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2019 - 2020 Board of Directors

Art Boyle - People 2.0           

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

Vice President
Richard Graham - Septa                 

Tom Armstrong - Comcast                

Richard Pcihoda - PREIT                 

Mervat Hamza - Radian Group               

Steve Kuemmerle - UGI                     

Student Liaison
Krysten Cregger - LaSalle University                 

Student Liaison
Angela Lin - Temple University


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Registration is now open to join your peers for our December meeting entitled “Enterprise Risk Management – Introduction to an Integrated Risk Approach”. Our speakers will include Umesh Akki, Director of Risk Management at UGI Corporations and Mervat Hamza, Manager of Enterprise Risk Management at Radian Group, Inc. As Risk Managers it is important to take an enterprise wide approach as it helps to reduce the cost and complexity of risk management, effectively and efficiently respond to regulatory pressure and create value in uncertain times.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at UGI Corporation Headquarters, 460 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406. UGI Corporation is located at 460 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA, please enter at the front entrance on the North Gulph Road side of the building. 

Please note the following regarding Parking and Entrance to the building:

  • UGI Corporation’s parking lot is at capacity due to an increased number of employees. We ask that all visitors park at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel located right next door at 480 N. Gulph Road. UGI apologizes for the inconvenience and asks for your understanding and cooperation as it is only a short walk across the street.
  • Participants will be required to use the call box at the front entrance to gain access inside the building and sign in at the front desk.
  • Participants will be required to wear a visitor badge at all times while inside the building, and return the badges to the front desk when they exit the building.

We will begin with networking and breakfast at 8:00 am followed by the session at 8:30 am.  The program will conclude at 10:00 am.

Please note that this location has a capacity limitation so once we reach capacity; registration will close. Don’t delay, register early today.

You may register for the meeting by visiting the calendar link:  https://bit.ly/2qgwgGa 

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


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Program Calendar

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

December 10, 2019 - Enterprise Risk Management - Introduction to an Integrated Risk Approach at UGI Corporate Headquarters, 460 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA

January 23, 2020 - Chapter Holiday Event at Harp & Crown, 1525 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA (5:00 to 8:00 pm) Sponsorship opportunities are available; contact Tom Armstrong if you are interested in supporting the Chapter – tom_armstrong@comcast.com. 

February 11, 2020 - The Future of Risk Management and Insurance; a Discussion with Senior Leadership at LaSalle University

March 10, 2020 - Globalization: a Risk Manager's Guide, at Aramark Corporate Headquarters2400 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

May 19, 2020 - Annual Business Meeting and Election of Chapter Officers and Board of Directors (open to members only), Location - TBD

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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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.