Dempsey, Myers & Company Completes Nationwide Expansion of Full-Service Offices

Names Industry Veteran Director of Client Services

Norwalk, Connecticut, UNITED STATES

WILTON, Conn., March 30, 2001 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dempsey, Myers & Company, the nation's third-largest risk management specialist as ranked by Business Insurance magazine, has completed its nationwide expansion with the opening of new offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas. The company is headquartered in Wilton, Conn., with additional full-service offices in Chicago, Atlanta, and San Francisco. The CPA firm provides professional loss accounting services to major multinational corporations in the areas of catastrophic business interruption and employee dishonesty insurance claim preparation.

The company has also named Robert A. Kirchmeier, a 30-year veteran of the global commercial insurance marketplace and most recently with Zurich U.S., to the newly created position of Director of Client Services, where he will be responsible for the company's business development and marketing programs.

The expansion and new position facilitates Dempsey, Myers' commitment to serve the U.S. risk management community, enhancing accessibility and responsiveness to clients' worldwide loss accounting needs.

"With the increasingly complex nature of commercial insurance claims, and the diversity of opinion concerning what is recoverable, CEOs, CFOs, and Corporate Risk Managers more than ever need seasoned insurance and financial professionals in their corner," said John Dempsey, CPA, CFE, Managing Partner. "As we enter our 20th year of delivering high-quality, value-added services exclusively to corporate policyholders, we look forward to the challenge of maintaining our position as the most trusted advisor in the loss accounting profession. We deliver the facts policyholders need to expedite and maximize insurance claim settlements."

Dempsey, Myers & Company's team of independent Certified Public Accountants and Certified Fraud Examiners assists corporations worldwide in the recovery of insurance claims arising from catastrophic business interruption and white collar crime losses. The company represents a diverse customer base including household names such as General Electric and Campbell Soup as well as more than 200 industrial and service concerns in a wide array of industries. Since 1982, Dempsey, Myers & Company has helped its clients recover more than $2 billion in insurance claim proceeds, and is currently processing more than $1.5 billion in claims through its nationwide network of offices.

CONTACT  Dempsey, Myers & Company
         Bob Kirchmeier 
         (908) 879-4976