RISK PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR — 2017

Robert Warren, CRM, Risk Manager – City of Arlington (Texas)

    Robert Warren, CRM
    Risk Manager
    City of Arlington




With more than 12 years experience in the risk management field, Robert Warren began his professional safety career as a unit risk manager at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in 2005. In 2011, he was promoted to risk manager for TDCJ’s 40,000 employees. Warren completed a Masters degree in Occupational Safety and Health in 2012, while overseeing the risk functions at the Criminal Justice Department. Currently the City of Arlington’s Risk Manager, a position he has occupied since 2014, Warren provides management and direction of the City’s risk and safety programs, oversight of the third-party claims administration for both workers’ compensation and general liability, and management of the drug and alcohol and insurance and risk transfer programs. Warren received his Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation in 2017. He enjoys spending time with his wife Amy and their two boys, as well as coaching his sons’ Little League baseball teams.


previous honorees / Risk Professional of the Year:
2016 – Melissa Steger, UT System
2015 – Leslie Milvo, City of Austin
2014 – Norma Martinez, City of Sugar Land

2013 – Rick Stockton, CSRM, Klein I.S.D.
2012 – Kermit Falgout, Houston I.S.D.
2011 – Cecil Tatum, Northside I.S.D. (San Antonio)
2010 – Clark Adkins, Corpus Christi I.S.D.
2009 – Norma Carabajal Essary, CPCU, ARM, DFW International Airport
2008 – Gary Urban, City of Waco
2007 – Bill Tarro, Lubbock I.S.D.
2006 – Darrell Wells, City of Odessa
2005 – Robby Neill, City of Garland
2004 – Martha Rider, Fort Bend County
2003 – Ron Josselet, SORM
2002 – Robert Waggoner, City of Denton
2001 – Cheryl Johnson, Dallas I.S.D.
2000 – David Kester, Harris County
1999 – Alan Smith, Garland I.S.D.
1998 – Terri Richardson, Northeast I.S.D.
1997 – Leroy Hyltin, Jr., City of Waco
1996 – James Huckaby, Mesquite I.S.D.
1995 – Joey Page, City of Plano