Join Us!

September 14, 2023

8am – 7pm

The Old Post Office

The Chicagoland Risk Forum (CRF) goal is to be the premier event for the Chicago RIMS Chapter, partnering with our greater Midwest Risk Management and Insurance Community. The mission of CRF is to provide engaging, industry-leading educational opportunities and the ability to network and build professional relationships within the Risk Management and Insurance industry.  CRF provides learning opportunities and professional mentorship to students and young risk/insurance professionals.  CRF also provides support for RIMS Chicago Members and interested constituents to achieve greater success in the ever-changing environment of Risk Management & Insurance.


The Palmer House

9/13 -14 2023

Room rate : $199 / night

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Chicagoland Risk Forum Co-Chairs

On behalf of the 2023 Chicagoland Risk Forum Planning Committee we are honored and delighted to welcome you to the 8th Annual CRF in Chicago on September 14th.

We are thankful to be able to hold the forum for the third year in a row at the Old Post Office located in downtown Chicago. We trust that you will enjoy the beautiful Old Post office venue.

The Chicagoland Risk Forum is an event intended for Risk Managers designed specifically by Risk Managers.

At this year’s event, we are offering Fireside Chats with Risk Managers so that you can hear directly from Risk Managers.

The event will also feature Risk Manager Only roundtables which are a unique opportunity to discuss relevant topics with peer Risk Managers.

In addition, break-out educational sessions will feature a panel including a Risk Manager and industry experts discussing a current industry topic.

The structure of the event will include a number of networking opportunities throughout the day so that you can meet with industry peers.

Our goal is to host an unforgettable risk and insurance industry conference where you will be able to connect with many other risk and insurance industry professionals.  

We want to extend our sincerest gratitude to our many sponsors for supporting CRF 2023. In addition, we want to thank sponsors that have supported the event in the past.

Without our sponsors we would not be able to share a conference that brings a myriad of learning and networking opportunities. 

We look forward to bringing an outstanding event to you where you are able to network with industry peers and bring more knowledge to your role in the Risk Management industry. 


We hope that you will plan to join us on September 14th at the Old Post Office.

Andy Adams and Robert Benvenuto
2023 Chicagoland Risk Forum Co-Chairs

Andy Adams

Andy Adams

Robert Benvenuto

Robert Benvenuto

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2023 Sponsors

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2023 Chicagoland Risk Forum Committee


Andy Adams, Kraft Heinz

Debbie Babcock, Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management

Nick Baumgartner, Aon

Mary Bennett, ReEmployability

Robert Benvenuto, Co-Chair, HUB International

Jim Bowen, Griffith Foods

Christopher Brandt, Underwriter Laboratories

Don Engles, Ringler Associates

Jeff Esper, RWH Myers

Angela Falese, BluSky Restoration

Amy Fasano, Integrity

Ryan Fee, InvenTrust Properties

Sara Govero, Pelican & Orris LLC

Frank Griggs, Baxter International, Inc.

Angela Hainsworth, Twilio

Carnell Jones, Trinitas Ventures

Tanja Maffei, Hylant

Alexis E. Maimonis, Litchfield Cavo


Mike Mancuso, RT Forensic Accountants

Laura Meade, Telephone & Data Systems

Rachel Miller, Merge Investigations

April D. Nieves, Convergence Care

Angela O’Gorman, ESIS, Inc.

Katie Rabs, LaSalle Investment Management

Theresa Severson, Kite Realty

Michael Skweres, Ankura

Megan Smalter, CNA Insurance

Mary Strickler, Assurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC company

Brad Tracy, CorVel Corporation

Jack Williamson, LRS Recycles

Seung Yoo, Regal Rexnord


RRP (Rising Risk Professionals) Committee Members

Arni Arnason, Beazley

Nick Albrecht, Marsh and McLennan Agency

Frankie York, Marsh