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Joseph Mayo achieves RIMS-CRMP Certification

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International Professional Certification Confirms Achievement, Knowledge and Commitment to Quality in Risk Management

July 20, 2018 – (Joseph Mayo, President at J.W. Mayo Consulting, LLC) has successfully completed the requirements and passed the final exam for the prestigious RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional certification (RIMS-CRMP). Administered by RIMS, the risks management society™, the certification gives risk management professionals from around the world an opportunity to further demonstrate their knowledge and commitment to professional excellence.  

RIMS CEO Mary Roth said, “One of the greatest challenges risk professionals face is being able to effectively demonstrate the value they bring to the organization. The RIMS-CRMP certification allows practitioners to show leadership that they are dedicated to their craft, in-tune with the latest trends and best-practices and passionate about sustaining a strong risk management program within their organization.”

For more information about the RIMS-CRMP certification, visit

As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, therisk 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


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World’s Largest Risk Management Conference Set for April 10-13 in San Diego JANUARY 4, 2016 – Joseph Mayo, President at JWMC, LLC has been selected to present at RIMS 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition, the premier risk management and insurance conference. Joseph Mayo will lead a discussion titled, “Is Protecting the Balance Sheet Really Enough?” that will explore high profile ERM failures and discuss how to prevent ERM lapses that can lead to loss events totaling billions of dollars. The educational session is scheduled for Monday, April 11, 2016 at 4:00 PM. There seems to be a new risk management failure nearly every day in the news. My RIMS 2016 presentation explores three recent multi-billion dollar risk management failures. As risk management practitioners we must learn from these collective lessons and strive to prevent repeated risk management failures. “Is Protecting the Balance Sheet Really Enough?” highlights organizational behavior that causes risk management lapses. The session also discusses tools and techniques for changing organizational behavior to avoid catastrophic loss events. Renowned author, speaker, and risk management expert Joseph W. Mayo is the President of J.W. Mayo Consulting, LLC (JWMC). Mr. Mayo is a recognized risk management expert and has received industry awards for excellence in project and risk management. Mr. Mayo is a seasoned professional with nearly three decades of industry experience and has spent the last 10 years focused on risk management. RIMS 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition is a four-day conference scheduled for April 10th – 13th in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center. The event is renowned for its unmatched networking opportunities, features more than 180 educational sessions and hosts more than 400 exhibitors. Annually, the conference draws approximately 10,000 risk and insurance professionals from around the world. For more information about the conference program, educational sessions, and networking events or to register, visit About JWMC JWMC is a risk management consultancy that collaborates with its customers to develop risk policies and build high performing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) organizations. High performing ERM organizations are characterized by reliable and effective risk management that enables the organization meet business objectives and minimizes the impact of loss events. About RIMS As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS is dedicated to advancing risk management for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit

Joseph Mayo presenting at RIMS2016

Joseph Mayo's presentation "Is Protecting the Balance Sheet Really Enough?" explores the affect organizational culture on an organization's ability to manage Enterprise risk. The presentation analyzes a series of high profile Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) failures including product recalls, data breaches, and environmental disasters. The presentation offers ways for ERM to address safety risks and reputation risks while still protecting the balance sheet.