JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, 221 N Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145, USA

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Event Date Mon Sep 9 EDT - Wed Sep 11 EDT (about 2 years ago)
Location JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
221 N Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145, USA
Region Americas

The Western Regional Conference is the premiere risk management conference leading the field in addressing and combating risk. With industry changes and regulatory oversight increasing, 2019 will be another year of transformation and growth in the risk industry. Come hear speakers share their experiences on challenges affecting their ecosystem, regulatory expansion and best practices to managing risk. The Western Regional Conference focuses on risk managers and sessions that provide relevant tools to mitigate risk within their organization. With registration exceeding 350 industry executives, the WRC conference is THE way to educate, connect and network with the most influential and exclusive group of risk professionals in the industry. This event has SOLD OUT for the past 3 years, don’t delay and miss what this year's WRC has to offer!


2019 Speakers

David Abbene
Managing Director, Marsh

Jon Bakkedahl
Preparedness Manager, Nevada Division of Emergency Management

Shirley Blazich
Partner, Alverson, Taylor & Sanders Law Firm

Omar Behnawa
Attorney/ Partner, Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi, LLP

Bruno Bowles
Preserve Manager, Springs Preserve

Bob Bowman
Director Risk Management, The Wendy's Company

Mark Briggs
Chief Financial Officer, The Penta Building Group

Marcelo Brutti
EVP, Chief Risk Officer, City National Bank, an RBC Company

Sandip Chaterjee
Senior Vice President, Marsh Claims Practice

Jorey Chernett
CEO, Authentic 4D

Raylene Chiarizzio
Sr. Vice President, Willis Towers Watson

Matt Chmel
Senior Vice President and Team Leader Cyber Solutions, Aon

Chris Clark
Vice President Cyber Solutions, Aon

Nicholas Contes
Risk Manager, Henry Schein

Terri Cooper
VP of Sales, Switch

Tim Coumbe
VP, National Account Executive, Interstate Restoration

Whitney Craig
Director of Government Relations, RIMS

James Curbeam
Risk Manager, Las Vegas Valley Water District

Lisa Deatherage
Chief Operating Officer, CertFocus

Aaron DelCotto
Environmental Health Supervisor, Southern Nevada Health District

Renata Elias
Vice President/Managing Consultant, Marsh

Vernon Fox
President, Team VF3, LLC.

Paul Fuller
CEO, Allied Public Risk, LLC

Mark Habersack
Director of Risk Management, MGM Grand Hotel

Dr. Karen Hardy
ERM Thought Leader and Advisor, Government Public Sector

Bavan Holloway
Vice President Corporate Audit, The Boeing Company

Karee Huggins
Vice President of Sales, BMS CAT

Alonzo Johnson
Risk Mgmt & Liability Manager, Citu of North Las Vegas

Mahesh Joshi
Associate Professor, Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship, George Mason University, School of Business

Laurna Kaatz
Climate Program Director, Denver Water

Ksenia Koban
Vice President and Municipal Bond Analyst, Payden & Rygel

Peter Maglione
Director of Risk Management, Aria Resort & Casino

Chris Mandel
SVP and Director, Sedgwick Institute

Ray Mattia
VP Commercial Property Claims – Major Loss, AIG

Ryan McGuinness
Managing Director, Risk Management, NASCAR

Michael Means
Risk Manager, Nevada System of Higher Education/Business Center South

Jessica Mechtly
Manager of Risk Management, United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee

Cynthia Miranda
Lead Athletic Trainer, Pivot-Onsite Innovations

Zareen Morrison
Director Risk Management, Anaheim Ducks

Irene Navis
Former, Clark County Assistant Emergency Manager

Gary Nesbit
Sr. Director of Risk Management, RIMS Board of Directors

Josh Newsum
Senior Practice Lead - ERM, Origami Risk

Adam Peckman
Global Practice Leader – Cyber Risk Consulting, Aon

Sahil Punamia
Direct-to-Consumer Strategy Advisor, Netflix

Scott Ritto
VP Risk Management, Kilroy Realty

Gary Rosenblum
AVP Risk Management, California State University Sacramento

Liz Rychling
Vice President Risk Management, MGM Resorts

James A. Shirley, M.D.
Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Privately Practicing

Vladimir Sinkov
MD, Nevada Orthopedic and Spine Center

Lisanne Sison
Managing Director, Enterprise Risk Management, Arthur J. Gallagher

Daemon Smith
Director Environmental, Health & Safety, Caesars

Sandi Swickard
Risk Management Officer, Las Vegas Valley Water District

Robert Tabbara
CEO, 911 Security

Lynette Thompson
Risk Management Director, Barnard Construction Company, Inc.

Chris Utterback
Affiliate Professor of Insurance / Finance, UNLV

Darin Wagner
Security Manager, Hakkasan Nightclub

Brad Waldron
Next Generation Risk Leader, Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Phil Walls
Chief Clinical Officer, myMatrixx

Marcin Weryk
Vice President Cyber and Technology, AXA XL

Soraya Wright
Global Risk Management Executive, SMW Risk Management Consulting LLC

Margaret Zechlin
EVP, Allied Public Risk, LLC

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors

• Marsh

• Aon
• Authentic4D
• CertFocus
• Interstate
• Sedgwick
• Willis Towers Watson

• BMS Cat
• Gallagher
• Global Risk Consultants
• myMatrix
• Old Republic
• Origami Risk
• Pivot Onsite Innovations
• Riskonnect
• ServiceMaster Restore

• Chimera
• DigiStream
• FMGlobal
• International SOS
• McLarens
• Milliman

• ATI Worksite Solutions
• CRC Commercial Restoration Company
• Enerspect Medical Solutions
• Genex Services, LLC
• George Mason University, Executive Development
• HARBRO Emergency & Restoration Services
• J.S. Held LLC
• Recordables
• Restoration Management Company
• Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
• SERVPRO of Southeast Nevada
• SMS National
• State of Nevada Safety Consultation & Training Section (SCAT)
• USI Insurance Services
• Ventiv Technology

• C&W Claims Solution
• CorVel Corporation
• Pro Group Management
• Safety National