Chicago, IL – Michael Bemi, CICA Board Immediate Past Chair and retired President and CEO of The National Catholic Risk Retention Group, Inc., received the Karen Cutts Visionary Award from the National Risk Retention Association at its annual conference.

 Pictured L to R: Joe Deems, Michael Bemi, Jim Cutts, Michael Schroeder, & Dan Labrie

The Karen Cutts Visionary Award is given each year to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the risk retention group and purchasing group liability insurance industry. Ms. Cutts was Publisher and founding Managing Editor of the Risk Retention Reporter and a leading voice in the industry for a quarter-century.