IIABA Installs First Woman Chair In N.Y.

The face of the insurance business industry is changing. It is becoming more diverse in its ethnic make-up. And women are beginning to make an imprint as more female executives begin to edge through the corporate glass ceiling.

Slowly, women are taking on the leadership roles that have been the domain of the white male establishment. Another symbol of the seemingly males only club came to an end in May when the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York, formerly the Independent Insurance Agents Association of New York, announced the installation of Maura T. Clancy as the associations chair of the board. She is the first woman to hold the post in the 121-year history of the association.

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