New regulations are increasing scrutiny on the nonprofit sector, accelerating the need for additional disclosures to protect the integrity of their mission. Enterprise risk management is a forward-looking strategic initiative designed to proactively assess and manage sensible risk across organizations of any size.


Peter Persuitti is the Managing Director of Gallagher’s Nonprofit Practice. With over 17 years of experience at Gallagher, he is a frequent speaker and author and consultant specializing in the many enterprise challenges and opportunities that nonprofits experience every day. As the insurance world evolves rapidly, Peter is a champion in offering the nonprofit sector tremendous opportunities to use the many proven and developing tools of underwriting, claims and actuarial science to reclaim dollars for mission versus repeating the recurring fixed cost syndrome of buying insurance. His past experiences including nonprofit organization leadership – boarding schools, universities, foundations, healthcare, as well as corporate experience in technology.

Jim Rice, PhD, FACHE is the Managing Director & Practice Leader with the Governance & Leadership service line of Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice. He focuses his consulting work on strategic governance structures and systems for high performing, tax-exempt health sector organizations and integrated care systems; visioning for health sector and not-for-profit organizations; and leadership development for physicians and medical groups.

Lisanne Sison is the Managing Director of Gallagher’s Enterprise Risk Management Practice (ERM). She has over 15 years of experience providing consulting services to a broad spectrum of entities including government agencies, airports, higher education, healthcare, technology companies, risk pools and K-12 private schools. Lisanne has detailed experience covering the entire spectrum and scope of ERM implementation, in addition, she has experience in a wide range of consulting projects ranging from business process improvement reviews, to compliance reviews, to strategic planning facilitation and others.