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Julie Daly Joins Ascension Insurance as Senior Vice President and Technology Practice Leader for its Employee Benefits Practice

Walnut Creek, Calif., January 4, 2016 – Ascension Insurance, Inc., today announced that Julie Daly has joined the Ascension Western Region Employee Benefits team as Senior Vice President and Technology Practice Leader in its Walnut Creek office, effective immediately. In her role, Julie will continue developing and delivering innovative, data-driven employee benefit solutions that are relevant to the client, their workforce, and their industry.

“We are thrilled to have Julie join our Ascension team. Her uncompromising commitment to innovation, anticipating trends, and understanding her clients’ industry and organizational goals, are shared values of Ascension,” said Keri Lopez, Chief Operating Officer, Western Region Employee Benefits.

Julie has more than 20 years of experience working with leading hyper-growth companies, with 500 to 5,000 employees, and a total rewards philosophy, focused on attracting and retaining talent. Prior to arriving at Ascension, she was Senior Vice President and Technology Practice Leader at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG), where she was recognized as a top performer and subject matter expert in the technology and life sciences space. Prior to AJG, Julie was Vice President at Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. for two years, and Senior Vice President at Willis for seven years.

“I am very excited to be joining the Ascension team and working with like-minded professionals. The Ascension value proposition is client-centric, rather than shareholder-centric. At Ascension I’ll be able to offer the high level of services, resources, and support my clients expect,” said Julie.

A 4th generation Californian, Julie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. She has travelled extensively throughout Europe and Africa for international benefit conferences and personal travel. Julie lives in Marin County with her yellow lab, “Homer” and is a passionate advocate of pet rescue and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).


About Ascension Insurance, Inc.
Ascension Insurance, Inc. is a premier insurance agency that offers superior risk management and benefits consulting services. It has more than 400 employees in 31 locations nationwide. Ascension is a privately held corporation; together with its private equity partners, Parthenon Capital and Century Capital Management, the company expects to double its revenue by 2018.

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