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Golden Bear Insurance Company® Selects PCMS' Atlas™ Cloud P&C Solution

Atlas Cloud-based platform to modernize personal and commercial lines operations for strong regional carrier

Golden Bear

DALLAS. – January 27, 2015 – PCMS, a provider of comprehensive, cloud-based IT solutions for P&C insurers, today announced that Golden Bear Insurance Company, a full-service property and casualty insurance company, has selected the Atlas hosted platform. Atlas will host and automate all rating, underwriting, policy administration, billing, accounting, claims, statutory and business intelligence functions for Golden Bear.

Golden Bear sought a comprehensive system with robust agency management capabilities to align with its unwavering commitment to providing dependable products and services. PCMS' real-time agent portal supports Golden Bear's values by providing their agents and home office with 24/7 access to quoting/policy issuance, correspondence, billing, claims and management report access.

"We were impressed by Atlas' comprehensive functionality and ability to handle our complex product set," said Susan Atkins, assistant vice president, Golden Bear. "After thoroughly examining PCMS' proven track record and visiting with PCMS customers, we are confident that this will be a successful implementation and long-term relationship."

PCMS' Atlas system will enable Golden Bear to:

  • Streamline and automate workflow for submission, quote, bind and issue processes for their agents and home office;
  • Provide real-time, self-service capabilities to its agents and customers;
  • Reduce operational and IT costs with a minimal footprint, while utilizing the latest cloud-based, scalable technology;
  • Unify all lines of business on a single platform.
  • "We admire Golden Bear's historic underwriting expertise and operating profitability backed by their conservative operating strategies," said Jack Dennison, chief executive officer, PCMS. "PCMS is excited to work with the Golden Bear team to help them modernize their operations and support their growth plans."

    About PCMS

    PCMS is a provider of information technology/software to the Property and Casualty insurance industry. PCMS' Atlas system is a comprehensive administrative software solution including underwriting and policy administration, claims management, and billing. PCMS' product suite enables carriers of any size to benefit from sophisticated, modern, real-time solutions. PCMS is changing the standard for Property and Casualty administrative software systems through up-front pricing models, hands-on customer service and use of the latest Microsoft .NET development tools. PCMS serves all lines of business including personal, commercial and workers compensation. Atlas and PCMS are trademarks of Property & Casualty Management Systems, Inc.

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    About Golden Bear Insurance Company

    Golden Bear Insurance Company, based in Stockton, California, is a full-service property and casualty insurance company serving the Pacific Northwest. Golden Bear's products include personal, commercial and specialty lines, including earthquake coverage. Golden Bear has received a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and an Issuer Credit Rating of "a-" from A.M. Best Company, with stable outlook to both ratings. For more information, visit


    Caroline Rad
    (214) 989-6399