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Center for Risk Management Education and Research

The Center for Risk Management Education and Research was made possible by the generous support of its founding industry partners, whose dedication and involvement in Center activities and goals is imperative to serving the risk management industry and community to the fullest extent. We are forever grateful for your contributions.

Endowment Partners


Greg and Mamie Case

Providing opportunities for K-State students and helping them develop into tomorrow’s leaders are goals of Greg and Mamie Case, Winnetka, Illinois. They’ve donated more than $1 million to K-State’s Center for Risk Management Education and Research (CRMER) to create the Greg and Mamie Case Integrated Risk Management Endowment.

Click here to read more about their example.


Lee and Jackie Borck

Supporters for the Kansas State University Center for Risk Management Education and Research, Lee and Jackie Borck of Manhattan, KS made a $1 million future gift commitment to the CRMER. As Endowment Partners of the center, Lee and Jackie are making an investment in the CRMER and its mission of engaging students, faculty and industry partners in innovative education and research advancing risk management skills and knowledge. Lee served as the first president of the CRMER Advisory Council and is the current chairman of Innovative Livestock Services, one of the Center’s industry partners. 

Executive Partners

CattleFax CHSCME Group
Gavilon ILS 

 Supporting Partners

 Bartlett Koch
Richard and Sarah Porter
Renee McReynolds Laird - McReynolds Family Agricultural Scholarship
Beachner Grain, Inc.


Cattle Empire
Certified Angus Beef, LLC.
Austin and Emilie Fink
Henry and Claire Hilscher
Joe and Lacee Kovanda
C W Longinaker Family Trust
Paragon Ag Advisors, LLC.
The Wise Company, Inc.
Ted and Karen Schroeder

Click here to make a gift online via the Kansas State University Foundation. For more information about ways
to support the Center, contact Emilie Fink at emilief@found.ksu.edu or 785.532.7571.