Platinum Sponsors

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206-623-1121 | 520 Pike Street, Suite 2800 Seattle, WA 98101

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. With 59 offices across the United States and more than 600 partners and 8,000 employees, Grant Thornton LLP provides personalized attention and the highest-quality service to public and private companies. Visit for details.



Heather Hill |

For self-insured business who need to reduce complexity, contain costs, and attract and retain employees, HMA is a Pacific Northwest-owned health benefits administrator that provides a highly flexible platform for cost containment, insightful data-driven decision support, and proactive, personalized service to meet rising employee expectations. Unlike carriers or traditional third-party administrators, HMA offers the discounts, simplicity, and broad access to care associated with national networks, combined with the nimbleness, program innovation, and responsiveness of a dedicated strategic partner.


Joel Hammer | | 206-262-2935

Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders face the future with confidence. Through our network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries, Protiviti and our independently owned Member Firms provide our clients with consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data analytics, governance, risk and internal audit. We have served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI).

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John Clements |

Heightened focus on assessing and managing risks is critical in our current business environment.  PwC has brought together a team of professionals with a deep understanding of process, risk and controls to help organizations manage their portfolio of risks. Our practice in the Pacific Northwest looks forward to joining you at the 2018 Enterprise Risk Forum.

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Corey Saunders | | 206-341-8052 One Union Square; 600 University Street, Suite 1100 Seattle, WA 98101

The risks your organization face every day are often aggressive, but not always obvious. RSM US LLP works with you to develop a plan to effectively identify, address and mitigate threats. Our in-depth industry experience and collaborative approach can help you implement sound risk management policies and processes that produce sustainable results, whether they’re targeted to a single area or reach across the enterprise. At RSM, it’s all about understanding our clients. We keep our focus on understanding what’s important to you, your business and your success. This is the power of being understood. This is RSM.

Silver Sponsors

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Tim Davis |
925 4th Avenue Suite 3300, Seattle, WA 98104
Scot Studebaker |

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George Graves |

Mark Petersen |

Other Sponsors to Thank

 Ultimate-Software | 503-547-5068


Clark Nuber1 |  Shawn Hansen
Parker Smith & Feek, Inc.
USI Kibble & Prentice


For information about 2018 sponsor levels and associated benefits, please click here.

The Pacific Northwest Enterprise Risk Forum (ERF) is a not for profit organization providing education and networking opportunities to finance, risk, legal, and audit communities. We were established thru the cooperation of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA); Risk Management Society (RIMS); and Financial Executives International (FEI).

The conference focuses on the needs of middle management and above. The majority of conference attendees will be company decision makers. We are expecting over 300 registrants with a venue that can accommodate up to 500.

  • Invitation list exceeds 3,000 individuals
  • Past attendees include several Fortune 500 executives (Costco, Microsoft, Starbucks, Boeing, Amazon, etc.)    
  • The past 5 years’ attendance averages 70% practitioners and only 30% service providers
  • On average, each year 40+ attendees are c-suite officers or board members

Keynote speakers have represented some of the area’s top leaders and nationally recognizable specialists to complement a variety of breakout sessions. This event’s main focus is on collaborative approaches to risk and is uniquely designed to provide learning sessions, networking opportunities, and roundtable discussions. Key sponsors include consulting firms, global software providers, insurance companies and many others.

Former Enterprise Risk Forum Speakers Include:
John Conners, Ignition Partners and former Microsoft CFO
Amy Hood, EVP & CFO Microsoft Corporation
Blake Nordstrom, President - Nordstrom, Inc.
Bradley Tilden, CEO & Bill Ayer, Former CEO - Alaska Airlines
Jim Bromley, CFO ‐ Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Beto Guajardo, SVP Global Strategy – Starbucks Coffee Company
Richard Galanti, EVP, CFO - Costco Wholesale Corporation
Arnie Prentice, Chairman & CEO - Kibble & Prentice
Kimberly Harris, President & CEO - Puget Sound Energy
Stein Kruse, CEO - Holland America Group
Stan Humphries, Chief Analytics Officer & Chief Economist - Zillow Group
Bret Arsenault, CISO Microsoft Corporation
Alex Wittenberg, Executive Director Marsh & McLennan Companies Global Risk Center
Murli Buluswar, SVP & CSO - AIG International Companies

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