Director of Risk Management

Job Title

Director of Risk Management

Job Description

Walton Enterprises (WEI) is seeking a skilled, highly motivated, and experienced individual to join its team as Director of Risk Management. 


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging  

We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization to foster an environment where all associates THRIVE and belong.  We do this by creating: 

About the Position

This is a newly-created role within the WEI Legal Department needed to support the growing diversity and complexity of the WEI ecosystem.  In this role, the individual will work directly and closely with WEI’s internal teams to identify, manage, & prepare for all manner of risk impacting family offices & ultra-high net worth individuals.  The ideal candidate will serve as a trusted advisor, establishing positive working relationships with internal WEI teams and the broader WEI ecosystem. 

Working directly with the General Counsel, this role will be responsible for developing an organization-wide response to risk across a broad range of topics.  The Director of Risk Management will also be responsible for coordinating WEI’s overall risk management, working with existing subject matter experts – both internally and externally – to strategically prepare and plan for risk responses.   

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with existing WEI associates, the legal team, and the WEI ecosystem to deliver timely and accurate advice.  Through this collaboration, the Director of Risk Management will ensure that the family’s goals, values, and interests are advanced and protected at all times. 



General responsibilities will include:


The Director of Risk Management will directly support WEI’s clients by:



A successful Director of Risk Management will have the depth and breadth of professional experience, strategic business acumen, and advisory skills to be strong team player in a demanding and fluid family office environment.


The following qualifications are required:

Additional characteristics and attributes

Personal attributes that support your success


All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check, credit check, drug screen, and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed at the time of an offer.  In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.


About Walton Enterprises 

Walton Enterprises supports the personal, philanthropic and business activity for the Walton family. We are a family-led organization, supporting multiple generations of Sam & Helen Walton’s family. 


Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Additional Information

Salary Range:   $229,000 - $286,000



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