posted on December 16th, 2015 by AssessMed Board of Directors
AssessMed is excited to announce that Donald Kunkel has been appointed as the company’s new President.
Don brings over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, having worked previously as:
- An all-lines independent adjuster for Markel Insurance
- Senior AB field representative for a prominent Canadian insurer
- Lead adjuster of an SIU division
- Owner and Operator of FAIR Medicals, an independent medical assessment company
- Vice President of Business Development for Medisys Health Group
- Executive Vice president for AssessMed
Don’s Experience in the IME Industry
Don entered the IME space in 2001 when he opened FAIR Medicals, a nationally recognized independent medical assessment company. Don sold FAIR to Medisys Health Group in 2005 and went on to work for Medisys for six years, ultimately rising to the rank of Vice President of Business Development. After briefly departing the IME space in 2011, he came to join the AssessMed team.
Don’s experience in insurance, his customer-centric approach, and his passion for IME have driven AssessMed to consistently exceed client expectations and achieve new levels of success.
Excitement from Inside AssessMed
Brian Sutherland, AssessMed’s outgoing President, remarked, “In his two years as Executive Vice president, Don has lead us through a period of rapid change that has included a national expansion, market diversification and significant growth. His dedication, high standards and strategic planning have, and will, continue to serve AssessMed for a long time to come. I am truly pleased to be leaving the company in the hands of Don and his talented team.”
Dr. Benjamin Clark, National Medical Director, added, “We at AssessMed are truly thrilled to appoint Don to the position of President. He has proven his mettle, and is a talented and trusted colleague who has not only helped guide AssessMed to unprecedented success, but also brings out the best in his colleagues. Well done, and well deserved, Don!”
The entire team at AssessMed extends their sincere congratulations to Don. We are excited to have him on board and to continue our pursuit of excellence!