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Aug 6, 2019

Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Today’s guest is Kristen D. Peed, the RIMS Board Director and a RISK PAC Trustee. She is also the Corporate Director of Risk Management and Insurance for CBIZ, Inc. in Ohio. Kristen will also be at the RIMS Legislative Summit Oct. 16th-17th in Washington, DC.


In this episode, Justin and Kristen will be speaking all about the political action committee, the RISK PAC. They’ll be touching on the importance of it, what it has accomplished, and how you can be a part of it. Kristen is extremely enthusiastic about the RISK PAC and cannot wait to share with listeners all about how it represents the RIMS membership and, in some respects, the broader risk management community.


Tune in to get Kristen’s insights on the importance of RISK PAC and the 2019 RIMS Legislative Summit!


Key Takeaways:

[:12] About today’s episode with Kristen D. Peed!

[:50] Justin welcomes Kristen to the podcast.

[:56] Kristen talks about what the RISK PAC is and what it does.

[1:36] Kristen highlights some of the policies and major issues facing the risk management community today.

[3:13] The importance of 2019’s Legislative Summit for the RISK PAC, RIMS members, and the greater risk management community.

[4:10] When did Kristen join the RISK PAC?

[5:11] How many summits has Kristen attended? And what are some of the standout moments or memories from past summits?

[7:50] Kristen speaks about some of what the summit has to offer.

[8:54] What’s the best-case scenario for the risk management community at the annual summit once the RISK PAC gets in front of the representatives or the senators and has stated their case?

[10:52] Justin thanks Kristen for joining him this episode.

[11:14] Justin highlights some RIMS links to follow-up on after listening to this week’s episode!


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS Advocacy


RIMS Legislative Summit: Oct. 16th–17th in Washington, DC

RIMS ERM Conference 2019: Nov. 4th–5th in New Orleans, LA

Spencer 40th Anniversary Gala: Sept. 19, 2019, in NYC Reserve Your Table Today!

Upcoming RIMS Events

RM Magazine

Risk Management Monitor

RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional (RIMS-CRMP)

RIMS Membership — Discover why 10,000 of your peers from more than 60 countries are a part of the RIMS community!


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Follow up with Our Guest:

Kristen D. Peed’s LinkedIn