Meet our Relocation Insurance Group Team
Our Motto: Think Outside the Block
With more than 150 years of combined experience, we know the moving, relocation and cargo insurance industries better than anyone. We strive to work with innovation and creativity every day. While many people strive to “think outside the box,” our team takes that concept to the next level. Our goal is to “Think Outside the Block” and to find new ways to solve industry challenges. Get acquainted with a few of our team members below.
Gadi Binness — President and CEO
Gadi Binness has more than 30 years of management, sales, and business development experience in the relocation, transportation and Internet industries. His relocation career started with Shleppers Moving and Storage, one of New York’s most prominent and successful moving companies, where he held key sales and operation positions. After establishing and growing his own successful moving and storage company, he joined Meyers Moving as a partner and Vice President. Gadi was instrumental in establishing Meyer’s relationship with Mayflower Transit and increasing the agency’s revenues over a period of two years. After selling his portion of the business, Gadi tapped the growing Internet and e-commerce markets as the VP of Business Development with Moving.com (later Monstermoving.com), the industry’s leading relocation website. In this capacity he was responsible for creating online partnerships with the Web’s leading real estate portals, generating millions of dollars in revenues for Monstermoving.com. Gadi established Relocation Insurance Group (RIG) in 2003. The company has revolutionized the way consumers and relocation vendors purchase all types of relocation insurance. Gadi holds Property and Casualty Insurance Producer licenses in all states, and Life and Accident/Health licenses in NJ and NY.
Maria Hoss, CRP — Affiliate Network Manager
With more than 18 years of relocation industry experience, Maria Hoss is responsible for onboarding, training and maintaining relationships with moving and storage industry affiliates. She is instrumental in making sure that we maximize the insurance referral potential in our affiliate network. Maria’s past roles include working as an acquisition and relocation agent for the State of Colorado and serving as a global vendor manager and senior relocation consultant for Graebel Companies.
Kim Weaver — Affiliate Underwriting Manager
Kim performs due diligence on all new moving companies joining our network of affiliates. She also works with moving companies to reduce risk through proper packing, licensing, and training. In addition, Kim develops requirements for new relocation insurance programs and creates quotes for commodities being shipped domestically and internationally for our logistics insurance programs. Kim has worked in the moving and relocation industry for more than 16 years. Prior to joining RIG, she was with United Van Lines for nine years. There she handled customer service for local, long distance, and international moves. Kim was also involved in monitoring insurance coverage for customer moves. Prior to being employed by United Van Lines, Kim was employed by Paul Arpin Van Lines where she held positions in the sales, customer service, dispatch, and claims control departments. Kim holds a RIM (Registered International Mover) certification through AMSA and is a Certified Quality Labor Trainer for both United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit.
Business Development & Sales
Randi Krantz — Director of Business Development & Sales
Randi Krantz is responsible for new business acquisition and retention. Specifically, she finds and develops new business affiliates. Randi’s 22 years of marketing and sales experience has given her a strong understanding of e-commerce and affiliate marketing. Her prior positions include working as the vice president of business development for DAMCO Properties (which managed websites such as BizTrader.com and BankForeclosed.com) and serving as the vice president of business development for ForSalebyOwner.com.
Seun Adeyemi — Senior Insurance Consultant
Seun Adeyemi has worked in sales for six years, with three years in the moving industry. At Robert Wood Johnson Wellness Center, Seun worked as a sales manager overseeing a team of eight people. As a manager, Seun oversaw monthly sales goals while using his experience and leadership to make sure they were achieved. At Relocation Insurance Group, Seun assists clients inquiring about moving, storage and logistics insurance programs. Between MovingInsurance.com, StorageInsurance.com and LogitsicsInsurance.com, he interacts with approximately 90 customers every day. Seun is a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance agent as well as a licensed Travel Insurance agent.
Amanda Loyd — Customer Service Manager
Amanda Loyd has a background in sales and customer service, with four years of experience in the moving industry. Her experience with transportation began at UniGroup, Inc. where she worked in the government department coordinating moves for military and government employees. She was then asked to help pilot a program for Allegiant Move Management, a subsidiary of UniGroup, which offered move management services to UniGroup agents with authority to move military individuals and families. Acting as Account Manager, Amanda helped grow the program from one account to fifty accounts in just over two years. At Relocation Insurance Group, Amanda is an Insurance Consultant and helps customers determine the coverage options that are best suited for their relocation needs. She is also a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance agent.
Jane McCarthy — Customer Service Manager
Jane McCarthy has worked in customer service for 30 years, with 25 years in the moving industry. At United Van Lines, Jane worked as a customer service clerk, a dispatcher and a master lease counselor. She also handled customer service for national accounts, COD and origin and served as destination coordinator on local and long distance moves. She then went to work for a United Van Line agent as a long distance dispatcher where the fleet grew from five to 30 drivers. At Relocation Insurance Group, Jane manages the customer service department for MovingInsurance.com where she interacts with approximately 75 customers a day. Jane is a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance agent.
Jeff Harrison — Claims Department Manager
Jeff Harrison is a multi-line claim adjuster, specializing in household goods and personal effects. Prior to becoming a claim adjuster with Relocation Insurance Group, Mr. Harrison worked for 15 years as a dispatcher, planner, and claims adjuster for United Van Lines and Mayflower Van Lines. Jeff is a member of the CPPC (Claims Prevention and Procedure Council) and his claims experience includes work on claims (including household goods, antiques, cars and office equipment) for the likes of Nike, Wells Fargo, and Cognizant.
Tina Gaugh – Claims Adjuster
Tina serves moving insurance customers, investigates claims and thoroughly enjoys the adjusting process. Tina has more than 19 years of relocation and transportation industry experience, previously working as a claims adjusting specialist and claims trainer for UniGroup LLC, as well as working at Landstar, TLC, where she issued vehicle permits, completed paperwork necessary for new drivers, and kept brokerage insurance paperwork current. Tina is licensed as a Property and Casualty Adjuster by the State of Texas.
Susan Chilton — Claims Adjuster
With more than 16 years of relocation claims adjusting experience, there aren’t many claim situations that Susan Chilton hasn’t seen before. Prior to working for RIG, Susan worked for Unigroup, Inc., the holding company for United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit, supporting pre-assignments, housing, moving and destination services around the world and servicing nearly 1,000 locations across more than 180 countries. Susan is licensed as a Property and Casualty Adjuster by the State of Texas.
Geoffrey Stanton — Director of Technology
With a background in software design and architecture, Geoffrey Stanton brings vast online application development experience to RIG. Concentrating on development with the .Net framework, Geoff aims to integrate technology into core business processes while simplifying the user experience. By focusing on infrastructure design and developing tools that increase efficiency without sacrificing usability, he has helped to make MovingInsurance.com the #1 destination for users of all types seeking to purchase moving insurance online. Geoffrey Stanton earned Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Franklin Pierce College of New Hampshire.