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Strategic Risk Solutions Oversees 14 Captive Scholarships in 2019

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December 05, 2019

Strategic Risk Solutions (SRS) recently announced the final two collegiate captive scholar program scholarship recipients for 2019.

  • Ellen Collins, an actuarial science major from Appalachian State University
  • Yeji (Lydia) Choi, a risk management and insurance major from Temple University

Ellen and Lydia recently attended the Cayman Captive Forum, December 3–5, at the Ritz Carlton in Grand Cayman.

SRS initiated a collegiate captive scholar program in 2018, aiming to expose undergraduate college students to learning opportunities in the captive insurance industry. So far, the program has focused on underwriting the cost for selected students to attend captive conferences to participate in educational sessions and meet captive industry professionals. The program is open to undergraduate students enrolled in risk management, insurance, finance, and accounting majors.

SRS said a total of 14 students received captive scholarships during 2019. The full list of 2019 captive scholars and the conferences they have attended are as follows.

Vermont Captive Insurance Association Annual Conference

  • Nakul Arora, accounting and risk management, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Harrison Cameron, risk management, Appalachian State University
  • Max Wilson, actuarial science, University of Alabama
  • Magda Olivas Carmona, finance and risk management, St. Mary's University

South Carolina Captive Insurance Association Executive Educational Conference

  • Jeffrey Johnson, risk management, Georgia State University
  • Erika Perry, finance and risk management, Indiana State University
  • Anna Petrides, risk management and insurance, University of South Carolina
  • Peter Rumm, risk management and insurance, University of South Carolina

National Risk Retention Association Annual Conference

  • Fernanda Sandoval, finance and risk management, St. Mary's University
  • Levi Prieto, finance and risk management, New Mexico State University
  • Yiqi Zhao, actuarial science, Temple University
  • Kyle Whyte, risk management and insurance, University of Akron

Cayman Captive Forum

  • Ellen Collins, actuarial science, Appalachian State University
  • Yeji (Lydia) Choi, risk management and insurance, Temple University

"We congratulate all the students who participated in the collegiate captive scholar program during 2019. We were impressed by the quality of the young men and women involved in the program and hope that they found the experience beneficial. More importantly, we hope that this experience will lead them to pursue a career in the captive insurance industry," said Brady Young, CEO, Strategic Risk Solutions.

"We have been pleased with the program in 2019 and will continue it in 2020 and beyond. We extend a special thanks to the captive associations for providing the conference registrations that helped make this program possible," added Mr. Young.

For more information about the program, contact Derick White at SRS.

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