"We need to reach out and develop 22,000 risk-sensitive employees as our first line of defense in managing risks."
--Stephen A. Hill, executive director of risk management, Detroit Public School System
"The margin for error can be tiny, and the potential for a catastrophic injury or outcome can be significant. If that occurs, then a plaintiff or an attorney or a litigant is going to look for as many deep pockets as they can."
--Kevin Quinley, senior vice president, Medmarc Insurance Group
"Technology is only a tool that serves the business purpose."
--Badri Narasimhan, vice president, claims strategy, Insurity Inc.
"You got to watch these characters every day of the week."
--James A. Kinder, CEO, Self-Insurance Institute of America Inc., at the group's annual National Educational Conference & Expo in Phoenix, talking about lobbying in Washington, D.C.
"We know we are in the mainstream of risk management in America."
--Steve T. Polino, chairman of the board, SIIA, in opening remarks at the organization's annual conference
"Golf is the enemy of all power sports."
--Ken Schmidt, founder, Ken Schmidt Co., and former director of corporate communications, Harley-Davidson, in a keynote at the SIIA annual conference
December 1, 2006
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