NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property and casualty, retirement, and individual private client solutions, today announced a partnership with Ellevate Network, a leading community for women’s professional advancement. NFP will be a Silver Sponsor of the 2019 Mobilize Women Summit, which is hosted by Ellevate Network, and all of the women working at NFP will become members of Ellevate Network.
Ellevate Network provides access to in-person and online events as well as learning materials focused on career advancement. The Summit, to be held on June 21 in New York, will focus on providing a space for leaders with diverse perspectives to come together and share their strategies for how to build a more just and equitable world.
Shelly Duhaime, well known in the roofing risk space, is leading NFP’s efforts to offer innovative captive insurance practices for roofing contractors and is very involved with National Women in Roofing (NWIR). She cites NFP’s strong history or diversity and inclusion. “Since joining NFP, I have been so impressed with their company culture and their business ethics,” stated Duhaime. “I am very proud to bring my history with National Women in Roofing to NFP and see how they are involved with Ellevate.”
"It is wonderful to see networks like Ellevate transforming corporate culture by investing in women’s career advancement," said Kim Davis, NFP’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. "This mutually beneficial relationship provides additional resources to empower the women of NFP. We believe a company is only as good as its people, so Ellevate’s mission to forge more opportunities for women and equalize the workforce matches our own commitment to diversity and inclusion."
"We are so pleased to partner with NFP," said Kristy Wallace, CEO of Ellevate Network. "Their ongoing commitment to developing the professional women at their company is a strong example of an organization that understands the value of inclusion and advancement of women in modern-day workplaces. We’re excited to provide NFP’s employees the support of a community of professional women to lean on and learn from."
Ellevate Network works with businesses of all sizes and in all industries to help engage their workforce, attract diverse talent, and deliver on their diversity and inclusion goals. NFP is one of the most recent corporate partners to join this elite group of companies, which is dedicated to fostering workplace diversity and providing their employees with unique opportunities through Ellevate Network.
NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides customized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement, and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,100 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest US-based privately-owned broker, 6th largest benefits broker by global revenue and 7th best place to work in insurance (Business Insurance); 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 12th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review).
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About Ellevate Network
Ellevate Network is a community of professional women committed to helping each other succeed. We believe that when ambitious professional women get more opportunity — to have a voice in important conversations, to have a seat at the table where decisions are made, to steer our collective economic power towards that which we care about — it ultimately benefits everyone, and leads to a more equal world. Ellevate also works with companies committed to diversity and inclusion and has a proven track record of changing business culture from the inside out.
Original Source: NFP