JOHNSTON, R.I., USA—Spencer Educational Foundation’s board of directors has named Brion Callori, senior vice president, manager of engineering and research at FM Global, as its new chairman. Callori, who has served on the Foundation’s board since 2008, succeeds Peggy Accordino, vice president, director of risk management at National Financial Partners.
The Foundation, established in 1979 to honor the late Robert S. Spencer, awards student scholarships and provides grants to further the education of risk management and insurance.
“Risk management and insurance education have never been more critical as we seek to attract more young people into the industry,” Callori said. “Spencer helps facilitate that through its scholarships and grant programs. I am looking forward to my two-year term and working with talented board members, each of whom has a vested interest in the future of our industry.”
At FM Global, Callori has overall responsibility for the management and direction of the company’s loss prevention engineering services, scientific research and FM Approvals. Prior to his current role, he served as vice president and operations manager of FM Global’s New York, USA, operations, where he oversaw the management of insurance and engineering operations. He joined FM Global in 1979 as a loss control consultant. Callori holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in business from Montclair State University. He also holds an Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation.
About FM Global
Established in 1835, FM Global is a mutual insurance company whose capital, scientific research capability and engineering expertise are solely dedicated to property risk management. Its client-owners, who share the belief that the majority of property loss is preventable, represent many of the world’s largest organizations, including one of every three FORTUNE 1000 companies. They work with FM Global to better understand the key property hazards that can impact their business continuity to make cost-effective risk management decisions combining property loss prevention with insurance protection.