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AF Group and American Insurance Association Celebrate Women in Insurance

Contact: Marguerite Seidel
(202) 828-7196

RIGHT Lisa Corless 

AF Group President Lisa Corless speaks at Saturday's Women in Insurance event. (For a high resolution copy of this photo, click here).

PHILADELPHIA, PA – AF Group President Lisa Corless and the American Insurance Association (AIA) hosted an event this weekend recognizing women in leadership roles throughout the insurance industry.

The “Women in Insurance” reception took place on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, in Philadelphia, ahead of this summer’s National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) meeting. It included female regulators, CEOs, and other insurance executives from across the country for a night of women celebrating women. 

“Women have made incredible gains in the insurance industry in the past few years, and we wanted to acknowledge and applaud their contributions,” said Corless. “Many thanks to all the commissioners and insurance executives who participated to honor the achievements of women in the industry.”

“We’re tremendously grateful for everything Lisa and AF Group did to make this event a success,” said Maggie Seidel, vice president of public affairs at AIA. “As the number of women leaders in the insurance industry continues to grow, we’re proud to continue celebrating all their accomplishments.”



The American Insurance Association (AIA) is the trade association for today’s leaders in the property-casualty insurance industry. Our members work each day to protect the American Dream, whether that’s a house, car, business or otherwise. Now more than 150 years old, AIA has an unparalleled record of advocating on state, federal and international issues for insurers and their customers. 

Our membership is comprised of more than 330 companies, collectively writing more than $134 billion in premiums each year.

We have the experience of a veteran organization coupled with the innovative ideas that drive our industry forward. AIA is leading the insurance industry into the second half of the 21st Century… today.

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Maggie Seidel
(202) 828-7196

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