Nancy Germond’s almost three decades of insurance experience give her unique insights and abilities as a consultant and copywriter. An accomplished risk and claims manager, Germond has written scores of risk-management related articles and white papers and has presented for organizations like the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) and the Society for Human Resources.
Germond is the former PRIMA Arizona chapter president and the first risk manager of Prescott, AZ. In 1997, she founded Insurance Writer to assist insurance organizations in better communicating their missions.
She holds a master’s degree in sociology and holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources, the Associate in Risk Management and the Associate in Claims designations. She also holds the Insurance Training Professional designation from the Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators (SITE).
Risk managers make many decisions – building valuation, vendor management, employment issues, budget allocation, to list a few. However, in our rapidly changing society, managing risk is more than simply choosing the best insurance package or retention level. We must monitor our world to watch for emerging societal risks that can abruptly increase our day-to-day […]
Insuring a consulting firm can pose a challenge. Many professionals start a firm today out of necessity — creating their own employment. You take years of expertise and open a consultancy, often out of your home or in an office suite. This means a tight budget. Insurance is one of the areas where entrepreneurs may try to cut […]
The transition into your first risk management job can be difficult. Whether your boss promotes you into your first risk management job or hires you from another organization, you want to excel at your new position over the long haul. In part, that means avoiding mistakes. We often learn our best lessons when we fail, […]
Is your organization ready to lose as much as 25% of its intellectual capital in the next decade? You need to be, because more than one quarter of the U.S. working population will be old enough to retire in less than three years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This may lead to […]