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RWH Myers Sponsors Industry Events

RWH Myers is a proud sponsor of numerous gatherings in support of the insurance industry and risk management community across the United States. Our Partners continually interact with Risk Managers, Insurance Brokers, Attorneys, Consultants and other insurance industry representatives, sharing our wealth of business interruption and property insurance experience.

RWH Myers is pleased to sponsor Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) events including annual regional conferences and golf tournaments in: Atlanta, N. & S. Carolina chapters, Chicago, Connecticut Valley, Dallas Fort Worth, Detroit, Fairfield/Westchester County, Florida’s chapters, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Ohio, Pittsburgh and South Texas. We also sponsor the World Captive Forum annual conference.


2016 Events and Sponsorships

2016

RIMS PERK Program

RWH Myers is participating in the RIMS PERK program again for 2016. The four presentations offered through PERK this year are “Business Interruption Claims – Trends & Challenges”, “Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Identifying, Communicating and Differentiating your Risk”, “Property Damage Claims Challenges”, and our newest addition Valuing Cyber Risks and First Party Damages. For more information please see the RIMS’ PERK website. We also offer other seminars that were not included in this year’s PERK program. Please contact one of our partners to discuss how we can contribute to your group or conference.

May 6, 2016

PURMA & PUMIC RRG Annual Membership Meeting

Woodstock, VT

Sharon Pisko Wolfe and Sara Coleman presentated a session on “Claims Preparation”.

April 10 – 13, 2016

RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

San Diego, CA

Thanks to those who visited our booth 1225 to take get their BI Value Grade, learn about our services, or just to say hello!

February 25 – 26, 2016

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Thank you to all who joined Bill Warren for his presentation “Valuing Cyber Risks and First Party Damages”.

February 23, 2016

CPCU

Ft. Worth, TX

Bill Warren and Sara Coleman presented “Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating your BI Risk” at the Fort Worth CPCU Luncheon.

February 16, 2016

Annual RIMS Appreciation Event

St Paul, MN

Glenn Rand attended, and the firm sponsored, this event.

February 11, 2016

Utah RIMS Chapter Luncheon

Salt Lake City, UT

Jim Gillespie will be presenting “Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Identifying, Communicating and Differentiating Your Risk” at the February chapter meeting.

January 28, 2016

Minnesota RIMS

Glenn Rand attended this event that our firm was able to help sponsor.

2015 Events and Sponsorships

December 8, 2015

Pittsburgh RIMS Presentation

Sheraton Station Square

Chris Hess and Jeff Esper presented Property Claim Pitfalls. This topic addressed the common mistakes made during property claims and how to overcome them.

November 12, 2015

Palm Beach RIMS I-Day

West Palm Beach, FL

Bill Warren and Marc Panera attended the PB Chapter’s I-Day full of interesting topics, including Bill’s presentation Valuing Cyber Risks and First Party Damages.

November 10, 2015

North East Ohio RIMS

Chris Hess and Jeff Esper presented Business Interruption Will Make Me Whole, Right? This is one of our more popular topics as it shares tips for managing the claim and steps to prepare ahead of a loss.

November 10, 2015

New Jersey RIMS I-Day

Basking Ridge, NJ

Bob Kirchmeier and Russ Zinn attended and exhibited at this year’s I-Day event.

November 4, 2015

Central Ohio RIMS Partner Day

Chris Hess and Jeff Esper attended this all day event that our firm was able to help sponsor. We always enjoy visiting our friends there and meeting new ones.

October 20, 2015

Nevada RIMS Chapter Meeting

Las Vegas, NV

Sean Mulchrone and Jeff Esper presented “Business Interruption, Will Make Me Whole, Right?” to the Nevada RIMS Chapter in Las Vegas.

October 5, 2015

Western Regional RIMS Conference

Lake Tahoe, CA

Jim Gillespie and Jeff Esper presented “Business Interruption, Will Make Me Whole, Right?” at the Western Regional RIMS conference in Lake Tahoe.

September 24 & 25, 2015

Fall Conference, Golf Tournament and Spa Day — Fort Worth RIMS

Dallas, TX

A big thank you to all those who stopped by the exhibit booth to say hi and learn more about RWH Myers & Company. We will see you next year.

August 19 – 21, 2015

Southeast RIMS Conference

Pinehurst, NC

Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko enjoyed attending this year’s conference at such a great location. Thank you to those who participated during Bill’s presentation of “When Employees Putt for (Your) Dough: Understanding Employee Dishonesty” and demonstrated how frequently this issue is discovered once real attention is paid to finding the red flags.

July 28 – Aug 1, 2015

Florida RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

At this year’s conference, Bill Warren, Partner at RWH Myers, presented a session on Business Interruption. Bill shared his expertise and best practice tips when preparing business interruption claims. A big thanks to everyone who attended!

