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Karen Reutter

(800) 382–2150

Karen Reutter, ARM, CPCU, CRIS

Head, Construction

Ms. Reutter has over 25 years of experience in the construction risk management and insurance fields. She began her career at IRMI in Dallas, Texas, prior to joining St. Paul Construction in St. Paul, Minnesota, in the early 1990s. While at St. Paul Companies, she served in several roles including national director of casualty underwriting and senior officer of construction risk management services as well as senior officer of strategy and planning for the corporation. Ms. Reutter subsequently joined Zurich Construction in its home office of Minneapolis, Minn., as a national director of project risk underwriting. During the past several years, Ms. Reutter has worked on the brokerage side of the business, in various roles including production, product development, and management. Ms. Reutter is a frequent speaker and writer on topics related to the construction risk management field. She holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of North Texas and has her CPCU and ARM designations.

She is a frequent speaker at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference.

Ms. Reutter was the 2009 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) award, presented at the 29th IRMI Construction Risk Conference.