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Scott B. Clark

Risk Manager, Miami-Dade Schools

Scott Clark is the Risk and Benefits Officer of the Office of Risk and Benefits Management for the Miami-Dade County School Board, the fourth largest school system in the nation with over 50,000 employees and 340,000 students. He is responsible for the oversight of the District’s Risk Management programs encompassing a budget with annual expenditures of approximately $500 million.

Scott’s 26-year career with the district includes management of its traditional risk operations including property, casualty, employee benefits and loss prevention programs, as well as the creation of an Enterprise Risk Management platform, protecting district assets, which exceed $8 billion and annual budgets of approximately $4 billion. Previous to his positions with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Scott was employed in the insurance industry in fields including claims administration, underwriting, marketing, and the creation of self-insured programs.

Scott is currently a member of the Board of Directors for The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), where he served as President of the Society for 2011. In addition to serving as Immediate Past President, Scott is serving as Chair of the Board of Trustees for RIMS Political Action Committee Risk Pac. He has served on the RIMS Board of Directors since 2000, previously serving as Secretary/Treasurer, Board Liaison to the Conference Programming Committee, Audit Committee, and Chapter and Membership Services Committee. Over his 20+ years of involvement, in RIMS, he has also served on the Health and Safety Committee and was instrumental in the creation of the Greater Miami Chapter where he has served as President on three occasions. Additionally, he has participated for many years on the Florida RIMS Conference Committee, which directs the annual Florida Joint Chapters Conference, serving as Conference Chair in 1997, 2004 and 2010. He has spoken at many national conferences, including four national RIMS conferences.

Recognition includes: 2007 Business Insurance Risk Manager of the Year Honor Roll, 2010 Risk & Insurance Magazine’s Risk Innovator Award, Florida Educational Risk Management Association (FERMA) Lifetime Achievement Award and Hall of Fame Award.

Scott is an active member of the Public Risk and Insurance Management Association (PRIMA), the State and Local Government Benefits Association (SALGBA), past president and active member of the FERMA, State of Florida Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board, Miami-Dade County Compensation & Benefits Review Committee, other statewide task forces, and audit member of the Council of Great City Schools in areas of Human Resources and Risk Management.



Contact Info

Email: sclark@dadeschools.net

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