Our Mission: Through education, intern sponsorship programs and influencing legislation and regulation at the federal and state level, our mission is to foster an environment of diversity and professionalism to nurture growth for the insurance and risk management professional.

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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Welcome to September! We hope that you are energized and ready to start the 2019-20 Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS meeting season.

Registration is now open to join your peers for our September meeting “Market Outlook”, which will feature a panel of our broker partners. Our panel will include David Bennink, Resident Managing Director for Aon, David Frank, Managing Director, Southeast Zone Growth Leader for Marsh, Terry Tracy, Managing Director and EVP for Connor Strong & Buckelew, and Scott Nuelle, Vice President from ECBM. Our panel will be moderated by our very own, Art Boyle, DV RIMS Chapter President, and Vice President – Risk Management, from people2.0.   

Please join us for an update on the exciting upcoming events for the Chapter.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the Union League, 140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 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.

You may register for the meeting by visiting the calendar link:  https://tinyurl.com/y4ab9c29

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

Don’t forget to sign up and join your Chapter for the Annual Golf Outing. A few spots remain. We will be playing at Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, PA on Monday, September 16.  Please click here for information regarding registration, sponsorships and additional details. Please note the outing this year will have a shot gun start at 10:00AM with breakfast and registration at 9:00AM.  

Get your registration and sponsorships in now. We expect both to fill up this year.


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Program Calendar

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

October 8, 2019 - AI and Beyond at Aramark Corporate HQ, 2400 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

November 12, 2019 - The Risk and Reward of Cannabis at the Comcast Center, 1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

December 10, 2019

February 11, 2020

March 10, 2020 - Globalization: a Risk Manager's Guide, Location - TBD

April 14, 2020 (this is a new meeting date as RIMS National Conference will be May 3 – 6, 2020 in Denver, CO)

May 19, 2020

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.