Michael Laperche

Vice President, Risk Management

As vice president of risk management, Michael Laperche is responsible for the effective management of uncertainty in PRIDE Industries operations nationwide. Minimizing downside outcomes and enabling upside opportunities is the goal of the enterprise risk management system at PRIDE.


Laperche has nearly 30 years of diversified risk management experience in a variety of industries, including nonprofit, construction, government, and information technology.


Laperche is a board member and president of the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) and serves RIMS on the National External Affairs Committee.


Laperche earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Rhode Island College and an MBA from the University of South Florida. He has an  Associate in Risk Management (ARM) credential and Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and RIMS Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP) certifications.