Richard L. Dunnam | Bio
Richard L. Dunnam is the founder and principal partner at Risk Services of PR LLC, a firm specializing in educational consulting in property and casualty insurance since 1992, providing educational services to the insurance industry both in Puerto Rico and the United States.
Richard actively uses his years of experience and knowledge to operate and manage his insurance portfolio, as well as to provide loss control services, inspections and evaluations for real estate, and training support in sales/services. Over the past 35 years, he has served in several capacities in the insurance industry including working as a member of the official cabinet of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner of PR, where he started his insurance career in 1985; personal and commercial lines underwriter for Eastern America Insurance Co.; insurance broker for Aon Risk & Insurance PR, and as an independent insurance producer. In addition, Richard has served as an expert witness in insurance court cases. Today, and still as a result of the catastrophe caused by Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Irma and January 2020 earthquakes in Puerto Rico, Richard is providing services directly to the insured through Claims Management Group LLC.
In 1996, Richard became an instructor and member of The National Alliance for Insurance Education faculty, teaching for the CISR, CIC, Dynamics of Service and Dynamics of Selling programs, both in English and in Spanish. He is also an educational provider approved by several states including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Mexico.
Richard obtained his Certified Insurance Counselor designation in 1997, his bachelor's degree in Managerial Administration in 1989, and he holds associate degrees in General Insurance, and Administration of Maritime/Terrestrial Insurance (AINS / AMIM). He is also an Accredited Advisor in Insurance (AAI), as well as Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) of the American Institute of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters (AICPCU), Marshall & Swift Trained Appraiser, Certified Cost Estimator (CCE), as well as California Earthquake Authority Adjuster Certification (CEAAC). Richard teaches more than 50 classes and insurance training programs annually throughout Puerto Rico, the United States, the American Virgin Islands and Mexico. These programs are run by The National Alliance for Insurance Education, Professional Insurance Agents of PR & the Caribbean, and Risk & Insurance Educational Services.
His greatest satisfaction is to have the blessing of having the opportunity to sow the seeds of curiosity and knowledge, at the same time as it feeds from the experience that everybody brings.
"Knowledge does not occupy space."