ACAM is thrilled to announce the hiring of Michael Boutot as ACAM’s new Executive Director.
"We are delighted to have Michael join us. He is highly qualified to
help lead ACAM into the next decade and beyond as we forge new paths
through the world of Integrative Medicine and we are privileged to have
him as part of our team!” said Neal Speight, MD, ACAM President and CEO.
Michael is a business consultant and entrepreneur with nearly 30
years experience in various professional arenas. Michael has spent the
past 15 years in sales leadership and sales training in the legal and
litigation support arena as well as serving as a business coach and
consultant to several companies and organizations.
He has previously served as director of litigation management for
Atlanta-based Crawford & Company, the world’s largest provider of
claims management solutions to insurance companies. Michael established
Crawford & Company’s Litigation Management Division and there
developed his Managed Legal Care concept to litigation management. He
grew that business in less than three years to over 2,500 law firms
across the United States and Canada and likewise established their Legal
Services Provider Network.
In July 2002 Michael became one of the originating founders of the
International Litigation Management Association and served as their
President and Chairman of the Board until 2007 when the organization
merged with the Council on Ethical Billing and together later became the
Council on Litigation Management (or the CLM). He served in a
transitional role as Chairman of the advisory board and President for
the first year after the organizations merged. With over 20 years
experience in the insurance claims industry, Michael has extensive
experience in the area of litigation management and the creation of
litigation management standards and guidelines.
An experienced private investigator (trained as a
counter-intelligence agent with the United States Army), claims manager,
and having served as an executive in sales & marketing, Michael
presents a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm as a gifted speaker and
motivator. In addition to his professional experience, Michael has
formed extensive relationships and alliances within the legal,
litigation, risk management and insurance industries.
Married for over 31 years, Michael and his wife Carol have raised
twelve children. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Southwest
Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. He has also received training
as a family counselor. Michael and his family currently reside in