President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Kramer has more than 15 years of insurance industry expertise, joining the Company from Chubb Global Services, a unit of Chubb Limited - the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer - where he spent 12 years. While at Chubb (formerly ACE Limited prior to ACE's acquisition of Chubb), he led the Global Services unit and applied their experience, expertise and infrastructure to support the complex underwriting and servicing needs of large, multinational customers. He also oversaw the delivery of their sophisticated risk management products, programs and services for global programs of U.S.-based companies. Prior to his current role at Chubb, Mr. Kramer served as divisional financial officer for ACE Financial Solutions. During this time, he had responsibility for finance and operations, with particular emphasis on accounting, financial controls and systems.
Mr. Kramer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a specialization in finance from Rowan University and an MBA with a specialization in accounting from Drexel University.
Gerald R. Blotz
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Blotz joined the Company in May 2002 as Area Manager of the San Jose branch office. He was promoted to Vice President, Chief Operating Officer-Field Operations in May 2014. Prior to joining BBSI, Mr. Blotz was President and Chief Operating Officer of ProTrades Connection, where he was instrumental in building ProTrades to 44 offices in four states.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
Mr. Harris joined BBSI in September 2016 as Controller. He was promoted to Executive Director of Accounting and Finance in March 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Harris served as Controller for Holland Partner Group from 2015 to 2016. Previously, Mr. Harris spent nine years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in various roles in the United States and Australia where he supported publicly traded and large privately held companies. Mr. Harris is a certified public accountant and received a BBA with a specialization in finance and accounting from Washington State University.
James R. Potts
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary
James joins BBSI from Cozen O’Connor, a nationally recognized full-service law firm, with more than 750 attorneys in 29 cities, where he co-chaired the Insurance Corporate and Regulatory Practice. He has more than 25 years of legal experience representing clients in a cross section of industries.