Assistant Vice President for Risk Management and Resilience Planning
University of Chicago
Courtney Davis Curtis provides leadership and direction to senior managers, working to identify, evaluate and plan strategies for the enterprise-wide insurance programs. Her focus is on maximizing protection of assets at the most economical rates and minimizing the effects of fortuitous loss. She develops and directs risk management strategies and policies which identify, assess and mitigate the impact of risks originating from or impacting the enterprise’s portfolio of activities/interests. She also leads resilience planning across the University in order to anticipate potential threats, to cope effectively with adverse events, and to adapt to changing conditions.
Previously, Courtney was an Account Executive at Arthur J. Gallagher and Vice President of Educational Placement Specialist at Marsh. Courtney is the President-Elect for the University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) and a member of the Board of Directors for the Trulen Insurance SPC Limited captive. She holds a B.S. in Marketing from Northern Illinois University in addition to having earned Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management-ERM (ARM-E) designations. Courtney is recipient of the 2020 Business Insurance Women to Watch, 2017 Business Insurance Break Out, and 2015 Risk & Insurance Power Broker awards.