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Welcome to the Pittsburgh Chapter of RIMS, the risk management society!

Our Mission:

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

 

 

Thank you to all our sponsors of the 2017 Pittsburgh RIMS Golf Outing held at Treesdale Golf & Country Club on May 22, 2017!  2017 RIMS Sponsors

Interested in a Pittsburgh RIMS golf shirt?  click here  

The Pittsburgh Chapter Volunteers!

On June 20, 2017, the Pittsburgh Chapter of RIMS participated in the 3rd annual volunteering event at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank packing boxes with food for local seniors in need.

 The Pittsburgh Chapter was honored to receive the Organizational Achievement - Membership & Recruitment Award at the 2017 National Conference in Philadelphia.

A special congratulations also to Debi Samuel for receiving her award at the 2017 National Conference.

RISK News

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Announcements

  • Pittsburgh RIMS February 13th Meeting

    February 13, 2018

    Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
    Program Chair: Diane Patterson
      

     

     

    Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery & Crisis Management at DICK's Sporting Goods
     

    Sheraton Station Square

     

    Join us for this enlightening presentation where Julie Ross, Senior Manager of Business Continuity and Crisis Management
    for DICK’S Sporting Goods, will show how she transforms data into meaningful information that drives risk and compliance
    programs for her company.   An overview of DICK’S business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management programs’
    framework and management will highlight how the organization prepares for and responds to a business disruption.

    This will be a great session to attend! 

                                      REGISTRATION:    11:30 to 12:00                                             
                  LUNCH:    12:00 to 12:45          
     SPEAKERS:    12:45 to 1:30     
                          COST (CASH, CHECK OR     Register by February 9 - $40                      

      CREDIT CARD AT THE DOOR):    Late Registration/Walk-ins - $50      

      

    Payment is due upon arrival to the meeting. Cancellations after the Friday prior to the meeting and no-shows will be billed.
    MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO "PITTSBURGH CHAPTER OF RIMS".

    **Please note that if the Station Square parking garage has a "Leases Only" sign at the entrance, inform the parking attendant that you are attending an event at the Sheraton, and he/she will find a parking spot for you.

     

     

     

     

     To Register, email pittsburghrims@gmail.com with your name, company and phone number.
     
    Please visit our site at: http://pittsburgh.rims.org as we will be regularly updating our event calendar.

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