MSF Commencement Speaker
Speaker: Rebecca Szelc
Director, Berkeley Research Group (BRG)
When: Friday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m.
Where: Student Activity Center
Bio: Rebecca Szelc graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and received her MBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.
She has extensive experience as a consulting and testifying expert on economic damages issues associated with a variety of complex commercial disputes, including tortious interference, theft of trade secrets, patent and copyright infringement, false advertising, loss of use, and breach of contract. She has provided expert testimony in commercial lawsuits, mediations, and arbitrations.
In addition to her litigation-related work, Szelc has extensive experience determining lost profits associated with many insured peril types, including product recalls, fidelity losses, windstorms, floods, earthquakes, explosions, and fires, as well as with degrees of interruption of operations.
Before joining BRG, over the last 18 years Szelc served as a senior member of several consulting firms, during which time she led a Business Insurance Consulting practice.
Szelc also serves on the advisory board for the McCombs School of Business, Master of Science-Finance Incoming Chair. Additionally, she serves on the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development executive board at Southern Methodist University.