The Risk Institute
Membership in The Risk Institute


The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business is a consortium of forward-thinking companies and scholars from a broad array of academic disciplines.

We know that in today’s competitive marketplace, risk assessment and management cannot be left to chance. The Risk Institute's thought leaders not only understand risk, but also help members apply effective, integrated risk management strategies that position them for growth. We are committed to collaboration, dedicated to education, and rooted in research.


Risk Leadership

  • Invitation to “closed-door” sessions to discuss forward-thinking ideas
  • Opportunities to present at our annual conference
  • Opportunities to present at our Risk Series sessions



  • Partner with OSU’s leading faculty and senior researchers on projects
  • Partner with The Risk Institute on co-branded white paper series, surveys, etc.
  • Access to students for research to gain proprietary insights



  • Guaranteed seats at Risk Series sessions and annual conference
  • Partner with The Risk Institute on presentation of risk related topics to your clients
  • Results of annual survey tailored for benchmarking your company



  • Access to curated resume book of graduate and undergraduate students who have an interest in risk management
  • Intimate career fair tailored to members and select students
  • Opportunities to partner with students on projects and present to student risk groups


Contact us today to learn more about membership

Current Members of The Risk Institute

Founding Members

  • Aon
  • Battelle
  • Huntington
  • Nationwide
  • The Ohio State University


Industry Members

  • Abbott Nutrition
  • Cigna Corporation
  • CX Insurance Services
  • Discover Financial Services
  • EY
  • FM Global
  • Gallagher Bassett
  • Grange Insurance
  • Greif
  • J. Starner
  • NiSource
  • Ohio Attorney General’s Office
  • Ohio Mutual Insurance Group
  • Ohio Office of Budget and Management
  • Oswald Companies
  • Perez & Morris LLC
  • Risk International
  • Safelite Group, Inc.
  • SEA, Ltd.
  • State Auto Insurance
  • State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio
  • TrueNorth Companies
  • Westfield Insurance
  • Worldpay



  • American Property Casualty Insurance Association
  • eDriving
  • Ohio Department of Public Safety
  • Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Proctor and Gamble



  • The Institutes Griffith Foundation
  • Gerald E. Ermlich Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • John Conrad Haaf Scholarship Fund
  • Fred F. Jaeger, Jr., Memorial Insurance Fund
  • Norman R. Sleight Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Turner and Shepherd, Inc., Fund
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Phil Renaud
Executive Director, The Risk Institute 

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