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New Bill McIntyre Leadership Award Presented to Dick Walterhouse of Pankow Builders

Release Date: Nov 5, 2018

Houston, TX—The first Bill McIntyre Leadership Award was presented today at the 38th IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) to Dick Walterhouse, chief risk officer of Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd. 

This new award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the construction industry through innovative risk management strategies and tactics. It is named for IRMI Chairman Bill McIntyre, who has inspired, trained, and educated thousands of risk professionals and is a passionate advocate of construction risk management and safety.

Mr. Walterhouse was honored for his 40 years of dedication to construction risk management and his leadership in moving his company toward a “zero accident culture.” He has been instrumental in developing future industry leaders with his contributions to the development of the IRMI Boot Camp curriculum offered at CRC.

“I can’t think of a more deserving individual to be the first recipient of this award,” said McIntyre. “Dick exemplifies the leadership attributes of commitment, selflessness, and vision, and, throughout his career, he has tirelessly worked toward the betterment of construction risk management.”

Learn more about the Bill McIntyre Leadership Award.

CRC is the only national symposium devoted exclusively to insuring, bonding, and managing the risks of construction projects.The 39th IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) will be held November 10–13, 2019, in Seattle, WA. 

About IRMI:
For more than 40 years, International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), has been the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. IRMI simplifies the management of risk by publishing resources for technical content and providing continuing education, certifications, and conferences.

Heidi Vincent
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