North Risk Welcomes First-Ever CIO Aric Fier

Effective April 1, Aric Fier joined North Risk Partners as the firm’s first Chief Information Officer (CIO). Aric has over 25 years of experience in the information technology space, including 16 years at UnitedHealth Group as a senior director of infrastructure operations and engineering.

North Risk Partners CIO Aric Fier

“Through our growth it became clear we needed an executive leader in the technology, data, and innovation space,” says North Risk Partners CEO Chris Meidt. “Aric’s experience is vast, his character and leadership ability are even more impressive, and I know he will work hard to ensure his teammates have the best chance to be successful.”

Aric now leads North Risk’s IT team with a focus on strategy and operational support for technology needs at the firm.

“Leveraging my experience to help propel an already successful company into its industry’s next technological era is an exciting challenge for me at this point in my career,” says Fier.

Over the past eight years, North Risk has over tripled in size, and now has over 31 offices and 400 employees working across five states in the Midwest.

“Due to its rapid growth, North Risk has had to be extremely intentional when it comes to creating a positive culture,” says Fier. “It’s been exciting to see that culture in action since day one on the job.”


North Risk Partners specializes in strategic insurance solutions for people and business. Our team helps clients Face Risk Head On with right-fit insurance coverage and loss prevention resources. For businesses, we offer commercial insurance, surety bonds, employee benefits, as well as programming and compliance support in the areas of human resources, health and safety, and more. Our firm has over 400 employees and 31 locations across our five-state footprint.

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Stacy Monroe, External Communications Specialist, North Risk Partners | (651) 379-7898