David Dolnick

David B. Dolnick

Risk Manager, The Brady Companies

Contact Info

P.O. Box 1780
La Mesa, CA 91944
Phone: (619) 589-7575
Fax: (619) 465-3805


Mr. Dolnick is risk manager for The Brady Companies, a construction and development firm headquartered in La Mesa, California. He has been involved in risk management for almost 30 years, prior to which he served for 10 years in underwriting, loss control, and marketing positions with several insurers. His responsibilities include oversight of occupational safety and health programs; managing insurance, claim, litigation, and ERM activities; and involvement in human resources, business continuity, and crisis management programs.

Mr. Dolnick is active in several professional and industry groups, including the Associated General Contractors of America, where he is a member of the Surety Bonding and Risk Management Forum. He was involved with the AGC’s Gap Task Force, which developed risk management tools for small and midsized contractors, and for the insurance brokers and agents who serve them.

Mr. Dolnick is a deputy member of the Risk and Insurance Management Society and was honored as that organization’s "Heart of RIMS" in 1998. He served as president of the San Diego Chapter of RIMS and was also an active mentor to various RIMS Chapters across the country on behalf of the Society. Mr. Dolnick is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, and is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He is a frequent speaker at national, regional, and local seminars and has served for many years as moderator of the Construction Industry session at RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition.


Mr. Dolnick was the 2011 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award, presented at the 31st IRMI Construction Risk Conference.