Gregory Shimkus

EVP, Lender Risk Programs

Greg’s professional experience includes leadership positions in Technology, TPA Operations, and Strategic Business Development for privately held specialty insurance agencies and Fortune 500 global enterprises. With a career focus on financial institution(FI) risk, Greg has designed and implemented risk transfer programs aligning community banks and credit unions, captive finance companies and top-100 commercial banks with major domestic and foreign program underwriters. In his current role at Innovative Risk Solutions, Greg is focused on building partnerships between insurance companies and FI focused service providers to deliver enhanced risk transfer solutions and create new program opportunities for IRS business partners.  Greg’s ability to identify early indicators for marketplace change has enabled IRS to capitalize on emerging trends and remain relevant in an environment dominated by much larger organizations.  His extensive network of relationships across Corporate America, and throughout the Domestics and Foreign insurance marketplace, creates a unique set of talents to benefit IRS’s clientele.

Greg’s Strengths Include:

  • Program and product design expertise
  • Identifying risk scenarios confronting lenders in loan origination processes and develop specialized risk transfer solutions
  • Manage executive level relationships creating diversification opportunities for financial institutions and insurance underwriters