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2023 - 2024 Board of Directors

Tom Armstrong - Comcast          

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Steve Kuemmerle - Gannett Fleming  

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

Art Boyle - People 2.0               

Richard Pcihoda - Penn Entertainment

Mervat Hamza - Insomnia Cookies         

Rick Graham - SEPTA


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Please join your peers for the December meeting for the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS live and in person.

Registration is now open for our December meeting: The Future of Insurance from Different Perspectives in the Risk Management Field – Risk Managers, Carriers, Insurance Brokers and Students.

What does the future look like in 5, 10, and 15 years…? How do companies attract and retain talent? What will benefits, pay and career path look like? Are there new products, coverages or way of insuring risk needed? These are a few of the topics that our panel will discuss. Our panelists include:


·       AON – Marc Armstrong, Managing Principal

·       Insomnia Cookies - Mervat Hamza, Director of Risk Management

·       Zurich – Alex Wells, Head of US Middle Markets

·       Students – Morgan Cooper and Daniel Janssen


The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall at St. Joseph’s University, 5600 City Ave, Merion Station, PA 19131 beginning with networking and breakfast at 8:00 am followed by the session at 8:30 am.  The program will conclude at 10:00 am.  Below is a link to the campus map – Teletorium is #8 and parking is #1.


We would like to make this process as interactive as possible so please send any questions you would like during the discussion via email to: david.russo@marsh.com prior to the date of the meeting.

You may register for the meeting by visiting the calendar link:  

Please note that there is a $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend this meeting; we are now accepting credit card payments.  Students are always free to attend!


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Program Calendar

Mark the following dates on your calendar for our upcoming meetings:

December 12, 2023 - St. Joe's University

February 13, 2023 - Wawa HQ

March 12, 2023 - Temple University

April 9, 2023

Please note that there is a $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend this meeting; we are now accepting credit card payments.  Students are always free to attend!

Information will be forthcoming on topics, and locations in the near future. Dates may be subject to change. Please always refer to www.rims.org and the Events Calendar for the latest information, and registration links.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for your continued support of the Chapter!

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Delaware Valley RIMS Chapter

Founded in 1951, the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS was the second chapter. We serve the Risk Management community in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. RIMS, founded in 1950 serves over 4,800 businesses and organizations represented by over 10,000 individuals with risk management responsibilities throughout the world. By belonging to RIMS, you will receive a wealth of benefits designed to provide you with the most comprehensive information on risk management.