CORnerstone Approach

Tris Felix

Tris Felix, Director of Cornerstone Risk Solutions

After obtaining his law degree in 1996, Tris served as panel counsel for several large insurance carriers while defending tort litigation.  He came to CORnerstone in 2003 to provide legal support and analysis to client accounts and programs using alternative risk financing solutions.  As a Risk Manager, Tris assists clients in the design and evaluation of loss-sensitive, alternative risk financing structures, from single client large deductibles and self-insured retentions, to group programs including self-insurance pools, risk purchasing groups, risk retention groups, and captive accounts. Affiliations: SIAA, VCIA

Paul Davis

Paul Davis, Director of Program Operations

Paul holds a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering from Wichita State University. Paul joined IMA, CORnerstone’s parent company, in 1994. His experience includes working in the areas of risk management and safety consulting. As a risk manager, Paul focuses on large accounts and self-insured pools analyzing and developing alternative risk financing programs. This includes conducting loss analysis and projections, comparing alternative program designs, and monitoring program performance. Affiliations: American Society of Safety Engineers, Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)

Lawrence Cook

Lawrence Cook, Vice President, Business Development

Lawrence Cook began working in the insurance industry in 1982 and brings diverse program, captive and alternative risk financing experience to IMA as Vice President of Business Development and Carrier Relations. He previously worked with Travelers/Discover Re, ACE Captive Solutions, Risk Design Group and Arch Insurance Company/First American Insurance Company. He has also held several positions at TIG Insurance and was President of Drayton Company Ltd. (a Bermuda association captive) and Drayton Risk Retention Group, Ltd. (a Vermont Risk Retention Group). Lawrence holds a bachelor’s degree from Adrian College.