Upcoming Events


Congratulations to the Atlanta Chapter for recognition by the RIMS Member & Chapter Services Committee for three 2013 Chapter Achievement Awards!

Education, Special Chapter Events;
Organization, Chapter Planning;
Community, Charity - Risk Management Related

Join us for the award presentation at the Awards & Leadership Luncheon at the RIMS '14 Annual Conference in Denver on Monday, April 28th. There will be a designated Atlanta Chapter table. 

(12:15-1:45pm, Table #33, Mile High Ballroom, CCC)


Presentations from the

2014 Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference 

now available



Atlanta RIMS April Breakfast Workshop

Thursday April 17, 2014
Maggiano's Perimeter

 Check-In and Continental Breakfast begins at 7:30 am
Workshop 8:15am - 10am

"LEAN in Transactional Processes"

Presented By
Michael Steiger
Corporate Continuous Improvement Manager, Graphic Packaging International


Lean is a proven methodology to identify and eliminate non-value added work as a means to create operational and enterprise excellence.  It provides a shared vision and engages all employees to continuously improve processes every day, resulting in a more competitive company.  Come hear what Lean is, where to apply it, and why it matters.

Michael has 17 years of Lean & Six Sigma experience in the automotive, health care, and packaging industries.  His career has spanned sales, marketing, supply chain, and operations.  Michael holds Black Belt certifications in Lean and Six Sigma and an MBA from DePaul University.



We are excited to announce a shared Atlanta industry event calendar! It is a public calendar, created in collaboration with the CPCU, PLUS, GSU RMI Department, CRM and Atlanta Claims Association and includes local and regional events that may be of interest to our members. If you would like to share your industry event on this calendar, please submit your event to


 January Luncheon Presentation
Simon Hodge, Wells Fargo Insurance
Rob Faber, AIG Financial Lines
Warren Pop, King & Spalding

2014 Executive Protection Market Overview


November Luncheon Presentation - Gary Jennings, Strategic Claims Direction, LLC



September Luncheon Presentation - Bill Warren, RWH Myers


2014 Atlanta RIMS Chapter Luncheon Schedule


Thursday, May 22, 2014 – Maggiano's (Perimeter)

Thursday, June 19, 2014 – Maggiano's (Perimeter)



We are proud to recognize outstanding achievements of our Chapter Members!

Daniel W. Houston, Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management and learning for The McCart Group has been awarded the prestigious Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award by RIMS.  The award, which is named in honor of RIMS' first president, is given to the individual who has furthered the goals of the society and the risk management discipline through outstanding service and achievement. For more detail, please see
Business and Insurance article

Congratulations, Dan!





 The Atlanta RIMS Chapter offers the following recognition to Chapter Members for completion of the ARM, CPCU and CRM designations:



  $100 recognition award for completion of ARM certification for any deputy, associate or affiliate members.
$250 recognition award for completion of CPCU certification for any deputy, associate or affiliate members.
$100 recognition award for completion of CRM certification for any deputy, associate or affiliate members.




 Note: Receipt of designation must be on or after July 1, 2011 for ARM and CPCU, and on or after May 1, 2013 for CRM; request for reimbursement should be submitted within 3 months of award of designation.  Please contact Kristy George at if you wish to receive recognition or if you have questions.

Recipients of 2013-2014 Recognition Awards

Mark Flynn, SunTrust Bank
Justin Corbett, UPS

 Kristy George, Turner











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