WCRI Board of Directors

The responsibility for policymaking rests with the Institute's Board of Directors, a representative group that is elected by the membership for staggered three-year terms.

  • Vincent Armentano, Chair, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
  • Steve Perroots, Vice Chair, Marriott International, Inc.
  • Shelley Boyce, Vice Chair, MedRisk, Inc.
  • Jon E. Stewart, Treasurer, Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance
  • Darrell Brown, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
  • Cristina D. Dobleman, Stanford University
  • Russell J. Pass, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.
  • Vince Donnelly, The PMA Insurance Group
  • Andrea Gardner, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • Mike Fenlon, United Parcel Service
  • Trey Gillespie, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
  • Thomas Nowak, AIG
  • Janine Kral, Nordstrom, Inc.
  • Donna Glenn, Liberty Mutual Group
  • David Stills, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Susan Gordon, Zurich North America
  • Joan Vincenz, United Airlines
  • Peter McCarron, CNA Insurance Companies

Other Officers

John W. Ruser, President and CEO, WCRI
Ramona P. Tanabe, Executive Vice President and Counsel (Corporate Secretary), WCRI


WCRI Research Committee

The Research Committee, composed of representatives of member organizations, establishes the research priorities and plays a key role in assuring the quality and practical value of the Institute's studies.

  • Michele Adams, The Walt Disney World Company
  • David Gamble, The Hartford Financial Services Group
  • Denise Zoe Algire, Albertsons Companies
  • Kevin Brady, The PMA Insurance Group
  • Suzanne Emmet, Eastern Alliance Insurance Group
  • Dan Hunt, D.O, AF Group
  • Joe Pachman, M.D., Liberty Mutual Group
  • Joel Raedeke, Broadspire
  • Richard Wood, Sentry Insurance
  • John Smolk, Southern California Edison
  • Jake Wein, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Austin White, Gallagher Bassett
  • Michelle Gauder, Zurich North America
  • Property Casualty Insurers Association of America


Disability and Medical Management Program Advisory Board

This board establishes research priorities for the Disability and Medical Management Research Program which evaluates innovations in disability and medical management to help policymakers and others understand what innovations actually work.

  • Joanne Moynihan - Chair, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
  • Mary O'Donoghue, Vice-Chair, MedRisk, Inc.
  • Marcos Iglesias, M.D.,  Broadspire
  • Peter Madeja, GENEX Services, Inc.
  • Peter Macdonald, The Hartford
  • Stephanie Perilli, The Home Depot, Inc.
  • Frank C. Radack Jr., Liberty Mutual Group
  • Kent Spafford, One Call Care Management
  • David Young, Optum
  • Mike Cirillo, myMatrixx
  • John Watts, Paradigm Outcomes
  • Kimberly George, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.
  • Kim Haugaard, Texas Mutual Insurance Company
  • Cy King, Medata, Inc.
  • Michelle Gauder, Zurich North America
  • Coventry Workers' Comp Services
  • Julia Stenberg, CNA Insurance Companies

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