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Brown - O'Haver Loss Claims Representatives was founded in Arizona in 1988 and has forged alliances with public adjusting firms throughout the United States.

Brown - O'Haver Public Adjusters are licensed in Arizona, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California, Texas, Oregon, Maryland. If we are not licensed in your State, we can refer you to a competent public adjuster.

Here is an introduction to our Staff. Personnel are placed hear by years of service. You will find highly professional and experienced public adjusters and staff that can help you rebuild your life after a devastating loss:

David E. Young, CPPA, SPPA
Certified Professional Public Adjuster
Senior Professional Public Adjuster

David E. Young, CPPA, SPPA Certified Professional Public Adjuster Senior Professional Public Adjuster Mr. Young is one of very few individuals throughout the world who has passed both the Certified Professional Public Adjuster (CPPA) Examination and the Senior Professional Public Adjuster Examination (SPPA). He has achieved the designations of both through the University of Iowa and the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA). He has actively served on NAPIA'S Ethics Committee. He was the founding President of the Arizona Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. Mr. Young is a graduate of Weber State University with a degree in Finance. He has post graduate training in Advanced Financial Analysis through Utah State University and Dun & Bradstreet courses. He is a nationally recognized expert in the appraisal of insurance claims, having been retained by a national publisher to author writings to train attorneys in this provision of insurance law.

Mr. Young was recently named the president of the Rocky Mountain Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (RMAPIA). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) whose headquarters is in the Washington, DC area. Further, Mr. Young was recently retained as a contributing editor of a magazine which is directed to Attorneys.

Rae Beth Young,
Senior Public Adjuster

Mrs. Young is a founding partner of Brown - O'Haver. She has experience adjusting the claims of Traveler's Insurance as well as those of State Farm Insurance and has served on the State Board that oversees the questions asked on the Arizona Insurance Adjuster examination. She was one of the original participants on this committee. Mrs. Young was elected by the small business community of her state to serve under Ronald Reagan at the White House Conference on Small Business. In this position she helped recommend and formulate governmental policies towards small business. Mrs. Young is a recognized expert in Homeowner and Additional Living Expense claims and is currently involved in the challenging role of preparing inventories in buildings tainted by mold, smoke, water and fire.

Certified Professional Public Adjuster

Dan Larsen is the Vice President of Brown - Haver. He has a degree in Business Administration and another in Applied Business Management. He is a Certified Professional Public Adjuster (CPPA), and has been with Brown-O’Haver since 1992. Dan speaks Spanish and has helped hundreds of Spanish speaking clients over the years as they seek the benefits of their policies at their time of need. Dan has seen countless instances where the insurance company has exploited the unique circumstances of a given claim. Our clients have appreciated Dan’s thorough and detailed attention to their claims and have benefited from his years of experience.

Alice Young, CPPA, SPPA
Senior Member, Brown - O'Haver of Oklahoma LLC
Oklahoma Office Manager

Alice Young is the Manager of Brown - O'Haver's Oklahoma City Office. She has worked in the public adjusting business since she was 16 years old participating in the preparation of inventories from burned out homes. Alice earned a B.S. in Communication from Southern Utah University and has post graduate training at the University of Oklahoma. She is currently preparing to take the Certified Professional Public Adjuster (CPPA) examination.

Alice also has served in managerial positions of two of the largest retail chains in the world, lending expertise to her abilities in commercial claim property valuation.

Director of Public Relations

Cathryn is Brown - O’Haver’s Director of Public Relations. Because of her concern for others, she is called upon to work with clients in many roles, not the least of which is one that includes meeting with insureds after a devastating loss (for most clients, every loss is devastating). Her role is crucial to creating a strong connection between Brown - O’Haver and its clients and in providing value-added services.

Cathryn has been licensed in twenty states. She brings a wealth of experience to her position. Many years ago she served as an Emergency Medical Technician where she developed great empathy for those who have suffered a setback in their lives. Cathryn is a graduate of the Adjusters Insurance School and other schools and colleges in Arizona and she brings a wealth of experience to her position having served in those many different roles at Brown - O’Haver. Partly because of Cathryn, Brown - O'Haver adjusters are respected industry-wide.

Jessica Isam
Senior Staff Public Adjuster (Oklahoma Office)

Jessica Isam in a Senior Staff Public Adjuster in the Oklahoma Office. She has vast insurance experience and is committed to customer service. As a matter of fact, she worked at Farmers Insurance for six years in Customer Service.

Jessica graduated from Mid America Christian University with a Bachelor in Business Administration. She has been a valuable addition to our staff since 2013.

Kevin Miller
Staff Public Adjuster, Inventory Director (Oklahoma Office)

Kevin Miller is the Inventory Director for our Oklahoma Office. He has years of customer service and insurance experience, working in customer service for Zurich Insurance for 5 years before he began working for Brown O’Haver in 2017. Kevin brings a wide range of talents to the Brown O’Haver office, including his attention to detail and his ability to connect with our clients. In his free time, Kevin enjoys watching any and all sports, spending time with his wife Kasey, and grilling in the Oklahoma wind.

Staff Public Adjuster (Oklahoma Office)

Kiarah Bates is one of our public adjusters in our Oklahoma office. She is a graduate of Oklahoma City University where she earned her Bachelor in Mass Communications. Kiarah is proud to be Level II certified in Xactimate training. Kiarah has been with us since 2017.

Kiarah is a member of the Seminole Nation Tribe of Oklahoma and is also Absentee Shawnee, Kansas Kickapoo, Lower Brule Sioux, and Muscogee Creek. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her loved ones and dog outdoors soaking in the sunshine.

Scott Beach
Staff Public Adjuster (Oklahoma Office)

Scott Beach is one of our public adjusters in our Oklahoma office. After 18 plus years in the oilfield industry with various safety and management roles he decided to make a career change and become a public adjuster. In his free time, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife Deidre and daughter, playing golf and being outdoors with his dog. Scott has called Moore his home for most of his life and is proud to back in the community with Brown O’Haver.

Other Staff Members

  • Teri Marquart (Utah)
  • Jeffrey Goyette (Oklahoma)
  • Ruth Ferguson (Arizona)
  • Leah Bender (Oklahoma)
  • Miranda Carrell (Oklahoma)
  • Jeffrey Whitson (Oklahoma)
  • Leslie Rard (Oklahoma)
  • Karen Williams (Arizona)
  • Donna Tapia (Arizona)
  • Miranda Carrell (Oklahoma)
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