2018 Risk All Stars
The Complete List of 2018 Risk All Star Winners
Crisis Preparedness at its Best
Elizabeth Queen, vice president of risk management, Wolters Kluwer
Elizabeth Queen led the development of a best-in-class incident management program that protects both employees and clients.
Protecting Those Who Care for Kids
Rebecca Cady, vice president, chief risk officer, Children’s National Medical Center
Rebecca Cady hard-wired communication into operations, allowing leaders to manage problems quickly and minimize litigation risk.
The ‘Lunch Pail’ Risk Manager
Jim Cunningham, vice president, risk management, Pinnacle Entertainment
Pinnacle’s Jim Cunningham earns the Risk All Star title for displaying a persistent, pragmatic approach to controlling losses.
Risk Taker Teaches Risk Management
Jack Hampton, professor of business, director of graduate business programs, St. Peter’s University
Jack Hampton’s passion for making a difference is why the risk management program at Saint Peter’s University is thriving.
Fostering Seamless Acquisition
Alumine Bellone, VP of risk management, Ardent Health Services
Alumine Bellone’s commitment to due diligence aided Ardent Health Services in a successful year of growth and acquisition.
Saving the Public Purse
Dianne Howard, director of Benefits and Risk Management, Palm Beach County School District
Creativity and drive helped Dianne Howard find ways to protect thousands of schoolchildren without breaking the bank.
Silo-Busting, Meeting by Meeting
James Curbeam, risk manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District
James Curbeam knew the only way to achieve true ERM was by making every department aware of how their risks intertwined.
Unifying Stakeholders to Drive Change
Rosa Royo, director, workers’ compensation, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Rosa Royo discovered the ideal balance between controlling costs and providing high-quality care for injured workers.
Craig Melnick, senior manager, risk management, Goodyear
Goodyear’s Craig Melnick used consistent communication and foresight to help his company rebound quickly from a major storm.
Critical Cat Data at the Industry’s Fingertips
Ryan Bank, managing director, Geospatial Intelligence Center, National Insurance Crime Bureau
Ryan Bank leads a coalition that’s helping insurers and government agencies better understand severe weather risks.
How Farm Life Shaped a Tenacity for Risk Management
Kevin Farthing, environmental health and safety manager, Sparton Electronics
Growing up under the Kentucky sun trained Kevin Farthing for any risk and equipped him with a go-getter work ethic.
Restructuring the Way Out of Claims Chaos
Kathleen Peck, director of risk management, MVP Staffing
For a staffing company with claims out of control, Kathleen Peck tore the program down and built it back up to achieve success.