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Rising Star Award


Award Criteria
Candidates for the Rising Star Award must have demonstrated exceptional:
    • initiative
    • volunteerism
    • professional development
    • achievement
    • leadership potential

To be eligible the candidate must be a Professional or Associate RIMS member and meet at least one
of the following criteria:

    • seven years or less of professional experience in the risk and insurance management industry as of 4/15/18
    • age 22-35 as of 4/15/18

Submission Requirements
    • 1-2 page essay about rising risk professional's talent and contributions within the last two calendar years of professional development specifically in regards to:
      • initiative
      • volunteerism
      • professional development
      • achievement
      • leadership potential
    • one page recommendation letter from a supervisor, colleague, or chapter member

In Recognition
n recognition of being chosen, the Rising Star Award recipient(s) will be honored on stage at the RIMS 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition.

January 5, 2017 5pm ET
Entries will be reviewed by the Member and Chapter Services Committee. The committee will review the submissions in February 2018. Members of the Member and Chapter Services Committee who are members of the same chapter as the nominee or are long-standing personal friends/professional colleagues may be requested to exclude themselves from voting on the award. Entries submitted may be displayed, published, or disposed of after the award winner is selected and honored at the RIMS Annual Conference.
A representative of the Member and Chapter Services Committee will notify​ the submitter shortly after the February meeting. The submitter may choose to notify the recipient or may request that the Program Manger for Students and Rising Risk Professionals notify him/her prior to the RIMS Annual Conference.

Questions? Contact Membership Development Manager Joshua Lamangan at 



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