As director of risk-management services for the Tucson Electric Power Co. (TEP), Karl Zimmel has had his share of challenges, the latest being the massive wildfires in Arizona, which have charred hundreds of thousands of acres and threatened TEP facilities.

Business continuity plans in place have gone a long way towards protecting the company and its employees, Zimmel says.

Zimmel, a member of NU's Risk Managers Advisory Board, talks about his risk management career.

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