Thom Rickert

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Thom Rickert, CPCU, ARM, ARM-P, ARM-E, ARC, ARe


Vice President, Head of Marketing, Trident Public Risk Solutions

Summary of Qualifications

Thom has extensive underwriting and marketing experience in all property and casualty lines of business, spanning multiple segments and industries. He has been responsible for implementation of corporate compliance as well as efficiency projects and served as the business leader for technology solutions in policy administration, underwriting, channel management and business development analytics. Thom's client service responsibilities have included underwriting, coverage document creation and analysis, rate development, reinsurance negotiation, claims aggregate review, governing board liaison and special legislative research.


As chief marketing officer of his business segment, Thom provides overall direction in the area of marketing strategy and management in partnership with all departments, with emphasis on the partnership with underwriting. He is responsible for all activities related to conceptualizing and implementing market strategy and achieving marketing targets. His specific responsibilities include business and market development; client relationships and planning; distribution management; market research and planning; product development; strategic direction for promotion and advertising; coordination with sales; and hiring and directing the day-to-day activities of marketing staff. 

Business Experience

Over a 35 year insurance career, Thom has held various staff and management positions in underwriting, marketing, sales, systems administration and training & education for U.S. and internationally domiciled commercial insurance carriers and brokers. He has also served as president and chief operating officer of an independent commercial lines insurance agency.

ERM Experience

Thom holds The Institutes' Associate in Risk Management - Enterprise-wide Risk Management (ARM-E) designation. He currently acts as the enterprise risk management focal point for his business unit. Thom supports the business in ensuring that risk management is integrated into the function of the unit and that the threat and opportunity risk and control profile is accurately captured and positively managed on an ongoing basis.

Professional Affiliations

Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA), Risk Management Society (RIMS), Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA), Association of Governmental Risk Pools (AGRiP)


Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) - BA - Philosophy and History
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Risk Management – Public Entities (ARM-P), Associate in Risk Management – Enterprise-Wide Risk Management (ARM-E)
Associate in Insurance Regulation and Compliance
Associate in Reinsurance
SIX SIGMA – Green Belt Certified


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