Who are we?

Prairie Adjusters Ltd is an independent, multi-line claims adjusting firm serving the property and casualty insurance industry. We provide valuable claims adjusting services to Insurance Companies, Third Party Administrators and Self-Insured customers. Prairie Adjusters Ltd. has assisted in addressing assignments including, but not limited to, auto appraisals, property estimates, complex casualty claims and catastrophic events of all classifications and venues.

We strive for exemplary customer service and outstanding quality therefore we provide 24-hour 7 days a week claims service. Our internal goal for each claim assignment is for the insured to be contacted within 30 minutes of assignment and attendance within 12 hours or at the insureds first availability. With the concurrence of exemplary customer service and fundamental principles of claims investigation we accomplish amicable results resolving issues.

To expedite the claims process our firm utilizes Xactimate software to ensure fair, market area pricing in settling losses. This tool levels the field for estimates of emergency and rebuild quotes and keeps expenses to a minimum while ensuring fair pricing for contractors and optimum results for your insured who have suffered the loss.

We are HAAG Certified for residential and commercial roof inspection providing insurers with the expertise to handle major hail and wind events. To ensure safe and through roof inspections and avoid hazardous conditions we gain access to problematic sites through a new technology option that provides an innovative solution. Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, can be used to obtain photographs or video of the potentially hazardous site. Drones can be remotely piloted, eliminating risks of personal safety but obtaining detailed photographs or video of most damaged areas. Estimates for repairs can be easily deduced based on the information collected.

Our Team

Keith Edwards

Owner/Founder/CEO/Senior Adjuster

After a three decade career in the residential and commercial construction industry, Keith was invited by a large Independent Adjusting firm to assist in addressing Insurance Claims in the wake of Hurricane Ike in 2008. After completion of this assignment, Keith accepted an offer to move to Canada from a Canadian Independent Adjusting firm. Keith and his family moved to Flin Flon, Manitoba and after six years of all lines adjusting in Northern Canada, moved to the Saskatoon area. Upon completing and receiving the Chartered Insurance Professional designation, Keith opened his own adjusting firm. Keith and his family enjoy the Canadian outdoors including camping, fishing and hunting. While it took a bit of adjusting to the weather, the Edwards family consider Canada home.

Claims Handling Abilities

  • Large Loss / Complex Loss Commercial and Residential
  • Condominiums / Strata
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Agricultural
  • Recreational / ATV / Snowmobile / Marine
  • Transportation / Cargo
  • Liability
  • Fraud

Accreditation

  • CIP-Chartered Insurance Professional
  • HAAG Certified Roofing Inspector – Residential & Commercial
  • Xactimate Level 2 Certification
  • Asbestos and Mold Remediation and Water Damage Certifications
  • Saskatchewan Commissioner for Oaths (Insurance Related Only)
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Sherry Edwards

Owner/Co-Founder/COO

After 20 years in the customer service division of a large telecommunications company, and banking industry Sherry supported Keith’s adventure to Northern Manitoba Canada, Flin Flon. While Keith built his career in adjusting, Sherry took on an office management position with the local Chiropractic Office. Upon their move to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan she accepted a position of Insurance Underwriting Associate/Customer Service Associate with a local Life Insurance Brokerage. As Prairie Adjusters Ltd evolved to an all lines adjusting company Sherry handles the day to day detailed report processing for adjusters, and bookkeeping.

Stanley Knight

Adjuster

Stanley Knight is a former member of the R.C.M.P. with 13 yrs. service. Stan did all his service in Manitoba with stints in Swan River, The Pas, Thompson, Norway House and several isolated reserves in the North. During this time, Stan was trained in Forensic photography, evidence gathering, report writing, testifying in Criminal and Civil matters as well as interpreting and applying all manner of laws, from Local By-laws to Criminal Code.

Stan later took a position with a large Building Supply store where he was primary responsible for large renovations, new residential and commercial construction projects. Stan worked in this capacity for 10 yrs. During time, Stan was trained in residential and commercial construction estimating and building. The work varied from small bathroom renos to million-dollar homes and large commercial projects.
Stan currently resides in The Pas, MB with his wife of 32 years and their two daughters. Stan’s primary interests are fishing, hunting and carpentry.

Stan joined Prairie Adjusters Ltd. as a Level One Adjuster in April 2017 as is currently working toward his CIP accreditation.

Claims Handling Abilities

  • Large loss fire
  • Heavy equipment
  • Marine
  • Transportation/cargo
  • Liability
  • Fraud
  • Employee Theft
  • Residential Losses
  • Commercial Losses

Accreditation

  • Level 1 Adjuster License Saskatchewan
  • Level 1 Adjuster License Manitoba
  • Accreditation Xactimate level 1
  • Saskatchewan and Manitoba commissioner for Oaths
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Stephanie Straile

Adjuster

Stephanie started out her career in the oil fields of Alberta which she called home for most of her childhood. She then moved to Flin Flon Manitoba where she started a family and stayed home to raise her children until they were of school age. Upon returning to the work force, one of her first ventures was a role as administrative assistant for a local independent adjusting firm. This position provided her the experience and on the job training to grow into an adjuster herself in spring of 2014 holding licenses in both Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Stephanie’s experience an assistant proved to be beneficial as she seamlessly moved into the adjusting role as the sole adjuster is a busy northern Manitoba firm. In her time off Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family and can been found with a cell phone in one hand and a fishing rod in the other on the lakes of northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Stephanie currently resides in Creighton, Saskatchewan.

Stephanie joined Prairie Adjusters Ltd. in June 2018 as a Level One Adjuster and is currently working toward her CIP Accreditation

Claims Handling Abilities

  • Large loss fire
  • Heavy equipment
  • Marine
  • Transportation/cargo
  • Liability
  • Fraud
  • Employee Theft
  • Residential Losses
  • Commercial Losses

Accreditation

  • Level 1 Adjuster License Saskatchewan
  • Level 2 Adjuster License Manitoba
  • Accreditation Xactimate level 1
  • Saskatchewan and Manitoba commissioner for Oaths

Avery Kroeker

Administrative Assistant

Avery joined Prairie Adjusters Ltd in June 2018 to provide administrative support to the team. She graduated the Walter Murray Administrative Assistant Diploma Program with honours in 2017; during the duration of her course, she developed strong skills in Microsoft Office, accounting, typing, and communication among others. Before joining Prairie Adjusters Ltd, she worked as an administrative assistant in a psychiatrist’s office in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Avery assists with transcribing reports for the adjusters as well as compiling Excel documents. In her spare time Avery enjoys playing the piano and violin, and she teaches piano lessons out of her home.

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