CHICAGO – The Jacobson Group is pleased to share Managing Director Brett Carter has been named president of the Chicago chapter of the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA), an organization dedicated to facilitating growth, development, empowerment and career enhancement among African American insurance professionals. Carter previously served as the chapter’s vice president.
“It’s been a privilege to contribute to such an outstanding organization and an honor to now serve as its president,” said Carter. “NAAIA Chicago has a deep history in the city and as we celebrate 20 years of service to the community this year, I am ready to work with our Board to continue expanding our reach and impact.”
As a managing director for Jacobson’s executive search team, Carter manages C-level, vice president and other executive-level searches for clients from all sectors of the insurance industry. Prior to Jacobson, he most recently served as diversity partner for Munich Re US P&C.
Passionate about attracting diverse talent to insurance and fostering a supportive and inclusive industry, Carter is also a member of the Rising Insurance Star Executive D&I Committee and a member of the Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association Career Development Committee, which aims to create interest, awareness and enthusiasm about careers in the industry. He serves on the board of Ascentra Credit Union and previously served as president of the Illinois 1752 Club.
Carter received his bachelor’s degree from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Forbes School of Business & Technology at the University of Arizona Global Campus, as well as the Six Sigma designation. He earned the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate from the University of South Florida Muma College of Business.
About The Jacobson Group:
The Jacobson Group is the leading provider of talent to the insurance industry. For more than 50 years, Jacobson has been connecting insurance organizations with professionals at all levels across all industry verticals. Jacobson provides insurance talent solutions to support virtually any human capital need. We offer executive search services and comprehensive staffing solutions, including professional recruiting, temporary staffing and interim experts.
About NAAIA Chicago:
NAAIA Chicago is the first local chapter established through the national organization and was awarded its charter on June 12, 2003. The organization strives to achieve its mission by delivering programs which address career development needs for Black insurance talent in the greater Chicago area. Along with formal and informal mentoring, members are offered a focused approach to career management with access to networking, continued learning, growth, development and community service opportunities.
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