Profile

Mr. John Kline

Director, Risk & Ins. Mgmt.,
Discover Financial Services
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Bronze MVP

Contact Details

Riverwoods, IL
United States

Bio

Currently the Director of Risk & Insurance Management at Discover Financial Services, John has over 20 years in the risk management industry with varied experiences in operational risk management, consulting, brokering and corporate risk management.   At Discover, John develops and executes the global risk and insurance management for this leading digital bank and payment services companies with operations is 185 countries. 

 Professionally, John joined RIMS Board of Directors in 2022 and previously served on the Society’s Nominating & Governance Committee, Annual Conference Programming Committee and Anita Benedetti Student Involvement Committee.  He is currently a member of the Spencer Scholarship Committee and previously held positions with USA Swimming’s Operational Risk Committee and the Milliman Risk Institute.

 John holds a BBA and a MBA, with a concentration in Risk Management from the University of Georgia. In addition, he maintains the Chartered Property & Casualty (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) professional designations.

Education

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, United States
MBA
Risk Management

American Institute
ARM ( Associate in Risk Management)

American Institute
CPCU (Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter)

University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia, United States
BBA
Finance

Job History

Discover FInancial Services
Director, Risk and Insurance Management
Riverwoods
May 2007 - present

Asurion
Consultant
Nashville
March 2005 - May 2007

Yum! Brands
Director, Risk Management
Louisville
August 2003 - March 2005

Sears
Manager, Insurance Programs
Chicago
August 2000 - August 2003

NationsBank/Bank of America
Vice President
Charlotte
June 1996 - August 2000