Faculty NameGraham Kenyon
Graham Kenyon is the Vice President of Risk Management at Orion Group Holdings, Inc. in Houston, Texas. Orion Group Holdings, Inc., a leading specialty construction company, provides services both on and off the water in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean Basin through its heavy civil marine construction segment and its commercial concrete segment. The Company's heavy civil marine construction segment services includes marine transportation facility construction, marine pipeline construction, marine environmental structures, dredging of waterways, channels and ports, environmental dredging, design, and specialty services. Its commercial concrete segment provides turnkey concrete construction services including pour and finish, dirt work, layout, forming, rebar, and mesh across the light commercial, structural and other associated business areas. The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas with regional offices throughout its operating areas.
Prior to working for Orion Marine, Graham was the Director of Risk Management at Transocean Offshore, the world's leading offshore driller. Among other duties, Graham personally handled all of Transocean's claims and insurance issues associated with the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.
Graham is originally from the United Kingdom and has an insurance background. He worked in London for one of the international P&I Clubs with the London Market, before moving to Houston to work at a leading TPA as their Litigation Manager, handling claims for a number of oilfield drillers and service providers.
Faculty NameSteven Bryant
Steve Bryant began his career in the insurance industry in 1981 with Marsh USA. He has held positions as corporate risk manager and consultant to a number of industries. He joined the Texas Tech University System as Managing Director for the Office of Risk Management in June 2002 and also serves as Emergency Management Coordinator for the System.
Steve coordinates and administers the insurance and risk management program for Texas Tech University System and its components, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Angelo State University. He developed and revised several operating policies and protocols which directly impact the risk management function and serves on several committees providing risk management expertise in numerous operational areas. He has been a major contributor to student organization risk management, emergency action planning, business continuity planning, and enterprise wide risk management.
Mr. Bryant serves as faculty on the Certified School Risk Manager program for the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. He was proud to serve on the National Alliance curriculum advisory committee for Principles of Risk Management. He has taught Principles of Risk Management and Insurance in the College of Business at Texas Tech University.
Steve has served on the University Risk Management and Insurance Association Board of Directors since 2006 and chaired the design, implementation and administration of a key strategic element for URMIA in addition to serving on several committees for the organization. Mr. Bryant is a past president of URMIA and in 2014 was named Distinguished Risk Manager.