The 2021 Gold Alexander Hamilton Award in Risk Management goes to AARP!

As a national association, AARP has no higher priority than to empower people to choose how they live as they age. Key to supporting this mission is providing excellent service to the organization's 38 million members. And one important means of serving members is responding to their communications, the vast majority of which arrive via the U.S. Postal Service.

"The most common forms of mail we receive include membership join and renewal requests, donations to the AARP Foundation, correspondence around our advocacy work, responses to questionnaires, and advocacy petitions," says Jim O'Brien, vice president and assistant treasurer for AARP. "That said, the written correspondence we receive covers many topics.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to Treasury & Risk, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical Treasury & Risk information including in-depth analysis of treasury and finance best practices, case studies with corporate innovators, informative newsletters, educational webcasts and videos, and resources from industry leaders.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Treasury & Risk events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Meg Waters

Meg Waters is the editor in chief of Treasury & Risk. She is the former editor in chief of BPM Magazine and the former managing editor of Business Finance.