Meet the UE Leadership

United Educators (UE) delivers the coverage and risk management services educational institutions need because we understand both education and insurance. Our board of directors and staff leadership bring to their positions years of experience and expertise at educational institutions, insurance companies, and law firms.

Subscribers’ Advisory Board

Members of the Subscribers’ Advisory Board (Board of Directors) serve three-year terms and are elected by the membership.

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Dr. Morgan R. Olsen, Chair

Arizona State University

Executive Vice President, Treasurer and CFO

  • Executive Committee, Chair
  • Audit Committee, Ex Officio
  • Compensation Committee, Ex Officio
  • Governance Committee, Ex Officio
  • Investment Committee, Ex Officio
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Gregory D. Curtis, Vice Chair

Greycourt & Co. Inc.

Chairman Emeritus and Founder

  • Investment Committee, Chair
  • Executive Committee, Vice Chair
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Dr. Bronté D. Burleigh-Jones, Secretary/Treasurer

American University

CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer

  • Executive Committee, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Audit Committee, Member
  • Governance Committee, Member
  • Investment Committee, Member
Irma Becerra-Fernandez
Dr. Irma Becerra-Fernandez

Marymount University


  • Audit Committee, Member
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Albert J. Beer

St. John's University

Professor, School of Risk Management

  • Audit Committee, Chair
  • Compensation Committee, Member
  • Executive Committee, Member
  • Investment Committee, Member
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Megan E. Cluver

Deloitte Consulting LLP


  • Audit Committee, Member
Luke Figaro
Luke Figora

Northwestern University

Vice President for Operations and Chief Operating Officer

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James S. Gault

Culver Academies


  • Investment Committee, Member
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Deborah A. Gero

Retired Chief Investment Officer

  • Compensation Committee, Chair
  • Executive Committee, Member
  • Governance Committee, Member
  • Investment Committee, Member
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Kimberly M. Goff-Crews

Yale University

Secretary and Vice President for University Life

  • Governance Committee, Chair
  • Compensation Committee, Member
  • Executive Committee, Member
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Heather L. Hoerle

The Enrollment Management Association

Executive Director and CEO

  • Audit Committee, Member
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Sharon Reich Paulsen

The George Washington University

Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

  • Audit Committee, Member
  • Governance Committee, Member
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William Poutsiaka

Financial Services Consultant

  • Audit Committee, Member
  • Compensation Committee, Member
  • Investment Committee, Member

Advisory Committees

UE looks to the education, legal, and brokerage communities for guidance on program direction and specific projects, and information on how liability affects institutions. These groups meet at least annually with UE staff.

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Broker Advisory Committee

The Broker Advisory Committee (BAC), convened by Business Development, meets twice a year to discuss products, services, and other broker concerns. UE selects committee members for their knowledge and expertise in the education marketplace.

Michael Brooks

Austin & Company

Sam Daume

Fred C. Church

Jean Demchak

Marsh USA

Chris Duble

Fred C. Church

Michael Gigliotti

USI Insurance Services

Stacie Kroll

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Darrow Milgrim

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Anne Mulholland

Aon Risk Services

Paul Pousson

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Julie Price

Fred C. Church

Michael Rask


Wendy S. Rosler

Marsh USA

Debbie Russell

Arthur J. Gallagher & Company

Christopher Schwyter

Willis Towers Watson Northeast, Inc.

James Shewey


Mark Turkalo

Marsh USA

Risk Management Advisory Committee

Risk Management Advisory Committee

The Risk Management Advisory Committee (RMAC), appointed by UE management, represents the diversity of our membership and meets annually. The RMAC is relied upon to provide feedback about pressing educational issues and UE risk management resources.

Fernando (Ferd) Alonso

Assistant Head for Operations and Finance

Phillips Academy – Andover

Juan Azcarate

Senior Managing Director, Risk Management

Dallas College

Jeffrey Cataldo

Associate Head of School, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operations Officer

Kent School

Gretchen Catlin

Chief Facilities & General Services Officer

University of Maine System

Laura Cisi

Executive Director, Risk Management & Insurance

Stanford University

Bonnita (Bonnie) Cummings

Director of Risk Management

Central New Mexico Community College

Andrea Gandy

Director, Enterprise Risk and Insurance

University of Central Florida

Jack Hardcastle

Chief Operating Officer

McDonogh School

Susan Harrington

Chief Financial Officer

Brewster Academy

Quincy McLaughlin

Associate Head of School

Greenhills School (MI)

Eno Oregbesan

Director of Risk Management

Rice University

Linda Rice

Director of Risk Management

Clemson University

Fitzroy A. Smith

AVP - Chief Risk Officer, Risk Management & Insurance

Howard University

Albert (Al) Vasquez

Vice President, Enterprise Risk and Safety

Chapman University

David Weil

Chief Financial Officer

Harvard-Westlake School

Tim Wiseman

University Risk Officer

University of Oklahoma

Kevin Wysner

Program Manager, Insurance and Loss Control

Emory University

Lach Zemp

Risk Management Counsel

Outward Bound USA

John Zhang

Director Treasury and Risk

Fordham University

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