Goosehead Insurance Strengthens Senior Management Team With New Additions and Promotions
Ann Challishas joined its team as Chief Marketing Officer. As CMO, Ann will develop an enterprise-wide marketing function with responsibilities to include all brand strategy, sales channel enablement and the launch of a digital engagement platform. Ms. Challisjoins Goosehead with 25 years in financial services marketing and extensive expertise in digital growth and performance marketing. She previously led marketing as a Senior Vice President at Elevate and prior to that held marketing leadership roles at Credible, Blackrock, and Wells Fargo Bank. Erin Baimahas been promoted to Managing Director. Erin joined the team in 2010 and under her leadership, the Risk Management team has scaled tremendously while continuing to reduce the Company’s E&O exposure and enhancing our carrier relationships. Erin is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (“CPCU”) and is also a Council Member of the Goosehead Women’s Professional Developmentprogram. Mitchell Stellahas been promoted to Managing Director. Mitchell joined Goosehead in 2010 and led our 2014 expansion in Austin, TX, growing the office from 5 sales agents to 50, while also focusing on successfully growing and mentoring our Central Texasfranchisees’ performance. Mitchell is also heavily involved in our campus college recruiting efforts in Texas. Marisa Wagnerhas been promoted to Managing Director. Marisa joined Goosehead’s service team in 2013 and after being promoted to manager in 2016, she led Goosehead’s efforts to build out a robust and scalable training program. Her focus in recent years has been on managing our Agent Support team, which assists both Corporate and Franchise agents. Marisa is also heavily involved in the leadership of our Women’s Professional Developmentprogram. Drew Rogashas been promoted to Managing Director. Drew joined Goosehead in 2014 and quickly proved to be a talented sales agent, earning Rookie Producer of the Year (2014) and President’s Club (2017) distinctions. In 2017, Drew led the expansion of our second Houston-area office in The Woodlands, TXand has grown their agent count from 12 to 40. Nathan Robertshas joined its team as Managing Director and Senior Legal Counsel. Nathan brings years of experience in corporate governance, securities, and corporate commercial work from his time as a partner at Dentons, a large global law firm. Nathan will be an important member of our growing legal team and will help support all aspects of the company’s compliance efforts.
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