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Washington State University
Carson College of Business Risk Management & Insurance Advisory Board

Risk management and insurance Advisory Board

Thanks to the people who have provided support and guidance in focusing curricula and creating rewarding student experiences.

Mike Rask, Chair
National Higher Education Practice Leader


Brian Biggs
Mutual of Omaha

Rich Biggs
Senior VP
Alliant Insurance Services

Dave Christy
President, Dave Christy Insurance
State Farm

Jeff Colby
Vice President
Woodruff Sawyer

Dan Ferrari
Sr Vice President – Field Executive, IA Channel Distribution, Liberty Mutual
Vice President and Regional General Manager, Safeco

Erik Johansson
Performance Bonding Surety & Insurance Brokerage, L.P.

Jennifer Lux
VP Operations, Eastern WA/Idaho
HUB International

Nathan Mallory
Senior VP
Marsh USA

Kirby McClanahan
Agency Manager
Country Financial

Ben Miller
Miller Insurance Agency

Wendy Patrick
Senior Casualty Claims Manager
Mutual of Enumclaw

Lauren Patti
Director of Talent Acquisition

Carla Pittman
Director Auto Physical Damage Claims
Pemco Mutual Insurance Company

Kyle Rix
Vice President
ABD Insurance and Financial Services

Brent Schmitten
Mitchell, Reed, & Schmitten Insurance

Matt Williams
Managing Director
The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Faculty Representative
Michael McNamara
WSU – School of Risk Management and Insurance