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The Risk Management Association Welcomes Thomas Groppe as Brand and Content Director

Philadelphia, PA (September 29, 2021)—The Risk Management Association (RMA) has announced the addition of Thomas Groppe as Brand and Content Director. In the role, Groppe will leverage RMA’s industry-leading thought leadership and resources, plus its new “Advance Your World” branding, to benefit the Association’s growing membership.

Groppe will work closely with RMA Chief Marketing Officer Lori Nitschke to manage content strategy and align resources to ensure best-in-class execution of written, designed, and multimedia content throughout RMA’s marketing organization. He will also play a key role in sourcing speakers, shaping session content, and determining themes for RMA’s conferences.

Groppe was most recently director of digital marketing at Oliver Wyman, where he constructed the digital content marketing strategies for editorial franchises such as the Oliver Wyman Risk Journal and for high-profile events, including Davos. Previously, Groppe was executive editor/managing director for The Deal, now part of the, and worked at Cahners Publishing Company (now Reed Business Information). At Cahners, he was webmaster and product manager for BookWire and helped launch and edit sites for Variety, Broadcasting & Cable, and Publishers Weekly.

“Throughout my career in risk and business information, I have admired the important work of RMA and its mission of promoting sound risk management principles in the financial services industry,” Groppe said. “As RMA’s Brand and Content Director, it will be an honor help ensure that members are aware of and benefiting from all the valuable resources RMA makes available.”

RMA President and CEO Nancy Foster said, “Adding Thomas’s skills is another example of RMA enhancing its capabilities so that members can advance their goals—and the worlds of their customers.”


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 1,700 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.

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