July 28 – Aug 1, 2015

Florida RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko represented the firm once again as sponsors of this year’s conference. Thank you to all who joined Bill and Bob during their Business Interruption session.

June 24, 2015

Dallas-Fort Worth RIMS Chapter

Dallas, TX

Jim Gillespie and Sara Coleman presented “Property Damage Claims Challenges” at the Chapter’s June meeting.

May 21, 2015

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance

Jacksonville, FL

Bill Warren participated in a panel covering nearly all aspects of business interruption, from risk identification and financing to claim preparation and settlement, at the Northern Florida chapter’s educational and networking event.

April 26 – 29, 2015

RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

New Orleans, LA

It was great, as always, to catch-up with friends & colleagues. Also, thank you to all who stopped by our booth 1342 to say hello, learn about our services, and meet Sara Coleman — the most recent addition to our professional forensic accounting team.

March 20, 2015

Southwest Florida RIMS Monthly Meeting

Naples, FL

Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier presented “Property Damage Claims Challenges” at the chapter’s March meeting.

March 10, 2015

Orange County RIMS Chapter Monthly Meeting

Orange, CA

Jim Gillespie and Jeff Esper presented “Property Damage Claims Challenges”.

February 12 – 13, 2015

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North

Bill Warren, Jess Mizenko and Bob Kirchmeier represented the firm as a sponsor at this very well attended conference. We hope everyone that attended Bill's and Bob's breakout session Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Identifying, Communicating & Differentiating Your Risk. found the information interesting and helpful.

2014 Events and Sponsorships

2014

RIMS PERK Program

RWH Myers is participating in the RIMS PERK program again for 2014. The three presentations offered through PERK this year are “Business Interruption Claims – Trends & Challenges”, “Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating your BI Risk”, and “Effective Construction Auditing for Property Damage Claims”. For more information please see the 2014 RIMS’ PERK website. We also offer other seminars that were not included in this year’s PERK program. Please contact one of our partners to discuss how we can contribute to your group or conference.

November 12, 2014

Central Ohio RIMS Chapter Partner Day

Columbus, OH

This event enables the risk management community to interact with multiple partners in one setting and for their partners to showcase their risk management solutions. Chris Hess, Partner at RWH Myers, participated as a forensic accounting panelist. Chris shared his experiences over his 20 years providing claim preparation services for policyholders. He conveyed the common mistakes made and best practice tips when preparing property damage and business interruption claims.

November 11, 2014

New Jersey RIMS Annual Risk Management Day

Basking Ridge, NJ

Russell Zinn and Bob Kirchmeier attended and exhibited at this year’s event.

October 15, 2014

Connecticut Valley RIMS

Hartford, CT

Russ Zinn and Bill Warren presented "Business Interruption Insurance & Claims, A Best Practices Guide for Risk Managers". Thank you to the University of Hartford for hosting this breakfast meeting.

October 2 – 4, 2014

RIMS Great Lakes Conference 2014

Cleveland, OH

RWH Myers presented two informative and engaging sessions at this years Great Lakes Conference in Cleveland. Both presentations attracted a roomful of attendees and ended with an enthusiastic round of applause. The first presentation during the first round of sessions was "Understanding Employee Dishonesty in the Workplace" presented by Jeff Esper, Director of Marketing and Jerry Liberatore, CFE, Manager. The second presentation later that morning was "Business Interruption Overview and Case Studies" presented by Chris Hess, Partner and Tim Flaherty, Risk Manager at Alcoa. The conference team lead by Kristin Peed put on a first class event and RWH Myers was delighted to contribute as presenters and sponsors.

September 17 – 19, 2014

Southeastern RIMS Educational Conference

Myrtle Beach, SC

Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko enjoyed attending this year’s conference and networking with colleagues, new and old. If you missed the chance to meet-up, please browse this website or contact any office for more information on our services.

July 29 – Aug 2, 2014

Florida RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko represented the firm again at this year’s conference. Thank you to those who joined Bill and Bob during their presentation of “Business Interruption Insurance and Claims: A Best Practices Guide”.

June 13, 2014

Virgina RIMS Chapter Meeting

Williamsburg Lodge, VA

Bill Warren presented "Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying, Communicating & Differentiating Your BI Risk" at the June chapter meeting.

April 27 – 30, 2014

RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

Denver, CO

This year’s conference did not disappoint, bringing us back together with old friends and making new contacts ... and congratulations to the winner of the iPad Mini!

March 27, 2014

Mass RIMS Spring Conference

Norwood, MA

Russ Zinn and Bob Kirchmeier attended this year’s event. rwhMyers has had the pleasure of attending for 5 years and looks forward to attending for years to come.

February 27 – 28, 2014

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Atlanta Marriott NW

Bill Warren and Jess Mizenko were delighted to attend this event again this year and have the opportunity to network with friends from prior years, as well new. Jeff Esper and Chad Hogan also had the pleasure to attend this event for the first time and enjoyed the opportunity to meet colleagues in the Atlanta community.

February 21, 2014

Southwest Florida Chapter Luncheon

Naples, FL

Chris Hess and Jeff Esper presented to the Naples RIMS Chapter an engaging program titled "The Benefits of Proactive Construction Audits", which highlighted the importance of proactively auditing construction projects. Jeff presented an overview of RWH Myers and our time-tested claim preparation process during the reconstruction phase. Chris explained the risks of not proactively auditing construction billings and the purpose and process of initiating the procedure. Together they engaged the group with several memorable examples and audience participation. To demonstrate the interaction during the construction phase, audience members volunteered to represent the various roles in the process. Jeff and Chris fielded several pertinent questions during the Q&A portion.

February 11, 2014

PIttsburgh RIMS Luncheon

Pittsburgh, PA

Chris Hess and Tim Flaherty, Risk Manager at Alcoa, presented to the Pittsburgh RIMS Chapter. Together they discussed the importance of using professional loss accountants for property claims within a captive. Chris explained that captive claims should be handled the same regardless of the type of insurance product. Chris dispelled many of the common myths about captive claims and highlighted the many benefits of outside expertise representing the business unit that suffered the loss. Mr. Flaherty testified to his experience with RWH Myers and the value of having RWH Myers support on several of Alcoa’s captive claims over the years. Tim’s closing comments were, "don’t fool yourself in to thinking you can do this yourself. Hire the pro’s who prepare claims everyday."

January 29 - 31, 2014

World Captive Forum

Turnberry Isle, Miami, FL

Bill Warren participated onn a panel that discussed “Large Loss Events: Are Captives a Solution?”.

2013 Events and Sponsorships

2013

RIMS PERK Program

RWH Myers is participating again in the RIMS PERK program for 2013. The three presentations offered through PERK this year are “Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating your BI Risk”, “Business Interruption Insurance and Claims: A Best Practices Guide” and “Effective Construction Auditing for Property Damage Claims”. For more information please see the 2013 RIMS’ PERK website. We also offer other seminars that were not included in this year’s PERK program. Please contact one of our partners to discuss how we can contribute to your group or conference.

November 12, 2013

NJ RIMS 5th Annual Risk Management Day

Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ

Thank you to those who participated in a great discussion during Bill Warren’s presentation of “Business Interruption Insurance and Claims: A Best Practices Guide for Risk Managers”. Bill and Bob Kirchmeier also exhibited at this year’s Risk Management Day

October 7, 2013

Atlanta RIMS Educational Fund Golf & Tennis Tournaments

The Standard Club

RWH Myers sponsored and Jess Mizenko volunteered her time to help this worthwhile event.

October 2, 2013

New Jersey RIMS Golf Invitational

Fox Hollow Golf Club

Russ Zinn represented the company at this year’s outing. RWH Myers proudly sponsored the event for the 5th year in a row.

September 19, 2013

Atlanta RIMS Chapter Luncheon

Maggiano’s (Perimeter)

Bill Warren presented “Business Interruption Claims — Trends and Challenges”.

September 11 – 13, 2013

2013 Southeastern RIMS Conference

Charleston, SC

RWH Myers sponsored and exhibited at this year’s conference, attended by Bill Warren and Jess Mizenko.

September 5, 2013

Connecticut RIMS Golf Outing

Tunxis Plantation Golf Course

RWH Myers is pleased to sponsor this year’s tournament. Come join Russell Zinn and Bob Kirchmeier on the course!

August 20, 2013

Fairfield / Westchester RIMS Golf Outing

Redding, CT

RWH Myers sponsored and attended this great outing again this year.

August 8, 2013

Golden Gate RIMS Annual Golf Tournament

Presidio Golf Course, San Francisco, CA

RWH Myers was pleased to sponsor this year’s tournament, attended by Jim Gillespie and Glenn Rand.

July 9 – 13, 2013

FL RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko attended this year’s conference, which the firm helped as a sponsor. Thank you to those who joined Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier during their presentation of "Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying, Communicating & Differentiating Your BI Risk".

June 3, 2013

Long Island 18th Annual Golf & Lobster Classic

Nissequogue Golf Club

RWH Myers participated as a sponsor at this years’ golf outing.

May 14, 2013

Carolina RIMS 8th Annual Charity Golf Outing

Fort Mill, SC

Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier enjoyed participating in this year’s annual outing, benefiting a great cause on a perfect day for golf.

April 21 – 24, 2013

RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

Los Angeles, CA

Thank you to those who visited our booth, participated in the Spencer/Gallagher golf outing, and those we met again or for the first time at this year’s conference.

April 4, 2013

URMIA Northeast Regional Conference

Babson Park, MA

Sharon Wolfe & Bob Kirchmeier attended this years’ NE conference. Bob lead a round table discussion on Forensic Accounting and Sharon participated in a panel on "Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy". RWH Myers thanks those who particiated and look forward to seeing you next year.

March 21, 2013

Long Island Chapter RIMS

Woodbury, NJ

Bob Kirchmeier was pleased to present at the Long Island luncheon this month. The presentation focused on preparing Business Interruption claims and we appreciate all who attended the meeting.

March 19, 2013

Mass RIMS Spring Conference

Norwood, MA

Russell Zinn & Bob Kirchmeier were pleased to attend this great event again this year.

February 21 & 22, 2013

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Crowne Plaza Ravinia

Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko represented RWH Myers, a Platinum sponsor, at this year’s conference.

January 24, 2013

Business Interruption Workshop

Sedgwick Conference Center, Memphis, TN

Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier will spend an afternoon with Memphis RIMS chapter members presenting a workshop on all facets of Business Interruption, including exposure quantification, values reporting, claims best practices, and the challenges and pitfalls along the way.

January 17, 2013

Central FL RIMS Chapter Meeting

Tap Room at Dubsdread, Orlando, FL

Thank you for joining Bill Warren’s presentation of "Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating Your BI Risk" at January’s luncheon.


2012 Events and Sponsorships

2012

RIMS PERK Program

RWH Myers is participating again in the RIMS PERK program for 2012. The two presentations offered through PERK this year are "Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating your BI Risk" and "Effective Construction Auditing for Property Damage Claims". For more information please see the 2012 RIMS’ PERK website. We also offer other seminars. Please contact one of our partners to discuss how we can contribute to your group or conference.

November 13, 2012

NJ RIMS Risk Management Day

Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge, NJ

Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier presented "Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating Your BI Risk".

October 26, 2012

DFW RIMS Golf Tournament

Indian Creek Golf Course

RWH Myers was a returning sponsor at this year’s golf outing.

October 15, 2012

DFW RIMS Conference

Plano, TX

Bob Kirchmeier was pleased to attend this year’s educational day and represent RWH Myers in the exhibit hall. Thanks you to all who stopped by our booth!

October 3, 2012

New Jersey RIMS

Fox Hollow Golf Club, Branchburg, NJ

RWH Myers was honored to sponsor a foursome of golfers at this years golf outing. Proceeds funded educational programs and scholarships for Risk Management Students.

September 19, 2012

Tampa Bay RIMS

Tampa, FL

Bill Warren presented "Business Interruption Claims: Trends and Challenges". Thank you for the invitation and the great questions.

September 12, 2012

Great Lakes Regional Conference

Cleveland, OH

Chris Hess from RWH Myers and Tim Flaherty from Alcoa presented "Effective Construction Auditing for Property Damage Claims". Thanks to all attendees.

September 6, 2012

Connecticut Valley RIMS Golf Outing

Farmington, CT

RWH Myers was pleased to sponsor this year’s event. Bob Kirchmeier and Russell Zinn were honored to represent RWH Myers and look forward to next year!

August 21, 2012

Westchester RIMS Golf Outing

Redding, CT

RWH Myers sponsored the reception for the 4th year in a row, with Russ Zinn and Bob Kirchmeier representing us again at this year’s event.

August 6, 2012

Vermont Captive Golf Outing

Burlington, VT

Bob Kirchmeier and Russ Zinn participated in VCIA’s 27th annual conference.

July 31 – August 3, 2012

37th Annual Florida RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

RWH Myers returned as a Bronze sponsor for this year’s conference. Thank you to everyone who joined Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier during their presentation of "Business Interruption Claims: Trends and Challenges".

June 18, 2012

Long Island RIMS Golf Outing

Huntington, NY

Bob Kirchmeier and Russ Zinn attended this year’s golf outing on behalf of RWH Myers, a returning sponsor.

May 24, 2012

Rocky Mountain (Denver) RIMS Chapter Luncheon

Maggiano’s South, Englewood

Thanks again for inviting Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier to present "Business Interruption Will Make Me Whole, Right? Easier Said Than Done!"

April 10, 2012

URMIA Northeastern Regional Conference

Babson College’s Executive Conference Center: Babson Park, MA

Bob Kirchmeier represented RWH Myers as a repeat sponsor at this year’s event.

April 15 – 18, 2012

RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA

RWH Myers’ leadership team attended this year’s conference as exhibitors and enjoyed catching-up with friends and colleagues. Chris Hess also represented RWH Myers as a sponsoring firm at the Spencer/Gallagher Golf Tournament.

February 16 – 17, 2012

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Crowne Plaza Ravinia

Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier and Jess Mizenko represented RWH Myers, returning as a Platinum sponsor, at this year’s conference.


2011 Events and Sponsorships

2011

RIMS PERK Program

We are pleased to announce that RWH Myers is participating again in the RIMS PERK program for 2011. Our two speaking engagements offered through PERK include "Business Interruption Insurance Will Make Me Whole, Right?" and "Effective Construction Auditing for Property Damage Claims". For more information please see RIMS’ PERK website.

December 20, 2011

The Disaster Recovery Hour with Chris Plunkett

WVNJ 1160 or on the internet at www.drhradio.net

Sharon Pisko Wolfe, CPA was a guest speaker on the radio show “The Disaster Recovery Hour with Chris Plunkett” on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST on WVNJ 1160, also simulcast on the internet at www.drhradio.net. The topic was business interruption claims, values and exposures.

December 16, 2011

Southwest FL RIMS Luncheon

Naples, FL

Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier presented "Business Interruption Will Make Me Whole, Right? Easier Said Than Done!".

November 29, 2011

Fairfield / Westchester RIMS

Fairfield, CT

Sharon Pisko Wolfe participated on a panel of insurance professionals that included topics such as worker's compensation, supply chain exposures from the recent catastrophic events in Japan and Thailand, and the state of the insurance market in Europe. Thanks to all who attended.

Sharon Wolfe at Fairfield Westchester RIMS

November 8, 2011

3rd Annual Risk Management Day

Basking Ridge, NJ

Bob Kirchmeier and Russell Zinn attended and exhibited at this year’s event.

November 2, 2011

Eastern Oklahoma RIMS Luncheon

Tulsa, OK

Bill Warren and Jake Newman appreciated the chapter’s hospitality during our presentation of "Business Interruption Will Make Me Whole, Right? Easier Said Than Done!".

October 3 & 28, 2011

DFW RIMS Risk Management Symposium & Golf Tournament

Plano, TX

RWH Myers supported the DFW Chapter this year by sponsoring the Symposium and Golf Outing. We hope to continue our suport for years to come.

October 19, 2011

CT Valley RIMS — 17th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Harford, CT

RWH Myers was pleased to sponsor the Connecticut RIMS golf tournament again this year. Sharon Wolfe has a great time participating in this year’s outing.

October 14, 2011

Houston Chapter of RIMS Fall Conference and Golf Outing

The Woodlands, TX

RWH Myers was pleased to continued their sponsorship of the Houston Chapter Conference and Golf Outing this year. Hope to you next year!

October 13 – 14, 2011

REBEX Midwest Conference & Exhibition

The Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL

RWH Myers was pleased to return as a Silver Sponsor of this year’s conference. Thank you to everyone who visited our booth.

October 11, 2011

Piedmont RIMS

Raleigh / Cary, NC

Bill Warren presented "Business Interruption — Trends, Challenges & Solutions".

October 5, 2011

New Jersey RIMS

Fox Hollow – Branchburg, NJ

Bob Kirchmeier attended this years golf outing in addition to RWH Myers’ hole and team sponsorship. Thanks to everyone who attended.

October 4, 2011

Western Regional RIMS Conference

Las Vegas, NV

Michael Colligan represented RWH Myers at the 55th annual conference in Las Vegas this fall, speaking Tuesday about the advantages of construction auditing in property damage claim scenarios.

September 19, 2011

NYC RIMS

New York City

We enjoyed catching–up with colleagues on the course at this year's golf tournament.

September 14, 2011

South Texas RIMS Seminar & Golf/Spa Event

San Antonio, TX

RWH Myers continued its sponsorship of this great event this year.

September 12 – 14, 2011

Southeastern Educational Conference

Raleigh, NC

RWH Myers sponsored and exhibited at the conference again this year. Bill Warren and Jess Mizenko enjoyed seeing friends and colleagues again, as well as making new connections.

August 29, 2011

Central Ohio RIMS Golf

Worthington Hills Country Club

Jerry Liberatore and Mike Colligan were pleased to attend the annual outing in Columbus once again. Great weather and an enjoyable start to the RIMS year.

Augsut 23, 2011

Fairfield / Westchester RIMS

Fairfield, CT

RWH Myers was honored to sposnor the reception hour at this year’s conference. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to network with others.

August 2 – 5, 2011

36th Annual Florida RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

Thank you to everyone who joined Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier for their presentation of “Business Interruption Values & Exposures: Quantifying and Communicating your Risk”. We are always pleased to catch-up with friends & colleagues and to participate as a conference and golf tournament sponsor.

June 17, 2011

Northeast Ohio RIMS Golf Tournament

Valley City, OH

Jerry Liberatore attended this year's outing, which RWH Myers sponsored.

June 16, 2011

RIMS Canada — Maritime Chapter Meeting

Prince Edward Island, Canada

Bill Warren and Mike Colligan enjoyed meeting the Maritime Chapter members during their presentation of our PERK session “Effective Construction Auditing of Property Damage Claims”.

June 14, 2011

Boston RIMS Annual Golf Outing

Kingston, MA

RWH Myers sponsored this year's event, attended by Sharon Wolfe and Russell Zinn.

May 23, 2011

Pittsburgh RIMS Golf Tournament

Pittsburgh, PA

Chris Hess and Jerry Liberatore attended and sponsored this event once again this year and enjoyed catching up with friends and colleagues. Hope to see you all next year!

May 16 – 17, 2011

URMIA Southwestern Regional Conference

Oklahoma City, OK

Bob Kirchmeier attended this years conference, which had a timely theme related to extreme weather and disasters.

May 1 – 5, 2011

RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Our team enjoyed attending and exhibiting at this year’s conference, including catching–up with friends and colleagues. Thanks to everyone who visited us at our booth. We also participated in and were proud to continue our sponsorship of the Spencer/Gallagher Golf Tournament.

April 26, 2011

URMIA Northeast Regional Conference

Babson Park, MA

Sharon Pisko Wolfe and Bob Kirchmeier were pleased to sponsor and attend this year’s Northeast Regional Conference held at Babson College’s Executive Conference Center.

April 19, 2011

Natural Gas Claims & Litigation Seminar

Tucson, AZ

Bob Kirchmeier participated in a panel at this year’s seminar.

April 14, 2011

Memphis RIMS

Coletta’s, Memphis, TN

Bill Warren and Bob Kirchmeier presented our PERK session “Business Interruption Insurance Will Make Me Whole, Right?” and enjoyed the interactive discussion with attendees at the April chapter meeting.

March 29, 2011

Long Island RIMS

The Fox Hollow Inn, Woodbury, NY

Mike Colligan and Bob Kirchmeier spoke at this years dinner session. The session included a discussion on “Effective Construction Auditing of Property Damage Claims”. RWH Myers thanks all those who attended!

March 10, 2011

Northeast Ohio RIMS Education Day

Warrensville Heights, OH

Chris Hess and Mike Colligan presented "Business Interruption Defined" at this year’s event. The session focused on the history of modern business interruption language, in particular the differences between the Business Income, Gross Earnings and Gross Profits forms. It also addressed common misconceptions and points of confusion that can prevent a BI policy from insuring it’s initial intent.

March 8, 2011

Pittsburgh RIMS

Pittsburgh, PA

Chris Hess and John Sylvester from KL Gates presented "Business Interruption Defined" during March’s monthly meeting. The session focused on the history of modern business interruption language, legal interpretations of wording and its effect on coverage.

February 10 – 11, 2011

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Crowne Plaza Ravinia

RWH Myers was pleased to participate and help sponsor this year’s conference. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.


2010 Events and Sponsorships

December 1, 2010

Succeeding in the Gulf Coast Claims Process written by Chris Hess

Risk & Insurance

For businesses with a Deepwater Horizon-related loss, the switch to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility might not have made it any easier to get whole again. Yet take some solace in the fact that lessons from "regular" first-party property losses can be applied. In his article, "Succeeding in the Gulf Coast Claims Facility Process", Chris Hess uses his experience with first party property claims to address issues that Deepwater Horizon claimants might face and how to overcome them. See the full article in the link provided.

October 6–8, 2010

RIMS 41st Southeastern Educational Conference & Golf Tournament

Myrtle Beach, SC

RWH Myers was pleased to be a returning sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s conference and golf tournament. Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier, and Jessica Mizenko hope to see you at the conference next year.

October 11 & 15, 2010

DFW RIMS Risk Management Symposium & Golf Tournament

Plano, TX

RWH Myers was a proud sponsor of the golf outing again this year. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth to say hello!

September 21–22, 2010

REBEX 2010

Wheeling, IL

RWH Myers was a returning Silver sponsor at this year’s event. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth to say hello.

September 20, 2010

New York City RIMS Golf Tournament

Armonk, NY

RWH Myers was pleased to be a Titanium sponsor this year. Sharon Wolfe enjoyed playing at the Whippoorwill Golf Club and seeing members of NYC RIMS.

September 9, 2010

Connecticut Valley RIMS Golf Tournament

Tunxis Plantation, CT

Sharon Wolfe, Bob Kirchmeier and Russell Zinn enjoyed supporting RIMS while representing RWH Myers as a sponsor again this year.

September 16, 2010

South Texas RIMS 2010 Seminar Golf & Spa Event

San Antonio, TX

Bob Kirchmeier and Jake Newman represented RWH Myers at this year’s South Texas RIMS outing. They enjoyed sponsoring and attending this great event.

