Senior Vice President - Operations, CopperPoint Insurance Companies
Kathleen Ziegler is currently the Senior Vice President for Operations at CopperPoint. There, she is responsible for overseeing business operations to support the company and agency/broker partners as well as for leading integration of operations for the CopperPoint Family of Insurance Companies and leveraging opportunities to improve the operating platform and shared services approach.
Kathleen has an extensive background in business start-ups, driving innovation and leading and transforming businesses within the insurance industry.
Most recently, Kathleen served as the former Head of Distribution at Blackboard, an AIG-owned technology-focused subsidiary where she was responsible for developing and managing broker relationships and contributing to the overall build of this middle-market commercial insurance start-up. She began her career at Accenture and progressed to roles of increasing responsibility at Zurich, Marsh and AIG, most notably Head of Operations and Technology for the US at Marsh and Northeast Regional Vice President of Zurich’s commercial market business.
Kathleen is a strong proponent of advancing women in business and served as an executive sponsor for AIG’s Women & Allies Employee Resource Group. She was also on the steering committee of Marsh’s internal women’s group and founded the global women’s network at Zurich in 2007, which is still in place today.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Kansas.
Kathleen is now based in Phoenix having relocated recently from Brooklyn with her husband, Todd, and 11-year-old son, Milo.