Gwendolyn Ezell accepts new position as Assistant Director of Risk Management

Gwendolyn Ezell
Gwendolyn Ezell

I am pleased to announce that Gwendolyn Ezell has accepted the position of Assistant Director of Risk Management for the UW-Madison Office of Risk Management effective March 1, 2019. Gwendolyn has served as Risk Management Manager in our office since August 2017 and has led major reorganization of the worker’s compensation function along with administration of this program. In her new position as Assistant Director, Gwendolyn will continue with oversight of the worker’s compensation program along with expanded leadership in our property, liability and general risk management programs including management of personnel and advancing process and program improvements.

Gwendolyn brings over 27 years of extensive risk management experience. This includes skills in claims administration, risk management program development, risk consulting, property & casualty insurance program management, worker’s compensation administration and insurance broker services management. Prior to her work at UW-Madison, she served as Global Risk Manager with Abbott Laboratories. Gwendolyn holds a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University along with a Master’s of Business Administration in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, she has earned the Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation.

Below is Gwendolyn’s contact information:

Office of Risk Management
Division of Business Services
21 N. Park Street
Suite 5301Room 5390

Please join me in congratulating Gwendolyn in her new role with UW-Madison Office of Risk Management!

Thank you,

Jeff Karcher
Director of Risk Management