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Tim Walsh Honored With The Words of Wisdom Award at IRMI Construction Risk Conference

oswaldcompanies November 23, 2021

Unison Risk AdvisorsSAN DIEGO – Nov. 23, 2021 – Tim Walsh, Senior Vice President, Director of Oswald’s Design and Construction Practice, was honored at the 2021 IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in San Diego, California.

Walsh, a frequent speaker and writer on the topics of construction risk management and insurance, was presented with the Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award for his outstanding contribution to the educational programming for CRC.

According to the release, the award recognizes Mr. Walsh’s exceptional preparation and presentation skills, as well as his willingness to share practical strategies and tips that Conference attendees can put into practice.

The Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award is presented annually and recognizes speakers who have stood out as being the very best. Based on attendee evaluations, it is given to speakers who give outstanding, enthusiastic presentations, prepare detailed and useful handouts, and effectively use visual aids. More importantly, they share practical ideas, tips, and techniques that attendees can take back to their jobs and use.

“We are very proud of Tim for this major career accomplishment and being recognized on a national level,” said Robert Klonk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Oswald Companies.

“Tim has presented at the Conference several times over the years, and he always gets rave reviews from our attendees,” said IRMI President and CEO Jack P. Gibson, CPCU, CRIS, ARM. “In particular, we get comments about the practical, useful information he shares, and his presentation scores are consistently in the top 5 percent of our speakers.”

Tim Walsh, Director of Design and Construction, joined Oswald in 2015 with more than 30 years of industry experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Managing National Director of Project Solutions, at Aon. Before joining Aon in 1992, he spent five years with Travelers. He has been a risk advisor on over 500 projects and serves as a strategic advisor to a number of construction firms. Connect with Tim on LinkedIn.

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