Michael Gansor is the risk manager at West Virginia University (WVU), a position he has held since 1997. A business administration graduate of WVU, he also holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Underwriting (AU), and Associate in Fidelity & Surety Bonding (AFSB) professional designations from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters & The Insurance Institute of America. He received the URMIA Distinguished Risk Manager award in 2015. He represents WVU as a member of the CPCU Society (Allegheny Chapter, Pittsburgh) and Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS, Pittsburgh Chapter). He served as Parliamentarian for URMIA for nine years. He is married with three grown children. His favorite pastime is fly fishing for trout in the mountains of West Virginia.