2014 Risk All Stars
Chief Risk Officer, Stanford University Medical Center
Jeff Driver’s efforts ensure consistent risk management throughout the Stanford University Medical Center and its Accountable Care Organizations.
Leslie Lamb: Cross Talk (+Responsibility Leader)
Director of Global Risk & Resiliency Management, Cisco Systems
Leslie Lamb started off a dialogue within Cisco Systems about exposures that helped mitigate risk while better informing underwriters and brokers.
Associate Director for Systemwide Risk Management, The California State University
Protecting the California University System from risks associated with campus sports clubs took Zachary Gifford’s leadership and collaboration.
Chief Information Risk Officer, XL Group plc
By using cyber security education and other tools, Thomas Dunbar reduces the risks at his company.
David Hershey: Standing up for Insureds (+Responsibility Leader)
Risk Manager, Sprague Operating Resources
(Axel Johnson Inc.)
David Hershey made sure that insurers for his company’s vendors and suppliers complied with notification requirements for when insurance was cancelled or not renewed.
Steve Stoeger-Moore: Alternative Vision Saves Millions (+Responsibility Leader)
President, Districts Mutual Insurance
By creating a mutual insurance company for 16 technical colleges, Steve Stoeger-Moore saved the group $10 million in premium over the past 10 years.
Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, FM Global
Janine Pitocco’s emphasis on safety and training programs has reduced the number of OSHA-reportable injuries by 70 percent.
Dan Holden: Doing More With Less (+Responsibility Leader)
Manager, Corporate Risk & Insurance, Daimler Trucks North America
When all risk management responsibilities landed on his sole shoulders, Dan Holden found a way to make it work, and saved his truck manufacturing company millions at the same time.
Chris Chathams and Letitia Estrada: Team Tackles Timber Safety Gaps (+Responsibility Leaders)
Chris Chathams, Safety Resource Director, TPMA
Latitia Estrada, Human Resource Generalist and Grant Coordinator, TPMA
The timber industry is inherently dangerous, but Chris Chathams and Letitia Estrada found a way to get funding and designed safety programs to make it safer.
National Safety Director, Convergint Technologies
Stopping distracted driving meant establishing clear and actionable guidelines for disciplinary action when such events occurred.
Assistant Vice President of Loss Prevention, Corporate Safety and Security Officer, IASIS Healthcare
By overhauling his company’s return-to-work program, Tim Davidson made it virtually impossible for an injured worker to fall through the cracks.
Neurosurgeon, Oklahoma Spine & Brain Institute
By using electrodiagnostic functional assessments to collect more data on muscle and nerve function, Dr. Frank Tomecek is reducing unnecessary surgery.
Richard Pcihoda: Crisis Management Coordination (+Responsibility Leader)
Director of Risk Management, PREIT Services LLC
By his actions both before and after Hurricane Sandy, Richard Pcihoda successfully mitigated the damaging impact of Superstorm Sandy.
Human Resources Generalist, Peerless Industrial Group
Elizabeth Ruff has developed a reputation as a “difference-maker.” It began with wrestling an unruly lost-time culture to the ground.
Patty Hostine: Vocal Rehabilitation Success (+Responsibility Leader)
Manager, Workers’ Compensation, Cooper Standard Automotive
Taking cues from her vocational rehabilitation background, Patty Hostine kept injured workers on the job and kept the company from drowning in claims costs.
Risk All Stars stand out from their peers by overcoming challenges through exceptional problem solving, creativity, perseverance and/or passion.
Responsibility Leaders overcome obstacles by doing the right thing over the easy thing to find practical solutions that benefit their co-workers and community.