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Speaker's Name
Chris Mandel

Company Name
USI Insurance Services


Christopher E. Mandel is a Sr. Risk Advisor at USI and Founder, President and Managing Consultant for Excellence in Risk Management, LLC and independent risk consultancy founded in Texas in 2004. He is the recently retired SVP, Strategic Solutions for Sedgwick and the Founding Director of the Sedgwick Institute. He is also on the faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University as Instructor of the ERM Practice. Chris has more than 30 years of experience in insurance and large global corporate risk management. He has pioneered the development of integrated risk management at USAA, where S&P rated USAA as “excellent” and a “leader in ERM”. His career included leadership roles at Liberty Mutual, Marsh, Verizon, American National Red Cross, PepsiCo and the USAA Group. He was named Risk Manager of the Year – 2004, by Business Insurance and RIMS for whom he served as President and 7year board member. RIMS awarded Mr. Mandel with its lifetime achievement award (Goodell) in 2016 and finally in 2008 he was voted in as a member of Risk Who’s Who (RWW). He is recognized by his peers as a thought leader in ERM and related disciplines.

Session List

The Risk and Strategy Nexus: the Evolving Role of Risk Leaders in Organizational Success
Tuesday, June 07th 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM Room: 225 A