URMIA President is RIMS Risk Manager of the Year


Luke Figora will be recognized at RIMS annual conference April 28                                                         3/8/2019

Luke Figora

A Prestigious Award

The Risk Insurance Management Society (RIMS) has just released breaking news that Luke Figora, URMIA’s president and Northwestern University’s senior associate vice president and chief risk and compliance officer, has been selected as the 2019 Risk Manager of the Year. He will be recognized on April 28 at the RIMS annual conference in Boston.

Praise from RIMS Leader

“Building a strong risk management program demands a blended approach that effectively addresses exposures while also supporting new, value-generating initiatives,” RIMS CEO Mary Roth said Thursday in a statement. “Luke Figora masterfully captures this focus at Northwestern University. His accomplishments have resulted in tremendous cost-savings and have paved the way for many wonderful educational opportunities for its students.”

URMIA Presenting at RIMS

Luke will take part in an URMIA presentation at the RIMS conference, “Higher Education Risk Management Industry Session: The Evolving Portfolio of Risk,” on April 30. Other presenters include Christine Eick, URMIA education manager, Chauncey Fagler, executive director of the Florida College System Risk Management Consortium, and Stacie Kroll, director of compliance & risk management at Five Colleges, Inc. If you’re planning to attend the conference, please be among Luke's URMIA friends cheering him on at the April 28 ceremony and give him a high five at the URMIA session on April 30.