Chip Bifano has been appointed as a managing director for Contractor Connection, Crawford & Company’s managed repair network, to focus on further developing a new service line the company recently introduced.

“Chip has extensive expertise in insurance restoration, business development and franchise network growth. His diverse skill set makes him an ideal fit for this newly created position and his experience has prepared him well for this role,” Larry Thomas, senior VP of Contractor Connection, said. “I expect Chip will be a key asset to the Contractor Connection management team as we seek to expand our consumer services.”