Our Team

Jeff Craig is the CEO and founder of Craig. He serves on Craig’s Board of Directors, and oversees all of the firm’s activities, including marketing, operations, strategy and research. Since obtaining a B.S.E. degree in finance from Wharton, Jeff has founded and runs several profitable businesses in addition to Craig. These include a healthcare/pharmaceuticals marketing, medical devices manufacturer, consulting and publishing companies, a property investment and construction firm, and consumer goods and retail services investments.

Deborah J. Knox is a Senior Vice President of Craig, which she joined in 2006, after spending 28 years with Firemans Fund Insurance Company, a $5 billion multi-line insurance and financial services company and subsidiary of Allianz, a Fortune 40 financial services company. The last position she held at FFIC was Sr. Vice President, Chief Claims Officer, responsible for nationwide claims strategy and operations to service customers in the Personal, Commercial, and Specialty business units; prior to that position Deborah held a variety of escalating executive leadership positions in home office technical/product line and field operations. Recognized in 2000 by Business Insurance Magazine as one of the 100 Leading Women in Business Insurance she holds several industry designations including, CPCU, Certified Risk Manager, Certified Insurance Counselor, Senior Claims Law Associate, and a B.S. Degree from California State University.

Robert Coffee, Esq. is General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of Craig. Bob served in the same position for Gryphon Holding, Inc. from 1994 until its acquisition in 1999. Prior to that, he served eight years as Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel of Willis Corroon and as Associate General Counsel for 10 years with The Pittston Company, a $4 billion publicly traded energy and transportation conglomerate. He was also in private practice with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, a large corporate law firm based in New York. Bob received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Columbia University.

Kirk Young is COO at Craig. He is responsible for all claims delivery including partnership selection, process and performance standards. He leads Craig’s consulting engagements given his years of experience in significant commercial litigation for general liability and product litigation, bodily injury, property and CAT claims handling, workers compensation, special investigation, litigation strategy development and claims operations. Previously, his line and leadership experiences at both Fireman’s Fund and Liberty Mutual included serving as Director of Subrogation as well as 2nd Injury Fund, Liability Deductibles and salvage recovery.