Local insurance professional recognized as industry top performer
By: Key Media
Argosy Risk Specialists' Tanya Andolsen has been included in Insurance Business magazine's annual Elite Women report, recognizing the women who are shaping a new future for the insurance landscape.
A 24-year veteran of environmental insurance, Andolsen started her career at AIG Environmental, where she worked alongside many industry leaders responsible for the development of fundamental coverages and underwriting guidelines, which have been the building blocks of environmental insurance. After nine years with AIG, Andolsen moved to the brokerage side of the market to become a national environmental resource for Wells Fargo Insurance Services, working with clients nationwide to address a wide range of environmental exposures through risk management and insurance placement services. She then served as senior vice president and director of environment for Armada Risk Partners before being named president of Argosy Risk Specialists in 2018; today, she helps structure state-of-the-
"Women accounted for 61% of the insurance industry workforce from 2006 to 2015, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics – and their presence continues to grow as companies become more dedicated to fostering diverse and inclusive workspaces. Yet despite growing numbers in the field, women remain underrepresented in leadership positions," says the Insurance Business team. "This year's class of Elite Women challenges that notion – 35% of this year's list is composed of C-level executives, in addition to a wide range of directors and vice presidents. From insurtech leaders and specialty program experts to entrepreneurs and analytical masterminds, these women have proved that they're more than capable of achieving any goal, even in an industry that is still largely helmed by men. In doing so, they're forging a path for future generations of women – and men – to follow."
For the full report see issue 7.06 of Insurance Business America magazine out now. To view the list and to find out more about Andolsen, click HERE (https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/
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