Glenn Klinksiek, CPCU, ARM, MBA, DRM

(Retired) AVP for Risk Management and Audit,
(Retired) University of Chicago

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(Retired) University of Chicago


Past President
Distinguished Risk Manager



For 5 years, Glenn served as URMIA's education manager in the National Office until 2018. For the 25 years prior to that, Glenn headed the University of Chicago’s risk management function, retiring in 2012 as its AVP for risk management and audit. His responsibilities included directing the university's risk management and safety programs for the education, research, and healthcare enterprises. He managed its insurance and self-insurance programs; oversaw the university safety programs including laboratory, occupational, fire and life, vehicle, and radiation and environmental; maintained the emergency preparedness plan; managed its risk-based internal audit program; managed the compliance hotline and investigations; and staffed the university’s compliance committee. Glenn holds a BS from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Indiana University.