EDUCATION: B.S. in Environmental and Business Economics, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences – Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; Associate in General Insurance – AINS; Associate in Claims – AIC
Matthew Lavit, Supervising Examiner for Provencher & Company oversees assigned client accounts and assures delivery of custom client protocols for Provencher & Company, LLC.
Matt has garnered a wealth of experience having worked with a National & International insurer handling residential and commercial property claims including business interruption losses. He is also a Captain in the Army Reserve serving the last 9 years as an Engineer including the last three years in command of a construction company. In this role, he is responsible for managing and training nearly 200 reservists with skills in heavy equipment operation, masonry, carpentry, plumbing and electrical. He is also responsible for all QA/QC of construction projects ensuring his team is meeting specifications given by the plans.
During his deployment to Afghanistan, Matt managed over 100 projects and assisted in the master plan for the redesign of 2 bases. He has also received over 80 hours of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) training, managing the Department of Defense response to requests for assistance (RFAs) from civil authorities for domestic emergencies like hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Matt’s unique experience with varied aspects of loss management and successful claim resolution brings substantial value to our team.
Matt spends as much time as possible with his wife and two children. In his free time, Matt enjoys woodworking making small furniture and playing hockey.