Business Insurance's 2013 Women to WatchPosted On: Dec. 1, 2013 12:00 AM CST
Business Insurance's annual Women to Watch feature recognizes women who are doing outstanding work in commercial insurance, risk and benefits management, and related fields, including consulting and law.
The program was introduced in 2006 to serve as a springboard to encourage more women to break through the glass ceiling in an industry that has been largely male-dominated.
Each year, 25 women are identified as Women to Watch by a panel of Business Insurance senior editors based on the winners' recent professional achievements, influence on the marketplace and contributions to the advancement of women in business.
The program is open to women leaders worldwide who are connected to the commercial insurance industry.
While it always has been difficult for the Business Insurance senior editors to narrow the field of candidates from the hundreds who are nominated, this year has been more challenging given the exceptional caliber of the women, more and more of whom are advancing into higher leadership positions.
We will celebrate these women's achievements during a Dec. 3 awards ceremony in New York.
Cory Anger, GC Securities
Sherri Bockhorst, Buck Consultants LLC
Caroline J. Clouser, Ace Medical Risk Group
Noelle Codispoti, Gamma Iota Sigma
Yvette Connor, Alvarez & Marsal
Marti Dickman, Advanced Disposal Services Inc.
Angela R. Elbert, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Marcela Flores, Lockton Cos. LLC
Lisa Freeman, Ironshore Inc.
Laura Greifenkamp, Gallagher Bassett Services Inc.
Sabrina Hart, Zurich Global Corporate in North America
Tracy Hatlestad, Aon Benfield
Susan Holliday, Swiss Re Ltd.
Diana Kiehl, Alliant Insurance Services Inc.
Carolina Klint, American International Group Inc.
Danielle Lisenbey, Broadspire Services Inc.
Christine Lithgow, Aon Risk Solutions Canada
Kathie Maley, IMA Inc.
Heather Masterson, Totten Insurance Group
Julie Mix McPeak, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Kimberly M. Melvin, Wiley Rein LLP
Colleen Reitan, Health Care Service Corp.
Liliana Salazar, Wells Fargo Insurance Services Inc.
Jan E. Simonsen, Carr Maloney P.C.
Kimberly Waller, Willis North America Inc.