Center for Risk and Insurance

  • Kelly with students 2022

    Kelly Geoghegan - Insurance Professor for A Day (3/15/22)

  • Logo of CSUN Nazarian Center for Risk Management and Insurance
  • 2019 LA RIMS donated $10,000

    LA RIMS donated $10k to CSUN (12/5/19)

  • Lockton hosted CSUN Students 2019

    Lockton hosted CSUN Students (11/15/19)

  • Students attended LA RIMS Education Day 2019

    Matators attended LA RIMS Education Day (11/13/19)

  • CSUN students visited Farmers HQ 20191023

    CSUN Students visited Farmers HQ (10/23/19)

  • Matadors at CPCU Industry Day 2019

    Matadors at CPCU All-Industry Day (10/15/19)

  • seminar on risk and insurance careers

    Seminar on Risk/Insurance Careers (10/2/19)

  • Matadors in Boston - RIMS Conference

    Matadors in Boston - RIMS Conference (4/29/19)

  • John Barrett 19 at csun slideshow

    John Barrett inspired CSUN Students (4/18/19)

Risk and Insurance Person of the Year


  • To recognize insurance professionals who have made considerable contributions to the insurance/risk management program at CSUN.
  • To establish a long-term partnership with the insurance/risk management industry in the region.

Selection Process

  • The recipient(s) will be chosen by a Committee selected by the Director of the Center for Risk and Insurance.
  • Depending on the merit of candidates, it is anticipated that at least one award will be provided per year.
  • The recipient(s) will be recognized and awarded at a CSUN event, such as Insurance Night.


2016 Jim Taylor, Farmers Insurance Exchange

Photo of Jim Taylor2016 Person of the Year - CSUN's Center for Risk and Insurance

Jim Taylor

Chief Claims Compliance Officer

Farmers Insurance Exchange

Statement of Recognition announced by Dr. David Russell 

Visit our photo gallery for the award presentation.