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IRM Advisory Council

Marilyn Davies College of Business
Insurance and Risk Management Center
2021-22 IRM Council​

An IRM Council, composed of leaders in the industry representing agencies, carriers, risk managers, associations, wholesalers and consultants, provides input and insight on the knowledge, skills and abilities needed in the insurance and risk management industry. This partnership shapes the teaching experience so students are provided the relevant information and skills necessary to obtain lucrative careers in the insurance and risk management industries.


Dr. Charles Gengler
Marilyn Davies College of Business

Priscilla Oehlert
Insurance & Risk Mgmt Center


Pam Humphrey* 
Senior Vice President

Scott Long,            A
Regional Sales Manager
Beasley Group

Matthew Sasso
Houston-Austin Branch VP
CNA Insurance

Craig Witherspoon
Manager Safety Services
Texas Mutual

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Tim Brady
Chairman Emeritus
Brady, Chapman, Holland

David deRoode
Partner, SVP
Lockton Companies

Kyle Dean*
President and CEO
Dean & Draper

Jim Drew
Senior Vice President
Bowen, Miclette & Britt

Ken Hotchkiss*
Chief Operation Officer
Hotchkiss Insurance Agency

Keith Ross
Select Risk Services


Jeff Hastings
Contract Coach


Fred Steves*
RT Specialty Group


Renee Stager*
Sr. Managing Director
Independent Insurance Agents of Houston


William J. Hold*
President & CEO
The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research

​* indicates founding member
A indicates UHD IRM Alumni

Last updated 6/11/2021 5:28 AM