Ron Skillens

Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer - JPS Health Network

2:15 pm - Strategies for more effective executive and board ERM communications

Ron Skillens is the senior vice president, ERM, and chief compliance officer at JPS Health Network in Ft. Worth, Texas.  Ron leads the risk management, corporate compliance and ethics, and internal audit departments and programs at JPS.  He’s responsible for the mitigation of business risks of all varieties and for the insurance program and organizational policy and procedure oversight.  Ron ensures all compliance and audit activities are coordinated and pursue leading practices.  Ron has more than 20 years of experience working in healthcare and leadership roles at PwC, Children's Health System of Texas, and Grant Thornton and has extensive experience working with and advising executive leadership and Boards on a variety of governance, risk, and compliance matters.