PRESS RELEASE- “COMPARITY ADDS BLEVINS, BAISDEN AND WILSHERE TO ADVISORY BOARD”
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
For Immediate Release:
COMPARITY, a technology company that simplifies insurance shopping for consumers has announced the appointment of Terry Blevins (EVP & CFO of Landmark Media Enterprises), Deborah Baisden (Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty and Immediate Past President of the Virginia Association of Realtors), and Kevin Wilshere (Former President TAG LLC) to the company’s Advisory Board.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with the addition of Terry, Deborah and Kevin to our team,” said Scott Hunter, Founder and CEO of COMPARITY. “We have intentionally selected individuals who can assist us with our growth and expansion, and we chose them based on their unique skills, experience and industry perspectives that we feel supplement the core strengths of our executive team. They have all added immediate value and we are looking forward to their continued input and guidance as we launch new markets and enhance our technology.” Full bios of the Advisory Team appear below.
EVP and CFO, Landmark Media Enterprises
Terry Blevins is currently executive vice president and CFO for Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC., a privately held organization headquartered in Norfolk, VA. Landmark manages global assets, including top tier digital marketing properties, such as Yachtworld.com, Homes.com, ForRent.com, Cycletrader.com and Boattrader.com, as well as diversified holdings in newspapers, software solutions and data center operations.
Terry’s prior positions include Vice president of Finance and Ad Operations for The Weather Channel Interactive (weather.com), General Manager of The Flagship, Landmark’s naval military newspaper in Norfolk, VA and Controller of The Virginian Pilot.
Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty
Immediate Past President Virginia Association of Realtors
Deborah Baisden has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1989. She is a consistent, active top producer in the Hampton Roads area with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty.
Deborah has served on the Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads REALTORS® Association, and was the chairman of the Board in 2004. She is the Immediate Past President of the Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR) and has served on the Board of the organization since 2008. She was recognized as the REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year in 1999 and received the Code of Ethics Award in 2005.
Former President & Managing Partner of The Analysis Group LLC (TAG, LLC)
Kevin Wilshere has thirty years management and technical experience in the U.S. and international national security industries. From 2003 through 2010, Mr. Wilshere was the President and Managing Partner of The Analysis Group, LLC (TAG-LLC), a rapidly growing national security contractor. Before its acquisition by KEYW Corporation in 2010 TAG-LLC grew to more than $5B in sales and was listed in the INC Magazine Fast 500/5000 for four consecutive years, and in 2008 was included among the “Top 100 fastest growing companies in the U.S.”
COMPARITY is a technology firm that simplifies insurance shopping. They are the first company to offer a side-by-side comparison of actual quotes for home, auto and other personal lines insurance that is inclusive of captive carriers like Nationwide, Allstate and Farmers. The company provides users a single application, access to more than 25 A rated carriers, and prides itself on privacy. COMPARITY markets its free service to Realtors, Mortgage Lenders, and their clients, but also offers consumers a free and easy to use service for comparing their existing policies online. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA.