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The Risk Management Professional in Practice


November 12, 2008
Faculty Lead: Paul Walker and Elizabeth Thurston
Paul Walker and Elizabeth Thurston co-facilitated a panel discussion on “The Risk Management Professional in Practice” Nov. 12, 2008, which explored the role of the risk management professional—what risk management professionals do, why, and how—and what this means for students considering risk management as a potential career option. Panelists included Michael Chagares, a Partner in Corporate Risk Consulting at Oliver Wyman; Melissa Glynn, a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Federal Practice; and Anne Kenny-Urban, the Assistant Head of Risk Management at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Approximately 60 undergraduate and graduate accounting students as well as McIntire faculty attended the program.