Contractual Risk Transfer / November Luncheon

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 Join RIMS for an interactive panel discussion of various issues risk managers should consider when dealing with contractual risk transfer.  The panel consists of a risk manager, attorney and insurance broker – as each brings a point of view that contributes to the way risk managers handle their contractual risk transfer.  Audience participation is encouraged as we discuss coverage requirements, additional insured endorsements, contractors/subcontractors, technology contract issues and possible solutions, and more!

Date: Thursday, November 14

Time:  11:30am  sign in /  12:00pm  luncheon
Cost: $25 Carolinas RIMS members / $30 non-members & guests
Location: Renaissance Hotel, 2800 Coliseum Centre Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217


To register, follow this link to sign up. Once you sign up for the event, you can pay online. If you need to pay by check, please bring your check to the event. You may also pay when you sign in on November 14.

Presented by: 

Tiffany Allen has worked in the risk and insurance field for twenty-four years.  She credits a lot of her understanding of insurance from working as an underwriter at Hanover Excess and Surplus and from the thirteen years she spent at New Hanover County, where she served as the Risk Management Specialist and then Risk Manager.  In August of 2013, she accepted a position with Union County as their Risk Manager and yes – she is happy that she made the move from the beach to Monroe!  Tiffany is the President of the North Carolina Public Risk Management Association and serves on the (national) Public Risk Management Association’s External Affairs Committee.  Ms. Allen served as President of the North Carolina Association of Insurance Women in 2006-07. Her favorite volunteer job is serving as chairman of the NC PRIMA Golf Tournament, which funds scholarships to students in risk and insurance programs of study at three North Carolina universities.  Ms. Allen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, holds the ARM-P designation and is currently working towards the CPCU designation.        

George H. Pender graduated summa cum laude from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, having majored in insurance and Real estate.  He received a Juris Doctor degree from Campbell University School of Law.  Prior to attending law school, George spent a year working for an independent property/casualty insurance agency, three years with the Group Health Department of the Travelers Insurance Company, and seven years as a stockbroker/certified financial planner for E.F. Hutton.  He was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves for ten years, and served his last three years as a Captain.  George’s primary practice areas are complex insurance and bad faith issues, defense of insurance agents, brokers and dealers, products and general liability cases, and workers’ compensation.  George is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of North Carolina, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina.  In 2008, he was names by the Triangle Business Leader as one of the Top Lawyers in Trial/Litigation and in 2013 and 2014 he was listed in Best Lawyers in America for Workers’ Compensation-Employers.  He has also earned the highest (AV-Rated) ranking awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.

Keith Richards started his insurance career adjusting workers’ compensation claims in Ft. Lauderdale.  He has adjusted all lines of claims and supervised a claims team.  Keith then moved into a producer’s role for Liberty Mutual Insurance for six years before becoming the Risk Manager for Union County Government for the next seven years.  As of July 2013 Keith works as an account executive for Wells Fargo Insurance Services in Charlotte. Over the years he has received the CPCU, ARM-P, and AIC designations through the Insurance Institute of America.