About American Auto Shield

Nationwide COVERAGE AND CLAIM SERVICE since 2002

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Lakewood, Colorado, American Auto Shield specializes in Vehicle Service Contract development and automotive claims administration. Our team’s combined industry expertise, complimented by our partnerships, allows us to develop and deliver products that provide superior coverage and service.


Committed to delivering financially secure products and progressive marketing strategies that provide our partners an edge in the marketplace, all American Auto Shield Vehicle Service Contracts are backed by A.M. Best Company ‘A’ (Excellent) rated insurers, providing an extra layer of security for our customers. To complement our products, we utilize advanced technologies for unparalleled claims administration while providing our customers convenient online account management and support 24/7.


American Auto Shield recognizes the importance of serving our communities. We’re proud to have helped support and raise awareness for Every Child’s Hope, the 2014 Susan G. Komen Colorado Race for the Cure, Make-A-Wish Colorado, and Colorado National Guard Foundation’s Adopt-A-Family initiative through sponsorship, financial support and other activities. As we look forward, we’re dedicated to protecting your automotive investments while continuing to serve our communities.

Service Contracts

We develop fully insured and financially secure Vehicle Service Contracts that provide excellent coverage and claims service for our customers.

Claims Administration

Our ASE Certified Team utilizes advanced technologies for superior claims administration, including online support to compliment your coverage.

Product Development

Thinking outside the box? We provide flexible aftermarket product development and superior claim services for new and existing partners.

Compliance Expertise

Our team's combined compliance and industry expertise allows us to develop products and services that drive business and earn consumer trust.

Marketing Solutions

Are you a dealer, agent, direct marketer, membership organization or lender? Our marketing solutions provide our partners an edge in the marketplace.

Regulatory Research

In-house research and a proactive approach to regulatory matters ensures our support team provides compliant and consumer friendly products.

American Auto Shield Team Members

American Auto Shield President

Ted Terry

Ted has served as the leader and President of American Auto Shield since 2007 and has over 25 years’ experience in the automotive insurance segment. As President, Ted is focused on growth and risk management matters.
American Auto Shield Vice President

Jason Currier

Vice President
Jason has served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing since 2002. His dedication, knowledge of the automotive aftermarket industry, and leadership skills have been a strong building block for the company's growth and success.
American Auto Shield Vice President and General Counsel

Doug Baymiller

VP & General Counsel
Doug provides extensive knowledge in the Vehicle Service Contract industry, specializing in regulatory compliance. His counsel ensures we and our partners offer the most compliant and consumer friendly products.
American Auto Shield Chief Financial Officer

Mike Novick

Chief Financial Officer
Mike's substantial accounting and finance abilities, along with his solid interpersonal and communication skills, enable us to streamline our interoffice processes for an enriched client, customer and staff experience.
American Auto Shield Claims Manager

Ray Loveland

Claims Manager
Ray manages staff, audits data, and reports claim status to the Executive Team. With 32 years' experience, Ray's professional dedication is evident by his 8 ASE Certifications and "Master Technician" status.
American Auto Shield Client & CSR Manager

William Winters

Project Manager & DIC
William oversees the implementation of business projects and safeguards data integrity. His position ensures data aligns with current data systems and that new project data integrates successfully.


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