Christine A. Ernst
Vice President, Risk Management
Chris is Vice President, Risk Management for Centuri Group, Inc. She oversees Centuri’s property & casualty insurance programs, claims management, and the insurance diligence on target acquisitions.
In her position, Chris is responsible for the negotiation and management of the company’s property and casualty insurance programs; oversight of claims management including property, workers compensation, auto, and general liability; and management of relationships with third-party service providers such as insurance brokers, insurers, and other administrators.
Chris joined the organization as Director of Risk Management. She brings over 30 years of experience in the natural gas and electric construction industry. Prior to joining Centuri, Chris held a variety of leadership positions with Quanta Services and its subsidiaries, most recently as the Director, Compensation & International HR at Quanta Services headquarters in Houston, Texas, managing all aspects of International HR activities, as well as managing corporate office compensation programs including executive compensation. Before that, she was Director, Insurance and Risk Management at InfraSource, a Quanta Company, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, overseeing the company’s property & casualty insurance programs, surety program, and claims management.