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Chad Kunkel Named Managing Director of Risk Management Services

Romeoville, Illinois, January 2, 2024—Christian Brothers Services (CBS) has named Chad Kunkel the new Managing Director of Risk Management Services, set to begin his tenure in early January.

With over three decades of insurance expertise, Kunkel boasts a distinguished career marked by substantial achievements in executive management. His multifaceted skill set spans leadership, sales, underwriting, administration, project planning, and marketing within insurance programs, underscoring his comprehensive understanding of the industry.

In his new role, Kunkel will report to CBS President and CEO Patrick Lynch. He will oversee a division that is committed to continual growth while maintaining a steadfast dedication to excellence and exceptional customer service.

"Chad Kunkel's appointment as Managing Director of Risk Management Services marks a pivotal moment for CBS," stated Patrick Lynch, President and CEO of Christian Brothers Services. "His wealth of experience and proven leadership will elevate our commitment to excellence and strengthen our dedication to serving our members."

Christian Brothers Services looks forward to the invaluable contributions Chad Kunkel will bring to the organization, reinforcing its position as a leader in risk management services.


About Christian Brothers Services
Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, Christian Brothers Services is a nonprofit, Catholic organization that administers cooperative programs in the areas of health, retirement, property/casualty, and technology as well as financial, administrative and Catholic school consulting to church congregations, organizations and dioceses internationally.

About Catholic School Management
Founded in 1973, NCEA Financial Consulting Services focused exclusively on finance and development consulting services for Catholic school and diocesan administrators. In 1979 demand for a broader scope of services resulted in the creation of Catholic School Management (CSM). In 2014, Christian Brothers Services acquired CSM's growing operations, making CBS the national leader in consultative guidance for Catholic schools. CSM's team of experts represents more than 500 years of experience in the education field with a focus on strategy, planning and leadership.

About BMT
Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, Brenner, McDonagh & Tortolani, Inc., BMT Management and Financial Consultants was acquired by Christian Brothers Services in 2017. Providing premier consulting services to 280 religious institutes and many sponsored ministries in need of assistance, BMT offers the management of daily operations, including accounting and financial management, benefits eligibility management, human resources, investment consulting and real estate planning and sustainability studies.

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