CEO Welcome

“Together we will build upon the Caring
Communities legacy and create our own
new stories and new memories.”
—Randy Renn

As an experienced business leader, Randy Renn succeeds Jim Caldwell, who served as CEO for almost 20 years. “Jim Caldwell…will be available to Randy as needed through the end of the calendar year,” says Pam Claassen, Board Chair of Caring Communities.

Randy Renn CEO Caring Communities

Randy brings to the company his impressive experience in insurance and risk management. Most recently he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty, North America, where he oversaw $4.8 billion in revenue and orchestrated a team of 170 in the United States and Canada. Randy directed all reporting, accounting, business analysis, risk management, actuarial, treasury and investments, and financial systems at Allianz.

“The Caring Communities team is strong, and in my brief initial interactions with them, I can already tell they have a great collaborative spirit and are dedicated to serving the Members,” says Renn. “Together we will build upon the Caring Communities team’s legacy and create our own new stories and new memories.”

Randy is an accomplished leader known for his strengths in team building, collaboration and profitable growth supported by data-driven risk management. He is excited to work with the leadership team, Members and stakeholders to continue advancing Caring Communities’ mission as a leading provider of quality liability insurance, education and risk management services for not-for-profit senior housing and care.

Randy has an MBA in Finance from the University of Illinois. He is Six Sigma Quality Certified and has experience in international financial management, profit and not-for-profit boards, and strategic planning.