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Tim Walsh of Oswald Companies Receives Words of Wisdom Award at IRMI Construction Risk Conference

November 9, 2021—Seattle, WA—Tim Walsh, senior vice president, practice leader, design and construction for Oswald Companies, was honored today with the presentation of the 2021 IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC).

The award is presented annually to a speaker who has made an outstanding contribution to the educational programming for CRC, an annual Conference for construction risk management and insurance professionals hosted by International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI). The award recognizes Mr. Walsh’s exceptional preparation and presentation skills, as well as his willingness to share practical strategies and tips that Conference attendees can put into practice.

Mr. Walsh currently serves as the director of the design and construction practice for Oswald Companies, an employee-owned insurance brokerage firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, where he leads a team of 30 professionals serving the needs of design professionals, contractors, and owners. He also serves as a strategic adviser to Oswald’s largest construction clients.

His experience in construction risk management and insurance spans over 30 years, both as an underwriter for Travelers and as a broker, holding various senior leadership positions at Aon, including executive vice president and national director of project solutions. A risk adviser on over 500 construction projects, Mr. Walsh has extensive experience in contract review, feasibility analysis, insurance program design, marketing, implementation, wrap-up project management, and financial reporting.

“Tim has presented at the Conference several times over the years, and he always gets rave reviews from our attendees,” said IRMI President and CEO Jack P. Gibson, CPCU, CRIS, ARM. “In particular, we get comments about the practical, useful information he shares, and his presentation scores are consistently in the top 5 percent of our speakers.”

For more information about the WOW award and IRMI CRC, visit IRMI Construction Risk Conference.

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