Rich Johanson, a RIMS-CRMP, has worked in the insurance and risk management industry for over 19 years. He currently works as Manager, Risk Management for General Dynamics. Prior employers include Leidos/SAIC, 24 Hour Fitness, Crawford & Company and Macy's.
His professional duties have included policy placement and claims administration for property, primary and excess casualty, aviation, marine, E&O/Cyber and other specialty lines of insurance. He also conducts contract reviews, participates in due diligence on mergers & acquisitions and provides insurance training sessions for company business managers.
Additionally Rich served on the board of directors for the San Diego Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society from 2006-2013, including two years as chapter president. He has served as chairman of the RIMS Member & Chapter Services Committee and is currently serving on the Student Advisory Council.
Rich has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Cal State San Marcos and holds Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Associate in Claims (AIC) designations. Rich obtained his bachelor of arts degree in Spanish with a minor in finance from San Diego State University. Rich’s undergraduate studies included a year at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain, where he hopes to return some day to visit.
When not working, Rich enjoys spending time with his wife and two teenage sons at their home in Stone Ridge, VA. Rich is also an Eagle Scout and currently volunteers as an Assistant Scoutmaster for his sons’ Boy Scout troop in Northern Virginia.