SOURCE: Origami Risk LLC

Origami Risk LLC

February 01, 2012 06:00 ET

Origami Risk Expands Team of Experts With New Hires Jason Franks and Mary Culpepper

Industry Veterans to Handle Enterprise Sales, Strategic Broker Alliances, and New Client Implementations

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 1, 2012) - Origami Risk, the provider of the insurance industry's fastest growing Risk Management Information System (RMIS), today announced the addition of two new experts to the firm: Jason Franks, former National Director of Systems & Data Analytics for Willis North America, and Mary Culpepper, former Principal Consultant at CS STARS.

Robert Petrie, President of Origami Risk, commented: "Our industry-leading position is the result of seeking out the best talent in the industry and our ability as a private company to focus without distraction on the long-term needs of our customers."

Origami Risk led the RMIS industry in most growth metrics in 2011. Software licenses under contract increased more than tenfold from 2010, and the number of employees tripled. Added Mr. Petrie: "We continue to see strong interest from the market for our award-winning RMIS technology, and for the unrivaled expertise delivered by our professionals like Jason Franks and Mary Culpepper."

Mr. Franks, who joins the firm as Sales Director, is a 10-year industry veteran. He is responsible for business development and strategic broker alliances. Jason previously managed claims analytics consulting, RMIS relationships and RMIS selection with Willis North America. Jason also worked with HRH as a Claims Technology Manager where he oversaw the development of risk management and benchmarking programs. Jason is based in Richmond, Virginia and can be reached at (847) 786-2066 or

"Jason is a tremendous asset to our firm due to his expertise in using data to drive down the cost of risk at countless organizations," said Aaron Shapiro, EVP of Origami Risk. "Moreover, Jason has incredible insights into the best practices risk managers and their broker partners should employ, and the pitfalls they should avoid, when utilizing software and analytics."

Ms. Culpepper, Senior Account Executive, is a 17-year industry veteran with significant RMIS experience. She is responsible for RMIS implementations, product management and client support. In her previous role, Ms. Culpepper delivered innovative RMIS solutions from concept to implementation and oversaw senior-level communications with high-profile accounts. She also has previous experience in risk management analysis and claims management. Mary received her MBA from the University of Georgia in addition to her ARM designation. She is based in New Orleans, Louisiana and can be reached at (847) 786-2059 or

"Over the past 17 years, Mary has had significant success as an insurance professional and as a RMIS professional delivering technology solutions," said Jonathan Nichols, Origami Risk's Director of Client Service. "She is a perfect example of Origami's approach to hiring only seasoned professionals with the ideal blend of insurance and technology expertise."

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    Shannon Falvey
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    Origami Risk
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