Larry C. Thomas

Global President Specialty Solutions

Global President Specialty Solutions

Larry C. Thomas is global president of Crawford Specialty Solutions where he oversees Contractor Connection, GTS® and GCG.  He is responsible for the service line's operations, ongoing services diversification, technology innovation and growth initiatives.

Thomas is also CEO for the Crawford Contractor Connection segment, 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.

With over 34 years of experience at Crawford & Company®, Thomas has multi-lines claims experience in the property/casualty area.  Other positions he has held with Crawford include branch supervisor, unit manager, and various branch manager positions as well as regional 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 the insurance carrier clients and enhancing business opportunities for their contractor business partners, ultimately becoming its CEO. Thomas has served on the board of directors for the North Florida Better Business Bureau for over 10 years, and he is currently chairman of the board.