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Michael Jacoby Joins RCP as Healthcare Practice Leader

Mike Jacoby joined RCP’s Dallas-based team and will lead our rapidly growing healthcare practice. Jacoby brings more than 35 years of experience as an innovator and thought leader, having worked for such nationally recognized insurance intermediaries as Marsh & McLennan, Lockton and IMA. As the Healthcare Practice National Director for IMA in Dallas, Jacoby helped the company realize exponential revenue and client growth.


Jacoby’s business experience runs the gamut from medical malpractice insurance, property and casualty to commercial lines and employee benefits. In addition, Jacoby has written healthcare coverage policy wordings that have become industry standard while addressing complex risk issues for hospital networks, surgery centers, home health and palliative care. The RCP healthcare practice includes cyber and management liability perils for hospitals, physician groups, managed care organizations and others. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to RCP,” says Heather Gardere, Chief Growth Officer for RCP. “His depth of experience as an innovative and passionate industry leader will be of tremendous benefit to our clients.”


RCP Voted as one of Best Consulting Firms

Risk Consulting Partner continues to grow and be best in the business. St. Louis’ Small Business Monthly named RCP as one of the best consulting firms in St. Louis.

“In March, our Best in Business section features St. Louis area consulting firms that won’t settle for just good enough. The companies above were nominated by SBM readers for being the best consulting firms in St. Louis.”



New Member-Only Hydro Program Brokered by RCP/Price Forbes

September 26, 2018, Lexington, MAThe Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) announced today
that hydropower operators who have achieved Low Impact Certification from LIHI will be eligible for
discounted insurance from premier insurance provider, Lloyd’s of London. Lloyd’s of London, together
with its partners Risk Consulting Partners and Price Forbes, did an analysis which determined that LIHI’s
eight science-based criteria, systematic compliance and high-quality monitoring program reduce the
safety, ecological, and business risk of Certified projects when compared to non-certified projects.

“We are pleased that these world-class insurance companies recognize the commitment LIHI Certificate
holders have to reducing risk across the board” said Shannon Ames, Executive Director of LIHI. “This
partnership reinforces our premise that environmentally-friendly decisions should be celebrated and
rewarded by markets.”

Bradway Widing of Risk Consulting Partners was instrumental in establishing the program. “As soon as I saw LIHI’s strong leadership, science-based criteria and strong portfolio of Certificate holders, I knew that we were looking at a subset of the hydropower industry that had found a way to minimize in more ways than one,” Widing said. “We look forward to working with LIHI Certificate Holders to offer them this exclusive discounted program in recognition of the benefits of their Low Impact commitment.”

LIHI offers the nation’s only independent certification and verification program for environmentally responsible
hydropower. Founded in 2000, LIHI is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to reducing the impacts of hydropower generation through the certification of hydropower projects that have avoided or reduced their environmental, recreational and cultural impacts pursuant to the Institute’s science-based criteria. LIHI works to identify market incentives for Certificate Holders. Low Impact Certified hydropower is recognized in various voluntary and statutory renewable energy markets
across the nation, offering utility and corporate buyers of green energy an opportunity to purchase high quality, cost-effective hydropower to meet their clean energy goals.

LIHI has granted Low Impact Certification to nearly 200 hydropower facilities located in 23 states and on
84 rivers, and representing 15,000 gigawatt hours of clean, climate-friendly generation since 2000.


For more information on this offering contact:

Bradway Widing, Clean-Tech Energy SVP/Practice Leader, Risk Consulting Partners

Direct: 617.875.4494 / bwiding@rcpholdings.com / www.rcpholdings.com

For more information on the Low Impact Hydropower Institute contact:

Shannon Ames, Executive Director

781-538-4266 / sames@lowimpacthydro.org / www.lowimpacthydro.org


2018 Company Wide Community Volunteer Day

Understanding the importance of social responsibility and the benefits resulting from company volunteerism, we are excited to announce a 2018 company wide community volunteer day. This is an opportunity to positively influence RCP, employees, and the cause or charity associated with the program.

We feel there is value and need for support within each cause or charity and the decision making process involves significant thought and consideration. This year, St. Louis is supporting an RCP client, Rainbow Village, the afternoon of Thursday, August 23rd .

