Julie Wood is the Southeast Zone Leader, based in Atlanta and responsible for eleven offices from Washington DC to Florida. Julie manages the Marsh zonal operations, insuring client service, growth and leads client teams as a client strategic relationship officer, addressing emerging risk issues. As a former Zonal leader for Risk Management accounts for Marsh, she promotes innovative solutions to address disruptive industry risks. She currently manages a leadership team including sales and practice leaders in property, casualty, financial lines and client service.
Julie joined Marsh in the casualty team servicing Southeast clients, working with Marsh offices across the zone. Julie has a technical background in actuarial trends and collateral solutions, as she joined Marsh after sixteen years with Zurich Insurance Company, based in Chicago, Atlanta and New York. Julie was promoted moving to Atlanta with Zurich in 2007 to manage the large account casualty team for the Southeast region, where she was responsible for profitability, client service and business development across industries. She focused on loss sensitive large casualty programs. Julie was promoted once again in 2010 to Executive Vice President of Zurich’s Global Relationship Management, managing a global team based in New York and Atlanta, responsible for retaining and expanding Zurich’s largest client base through coordinating multiple Global business units’ product lines to provide diversified solutions.
EDUCATION / COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
BS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
International Study at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Executive Sponsor of Young Professional Group, PRIDE, African American Heritage Group and a Champion for Diversity and Inclusion across the insurance industry
Recipient of Business Insurance’s aware Women to Watch in 2020