Larry C. Thomas
Larry C. Thomas is Global President of Crawford Specialty Solutions, where he oversees Contractor Connection® and GTS®. He is responsible for the service line's operations, ongoing services diversification, technology innovation and growth initiatives.
Thomas is also the Global President of Crawford Contractor Connection, which is Crawford’s contractor property managed repair service. Contractor Connection provides services such as contractor recruitment, credentialing and performance management for the insurance industry and consumers and currently operates in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and Germany.
With 37 years of experience at Crawford & Company®, Larry has multi-lines claims experience in the property/casualty area. Throughout his tenure at Crawford, he has held several management-level positions and has served as vice president for Crawford’s Western Region. In 1999, Thomas was promoted to president of Contractor Connection, where he focused on improving quality assurance for insurance carriers and enhancing business opportunities for their contractor business partners. Soon thereafter, he was promoted to CEO.
Thomas has grown Contractor Connection into an industry leader by focusing on a client centric approach and leveraging innovative technology and network solutions. He is a long time Crawford executive and member of the Crawford Global Executive Management team. Thomas also served on the board of directors for the North Florida Better Business Bureau for over 17 years.