RISING STAR AWARD — 2017

   

Travis Yarbrough
Risk Analyst
Tarrant County

 

In 2014, Travis Yarbrough received his BAAS degree, with specialization in risk management, from the University of North Texas. He worked his way through college as a bank teller and, during his senior year, became the risk analyst for Tarrant County. Yarbrough performs a variety of important functions for Tarrant County: investigating and managing auto, property and GL claims; analyzing loss data and formulating risk control recommendations; assisting with the preparation and issuance of RFPs, and performing a variety of safety functions for the county. Yarbrough is currently pursuing his CIC, CPC and ARM designations and is a member of both Gamma Iota Sigma and Young Risk Professionals organizations. A golf and sports enthusiast, Yarbrough is engaged to Adriana. They are planning a June 2018 wedding.


previous honorees / Risk Associate of the Year:
2016Meril Philip, City of Sugarland
2015Bruce Berry, Klein I.S.D.
2014Mark J. Vacek, CSP, Port of Houston Authority

2013Laurel S. Ferri, Corpus Christi I.S.D.
2012Carlos Garcia, City of Corpus Christi
2011Billy E. Moore, ARM, City of Grand Prairie
2010John Palm III, ARM, Mesquite I.S.D.
2009Raul Vasquez, City of Corpus Christi
2008Barbara Russell, ARM, Garland I.S.D.
2007Jeffery McMurray, City of Rowlett
2006Cindy Conyers, City of San Marcos
2005Cindy Purinton, Travis County
2004Martha Rider, Fort Bend County
2003Judyann Robinson, Mesquite I.S.D.