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The Risk Management Association Welcomes Lori Nitschke as Chief Marketing Officer

Philadelphia, PA (June 1, 2021) – The Risk Management Association (RMA) has named Lori Nitschke as the association’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Nitschke brings a wealth of valuable and relevant marketing experience in the financial association setting to RMA, whose mission is to advance sound risk management principles in the financial services industry.

As Chief Marketing Officer at the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), Nitschke was part of the team that successfully launched GARP’s Sustainability and Climate Risk Certificate program, among other achievements. Previously, Nitschke was CMO of the Global Risk & Digital division at Marsh.

Nitschke also has experience in public relations and journalism. She was a public relations and editorial content specialist for Watson Wyatt Worldwide (a precursor to Willis Towers Watson) and spent eight years as a reporter for Congressional Quarterly. She earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of North Dakota and both her MBA and Master of Science in Journalism degrees from Columbia University.

“I am excited to join RMA at a time when the thought leadership and resources it provides the industry are more important than ever,” Nitschke said. “It will be gratifying to help drive the growth that will ensure RMA remains an invaluable partner to financial institutions for years to come.”

“The leadership, excellence, and innovation Lori has demonstrated as a top marketing professional, as well as her knowledge of the association world, make her a perfect match for RMA,” said RMA President and CEO Nancy Foster. “Lori will be an integral part of the RMA team as we continue to create products and experiences that optimize the performance of institutions and individual practitioners alike.”

 About RMA

Founded in 1914, The Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has 1,900 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the Association by 18,500 individuals located throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia-Pacific as of March 31, 2021. To find out more, please visit

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