Summary of Experience
Patricia A. Wallace, ARM



Patricia A. Wallace, ARM, President and Chief Executive Officer of P.A. Wallace & Associates, Inc., specializes in providing consulting and risk management services primarily related to the construction industry and government. She possesses more than twenty years of extensive construction experience in general consulting, minority business development and compliance, commercial insurance, bonding, employee benefits and risk management consulting.


She was the first Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise Director for the County of Erie in up-state New York and was responsible for developing and implementing all policies and procedures for that department.  Ms. Wallace authored the first local Minority/Women Business Enterprise legislation which covered all areas of procurement including construction, supplies and professional services. As the Director of this department, she also developed and implemented contract compliance which covered all construction contracts and employment.


Ms. Wallace was subsequently employed by a national general contractor/ construction manager to develop and implement an M/WBE program for this company nationwide.


Licensed as a General Lines Agent for property and casualty insurance (2-20) and Life and Annuities, Patricia A. Wallace possesses more than 25 years experience in all aspects of insurance and bonding.  As the previous risk manager for a multi-million dollar general contractor/construction manager and a nationwide environmental contractor, her experience encompasses all areas of property and casualty insurance, including risk identification, risk financing, bidding and negotiating insurance coverages, risk transfer, claims management, loss control and safety, managing insurance matters in litigation, preparing bid documents, insurance specifications, hold harmless agreements, coordinating multiple wrap-up plans for various projects under construction simultaneously and handling specialty environmental coverages. She has acquired significant experience developing and implementing insurance requirements and programs for trade contractors and subcontractors and has written claims procedures, loss control policy and procedure manuals. Her experience involves working with multi-million dollar commercial, institutional, industrial, and governmental projects, including transportation systems, airports,  resorts, arenas, office complexes, hotels, hospitals, roads and educational facilities. The Company has also successfully administered numerous Owner Controlled Insurance Programs.