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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. Learn more about supporting the Center for Risk Management Education and Research

Endowment Partners

Greg & Mamie

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.

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


CME Group

Frontier Farm Credit Smithfield
ILS Scoular

Steve and Mary Hunt


 Supporting Partners


Beachner Grain, Inc.


Renee McReynolds Laird
McReynolds Family Agricultural Scholarship

Richard Porter

Ed Prosser



Eli Lilly





Cattle Empire

Certified Angus Beef, LLC.

Thomas Einck & Dr. Holly Serk


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

Kathleen Lanksbury



Commodity Markets Council


Deb Grimes

Ken Selzer

Garrett and Alyson Lister

Security Benefit Group

Lance and Andria Zimmerman

Energy Insurance Mutual

Fulcrum Global Capital

Make a gift online via the Kansas State University Foundation.

For more information about ways to support the Center, contact Kim Schirer at kims@found.ksu.edu or 785-775-2090.