John Ritenour: A Leader in the Industry

John Ritenour, the co-founder of IOA, has always been fascinated with the question of what is controlling our lives. This fascination led to the creation of a company that helps organizations manage risk to be more successful. John Ritenour shares his insights on managing risk so you can be better prepared for anything life throws your way.

Ritenour is a world-recognized leader in risk management, serving as an advisor to Fortune 500 companies, professional service organizations, and government agencies. John Ritenour’s path in business has been anything but predictable. John reflects on his journey to becoming one of the pre-eminent risk management thinkers. John took pleasure in pursuing things that interested him and decided early to enroll in the University of Virginia’s Architecture Program. John began his career at an architectural firm gaining exposure to many different projects while learning about business development, project management, and finance. John reflects on these early experiences as immensely beneficial to his success in building IOA.

John Ritenour was introduced to risk management while working for a firm that did not have it in place. John felt this put the company at risk and launched him on his career path by co-founding IOA with John Weber. John Ritenour’s role within IOA is leading the organization to expand into new markets, with an initial focus on developing the company’s footprint in the United States. John’s role also includes adding new products, services, and solutions to IOA’s already robust portfolio of offerings that will broaden its ability to serve a wide variety of organizations worldwide that face risk at every turn. John aims to build IOA into a global consultancy for risk management. John Ritenour remains committed to making a difference in the world and positively impacting as many people as possible.

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