5 Ways ConAgra Foods Turned their RMIS into a Risk Management Work Platform
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
11:00 am EDT
Hear how ConAgra Foods has evolved their risk management program. ConAgra has a complex risk profile with a variety of operations and a diverse business from a risk perspective. They have decided to, “”Think bigger.”” How do you use a platform to make the organization stronger in the area of enterprise-wide risk. ConAgra starts with the company risk culture. Learn how ConAgra Foods has created a culture where risk management is not just a function within the business but the responsibility of all employees in the business and how the Riskonnect system is helping drive their processes enterprise-wide.
Scott Solberg, Director Finance, Insurance and Loss Control
Scott is a Director of Risk Management for ConAgra Foods overseeing the first party insurance placements, business continuity, loss control, and RMIS programs and is actively involved in the overall enterprise risk management planning. In addition to those duties, Scott is responsible for the insurance allocations, total cost of risk analytic reporting, and crisis management planning. He has been an employee with ConAgra Foods for 17+ years, most recently joining the Risk Management function 9 years ago. Scott has also spent time working the Treasury, Transportation Accounting, and Supply Chain functions throughout his career with ConAgra Foods.
Zach Davy, Financial Analyst
Zach Davy is currently a financial analyst with the Insurance, Loss Control, and Risk Management team at ConAgra Foods. Zach has been in the role for the last year and half working to integrate ConAgra’s risk management practices into Riskonnect and create a true Enterprise Risk Management system. Prior to his role in risk management, Zach spent a year working as an analyst in the accounts receivable department of ConAgra. Before entering the workforce, Zach finished in bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Kelly Barton, Vice President, Operations, has led growth and innovation strategies for more than 20 years for public, private, and not-for-profit organizations. Her contagious energy and passion for advancing the adoption of Riskonnect’s technology, combined with the company’s ability to disrupt markets, has been instrumental to the company’s rapid growth. Barton’s creative leadership and marketing expertise has firmly positioned the Riskonnect brand as the most recognized and innovative cloud-based risk technology solution on the market today.
In her role as Vice President, Operations, Barton is responsible for driving market leadership and expansion into emerging markets, including corporate development, marketing, sales operations and channel management. Additionally, Barton is responsible for Riskonnect University™, the only educational offering of its kind in the industry, which encompasses internal and external training programs to advance the risk and insurance management profession through the use enterprise-class technology.
Previously, Barton was Vice President of Communications and Product Marketing at Metro Networks, Inc., which was a subsidiary of Westwood One until its sale to Clear Channel Communications in 2011. Westwood One is the largest provider of audio content in the United States. Through her 10-year career there, she helped grow the company from a mid-size growth company, through numerous acquisitions and the integration of those acquisitions into the organization, a successful IPO lead by Goldman Sachs, and a $1 billion acquisition by Westwood One. Barton was also head of marketing for other entrepreneurial, early stage start-ups, including Nihon Traffic Network in Tokyo, Japan and Australian Traffic Network in Sydney, Australia. There, she was responsible for go-to-market strategies, recruitment and training. Barton’s expertise in raising capital and program development for not-for-profit organizations has become a model for other not-for-profit groups nationwide. She received a Bachelors of Arts in Communications and Public Relations from Berry College, and has a passion for mentoring talent and growing corporate leaders.