Vinny came to the United States in 1973 from Laos, and grew up in Michigan. After receiving his Business Administration degree from Ferris State University, Vinny accepted a position with General Motors where in 14 years with the company he gained a broad knowledge in corporate operations, auto manufacturing liability, repair facility management, and dealership operations. In 1999 Assurant Solutions recruited Vinny to oversee the claims operations and form the first Risk Management Team managing the underwriting risk of 9 TPA's, 2 manufacturers, and other national private label programs. In his 6 years with Assurant Vinny managed over 70 staff personnel and was accountable for strategic planning, risk management, leadership and development of the entire claims operations for the U.S., Canada and San Juan. Vinny's extensive industry background of 24 years, along with his operational, financial, and technological achievements in this prior employment, will place TPA Risk Management among the leaders in the industry.