Marshann Varley

Resident Sales Director, Managing Director, Aon Commercial Risk Solutions

Marshann Varley is a Managing Director, the Resident Sales Director and an Account Executive in the Los Angeles office.  Marshann is responsible for developing and executing on the overall business development strategy including marketing for Southern California.  Marshann manages a team of Production executives. She is part of the Executive Committee for Southern California, a co-leader of the Women in Insurance (WIN) business resource group for Southern California and a member of the national WIN Board.  She also co-leads the Aon Women Sales Professional Group.  Los Angeles is Aon’s third largest office, employing over 300 colleagues and is a hub for Western Region activities.  Aon is a full-service organization offering risk management services, consulting and human capital management consulting for small, mid-sized and global clients.

Marshann has been in the insurance brokerage industry for more than 25 years.  Her background ranges from casualty underwriting and broking responsibilities earlier in her career to handling large, global risk management clients as an Account Executive for 15 years.    Marshann was the Asia Pacific Risk Manager for General Motors for five years in Singapore and she also was the Global Property and Marine Risk Manager in Detroit.

Prior to joining Aon in 2016, Marshann spent a total of 16 years at Johnson & Higgins and Marsh & McLennan, Inc., as a Managing Director, working as a Client Executive in addition to roles as the Automotive Regional Leader, Pacific South Chief Retention Officer, Producer Unit Manager and Casualty Client Advisor.  Marshann was involved in the creation of a Mentoring program in the LA office and launched the internal education platform for colleague growth and development.

Marshann has been identified as a Power Broker by Risk & Insurance magazine three consecutive years and as a finalist for one year.   She has previously been on the Board of the CFO Leadership Council in Los Angeles and has been a member of TechGC for the past three years.