Ben Evans, Risk Manager for PMA Companies Client University of Pennsylvania, Named to 2017 RIMS Risk Management Honor Roll


PMA Companies, a leading workers’ compensation and casualty insurer and Third-Party Administrator (TPA), congratulates Ben Evans, Executive Director, Office of Risk Management and Insurance at the University of Pennsylvania, a PMA Companies client, for having been named to the RIMS Risk Management 2017 Honor Roll, part of the Risk Manager of the Year program. The award will be presented Tuesday, April 25, during the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA. PMA Companies will attend the conference as part of the Old Republic General Insurance Group delegation. Old Republic is a proud supporter of RIMS, and will serve as the hydration sponsor for the conference.

Mr. Evans has more than 30 years of risk management experience, and currently oversees the University of Pennsylvania’s risk management portfolio, which spans their global education, healthcare and research networks across more than 80 countries, and includes over 50,000 employees and 24,000 students.

The Risk Manager of the Year Program aims to raise the profile of the risk management profession and the outstanding programs practitioners have implemented within their organizations. The program was initiated in 1977 and the Risk Management Honor Roll was added in 1981.

PMA Companies is a member of Old Republic General Insurance Group, which offers a full suite of risk management insurance solutions, as well as Third-Party Administration (TPA) services, with specialized offerings and expertise to meet the unique needs of organizations across a range of industries.

To learn more about the Old Republic General Insurance Group and its companies, visit

About PMA Companies

With over 100 years of experience, we are a trusted leader and recognized expert in commercial risk management insurance solutions and services. We specialize in workers' compensation and holistic TPA services. With a relentless focus on clients, we work with them to jointly tackle the risk management challenges that impact their total cost of risk and business results.

Our service-driven culture is one of accountability, teamwork, and performance—so every day, every employee is working hard on behalf of our clients.

PMA Companies includes PMA Insurance Group, PMA Management Corp., and PMA Management Corp. of New England. Headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, PMA Companies is part of the Old Republic General Insurance Group (, the largest business segment within the Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI), one of the nation’s 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations.

About Old Republic General Insurance Group

Old Republic General Insurance Group’s companies specialize in the property & casualty market, and offer a wide variety of property & casualty insurance coverages and related services. Each company focuses on a select segment, offering specialized insurance coverages or specializing by industry segments. Our parent company, Old Republic International Corporation (NYSE: ORI), is one of the nation’s 50 largest publicly held insurance organizations.

About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 11,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit