Executive Director of Risk Management, Phillip B. Dendy

Phillip B. Dendy

Phillip B. Dendy

Phillip B. Dendy, CRM, has served as Director of Risk Management for The University of Texas System (the UT System) since 2003. Mr. Dendy is responsible for the oversight and direction of the Office of Risk Management (ORM) which provides comprehensive services including risk analysis, risk control, risk financing and claims management to the UT System, its nine academic and six health institutions.

Mr. Dendy has over 25 years in the insurance and risk management industry. From 1999-2003, Mr. Dendy served as Director of Business Administrative Services which included the property and casualty insurance programs as well as facilities, accounting and purchasing, property management, travel, and airplane operations. From 1995-1999 he was Associate Director for Workers' Compensation Insurance, responsible for administration of the UT System self-insured workers’ compensation program.

Mr. Dendy earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Texas Tech University. He holds the designation of Certified Risk Manager (CRM) from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. He is active in professional organizations and recently served as Chair of the Professional Development Committee for the University Risk Management and Insurance Association, served (2008-2011) on the Board of Directors of the Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas, and currently serves on the Governing Committee for the Texas FAIR Plan.

Mr. Dendy is a founder, president, and member of the Board of Directors of drops of grace inc., a non-profit faith-based organization partnering with organizations for water, health, hygiene, and community development projects in Malawi, Nicaragua, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and disaster recovery projects in the United States. His wife, Liz is a registered nurse. Their daughter, Madison is a graduate of Texas State University with a degree in Education and lives in Watertown, New York with her husband Rob who serves in the Army. Their son Tanner is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering and lives in the Houston area with his wife Colby who is in medical school at UT Health Science Center at Houston.


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