August 17, 2010

Fairfield/Westchester RIMS 10th Annual Golf Outing

West Redding, CT

RWH Myers was proud to be a repeat sponsor for this event. Russell Zinn and Sharon Wolfe enjoyed participating and seeing friends and colleagues.

July 27–30, 2010

35th Annual Florida RIMS Educational Conference

Naples, FL

RWH Myers was proud to sponsor and attend this event for the 3rd straight year, including the annual golf tournament. Thanks to all those who joined Bill Warren, Bob Kirchmeier, and Mike Colligan during their session on Effective Construction Auditing for Property Damage Claims.

June 18, 2010

Northeast Ohio RIMS Golf Tournament

Valley City, OH

Mike Colligan and Jerry Liberatore attended on behalf of RWH Myers and enjoyed catching up with friends and colleagues.

June 12, 2010

9th Annual RIMS MN RIMS Golf Classic

Minneapolis, MN

Bob Kirchmeier was proud to represent RWH Myers as a sponsor at this years golf tournament. We hope to see you next year.

May 14, 2010

Central Texas RIMS 12th Annual Golf Tournament

Austin, TX

RWH Myers was proud to sponsor this great event for the second straight year. Jake Newman from the Dallas office attended.

April 25–29, 2010

RIMS 2010 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Boston, MA

We were delighted to attend the conference, exhibiting and catching–up with friends and colleagues. Thank you for visiting us at our booth, #452. In addition, the RWH Myers team was proud to sponsor the Spencer Gallagher Golf Tournament. Chris Hess, Bill Warren and Russell Zinn enjoyed a round of golf supporting an excellent cause.

April 29, 2010

URMIA Northeast Regional Conference

Babson College – Boston, MA

RWH Myers was proud to sponsor this event. Our team members that attended this event included: Bob Kirchmeier, Vince Kacick and Russell Zinn.

February 18–19, 2010

Atlanta RIMS Annual Educational Conference

Atlanta, GA

RWH Myers was proud to be a returning platinum sponsor and exhibitor at this year's event.

January 28, 2010

Minnesota RIMS 2010 Annual Seminar

Minneapolis, MN

As a returning Bronze sponsor, RWH Myers was in attendance, and appreciated seeing friends and colleagues at our booth and in between sessions.

January 25, 2010

Robert A. Kirchmeier Joins RWH Myers

Bob Kirchmeier is now on the RWH Myers team as Director of Business Development.

Bob is certainly not new to the insurance business, or to us for that matter. We've known Bob and respected his abilities for years. What is new is having him as a member of our team. We're extremely proud to add Bob to our roster of experienced loss accounting professionals.

Bob will be relentless in ensuring that RWH Myers clients receive outstanding service and results. And, Bob's experience as a loss control engineer gives him heightened perspective into your business's property loss and business interruption needs.

January 1, 2010

We're One Partner Stronger

Vince Kacick, CPA has accepted a partnership with RWH Myers.

Vince’s outstanding loss accounting skills, diverse industry coverage and strong work ethic have been invaluable to the RWH Myers team and our clients.

He joins Bill Myers, Glenn Rand, Sharon Pisko Wolfe, Bill Warren, and Chris Hess as a member of the RWH Myers leadership team.


2009 Events and Sponsorships

October 27, 2009

RWH Myers Releases Business Interruption Values Benchmarking Tool

RWH Myers has created a tool to red flag potential errors in Business Interruption Values reporting. This tool is based on data from government sources including the Internal Revenue Service, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Department of Commerce, Census Department, and the Department of Labor. This data covers P&L data and employment information on over 14 million businesses. These 14 million businesses cover 1,140 specific industries. RWH Myers analyzed this data to develop average BI Values factors for over 1,000 types of businesses.

RWH Myers has made this tool available for free on the BI Benchmarking Tools page.

October 23, 2009

Houston Chapter of RIMS Fall Conference

The Woodlands, TX

We attended our first Houston RIMS Fall Conference this year. RWH Myers sponsored the reception after golf ... Thanks for stopping by for prizes and dinner.

October 22–23, 2009

REBEX Midwest Conference & Exhibition

Chicago, IL

RWH Myers was a returning Silver Sponsor for this event. Thank you for visiting our booth in the conference networking area.

October 15, 2009

DFW RIMS Fall Conference

Dallas, TX

Please be sure to stop by our booth in the exhibit hall and visit with us this year.

September 25, 2009

Dallas–Fort Worth RIMS Golf Tournament & RIMS Fall Conference

Dallas, TX

RWH Myers sponsored this two part event again this year. We enjoyed seeing everyone in our booth and out on the golf course!

September 17, 2009

2009 RIMS South Texas Chapter Seminar, Golf & Spa Event

San Antonio, TX

RWH Myers sponsored this event for the second year. Jake Newman from the Dallas office attended this year.

