Dan H. Wilson
President & CEO
Dan has extensive business and leadership experience, including strategic planning, mergers-acquisitions and integrations, operations and operating model restructure, marketing, expense reduction, logistics, performance management and leadership development, Six Sigma implementation, best practice deployment and business turnaround.
APU Solutions, Executive Chairman
Dan’s most recent experience is with two successful claims management companies:
Safelite Group – Belron US Inc, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
- APU Solutions is the technology leader for the insurance, collision-repair and alternative parts supply industries. APU’s web-based network provides nationwide parts availability, quality, pricing and procurement, plus tools to track and manage Alternative Parts Utilization.
- At APU Dan repositioned the company’s selling model to improve profits, dramatically improved operating performance and sold the company to a NYSE market leader at three times the prior equity values.
- As CEO of this successful auto glass and claims outsourcing company, Dan tripled earnings in five years. He restructured the company’s technology platform and paid off 75% of the company’s debt ahead of schedule. He also created innovative operating models for the core glass business, which improved Safelite coverage for insurers and convenience for their policyholders.
Vice President of Property Services
As Vice President of Property Services, Jeff is a results producing professional with a proven record of accomplishment in planning and leading comprehensive claim strategies in support of business goals and objectives. Prior to joining CodeBlue, Jeff had over 20 years of experience in the insurance claims industry and was employed by American Family Mutual Insurance as a National Catastrophe Manager. During his time with American Family, Jeff designed and implemented a paperless claim file for catastrophe claims, planned and implemented the centralized Catastrophe Operations Center that reduced cycle time by 300%. Jeff joined CodeBlue in August of 2006 as Vice President of Property Services. Jeff has demonstrated success in controlling severity, increasing customer satisfaction and reducing expense through the development and implementation of several key projects and client initiatives.
Vice President of Education, Research & Development
Ed Jones is a subject matter expert in water damage mitigation. He has worked in the water damage mitigation industry for over 30 years as a manager of a corporate franchise, owner of an independent restoration company, VP of Operations for an international franchisor, catastrophe response coordinator, continuing education trainer for insurance agents and adjusters, IICRC approved instructor in water damage restoration (WRT & ASD) and VP of Education, Research & Development for CodeBlue, LLC. Ed has also been a presenter and trainer for the Property and Liability Resource Bureau and has presented on water damage restoration at many national and regional conferences.
Chief Financial Officer
Andre Buckles is responsible for all financial aspects of the organization including: business analysis and planning, and the affiliate network.
Vice President, Sales
Gary Turner joined CodeBlue in December 2005 as Vice President of Property Claims, and currently serves as Vice President of Sales. Gary’s extensive experience spans several industries, including being a co-founder of Glass America, a mid-size regional Auto Glass Retailer, where he established two retail stores in Chicago which grew to 65 retail locations in 13 States. Gary is the former Executive Vice President with Globe Glass & Mirror Co., where he was responsible for National Retail Auto Glass Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions and was part of the Executive Management Team helping grow the retail chain from 34 retail stores to 124. Gary also served as Vice President of USA Glass Network, one of the first Third Party Administrators for Auto Glass, where he helped establish its first two clients, Allstate Insurance and USA. In addition, Gary was Vice President of Vistar, a merger of Globe Glass & Mirror and Windshields America, where he was responsible for retail sales over the eastern half of the US.