Annette Homan, CAE brings more than 30 years’ experience from both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. She joined the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) in 2009. In her role as the Chief Operating Officer, she oversees the alignment of the day-to-day operations of the Society with the overall mission, goals and strategy as set forth by the Board of Directors, and Executive Council. Annette leads a team of departmental heads to ensure the efficient and prompt execution of all duties and responsibilities, and serves as an integral part of the executive management team.
Prior to joining RIMS, Annette was the Director of Professional and Technical Portfolios for the American Management Association (AMA) for over five years. In that capacity, she led the development of new programs, collaborated with subject matter experts to enhance existing programs, streamlined operational processes and managed a team of portfolio managers to ensure consistency of established processes, procedures, policies and quality standards.
Previously, Annette was a Vice President of Learning and Development for U.S. Trust Company, one of the oldest trust companies in the nation. At U.S. Trust, she developed, delivered and evaluated a broad array of management, communications, sales and technical training programs for all levels of the organization, including the board of directors.
Annette spent the first 11 years of her career at The Dreyfus Corporation, one of the nation’s leading mutual fund companies. As a Training Supervisor she provided consulting expertise in the areas of management development, customer service, sales training, technical training and service quality standards. Early on in her career at Dreyfus she evaluated the effectiveness of an on-boarding training program and managed the redesign of the curriculum, resulting in a 25% reduction of time and cost. She has a BS in Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology and lives in Seaford with her husband and two children.