Our People - Mark Gaskamp

Mark Gaskamp


Mark has been a member of Wortham's Austin practice since 2004. He primarily serves clients by partnering with them to develop and implement risk control strategies to reduce their organizations' overall cost of risk.

He has worked in the insurance and risk management profession since 1987 and prior to joining Wortham, Mark served as a Senior Underwriter for The St. Paul and St. Paul Travelers organization. Before serving in this capacity he held various positions in the St. Paul Risk Control unit, which included: Regional Supervisor, Risk Management Account Specialist, Regional Public Sector Specialist, and National Specialist for the Professional Specialty unit.

He also served as a Risk Consultant for Corporate Systems, responsible for data analysis and risk management information consulting for Fortune 500 companies, Third Party Administrators and Insurance carriers.


BBA, Risk Management and Finance, The University of Texas at Austin

Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

Certified Risk Manager (CRM)

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)

Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

Associate in Risk Management (ARM)

Associate in Loss Control Management (ALCM)

Areas of Expertise

Risk Management and Safety Expertise in Construction, Hospitality, Retail/ Service, Public Sector, and a variety of other industries

Career Highlights / Accomplishments

Safety Professional of the Year for American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Region III (Texas, Oklahoma, & Arkansas) in 2009

National faculty member of the National Alliance Certified Risk Manager's program since 2002

Author of numerous articles and conducted presentations for: National Alliance, American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), and Public Risk & Insurance Management Association (PRIMA).

Industry and Community Involvement

American Society of Safety Engineers Past President

Association of Building Contractors Safety Committee

Association of General Contractors Safety Committee

Risk & Insurance Management Society

Austin Area Ergonomic Roundtable

Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters

Construction Financial Management Association

Lake Travis United Methodist Church Committee Chair