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’
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.