2023 Virtual Annual Meeting
The Surplus Line Association of California
February 15, 2023
Nancy built a formidable career at several of the most influential ad agencies in NY, Chicago, and LA and for more than a decade has been the Founder/CEO of Play Big Inc., a strategic inspiration company. Her current work dives deeply into the emerging intersection of tech, business and society.
Her expertise and experiences range from A.I., to frozen foods, to reinventing the internet, and all of her projects have a key common denominator: transitioning away from the extractive operating systems and outdated business thinking that no longer holds up… to create the more sustainable, inclusive and dynamic solutions the future demands.
Author of the Amazon bestselling book Leadering: The Ways Visionary Leaders Play Bigger, Nancy is a frequent panelist at South by Southwest, global keynote speaker, Singularity University guest lecturer, and the world’s first TEDx licensee. She is recognized as one of the world’s top female futurists, and is co-Founder of the Femme Futurists Society.
SUPPORT OUR INDUSTRY
Over 200,000 businesses and organizations in the state of California require some form of surplus lines coverage that produces more than $600 billion a year in gross revenues, employs 3,500,000 workers with an annual payroll of over $150 billion, and pays upwards of $45 billion in State and Federal Taxes.
Register today to attend the 2023 virtual annual meeting of the largest surplus line association and market in the United States. This is a great way to support our industry, stay informed and up-to-date on the latest developments and trends in surplus lines.
SLA OF CALIFORNIA – CHAIR
Janet is an insurance industry professional with over two decades of management experience and an extensive underwriting background with broad multi-market relationships. Proﬁcient in proﬁt driven strategy development, marketing, and client engagement, she has earned an industry reputation as an energetic, reliable leader who uses her proven organizational and interpersonal skills to expertly complete technical, diverse projects.
SLA OF CALIFORNIA – CEO
Ben joined the SLA in 2012 after a career in both the private and public sector. He spent eight years with the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) as its Senior Vice President for Federal Government Relations. In that role, Ben was named one of Washington D.C.’s top lobbyists five times by The Hill, one of the city’s leading political newspapers. Prior to his time at PCI, Ben served as Chief of Staff to a member of United States Congress in Washington, D.C., and worked on financial services and international relations issues.