Rainbow Village is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities by providing safe, affordable, and well-maintained neighborhood homes in the St. Louis area for more than 40 years. Like all homes, Rainbow Village properties require regular planting, paint and stain, leaf removal, and trimming and weeding.


Marine Sustainable/Seafood

July 17  |  2-6:00pm  |  Pilotworks, Providence

RCP-Boston attended on July 17th the Blue Economy event with the Spoon in partnership with Pilotworks, SeaAhead, and the City of Providence. It was an event in exploring how ocean clean-tech innovation and technology can allow us to improve marine-sustainability to meet the globe’s rising demand for seafood and other ocean-based protein through innovative systems, local support, and bluetech.

RCP-Boston just recently become Broker-of-Record for Sea-Ahead. SeaAhead is a global nexus, bringing together technologists, scientists, startups, corporations, governments, and other ocean stakeholders to create impact in areas including greener shipping and ports, aquaculture and fishery processes, offshore alternative energy, and smart cities.


Chicago Office – Move & Open House

Risk Consulting Partners’ Chicago successfully moved to the new office residing in the historic Civic Opera House. On Tuesday, June 24 we celebrated the move with our Open House which allowed investors, clients, and more to visit the new space.

RCP Chicago also welcomed new member Mike Smith, Managing Director, who focuses in the Construction and Real Estate Industries for the firm.  Mr. Smith has more than 12 years of experience selling into the insurance industry.


Emerging Trends Series: The Future of Energy Efficiency

Boston: On Thursday, July 11th , at Mintz Levin, 1 Financial Center,  RCP will attend and participate in the forum: Emerging Trends Series: The Future of Energy Efficiency. With multiple Northeast states ranked as national leaders in energy efficiency for multiple years in a row, the region has been at the forefront of driving adoption of the “least cost fuel” as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and customers’ energy bills. Today, the region is heading into an era when evolving business models, technologies and platforms are presenting new opportunities to engage customers, products, and services providers to drive further energy efficiency through electrification and digitization.

The speakers are from leading companies and organizations working to drive energy efficiency through new policy mechanisms and with innovative technologies and service models that will chart a new course for energy efficiency in the Northeast.


Peter Rothstein – President, NECEC (moderator)

Sue Coakley – Executive Director, NEEP

Tom Burton – Chair, Energy, & Sustainability Practice Group, Mintz Levin


US Offshore 2018 conference

Risk Consulting Partners Clean-Energy Group will be in attendance with 1000+ wind power executives, 45+ sponsors & exhibitors at the 3rd US Offshore 2018 conference to secure investments and partnerships in the US in Boston, June 7-8 which is the leading event for the Offshore Wind Industry.

High level project updates:  Scotland, Portugal, France, Taiwan, Japan, China, Germany, and the US.

Hear project representatives speaking about the economic opportunities that offshore wind projects will bring to the Northeast, such as jobs, manufacturing and infrastructure, and how offshore wind will help achieve state-specific renewable energy goals.




May 10 @ 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

BOSTON: Greentown Labs + EarthX E-Captial Summit + Risk Consulting Partners (RCP) are jointly hosting at the Global Center for Cleantech Innovation the Greentown Labs E-Capital Summit, co-created with EarthX,

Overall, will convene mission-driven investors to provide information about how they can continue—or begin—to have a positive impact on profit, people, and planet through investment into cleantech startups. RCP will outline enterprise risk management analysis for supply-chain clean technology companies.


New England Hydropower Forum

Bradway Widing and Heather Gardere represented RCP at the New England Hydropower Forum & Networking Reception. Learn more about our Clear River/Low Impact Hydropower Insurance Program below.


Risk Consulting Partners Becomes Members Of The Apartment Association Of Greater Dallas

“Risk Consulting Partners (RCP) is a risk management organization with full insurance brokerage capabilities. We have over 500 combined years of individual expertise aligned for results within its’ Property & Casualty Brokerage, Employee Benefit Consulting, Private Client Group and Life Insurance & Wealth Management specializations.”


With $1 Million Raised, Tim Danis Opens Insurance Agency

“A new business insurance firm that raised more than $1 million in capital in less than two months is opening this week in Clayton. Risk Consulting Partners was launched by St. Louisan Tim Danis, 67, a former vice chairman of Aon Risk Services of America. He will serve as chairman and has put together a team that includes Curt Engler, president; Jim Myer, senior vice president; and Beth Schulte, chief financial officer.”