Risk International | Michael Winschel: COO

Michael Winschel

Chief Operating Officer

Michael was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2019.  Michael manages the day to day corporate business operations and assists in the execution of the strategic plan; while continuing to oversee the corporate legal function   Michael previously held the dual role of general counsel and vice president, where he oversaw operations and development of our claims services and risk management groups.

Michael’s background as a litigator dates back to 2004 when he began representing individual and corporate clients in Michigan and Ohio, and continued until 2013 when he joined Risk International.


J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

B.A. political science and sociology, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland)

Industry Designations and Memberships

State Bar of Michigan

Ohio State Bar Association

Akron Bar Association

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

University of Akron RMI Advisory Board

Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

Associate in Risk Management (ARM)

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