Risk Resources, Inc.
4 Shore Drive
Portage , IN 46368
Steven A. Coombs, CPCU, ARM
Mr. Coombs writes on builders risk insurance for IRMI.com. He also coauthored, along with Donald S. Malecki, The Builders Risk Book.
Mr. Coombs has 45 years of industry experience, with the last 38 years in a consulting environment. He joined Risk Resources as president in 1992. Risk Resources is a risk management and commercial insurance consulting firm. Risk Resources does not sell insurance and provides consulting services on a fee-for-service basis. Common projects include risk management and insurance audits, insurance requests for proposals/proposal management, agent/broker selection, risk financing studies, litigation support, and testimony.
Prior to joining Risk Resources, Mr. Coombs served as a risk management consultant with a consulting firm. Prior to that, he spent 7 years developing his skills as a national accounts underwriter for a large international insurance group. He has extensive knowledge and experience regarding various aspects of construction insurance and is an author and speaker. He is also a former president of the Society of Risk Management Consultants.
Mr. Coombs is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a bachelor of business administration degree. He also holds a master of arts degree from DePaul University with a concentration in risk management and insurance. He has earned the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and Associate in Claims (AIC) certificates from the Insurance Institute of America and has received the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.