Steve Bryant has served in the insurance and risk management industry since 1981. His career has included servicing personal lines to large commercial accounts, corporate risk management, and risk management consulting. He joined Texas Tech as managing director of risk management in 2002 as its first full-time risk manager. Responsibilities include revising, developing, and implementing operating policies, programs, and protocols directly impacting risk management, emergency management, business continuity planning, and student organization risk management. He serves on several committees providing risk management expertise. Mr. Bryant serves on the city / county emergency management planning steering committee. He serves on the National Alliance faculty teaching Certified Risk Manager courses and the URMIA Board of Directors.