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We partner with
& distributors to
in millions of dollars
of additional earnings.
We offer solutions that are based on data, from product life cycle analysis to risk management studies. Our team spends time getting to know your business, collect research, and use it all to create unique and customized solutions.
Garde’s founder, Jimmy Bynum, served as an officer of an insurance company, worked in a manufacturing environment, and spent two years at a dealership. He’s managed multiple captive insurance entities, and knows insurance service and extended protection plans like the back of his hand.
We are not consultants; our team doesn’t just come in and tell you what to do. We implement our solutions alongside you, manage it day in and day out and become your trusted partner. Our loyalty to you and your product’s success sets us apart.
The Numbers Don’t Lie
Our mission is to partner with executives of manufacturers and distributors to add millions of dollars of value by capitalizing on a risk management solution that optimizes extended protection plans.
We also have proven to:
-Increase parts & service revenue
-Improve customer loyalty
-Make product improvements
-Take control of traditional insurance programs
A Team Of Professionals
CEO & President
Jimmy sets the strategic vision for the company and leads the solutions that serve as the foundation for long-term client partnerships. Prior to starting Garde Solutions, Jimmy spent 12 years in global leadership roles with Cat Insurance, the captive insurance and extended protection division of Caterpillar. As Managing Director of Asia Pacific based in Singapore, he led the efforts to establish extended protection plans and physical damage insurance programs for Caterpillar in China, Southeast Asia, and India.
Janna is Vice President and equity partner, working alongside Jimmy to ensure tasks, projects, and team members are on track to meet goals. She serves as the program manager for captive insurance companies, supporting enterprise related risk, and transactional insurance programs. Prior to joining Garde Solutions, she spent ten years with a high-end audio company, starting as receptionist and working up to Accounting Manager, HR Manager, and Director of Operations. She specializes in streamlining business operations that drive growth and increase efficiencies and bottom-line profit. She has a BA in Business and MA in Accounting from Lipscomb University.
What We Do Best
Optimize Warranty Process
We are experts at adding money to your bottom line by optimizing your extended protection plans.
Manage Captive INsurance
From creating and managing your captive application process to implementing your compliance processes, we’ve got you covered.
Extended Protection Plans
We create custom EPP programs that help increase parts and service revenue and builds customer loyalty.
Implement COmpliance Processes
Get intimidated by compliance processes? Most people do – but we are the experts, and we will handle it.
Integrate with your teams
Garde Solutions works to improve all parts of your business, not just one of them. Let us partner with your whole team to see change across the board.
Insurance and Underwriting Advisory Services
We coordinate feasibility studies and collaborate with your brokers and vendors.