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Joe Underwood Elected SRMC President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 https://www.srmcsociety.org.

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For more information contact:  

James Nunn, Administrative Assistant
Society of Risk Management Consultants
www.srmcsociety.org
+1 (608) 571 7762

Benjamin C. Few III Elected SRMC President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –Baltimore, Maryland - October 20, 2017

Benjamin C. Few III Elected President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants

At the recent annual meeting of the Society of Risk Management Consultants (SRMC) held in Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. Benjamin C. Few III, ARM, ARM-P, AAI, President and founder of Ben Few & Company, Inc. was elected to the position of President. Mr. Few began his career with United States Fidelity & Guaranty Company in 1974 and founded a successful independent insurance agency in 1979, specializing in large commercial accounts. On September 1, 1993, he saw a true need and made the move from the retail side of the insurance industry into fee based risk management consulting services, and launched his own company. Mr. Few attended Florida Southern College from 1970 to 1974 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In addition to the various educational requirements necessary to obtain proper industry licensing, he received the Associate in Risk Management professional designation and the Associate in Risk Management for Public Entities professional designation from the Insurance Institute of America.

SRMC also elected Mr. Christopher J. Franki, CPCU, ARM, President and Principal Consultant of Insurance Buyers’ Council, Baltimore, MD as President-Elect; and Mr. Christopher B. Moss, CPCU, AIC, ARM, President and Principal Adviser of Compass Risk Services LLC, Frisco, TX as Secretary. Mr. Joe C. Underwood, CPCU, ARM, ARM-E, Principal at Albert Risk Management Consultants, Needham, MA, continues as Treasurer; and Mr. David L. Stegall, CPCU, ARM, ARe, RPA, Principal Consultant at Risk Consulting & Expert Services, Birmingham, AL will serve as Immediate Past President.

SRMC also elected four (4) new members to the Board of Directors: Mr. Roy M. Ivins, President of RMI Associates, LLC. in Woodbridge, CT; Mr. Arthur J. Proulx, President of Blades, Crout & Proulx LLC in Somervill, NJ; Dr. Andrew D. Banasiewicz, President of Erudite Analytics in Bristol, RI and Mr. Joe L. Williams, Partner of Pozmantier Williams in Houston, TX.

Other members continuing on the Board of Directors are: Ms. Joy Gänder of Gander Consulting Group LLC in Madison, WI; Mr. Robert Duty of Charles Taylor Risk Services in Dallas, TX; Mr. Robert Bernens of CORE Risk Services in Oldenburg, IN; Mr. James R. Mahurin of James Mahurin Consulting in Franklin, TN.

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 www.srmcsociety.org.

 

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The Society of Risk Management Consultants is an international organization of Risk Management consultants not affiliated with any insurance company, agent or broker. Members of the Society provide advice on insurance, risk and related matters and are compensated exclusively by their clients. Only those practitioners who have chosen to abide by its standards of education, experience, professionalism and code of ethics are members of the Society of Risk Management Consultants. The Society’s mission is to advance the profession of risk management consulting and to promote the benefits to be derived from the use of independent consultants. SRMC is pleased to provide updated information about our organization. For more questions or information about SRMC or any of the press releases included herein, please contact our Public Relations Committee.

News Releases

  • October 19, 2017:
    Election of Officers, SRMC Fall Conference, Baltimore, CA (PDF)
  • October 28, 2016:
    Election of Officers, SRMC Fall Conference, Montréal,  Quebec Canada (PDF)
  • December 17, 2015:
    Election of Officers, SRMC Fall Conference, Newport Beach, CA (PDF | Word Document)