IIHS headquarters and IIHS Vehicle Research Center

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
1005 N. Glebe Road, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22201
Main: 703/247-1500
Fax: 703/247-1588

Highway Loss Data Institute
1005 N. Glebe Road, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Main: 703/247-1600
Fax: 703/247-1595

IIHS Vehicle Research Center
988 Dairy Road
Ruckersville, VA 22968
Main: 434/985-4600
Fax: 434/985-2202


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Russ Rader
Senior Vice President, Communications
rrader@iihs.org
Office: 703/247-1530
Mobile: 202/257-3591

Eric Williams
Counsel
ewilliams@iihs.org
Office: 703/247-1609
Fax: 703/247-1586

Shelley Shelton
Senior Legal and Administrative Associate
sshelton@iihs.org
Office: 703/247-1523
Fax: 703/247-1586


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2013 in review

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Executive staff

Adrian Lund
President

Adrian K. Lund is president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute.

A highway safety expert consulted frequently by reporters, Dr. Lund appears regularly on TV news magazines and on network news programs.

Trained initially as a psychologist, Dr. Lund has been involved in health-related research since 1974. He joined IIHS in 1981 as a behavioral scientist, becoming senior vice president for research in 1993, chief operating officer for IIHS and HLDI in 2001 and president in 2006.

Dr. Lund is the author of numerous scientific papers on such topics as young drivers, alcohol and drug use among drivers, occupant restraints and the effect of vehicle design on driver behavior and crashworthiness. He has served on many government and nongovernmental committees addressing highway safety issues.

Prior to joining IIHS, Dr. Lund conducted research on people's health activities at the University of Connecticut Health Center. He received a bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University and a doctorate from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


Joe Nolan
Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, Vehicle Research

Joseph Nolan is chief administrative officer and senior vice president for vehicle research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, where he has been employed since 1992. His responsibilities include planning and oversight of the Institute's crash test programs and operations at the Vehicle Research Center located north of Charlottesville, Virginia. He also is responsible for coordinating operations with the Institute's Arlington office.

Mr. Nolan is author of numerous research papers published by the Society of Automotive Engineers and in scientific journals. He is an expert on vehicle compatibility in crashes, occupant protection in side impacts, low-speed damageability and accident reconstruction. He is chairman of an international panel organized by the Research Council for Automobile Repairs to address damageability and repairability issues.

Mr. Nolan's master's degree is from the University of Virginia. He previously earned a bachelor's degree from North Carolina State University.


David Zuby
Executive Vice President and Chief Research Officer

David Zuby is executive vice president and chief research officer for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Working out of the Vehicle Research Center (VRC), he oversees and coordinates research by the VRC, the Institute research department in Arlington and the Highway Loss Data Institute.

Mr. Zuby is the author of numerous research papers published by the Institute on topics such as the biomechanics of injury, pedestrian protection, crashworthiness and crash investigation.

Prior to joining the Institute as a research engineer in 1993, Mr. Zuby worked on research projects for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at Transportation Research Center in Ohio. He holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Illinois.


Kim Hazelbaker
Senior Vice President, Highway Loss Data Institute

As senior vice president of the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), Kim Hazelbaker has a leadership role in all aspects of HLDI's mission. Mr. Hazelbaker has been with the organization for 18 years, initially joining as director of statistical analysis.

Prior to coming to HLDI, Mr. Hazelbaker worked in a diplomatic capacity as statistical advisor to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has held technical and management positions with the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Mr. Hazelbaker holds a master's degree and a bachelor's from the University of Missouri.


Anne McCartt
Senior Vice President, Research

Anne T. McCartt is senior vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Dr. McCartt has worked in the highway safety field for more than 25 years and has been with the Institute since 2002. She has authored more than 150 technical reports and scientific papers in such areas as distracted driving, alcohol-impaired driving, large truck safety, young drivers, side airbag effectiveness and occupant restraints. She is a former president of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine and has served on numerous expert committees.

Dr. McCartt received a bachelor's degree from Duke University and a doctorate from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York at Albany.


Russ Rader
Senior Vice President, Communications

Russ Rader is senior vice president of communications for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. He joined the Institute in 2001 and serves as the primary contact for journalists seeking traffic safety information or interviews with Institute researchers.

Mr. Rader previously worked as public affairs director for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.



Raul Arbelaez
Vice President, Vehicle Research Center

Raul Arbelaez is vice president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Vehicle Research Center.

Mr. Arbelaez joined the Institute in 1999 as a research engineer. His research interests include occupant injury biomechanics, crash test dummies and vehicle event data recorders. He has been involved in the Institute's frontal crashworthiness evaluation program, real-world crash investigation studies, the development of advanced dummy seating procedures and the Institute's side-impact crash test program.

Mr. Arbelaez received a bachelor's degree from Florida State University and a master's degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Michael Fagin
Secretary/Treasurer and Vice President, Government Relations

Michael Fagin is secretary/treasurer and vice president of government relations for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. He joined the Institute in 2007 as an attorney and now manages the organization's finances as well as its relationship with federal and state agencies and legislatures. He is also involved with the Institute's research relating to changes in state highway safety laws.

Mr. Fagin received a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University and a law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Matthew Moore
Vice President, Highway Loss Data Institute

Matthew Moore is vice president of the Highway Loss Data Institute, where he oversees much of HLDI's research. He also supervises loss data processing, collection of vehicle information and data services for member companies.

Mr. Moore joined HLDI in 1999 as a programmer. He is the author of numerous research papers published by HLDI on topics such as crash avoidance technologies, vehicle horsepower, motorcycles and distracted driving.

Before coming to HLDI, Mr. Moore worked in higher education, conducting institutional research, designing data systems and creating web sites. He holds an M.B.A. and a bachelor's degree from Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania.