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Jacobson Discusses How to Build a Diverse Board with NAMIC

July 16, 2019

CHICAGO – Diversity and inclusion are prominent topics of discussion within the insurance industry and many mutual companies are examining their boards’ compositions. In an industry where directors often remain in their positions long-term, how can insurers best implement diversity and inclusion initiatives? Margaret Resce Milkint, managing partner of The Jacobson Group, will discuss best practices for cultivating a diverse and inclusive board in an upcoming National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies webinar.

Milkint will join Kevin Kinross, partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP, for “Building a Diverse Board.” The presentation will explore trends in board composition and discuss how mutual companies can work toward creating more diverse boards.

“There’s enormous value in diversity of thought at the board level,” said Milkint. “By understanding its breadth, recognizing its business benefits, and being aware and intentional in planning, organizations can build diverse and inclusive boards that are forward-thinking and impactful.”

The webinar will take place on July 24, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. For more information or to register, visit

As managing partner of Jacobson, Milkint oversees executive management engagements across all industry verticals for the firm’s executive search practice. Her insurance-specific labor-market expertise is highly sought after, and she is regularly called on to share her insights with various industry associations and publications. Milkint co-founded the Women’s Insurance Networking Group, a platform for leading industry females to network and celebrate successes. She chairs the Million Women Mentors Women in Insurance Initiative. In addition, Margaret serves as the U.S. committee chair for the Insurance Supper Club, which provides a network and forum for senior-level women in the insurance industry on a global basis, and the U.S. co-chair of Dive In. She is also a proud trustee of The Actuarial Foundation and a champion for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Women in Insurance Conference Series.


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