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Western Region Benefits COO, Keri Lopez, Named “Elite Woman, 2015”, by Insurance Business America


Walnut Creek, Calif., 12 October 2015 – Ascension Insurance Inc., today announced that Western Region Benefits COO Keri Lopez, has been named an “Elite Woman 2015” by Insurance Business America. The “Elite Women in Insurance” report, issued annually, honors the best and brightest female insurance professionals in the industry.

Insurance Business America asked readers, brokerages, agencies and insurers for their nominations and narrowed it down to 40 talented individuals including partners, underwriting managers, VPs, and CEOs from all over the country. The resulting report highlights each women’s accomplishments and how they are changing the face of the industry.

From the magazine: “Industry pioneers, [like Keri], are truly paving the way for the next generation of female leadership. Through advanced skills, expertise and commitment to exemplary leadership, these women are propelling the industry forward and demonstrating that insurance is a positive path for any ambitious person looking for an outstanding career in business.”

“Keri has quickly become a top leader at Ascension and this recognition is very well deserved,” said Joe Tatum, Ascension Insurance Inc. Chief Executive Officer. “Her exceptional skills will be a major contributor to our growth in the years ahead. Congratulations Keri!”

View the full list of awardees.

Read the full report, appearing in issue 3.9 of Insurance Business America.


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.