Paul Greve, JD, RPLU, Sr. Director, Markel has been awarded the winner of the 2022 PLUS Founders award at the 35th annual PLUS Conference, held November 8-11 in San Diego, CA.

The Founders Award recognizes a member of PLUS who has made lasting and outstanding contributions to Society. The award is presented in honor of PLUS Founder Angelo J. Gioia. Criteria used when selecting the Founders Award recipient include membership in PLUS, participation in PLUS activities, creativity and innovation when needed to address PLUS tasks, amount of time and effort dedicated to the organization, promotion of PLUS in the industry and to the public in general, or other contributions to the image of PLUS, and involvement in developing, implementing, improving and/or continuing PLUS programs.

Greve was chosen for this prestigious award for his twenty years’ experience as an administrator, risk manager and attorney for major hospitals in Ohio, including Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Columbus Children’s Hospital, and St. Luke’s Hospital in Cleveland. Paul also has twenty plus years’ experience in the health care professional liability insurance industry as a broker and consultant.

He has also worked for two health care professional liability insurance companies including MedPro Group and Markel Specialty. Paul worked for Willis for 19 years. He is Past President of the Ohio Society of Hospital Risk Managers and holds the designation of Distinguished Fellow of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management in addition to the RPLU designation.

Greve has authored many articles on medical professional liability and risk management and contributed to medical textbook chapters and legal journals. He has spoken at many health care professional liability insurance industry conferences, including PLUS. He co-chaired the first PLUS Medical Professional Liability Symposium. Paul has contributed many articles to the PLUS Journal and has served on the PLUS Editorial Board.

“Paul is incredibly deserving of this award,” said Robbie Thompson, CEO of PLUS. “His contributions to PLUS extend deep and he has been a key contributor in developing content and programming for PLUS events for many years. We’re honored to have him accept this award and recognize his commitment to PLUS.”