Southern Trust Insurance Chooses Betterview to Reduce Expenses and Property Loss

The Betterview platform will empower underwriters to make faster, smarter decisions using property intelligence tools.

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Southern Trust Insurance (Macon, Ga.), a provider of coverage across the Southeast for over 50 years, announced that it has selected Betterview’s (San Francisco) Property Intelligence & Risk Management Platform to reduce expenses and drive down avoidable losses.

Eric Russett, COO, Southern Trust.

Southern Trust Insurance reports that it has sought out new tools to improve the efficiency of its underwriting and inspection processes and to predict and prevent property losses. The company says it has found that the Betterview platform best fits its needs.

“The insights and tools provided by Betterview are exactly what our company needed to improve our expense ratio and provide better protection to our policyholders,” says Eric Russett, COO, Southern Trust. “Our underwriters are empowered to make faster, smarter decisions with the data on the Betterview platform. They are not just working more efficiently, but they are getting a better overall view of every property in our book.”

Superior View of Property Risk

David Tobias, COO and Co-Founder, Betterview.

“We’re excited to work with Southern Trust, a company with a strong record of taking care of their policyholders and ensuring that they offer the best coverage at the best price,” comments David Tobias, co-founder and COO, Betterview. “The insights on our platform are designed to give insurers a superior view of property risk and help them provide better protection to homeowners, businesses, and communities. Additionally, we supplement these insights with third-party data from our PartnerHub such as Canopy Weather and HazardHub. This powerful combination of data empowers insurers to analyze, manage, and monitor risk, enabling them to remain profitable even in high-risk regions.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at or (503) 936-2803.

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