Steven A. La Shier, deceased

Formerly Director of Risk Management, University of California, Riverside

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University of California, Riverside


Prior to his death in January 2011, Mr. La Shier was Director of Risk Management at the University of California, Riverside. Prior to joining the University of California, Mr. La Shier was Director of Risk Management for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Overall, Mr. La Shier had more than 35 years of construction and insurance experience, as an insurance executive, risk manager, and contractor administering risk management, project safety, labor relations, and loss control programs. Several times published and a frequent speaker to trade associations, professional societies, and industry conventions, he was recognized as an industry authority in construction wrap-ups, risk management, and safety management.


Mr. La Shier was the 1997 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award, presented at the 17th IRMI Construction Risk Conference.

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