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About US

We partner with manufacturers and distributors to restructure their warranty programs resulting in millions of dollars of additional earnings.

01. Strategic

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, collecting research, and we use it all to create unique and customized solutions.

02. Experienced

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.

03. Loyal

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 is what sets us apart. 

Proven Success

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

Jimmy Bynum

CEO

Jimmy sets the strategic vision for the company and leads the executive 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. 

 

KYLE PENCE

Senior Vice President Operations

Kyle is the day-to-day contact for many of our client’s operations. His attention is on captive and program management, claims oversight, and analytics. He delivers reports of data and analytics to our business partners ensuring we all hit our goals. Prior to receiving his MBA from Vanderbilt, Kyle received his Juris Doctorate from University of Kentucky.  Concurrent with pursuing his degrees, he has served in various leadership roles in a large construction firm in Kentucky.

 

Janna Riggs

Chief of Staff

Janna is the advisor to Garde’s President. She works behind the scenes to ensure tasks, projects, and staff members are on track to meet our goals. She has a BA in Business and MA in Accounting from Lipscomb along with ten years of experience specializing in streamlining business operations that drive growth and increase efficiencies and bottom-line profit.

 

Alyssa McNally

Director of Marketing

Alyssa directs communication with prospective clients, maintains our brand standards, and oversees our creative team. She serves as a guide to our visual and written aesthetic – ensuring our potential clients understand who we are. Alyssa received a BA in English Communication and has served as a COO of a large marketing agency in Nashville. She brings 10 plus years of marketing experience in various B2B capacities.

 

Features

What We Do Best

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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.

Get In Touch

Nashville, TN
+1 615 974 6633
jimmy@gardesolutions.com