Westchester County Executive George Latimer is pleased to announce the addition of Kandy Davenport, ARM, RF, WCLS, CLMP as the County’s new Director of Risk Management.

The role puts Davenport in charge of directing and managing a comprehensive risk management program for the County, including responsibility for the formulation, implementation and monitoring of policies as they relate to insurance, safety and other claims.

Latimer said: “Kandy is a welcome addition to the County’s team. Risk management may not be the most well-known area of County government, but thanks to her efforts, County residents can feel assured that their government is hard at work protecting their best fiscal interests.”

Davenport takes on this role with a strong background in the field, including serving as the head of KPMG LLP’s national insurance department for 17 years. Davenport most recently worked as a Senior Risk Analyst for Enterprise Risk Management.

Davenport has extensive risk management and corporate insurance experience in a number of complex industries and is honored to now work for the County of Westchester.   

Davenport said: “Westchester County Government has so many impressive operations, goals and initiatives. I am honored to serve as its Director of Risk Management. My goal is to help the County identify, assess, and mitigate its risk exposures as it simultaneously protects and serves the needs of its residents.”

County Attorney John Nonna said: “Kandy is a stellar addition coming with top notch credentials and deep experience in insurance and risk management. She will be a major asset to our department and the taxpayers of Westchester.”