|Jun 27 2012|
|GCG Promotes Angela Ferrante to Vice President, Bankruptcy Operations|
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GCG Promotes Angela Ferrante to Vice President, Bankruptcy Operations
Leader in legal settlement and bankruptcy administrations
Lake Success, N.Y. (June 25, 2012) -The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG), a recognized leader in class action and bankruptcy administration, announced today that Angela Ferrante has been promoted to vice president, bankruptcy.
Ferrante, who is based in GCG’s corporate headquarters in Lake Success, N.Y., joined GCG in Jan. 2007. In 2009, Ferrante was promoted to senior director, bankruptcy operations and promoted again in 2011 to assistant vice president, bankruptcy. With this new promotion, Ferrante will join GCG’s senior management team to assist with new business efforts and continue to manage GCG’s bankruptcy operations.
During her five years with GCG, Ferrante has helped lead a significant expansion of the Company’s bankruptcy department. Ferrante has also played a key role in the administration of various cases of note, most recently AMR Corporation, et al. (American Airlines) and Motors Liquidation Corp. f/k/a General Motors Corporation.
“I am proud to recognize Angela with this well-deserved promotion,” said Karen Shaer, senior executive vice president and general counsel, to whom Ferrante reports. “She is a natural leader and has been an instrumental part of our bankruptcy department’s development and success.”
Before joining GCG, Ferrante practiced as a bankruptcy and restructuring attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. Before that, she received her juris doctor from Brooklyn Law School and her undergraduate degree from New York University.
“It is an honor to have been chosen to become a part of GCG’s senior management team,” said Ferrante. “I look forward to continuing to lead the development of our bankruptcy administration department, while working to ensure we deliver seamless, exceptional services to all of GCG’s bankruptcy clients.”
About The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG)
GCG is the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements and other claims administration, bankruptcy cases and legal noticing programs, with more than 1,000 employees in offices coast-to-coast. GCG has been named Best Claims Administrator by the New York Law Journal for two years in a row. The firm has been engaged in many high-profile distribution matters, including the General Motors bankruptcy, the $6.15 billion WorldCom settlement, the $3.05 billion VisaCheck/MasterMoney Antitrust settlement, the $3.4 billion Native American Trust Settlement and the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility.
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford System of Claims SolutionsSM offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.