Marjorie F.B. Lemmon, ARM, CPCU, DRM

Risk Manager,
Yale University

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Platinum Most Valuable Member



Marjorie Lemmon has been the Risk Manager at Yale University since June 2003. Prior to that, she was the risk manager for Ann Taylor Stores Corporation for almost 11 years. Her responsibilities at Yale University include oversight of all of the operational risk management activities and initiatives throughout the campus. Before moving into risk management, Ms. Lemmon began her career as an underwriter for two different insurance companies, including underwriting national construction accounts and universities. Ms. Lemmon served as URMIA's President from 2014-2015. She co-Chairs the 2019 Annual Conference Committee and the Honors Committee, is a member of the Leadership Development Committee and is a past Chair of the URMIA Northeast Regional Conference Committee and the IAAC. She has presented at various annual and regional conferences, including in 2017. She has also served on URMIA's GRAC and PDC committees. Ms. Lemmon has been a member of the governor-appointed State of Connecticut Insurance and Risk Management Board since 2000. This board oversees the risk management and insurance issues of the state, and she is is the longest tenured member. Ms. Lemmon earned her undergraduate degree from Smith College and her MBA from the University of Hartford. She has obtained the Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Underwriting (AU), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designations.