September 16–18, 2009

40th Annual Southeastern RIMS Educational Conference

Wild Dunes in Charleston, SC

RWH Myers was happy to sponsor the conference and golf tournament. Bill Warren and Jessica D'Alberto enjoyed re–connecting with colleagues at the conference.

September 16, 2009

Detroit RIMS Golf Tournament

Detroit, MI

RWH Myers sponsored and attended this event.

September 14, 2009

16th Annual Kansas City RIMS Golf 2009 Tournament

Smithville, MO

Glenn Rand and Greg Watson enjoyed participating in this year's golf tournament to help raise money for the Spencer Foundation.

September 12–16, 2009

URMIA 2009 – Tuning Your Risk Management Skills

Nashville, TN

RWH Myers attended this annual conference specifically for risk managers in higher education.

September 10, 2009

Spencer Foundation 30th Anniversary Gala

New York, NY

RWH Myers was proud to attend and sponsor this event, which celebrated 30 years of the Spencer Foundation raising money for grants and scholarships in the fields of insurance and risk management.

September 10, 2009

15th Annual Charity Golf Classic

Farmington, CT

RWH Myers attended and sponsored this event.

August 11, 2009

Fairfield/Westchester County RIMS Golf Tournament

Redding, CT

Sharon Wolfe and Russell Zinn of RWH Myers enjoyed playing golf with local RIMS members again this year.

July 28–31, 2009

34th Annual Florida RIMS Educational Conference & Golf Tournament

Naples, FL

Bill Warren, Chris Hess, and Jess D'Alberto of RWH Myers sponsored and attended the event this year. Both Bill Warren and Chris Hess presented "Business Interruption Will Make Me Whole, Right? Easier Said than Done" and thank everyone for attending.

May 22, 2009

Central Texas RIMS Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

Austin, TX

RWH Myers sponsored and attended this event for the first time this year. Jake Newman from our Dallas office was in attendance.

May 12, 2009

Carolinas RIMS Chapters' Annual Charity Golf Outing

Charlotte, NC

Bill Warren represented RWH Myers, by sponsoring and participating in the Carolina's chapter annual charity golf outing.

May 7, 2009

URMIA Northeast Regional Conference

Sharon Wolfe and Russel Zinn enjoyed attending and sponsoring this event.

April 19–23, 2009

RIMS National Convention

Orlando, FL

We were proud to sponsor the Spencer/Gallagher golf tournament on Sunday April 19th. We also enjoyed attending the convention and hosting various private functions, allowing us to catch–up with friends and colleagues.

April 17, 2009

Arizona RIMS Central Chapter Annual Golf Tournament

Scottsdale, AZ

Glenn Rand and Jake Newman attended this event on behalf of RWH Myers. We sponsored this event, enjoying the great weather and an opportunity to connect with members of the Arizona Central Chapter of RIMS!

March 5, 2009

Toledo RIMS Meeting

Toledo, OH

Michael Colligan and Patrick Vallely presented "Effective Construction Auditing" about construction auditing and their experiences following Hurricane Katrina as well as other recent projects.

February 25–27, 2009

URMIA Southwest Regional Conference

San Antonio, TX

Jake Newman attended this event and enjoyed speaking with URMIA members from the Southwest and across the country.

February 5–6, 2009

Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

Crowne Plaza Ravinia, Atlanta, GA

Bill Warren, Hunter Williams and Jess D'Alberto exhibited, sponsored and attended this event.

January 27, 2009

URMIA's Southeast Regional Conference

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Bill Warren and Jess D'Alberto attended this event for the first time this year and look forward to participating in future URMIA events.


2008 Events and Sponsorships

December 2, 2008

Women to Watch Awards Luncheon

Waldorf Astoria, New York City, NY

Business Insurance hosted its first Women to Watch awards luncheon. RWH Myers is proud to have sponsored this event.

November 12–13, 2008

First Virtual RIMS RiskLive!

RWH Myers joined other industry leaders at the first–ever live conference and virtual exhibit hall.

November 11, 2008

RIMS Speaking Engagement

Pittsburgh, PA

Christopher Hess spoke to RIMS members on “Business Interruption Values — Beyond the Dreaded Worksheet.”

October 23–24, 2008

Risk and Employee Benefits Conference (REBEX)

Chicago North Shore, Wheeling, IL

September 10–12, 2008

39th Annual RIMS Southeastern Educational Conference

Hilton Head Island, SC

We exhibited, sponsored and attended this conference and enjoyed meeting new people and seeing old friends.

July 29 – August 2, 2008

33rd Annual Joint RIMS Florida Chapters Educational Conference

Naples, FL

We exhibited, sponsored and attended this conference.

April 27 – May 2, 2008

Annual RIMS Conference

San Diego, CA

January 31 – February 1, 2008

Regional RIMS Educational Conference

Atlanta, GA

We exhibited, sponsored and attended this conference.