Ladner ’81 Reappointed to Texas Risk Management Board

March 24, 2022

Gerald Ladner ’81 has been reappointed to the Texas Risk Management Board for the next five years.

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has reappointed Gerald Ladner ’81 to the Risk Management Board for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027. The State Office of Risk Management (SORM) administers insurance services obtained by state agencies, including the self-insured government employees’ workers’ compensation insurance program and the state risk management programs. Ladner previously served a six-year term on the SORM board of directors beginning in 2016.

Ladner also serves on the Rollins board of trustees and has been a champion for students and graduates of the College, creating a program along with fellow trustee Rodney Adkins ’81 to connect recent graduates who had been part of the Black Student Union (BSU) with industry-leading career coaches.

Ladner is vice president of strategic agent partnerships and external affairs at State Auto, a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. Previously, he served as vice president of sales and regional president at State Auto and as regional vice president of Zenith Insurance Company and Zurich North America. He is a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas, Insurance Council of Texas, and the Infragard National Alliance, an FBI-affiliated organization dedicated to the strengthening of national security and community resilience. 

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