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Bill McIntyre Leadership Award

This award recognizes visionary leaders who demonstrate commitment to construction risk management through creativity, service, mentoring, and education. The award is presented every year at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC).The purpose is to recognize an individual whose significant contributions have improved construction risk management. Spotlighting these achievements will incentivize others in the industry to lead by example. It is named for IRMI Executive Chairman Bill McIntyre, who has inspired, trained, and educated thousands of risk professionals and is a passionate advocate of construction risk management and safety.

TJ Lyons

2023 Leadership Award Winner: Thomas (TJ) Lyons

TJ Lyons has over 36 years of experience executing innovative and practical approaches to safety on environmental and construction projects, with the majority of his career working with two of the largest general construction contractors in the United States. He is the only person who has received all three prestigious awards presented annually at IRMI CRC: the Bill McIntyre Leadership Award, the Gary E. Bird Horizon Award, and the Words of Wisdom Award.

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Who Is Bill McIntyre?

Bill McIntyre, IRMI's owner and chairman of the board, has been involved in commercial insurance and risk management for over 40 years and holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and ARM professional designations. He is chairman of American Contractors Insurance Group and a shareholder in American Risk Transfer Insurance Company, Ltd., a Bermuda-based captive reinsurance company. Mr. McIntyre is the founder of IRMI and originator of many of IRMI's research ideas and services.

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