July 25, 2022 – Hampton, N.H. – Laura Henderson, Vice President of Insurance Management for Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance (SIAA) Inc., has been recognized as one of The Top 50 Women Leaders of Massachusetts by Women We Admire, a publication focused on spotlighting exceptional women and their achievements.
“We are extremely proud of Laura for receiving this honor,” says Matt Masiello, SIAA Chief Executive Officer. “Not only is she a respected and accomplished leader in the industry, but also a dedicated mentor and teacher.”
In her role at SIAA, Henderson is responsible for profitability standards throughout the insurance marketplace, working with strategic partner carriers to monitor and identify trends that improve profitability. Her expertise includes risk management, analytics, strategic operations, and profitability metrics. She joined the company in 2015.
In addition, Henderson is a part-time adjunct professor at her alma mater, teaching human resources management, strategic organization and other business courses. She is the current and past Co-Director of the Essex/Middlesex Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women (MAIW) and was designated the 2021 Member of Year in recognition of her leadership and mentorship.
Henderson earned both her Master of Business Administration and undergraduate degree from Cambridge College in Massachusetts, and is a graduate of the Yale School of Management Women’s Executive Leadership Program. She received her CPIA designation from the American Insurance Marketing and Sales Society.
SIAA (Strategic Insurance Agency Alliance) is a national alliance of independent insurance agency members generating hundreds of millions in new premium business annually. SIAA is dedicated to the creation, retention and growth of the independent insurance agency distribution system.