David is the Principal Consultant and Managing Director of C-RISK, LLC, which is located in Peoria, Arizona. David provides risk management consulting and advisory services to project owners who are involved with large construction and infrastructure projects. David is also an expert on structuring and implementing owner controlled insurance programs, aka, Wrap-Ups.
David Grenier has over 40 years of experience working in the construction industry within the public and private sectors. Before starting C-Risk, David served as Director of Risk Management at a regional transit authority where he designed and implemented the liability and property insurance programs. He also structured owner-controlled insurance programs (OCIPs) for the multi-million dollar expansion of light rail service as part of the regional public transit system serving the Puget Sound Region. David is a recognized subject-matter expert on the formation and implementation of successful OCIPs and has extensive knowledge in risk-transfer methodologies and risk financing mechanisms to manage construction project risks.
In addition to his public sector work, David has extensive experience working with private sector owners. He has worked in construction project management for some of the ENR Top Engineering & Construction firms. David obtained his practical project management experience in the commercial building, industrial, power, technology, and transportation industries. He has also led commercial insurance underwriting teams to develop programs and products focused on construction risk of owners, contractors, and design-builders.
David has dedicated most of his professional career being a risk management strategist who has demonstrated his proficiency as a problem-solver who can formulate solutions to address the challenges of managing risk to improve projects, operations, and reduce the cost of risk. This is the compelling reason why David established C-Risk. To provide objective and unbiased risk management consulting and advisory services to professional project owners who require effective construction risk management strategies and insight.
David holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Syracuse University and earned his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Business Strategy from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has published articles on construction risk management and wrap-up insurance programs, and has also participated on construction expert panel roundtables.
M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 1995
B.S., Syracuse University, 1979