Leadership Award

Bill McIntyre Leadership Award

Recognizing Excellence in Construction
Risk Management Leadership

Established in 2018, this award recognizes visionary leaders that demonstrate commitment to construction risk management through creativity, service, mentoring, and education.The award will be presented every year at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC)

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.

Submission deadline is September 13, 2021.

Sponsored by

Tricia Kagerer

The 2020 Bill McIntyre Leadership Award was presented at the 40th IRMI Construction Risk Conference to Tricia Kagerer, executive vice president of risk management for Jordan Foster Construction.

Submission Process

All submissions are due by September 13, 2021. To learn more about the award submission process and to download a submission packet, click on the topics below.

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About the Award

Mission Statement

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.

Who Is Bill McIntyre?

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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 CPCU 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.

Leadership Award Winners

2020 Winner | Tricia Kagerer

Ms. Kagerer has been involved in construction risk management for more than 25 years and currently serves as an executive vice president of risk management for Jordan Foster Construction, performing civil, general contracting, and multifamily projects. She is an author and a speaker on various leadership, risk management, and safety topics, including crisis management, emergency response best practices, education across cultures, servant leadership, and diversity.

Ms. Kagerer’s work has been recognized and received numerous awards, including National Safety Council Safety Place to Work, American Society of Safety Professionals Regional Safety Professional of the Year Award, Construction Safety Excellence Award, Associated Builders and Contractors STARR Awards, Local Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Safety Professional of the Year Award, Business Insurance Women to Watch Award, AGC Construction Safety Excellence Award, and the IRMI Gary E. Bird Horizon Award.

Her professional credentials include Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS®), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Claims (AIC), and licensed Texas claims representative and commercial agent, and she has served as a construction panel arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.

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Prior Winners

  • 2019 Winner | David Dolnick

  • 2018 Winner | Dick Walterhouse