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

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