Woldt Risk Management career began in 1963 at the
University of Wisconsin graduating with a BBA in Risk Management and Insurance
in '68. He served an
extended tour in Viet Nam from 68' until 71' before joined
the Risk Management Department of CUNA Inc.
Richard A. Woldt,
ASIS-CPP, Certified Fraud
Examiner (CFE), American College of Forensic
Investigator (ACFE), Licensed Private Detective,
Incident Command & Control System Instructor (ICS-III),
Member of Southwest Wisconsin Homeland Security
Partnership, ASIS Chapter 067 Chairman, Life Member of
VFW Post 8337, AMVET Post 51, AM-Post 527... Member
InfraGard, Wisconsin & National Chiefs of Police
Associations, Wisconsin Financial Crime Investigators!
until '77 Rich organized credit unions and conducted Risk
Management training for credit unions, chapters,
leagues, and CUNA and Affiliates in the U.S. and for the World
Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and CUNA Mutual Group's
International Department overseas.
In 1977 Rich accepted a Senior
Risk Management position with CUNA Mutual Group, moved to
Albany, New York and managed
CUNA Mutual Group (CMG) Northeast District' Risk Management
Rich returned to CMG's world headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin
and worked closely with WOCCU's to promote International
Credit Union Risk Management performance standards
throughout the world credit union movement.
On June 29, 2001, after 30 years
working throughout the world credit union movement, Rich
retired from CMG's Risk Management Department and on
September 11, 2001 in response to the worst terrorist attack
on U.S. soil, formed "Risk Management
007 LLC," the parent company of "The Risk Management
Learning Center." Early in 2002, Rich launched
www.RMLearningCenter.com to provide internet support for
a fast growing cadre of International Credit Union Risk
Beginning in spring of 2002,
CUNA Mutual Group's International Department retained Rich
through his Risk Management Learning Center to write
"International Risk Management manuals and establish
international credit union RM performance standard for Great
Britain, Ireland, Poland, Jamaica and the Caribbean,
Australia, South Korea and Asia, etc. International
Credit Union Risk Management performance standards included
conducting Risk Management train-the-trainer workshops
throughout WOCCU and CMG's international operations.
Between 2002 and 2012, Rich
obtained his Wisconsin Private Investigator (PI) license, ran for
Sheriff in Door County, Wisconsin, continues to serve on
Midwest Protection Incorporated's advisory board, was a
charter member serving two terms as Chairman of ASIS
International Chapter 067, is current Chaplain and two
Commander of his VFW Post 8337, and play crime fighting and
homeland security role with Wisconsin's Financial Crimes
Investigators (FCI), the FBI's InFragard, and Southern
Wisconsin Homeland Security Partnerships (SWHSP).
In 2005, Rich launched
website www.cops007.com and
a business community outreach website www.ASIS067.com to teach Risk Management,
contingency planning, and Incident Command and
Control at the local "community" level.
sold in 2011 and is now operated by ASIS Wisconsin under
In 2006, Rich
launched a veteran outreach website
www.DoorCountyVeterans.com to field test "private
sector" emergency response protocols when
the scope of a community crises overwhelms or its duration exhausts
public sector first responders.
In 2007 Rich began
construction of a
"Private Sector" Risk Management training facility
and in 2008 a Private
Sector Emergency Operations Center (PS-EOC), "Private
Sector" Staging Area (PS-SA) and an underground "Private
Sector" Command Post (PS-CP). All are used to model and field test "Private Sector" CIRTs
(Critical Incident Response Teams) mobilized through the
world credit union movement and US veteran organizations.
In 2010, Rich became a
charter member of the University of Wisconsin Risk
Management Alumni Association and continues to preach what
he affectionately refers to as his "International Credit
Union Risk Management Gospel."
In 2012: The RMLC mission
statement for 2012
includes launching a "Risk Management Graduate School"
that will focus on promoting internationally recognized Risk
Management methods and Homeland Security emergency response
protocols throughout the private sector.
Additional Background Information
from past Biographies:
Based on benchmarking of
International Risk Management programs In 2009 Risk
Management Learning Center missions and strategic action
plans will focus on three major projects:
Rich's Risk Management career now
spans over 42 years. Recently, he designed risk management
programs for CUNA Mutual in Great Britain, Ireland, South
Korea, and the Caribbean. He is currently designing an
internet based "Virtual Incident Command System" that was
tested in Jamaica during Hurricane Ivan and again throughout
the US gulf during Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma. His Virtual
Incident Command System will eventually be able to direct
and coordinate a response to any natural disaster or
Rich has a BBA in Risk Management
from the University of Wisconsin, experience in law
enforcement, he's a Viet Nam Vet and currently Chaplain for
VFW Post #8337. Rich is a Certified Protection
Professional (CPP) awarded by
the American Society of Industrial Security International.
He's also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a licensed
Private Detective. Recent accomplishments include being
certified as a Level III Homeland Security instructor by the
American College of Forensic Examiners
- His passion is to promote Risk
Management principles that are consistent with the "People Helping People - Not for Profit,
Not for Charity, but for Service" philosophy of the
cooperative movements he has served during his career.
His focus is on
risks that threaten life safety, the quality of life, and the
loss of property through robbery, terrorism, bomb threats,
violence-in-the-workplace, and natural disasters. He also
conducts workshops on a variety of pure and speculative
risks to include: burglary, fraud, forgery, scams, and embezzlement. He's always ready to discuss any risk of
interest to his audience.
Rich says, "My
RM strategy is simple. Through my RM learning center
employees learn to create and maintain safer and more
security work environments. Through my community outreach
center (COPs007.com) they take what they've learned home and
prepare not only their family but their community for the
next natural disaster or terrorist attack."
Wilhelm Raiffeisen; founder of
the credit union movement (1849) and
Filene, who brought the credit
union movement to the USA. His hobbies include Alpine skiing
in the winter and riding his Harley in the summer.