Jennifer Atkinson

Lecturer - Terry College of Business, University of Georgia - Athens

Jennifer (Jenny) Atkinson is a Lecturer of Risk Management and Insurance at The University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.  She joined the faculty in 2010.   Jenny developed and serves as the Program Director for study abroad trips to both London and Bermuda. She has earned Teaching Awards from the Terry College and the UGA Student Government. She is consistently honored as a Professor who greatly impacts the career development of students.In addition to lecturing, Jenny serves as the Faculty Adviser for both Gamma Iota Sigma, an international insurance fraternity, as well as The Insurance Society, a local student club. She is also the Faculty Adviser for student competitions and the liaison to numerous Risk Management and Insurance-related organizations, such as RIMS, WSIA, NAAIAi and the Institutes.

Prior to joining the faculty at UGA, Jenny spent 16 years as an insurance broker.  She has domestic retail experience in New York and Atlanta. She also gained extensive international wholesale experience on North American liability coverages as an Excess Casualty Broker with Marsh in Bermuda.