While I can only claim that I’ve been directly working in enterprise risk management since mid-to- late 2010, my ERM story goes back much farther.
As a data analyst and regulator with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) in the early-to- mid 2000s, my responsibilities encompassed key concepts of evaluating risk to the insurance company and the public. It was here that I began taking an interest in the risk management aspects of insurance companies’ operations, which led me to pursue an M.S. degree in Risk Management Insurance at the Florida State University.
My studies at FSU, specifically a course entitled Risk in the Business Enterprise, triggered a light bulb that went off: risk management is way more than guarding against hazards and losses.
This personal revelation had a profound impact on the course of my career…