Risk Management: In-House Partners Augment, Streamline Work


‚ÄčOur one-team project delivery model enables us to maximize quality, efficiency and aesthetics while achieving faster completions, reduced costs and the best total value for clients. Our in-house experts in development, design and construction manage all aspects of projects, ensuring we meet or exceed client expectations. Internal Business Partner Services, including our risk management team, augment our front-line expertise and streamline our work. 

Susan Gelinske, Director of Risk Management and Associate General Counsel, joined Opus with more than 20 years of experience as an attorney. She provides strategic leadership to the risk management team on, among other things, insurance placements.

Karen Fitch, Associate Risk Manager and Certified Construction Risk Insurance Specialist, who has nearly 30 years of experience, brings extensive knowledge and expertise to risk management issues and administration involving all forms of insurance and bonding. 

Susan and Karen provide expert risk management tailored to support our unique design-build business model. They are involved during the planning phase and stay involved through construction, development, lease-up and sale.