Steve Davidson


RMF Executive Director

(847) 425-4435

About Steve

Davidson was hired in 2004 to lead the Risk Management Foundation (RMF) as Managing Director after earning a Master’s degree in Public Service Administration from DePaul University. He was named Executive Director in 2011, prior to the organization’s 25th anniversary in 2013. As Executive Director, Davidson is committed to higher education and non-profit endeavors, supporting new and innovative risk management education for undergraduate students and alumni volunteers across the continent.

As COO, Davidson supports the Board of Directors for multiple organizations including RMF, Constantine Housing Initiative (CHI), and the Nazarene Higher Education Risk Management Consortium (NHERMC). With more than 20 years of experience in higher education, he oversees both litigation and claims management as well as loss control and prevention orders.  

Davidson is also in his 10th year as Secretary and Director of the James R. Favor & Company (JRFCO) Board, responsible for the company’s bylaws; and rules, policies, and procedures. JRFCO, insurance brokers and risk management consultants, has been the exclusive provider for Lloyd’s of London insurance products for fraternities and sororities since 1985. He has been involved with the Sigma Chi Fraternity in a number of staff and volunteer capacities, including service as the Headquarters VP of Operations from 1998-2003. Davidson has earned the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations from The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. 

Contact Steve