Ryan Van Meter
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk & Administration
Ryan currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk and Administration for all Herzog entities. He and his team have the responsibility for negotiating, procuring, and managing all insurance and bonding programs for Herzog and joint venture efforts. Additionally, Ryan is the executive in charge of multiple shared service groups including human resources, recruitment, corporate IT, contracts, and claims. He also serves as the EEO officer for most of Herzog’s operational companies.
Ryan is a licensed insurance producer and is Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS)-certified. He leads the awareness and development of risk management best practices in compliance with enterprise risk requirements. Ryan advises and enhances the development and use of risk management practices, processes, tools, and technologies to further identify and mitigate risks associated with the portfolio of projects from initiation of the project pursuit, through execution and closeout. He has developed a multitude of relationships within the insurance market in the US and abroad, enabling Herzog to strategically assemble a variety of complex insurance programs and provide uniquely advantageous risk management solutions.
Prior to joining Herzog in 1998, Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Missouri Western State University (MWSU). Ryan is a member of Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity, the Insurance Risk Management Institute (IRMI), and the Association of General Contractors Risk and Bonding. He is an advisory board member for the Computer Guidance Corporation and for the Craig School of Business at MWSU.View all Leadership