Executive Director, NAAIA
A thought leader with vision and a dedicated focus on excellence, Margaret N. Redd specializes in helping organizations to achieve and/or exceed profit and growth objectives by optimizing distribution platforms, organizational resources and best practices. She is an accomplished executive and proven leader with a diversified background in all lines of property & casualty insurance working with multiple distribution channels.
A graduate of Jackson State University, Margaret entered the insurance industry as an underwriter trainee with The St. Paul Companies in 1977. Her career journey includes seventeen years with CNA where she held key positions of leadership including National AVP of Distribution and Vice President, Chicago Branch; MetLife Regional VP of Sales, and VP and COO for Lambent Risk Management, a full service, Insurance Brokerage located in Chicago, IL. Currently, as the National Executive Director of NAAIA, Margaret is the first individual to hold that position for the esteemed organization.
Margaret has held numerous board positions; she is a founder and a Past President of NAAIA Chicago; she is a past member of the NAAIA National Board where she served as the organization’s first and only National Corporate Relations Chair. Married to Melvin, they are the proud parents of two sons, Christopher and Justin and daughter, Angela.