Our Team

C. Nicholas Risom

Financial Services

Role at RSR Partners

Nick Risom is a senior member of the firm’s Investment Technology and Innovation Practice and Financial Services Practice, where he leads the growth and development of its Insurance Practice. His focus is on senior-level assignments in financial services, private equity and insurance including health, property & casualty, cyber-risk and security, data analytics, brokerage and other sectors which are being creatively disrupted by rapid innovation, new technologies and insights. He is engaged in all functions, including leadership assessment, board, general management, operations, human capital, finance, risk, sales and marketing roles.

Experience and Expertise

Nick previously served as the firm’s chief operating officer. Prior, Nick was with Kroll, Marsh, and, most recently, Alliant Insurance Services, where he advised clients on identifying and mitigating corporate risk and implementing innovative employee benefits strategies for multinational corporations, private companies, private equity funds, and family offices. His experience encompasses a broad range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, risk management, technology, industrial, and non-profit organizations. Earlier in his career, Nick served as a vice president at both Marsh and Kroll. At Marsh, he advised clients with an array of risk management and human capital strategies and solutions. While at Kroll, he worked on a variety of engagements, including investigations, due diligence, security services, and crisis management assignments. Prior, Nick created marketing and sales and strategies for new products and technologies and managed strategic partnerships for Duracell, a division of Procter & Gamble.

Outside RSR Partners

Nick is a graduate of Lake Forest College in Chicago, Illinois and he earned his MBA from Columbia University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three children either on the water or exploring. He also enjoys long distance cycling and any activity on the water or in the mountains. As a volunteer, his primary focus is being an active member of the Executive Committee of the Stamford Hospital Foundation. Since 2009, Nick has been chairman of Hope in Motion, the hospital’s year-round fundraising initiative for its Bennett Cancer Center. Hope in Motion’s signature event is the largest walk, run, and ride in Connecticut, with over 5,000 participants.

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