NiiS 30th Anniversary 1988-2018

For Immediate Release

David W. Ives, Chairman
Stephen V. Murphy, CEO

Northshore International Insurance Services, Inc. [“NiiS”] celebrates 30th Anniversary and Elevates two members of its Executive Team.

On December 1, 2018 at historic Tupper Manor in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts, NiiS celebrated its 30th Anniversary with more than 90 staff, family and friends. “Our 30th Anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate our accomplishments and the Company’s exciting future” said David W. Ives, Chief Executive Officer in his remarks. It is also a time to honor our legacy as he recognized family members of Joseph J. Yablonski, an original NiiS founder who sadly passed away in July.

Mr. Ives also remarked that “Healthy organizations like NiiS, are dynamic and evolving. By continuing to move forward, we advance our skills and deepen our relationships. Another hallmark of healthy organizations is the ability to cultivate next generation talent”.

The Company announced effective January 1, 2019, Stephen V. Murphy will assume leadership of the Northshore Management Team as Chief Executive Officer. David W. Ives, who served as CEO for 30 years will remain Chairman of the Board engaged in Board Governance, Corporate Strategy, client programs and projects.

Mr. Murphy joined NiiS in 1995 following 14 years in Claims and Underwriting Management for CIGNA. At NiiS, he led the successful growth of the Company’s Accident & Health and Managed Care Claims Management divisions. He has been NiiS’
Chief Operating Officer since 2012 overseeing many areas of NiiS client service and Information Technology. He is a 1981 graduate of the University of Maine in Orono, Maine.

Mr. Murphy was pleased to announce that Tammy Burns has been promoted to Senior Vice President. “Tammy is an excellent manager leading a talented claims management team continually impressing clients and exceeding expectations” said Mr. Murphy. Ms. Burns has been employed at NiiS since August 1998 becoming a Shareholder in 2018. She is a 1994 graduate of Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.

Mr. Ives went on to say “The 30th Anniversary was an opportunity to recognize the wonderful community of people who have come together to serve our clients and support each other. In large measure, our industry-leading reputation for service and technical quality can be attributed to the fact that our clients enjoy working with insurance professionals who are experienced and client focused”.

About Northshore International Insurance Services, Inc.

Privately held and led by its seven senior management shareholders, NiiS provides Claims Management, Audit, Subrogation and Consulting services to more than 350 active clients including many of the world’s largest Reinsurers, Insurers, Lloyd’s Managing Agencies, as well an array of Governmental Entity Pools and Self-Insured Entities. Services include Excess Claims Management and effective reviews of Property/Casualty, Accident and Health Coverages. Subrogation recovery services are provided through its subsidiary, International Subrogation Management. Contact Stephen Murphy, CEO or David W. Ives, Chairman at 978.745.6655, or at or

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