Corporate Risk Manager,
Lexa International
Bronze MVP

Contact Details

Dover, NH
United States


Corporate Risk Manager for Sprague Operating Resources, LLC and Lexa International. Collectively, a $5+ Billion (USA) and $10+Billion European global diverse organization consisting of petroleum wholesale and distribution, wastewater treatment equipment manufacturing, lumber recycling, medical product manufacturing, residential water purification and softening equipment manufacturing, college student housing, telecommunications, petrochemical, food, lifting equipment, pump manufacturing, bearing & transmission manufacturing, and auto parts distribution. Prior experience includes the role of Risk Manager for Sotheby Holdings, NYC one of the world's premier auction houses and Day & Zimmermann, a large international military contractor providing military base supply, munitions manufacturing and related military readiness support services. David is past President of the Massachusetts RIMS Chapter, Board Member of the NH CPCU, a published author of several pollution coverage and insurance related articles such as Finite Risk, The Risk Management of Brownfields, Pollution Liability Coverage Loopholes, Maritime Employers Liability, Indemnitees, Additional Insured and the Insurance Certificate. Other accomplishments include being a finalist as the manager of the Workers Compensation Best Managed Workers compensation Program sponsored by National Underwriter and recipient of the 2014 Risk Management All Star and the Risk Manager Responsibility award by Risk & Insurance and Liberty Mutual. Hershey is also include instructor of insurance related courses and the Insurance Library of Boston and the Philadelphia Insurance Library, expert witness, past Committee Member of RIMS External Affairs Committee & RIMS Standards & Practices Committee, 2009 winner of Zurich Award for largest decrease in WC claims, co-author of RIMS Claims Handling Guidebook for Risk Managers, current member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and proficiency in nuclear liability, munitions manufacturing and international coverage placement and coordination, large casualty, program agreement negotiation, risk financing and pollution coverage.


International Risk Management Institute
Dallas, Texas, United States
MLIS, 2012
Management Liability Insurance Specialist
2012 To 2012

International Risk Management Institute
Dallas, Texas, United States
CRIS, 2011
Construction Risk Insurance Specialist
2011 To 2011

The American Institute
Pennsylvania, United States
AMIM, 2010
Ocean and Inland Marine
2010 To 2010

Emergency Management Institurte - FEMA
District Of Columbia, United States
Incident Command System
ICS 100 & 200 Certified
2010 To 2010

The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research
Texas, United States
CRM, 2010
Risk Management
2007 To 2009

National Foundation of CPSR
Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
CPSR, 1998
1998 To 1998

American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
Pennsylvania, United States
ARM, 1995
Risk Management
1993 To 1995

American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters
Pennsylvania, United States
CPCU, 1988
1985 To 1988

Bentley College
Massachusetts, United States
B/S, 1982
Business Management
1978 To 1982

Job History


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