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Paul J. Major

Vice President, Risk Management, Ameriprise Financial

Paul Major is Vice President, Risk Management for Ameriprise Financial, Inc., a Minneapolis, Minnesota based Asset Management, Advice & Wealth Management and Insurance Company.  Paul has been with Ameriprise since October, 2005.   His responsibilities at Ameriprise include overall management of the company’s Risk Transfer/Financing and Life Safety programs.  He is also the President of Ameriprise Captive Insurance Company and acts as the Risk Management Advisor to Independent Mutual and Private Fund Board of Directors.  Prior to Ameriprise, Paul was with Metris Companies Inc. from 2001 – 2005 as VP-Insurance and VP – Investor Relations (2005), Ecolab Inc. as Risk Manager from 1997 – 2001, and United HealthCare in various Corporate Insurance roles from 1991 – 1997. 

Paul holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) Designate.  He also is an active member of the Risk & Insurance Management Society and is past President of the Minnesota Chapter.  Paul graduated from the University of St. Thomas (1990) with a degree in Finance.  He joins the Risk Leadership Initiative Advisory Board as an Alumni. 

Paul has been a leader in the Risk Management industry for over 20, having served in on Boards of various professional and industry groups.  He frequently participates on industry conference panels and is consulted by industry trade publications for various risk management topics.  Paul is also a significant promoter of the risk management industry within Higher Education Institutions, attempting to cultivate the next generation of risk management leaders and increase awareness of the benefits of a focused risk management career.

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