New Division Assistant Director - Brian Jensen
Risk Management has recently promoted Brian Jensen to be the new Assistant Director who will function as the Chief Operating Officer.
Brian joined the Division of Risk Management as the Support Services Manager in December 2016. Brian has over 20 years of experience working in a management capacity within the State of Utah’s Department of Government Operations and has a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s degree in organizational management.
New Loss Control Manager - Ron Boshard
Risk Management is happy to announce our new Loss Control Manager Ron Boshard. Ron joined the Division of Risk Management as a Safety Consultant in March of 2019. Ron previously worked for Jordan School District for 25 years, 10 of those years spent as the Risk Manager.
Ron brings a wide range of facilities services, as well as law enforcement and security training. Ron is excited about the opportunity to serve our state's diverse agencies, school districts, charter schools, and institutions of higher education and to find ways to break down silos and build lasting relationships as we protect life and property throughout this beautiful state.
New Division Assistant Director - Steve Hughes
Steve Hughes has been promoted to be the new Assistant Director of Claims and Loss Control. Steve replaces Mark Petersen, who left Risk in October of 2022.
Steve joined the Division of Risk Management as an Auto and Bus Loss Control & Liability Consultant in December 2019. In June 2020, Steve was promoted to DRM’s Loss Control Manager. Steve has 19 years of experience as a claims adjuster and claims manager. He worked for Bear River Mutual Insurance Company for 16 years and for Progressive Insurance Company for over 3 years.
Steve received his BS from the University of Utah in Economics (GO UTES!!!). He also earned an Associate in Claims and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter degrees from the Insurance Institutes of America. He is excited about the opportunity to serve our state’s diverse agencies, school districts, charter schools, and institutions of higher education.
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Division of Risk Management
The Division of Risk Management's role is to insure and protect State assets, promote safety, and help prevent losses for State Risk Fund participants which include State Agencies, State Institutions of Higher Education, School Districts, and participating Charter Schools. We approach loss control and claims management in a proactive and collaborative way in partnership with our clients.