Risk Management Department
– Director of Risk Management
Phone (229) 878-3184
Fax (229) 878-3145
Address: 1726 Lily Pond Road, Albany, GA 31707
Location: Administrative Building
The City of Albany’s Director of Risk Management is Veronica M. Wright. She was born in Albany and attended public school. She graduated from Albany State University in 1997 with a B.S. degree. Since January 2009, she has been the Risk Manager for the City of Albany. With more than 17 years of experience in Risk Management, she is responsible for Insurance Administration, Claims Administration, Violence in the Workplace, Workers’ Compensation, Safety and Training. She spent over 10 years working in Health Care related Risk Management.
Veronica holds the professional designations of Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional (CWCP). Ms. Wright is a member of the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) and the Georgia Employers’ Workers’ Compensation Association (GWCA).
The Risk Management Office plans, organizes, implements and monitors a comprehensive loss-control program for the City. Identifies, analyzes and evaluates risks and potential losses to the City as they relate to insurance, safety and claims. Recommends and assists in the negotiation and selection of insurance programs for the City. Negotiates the adjustment of all insured and uninsured losses, participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and prepares material and evidence for use by the City in hearings, lawsuits and insurance investigations.
Workers’ Compensation Program
Our mission is to provide superior access to the Workers' Compensation program for injured workers in a manner that is sensitive, responsive, and effective and to insure efficient processing and swift, fair resolution of claims, while encouraging workplace safety and return to full duty work.
“City-Wide Safety Committee"
The City of Albany, Georgia affirms that our community’s safety is paramount. Safety rules and accident prevention regulations will be strictly observed at all times as we strive for a record of “0 (zero)” accidents.
Chairperson - Derrell Smith
Co-Chairperson - Tracy Hester
Recording Clerk - Tina Harrell
If you have any questions, please contact one of the committee members listed above.