Staff

Mike Zegers
President & CEO

Mike is President & CEO of Accurate Claims Inc., which he founded in 1999. His vision was to guarantee better service and better results to his clients. As a result of this vision, Accurate Claims Inc. has developed into a trusted name with many insurance carriers. His years of leadership experience as a multi-line Independent Adjuster has proven invaluable to Accurate Claims Inc., clients, and business partners. Mike began his career working at Bob Zegers Auto and Truck Rebuilders for 9 years, as well as working within the independent adjusting field for an additional 5 years.

Mike is a graduate of Lakeland College with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. He is a Haag Certified Roof Inspector, as well as a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators, and a member of the Fox Valley Adjusters Association, which adds to his wide range of knowledge. He has attended numerous property-casualty seminars related to insurance adjusting and is very proficient with Xactimate, Mitchell UltraMate, and PowerClaim software systems.

Mike has been requested in cases where the appraisal clause has been invoked, serving as both an adjuster and an umpire. He has also developed a rapport with various insurance carriers and agents to work with, negotiate, and settle their unique situations.

He also specializes in property losses, liability, and physical damage claims, and has handled a multitude of insurance claims involving both structural and personal property damages. With this experience and expertise, Mike has partnered with experts in the field of fire cause and origin, mechanical failure, and engineering. He has resolved numerous large claims over his many years of experience.

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Brian Krieg
Field Adjuster

Brian Krieg joined Accurate Claims Inc in 2016 as a Licensed Multi Line Field Adjuster. Brian is an insurance professional with an extensive background in the insurance industry with Fortune 500 companies throughout the Midwest area.

Brian offers strong knowledge and experience in Property/Casualty claims adjusting which includes specializing in Fire/Water losses, difficult roof claims, appraisal process and large loss claims for both Personal and Commercial Lines business. He also has the background of construction that allows him to work well with the repair/rebuild process of building damages.

Brian began his career in 1988 as an owner of a company in home building. Brian then joined the insurance industry in 2007. He utilized his great communications skills with customers (including policyholders, agents, insurance companies, mitigation companies, engineers, and attorneys) to deliver great service with a fair and honest product.

Brian holds a HAAG certification, adjuster's license, and continued education with various company programs to hold a high standard for company requirements. He is proficient with Xactimate and Symbility estimating systems. Brian has worked on government claims thru a self- insurance funded program including losses on schools, nursing homes, and city utilities. He is also qualified at preparing ITV Evaluations and researching policy language information need to resolve a problematic claim.

Brian's 10 years of insurance adjusting experience will serve your needs well to deliver a great product.

Dean Pierre
Physical Damage Adjuster

Dean joined Accurate Claims Inc. as a Physical Damage Adjuster in 2008. Prior to coming to Accurate Claims Inc., Dean worked for Property Damage Adjusters for 10 years. He grew up in the automobile industry, working for his family's auto repair business for 15 years as a Collision Repair Specialist. 

With Dean's tremendous experience, he is well-versed in handling automobiles, motorcycles, snowmobiles and travel trailers. He has completed the basic and intermediate collision repair/refinishing courses through Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and he is very knowledgeable with ASE, and I-Car guidelines. Dean is well-versed with Mitchell, and PowerClaim software systems.

Greg Pethan

Greg joined Accurate Claims Inc. in 2017 primarily as a casualty adjuster. Greg offers over 20 years of experience working for both Pekin Insurance as a Multi-Line Sr. Adjuster and Ameriprise as a Senior Liability Adjuster. 

He has considerable experience evaluating and resolving bodily injury claims, investigations of liability claims, both personal and commercial. He participated and attended numerous mediations in WI and around the country. He is known for his strong work ethic and excellent customer service skills.

Greg has completed numerous insurance classes at FVTC and has obtained the AIC and SCLA designations.

Greg grew up in Hilbert WI, and has lived in Appleton since 1983. He has been married to Jean for 36 years, and has two sons. He was very involved with his two boys in coaching baseball, football, and other various activities. He is a proud Grandfather of four. Greg is also involved with his church and non-profit organizations in the Fox Valley.

Derek Zegers
Derek joined our team in July of 2016, working as a physical damage appraiser. Derek grew up around a family auto repair business and has always had an interest in the auto industry. He has now put that interest to work with Accurate Claims handling physical damage claims of all sizes. Derek has also expanded into heavy equipment and specialty claims including marine and cargo. Derek also handles property claims and is proficient in utilizing Mitchell estimating software and Xactimate. He brings his experience to the claims that he handles on a daily basis. Derek grew up in Pulaski, WI and attended Pulaski High School, where he was a three sport athlete as well as being involved in multiple clubs including FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America). Derek is heavily involved in Ministry at Cavalry Apostolic Church in Clintonville, Wisconsin and serves in many roles. Derek is passionate about serving others and brings that same mindset to the customers he works with every day.