Austin, TX – The State Office of Risk Management recently announced that after more than 26 years with the State of Texas and ten years as Executive Director of the Office, Jonathan Bow has decided to retire at the end of June, 2014.
“My time here at the Office has been the capstone of a long and satisfying state career,” said Mr. Bow. “I truly love this agency, its mission, and its staff. We have been actively preparing for well over a year to ensure an orderly transition on my eventual retirement, and I’m confident that it is this moment which represents the best time to begin the next stage of my own and the agency’s development. There is important work to be done, and I know the Office and those it serves will be in the best hands with the incredible talent we have on board.”
“Jonathan has earned the gratitude of the Board, the staff, and the State of Texas for his dedication and service,” said Stephanie Simmons, Chair of the Office’s Board of Directors. “We sincerely thank him for the many years that he has devoted to the mission and development of the Office. Jonathan’s personal and professional accomplishments and the outcomes attained are a testament to his leadership of the agency as it has redefined the value of risk management in this state.”
The Board of Directors will conduct the process to choose Mr. Bow’s successor, considering both internal and external candidates. Every effort will be made to assess the best and most qualified candidates within a reasonable time in an effort to maintain continuity. Upon posting of the position, consideration will begin immediately and remain ongoing until the position is filled.
Source: TX SORM