School of Risk Management and Insurance

Advisory Board

The risk management and insurance program is fortunate to have a dedicated advisory board composed of industry professionals who assist with the development of curriculum, student recruitment, special events and placement of students in internships and experiential learning opportunities.

Advisory Board Members

  • Jim Albert, Neptune Flood
  • Austin Boyd, Boyd Insurance
  • Patrick DelMedico, Al Purmort Insurance
  • David DeMott, Gridiron Insurance
  • Bill Failor, Cobbs Allen (retired)
  • Deb Franklin, PEAK6 InsurTech, Chair
  • Michael Franzese, RT Specialty, LLC
  • Stephanie Horne, First Watch Restaurans
  • Keith Mercier, CBIZ
  • Matt Ostrander, Ostrander Risk Partners
  • Paul Palumbo, Millennial Specialty Insurance
  • Tonya Rivera, Johnson & Johnson, Inc
  • Dorothy Schrage, Intact Insurance Ocean Marine
  • Tim Wenzel, Zenith Insurance Company