Joe Underwood Elected SRMC President


Joe C. Underwood Elected President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants

BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 5, 2019 – At the fall annual meeting of the Society of Risk Management Consultants (SRMC) held in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr.Joe C. Underwood, CPCU, ARM, ARM-E was elected to the office of President. Mr. Underwood is a Principal of Albert Risk Management Consultants in Needham, MA, where he has offered independent risk and insurance consulting advice to clients for more than twenty years. Mr. Underwood graduated from the University of Georgia (BBA, Risk Management) and Babson College (MBA, Finance). He holds the professional designations for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Enterprise Risk Management (ARM-E).

SRMC also elected Mr. Christopher B. Moss, CPCU, AIC, ARM, President and Principal Consultant of Compass Risk Services, LLC, Frisco, TX, as President-Elect (after serving two-years as the Society’s Secretary); and Mr. Peter J. Murdough, ARM, AU, Consultant at Blades, Crout & Proulx, LLC, Branchburg, NJ as Secretary.

Mr. Christopher Franki, CPCU, ARM, President and Principal Consultant of Insurance Buyers’ Council, Inc. (“IBC”), Baltimore, MD will continue to serve on the board in the role of Immediate Past President;and Mr. Roy M. Ivins, President of RMI Associates, LLC. in Woodbridge, CT continues as Treasurer.

The Society of Risk Management Consultants is governed by a board of directors, with each director being elected to a two-year term. SRMC elected four members to Board of Directors: Mr. Arthur J. Proulx, President of Blades, Crout & Proulx LLC in Branchburg, NJ; Dr. Andrew D. Banasiewicz, President of Erudite Analytics in Bristol, RI; Mr. David Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA, Principal Consultant at Risk Consulting & Expert Services, Birmingham, AL; and Mr. C. Todd Thomas, ALCM, ARM, ARM-P, CPCU, CRA, FRM, LL.B, MBA, RF, Chief Consultant at Sigma Risk Management Consulting in New Orleans, LA.

Other members continuing to serve on the Board of Directors will be: Ms. Joy Gänder of Gänder Consulting Group, LLC in Madison, WI; Mr. James R. Mahurin of Franklin, TN; Ms. Lori Ussery of Sigma Actuarial Consulting Group in Brentwood, TN; and Mr. Mark Di Nola, ARM of RyeRisk Consulting, LLC in Manchester, NH.

The Society of Risk Management Consultants is an international organization of professionals engaged in risk management and insurance consulting. SRMC Members serve their clients and the public through research, education, exchange of information and the promotion of professional and ethical guidelines. SRMC Members are compensated exclusively by their clients on a fee-for-service basis and are held to rigid standards of education, experience, professionalism and code of ethics. More information can be found at our website


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