NEW YORK – January 23, 2023 – NFP, a leading property and casualty broker (P&C), benefits consultant, wealth manager and retirement advisor, today announced the appointment of Lauren Kim as managing director, head of its Financial Institutions Group (FIG). As the head of FIG, part of NFP’s Specialty business, Kim will work to advance NFP’s sophisticated solutions that help financial institutions address a variety of risks, while aligning capabilities and expertise within the FIG team to better serve clients. The company also announced that Marc Tauber, senior vice president, will lead FIG’s broking and advisory team; Patrick O’Neill, senior vice president, will lead large accounts; and Justin Corey, senior vice president, will lead business development.
“I’m excited for Lauren to take on this new leadership position within a very important segment of our P&C business,” said Henry Lombardi, executive vice president, Property and Casualty, NFP. “Our focus as we build a leading specialty business centers on our people and teams, and Lauren exemplifies this through her deep knowledge of the financial institutions space. In addition, her understanding of complex and evolving risks drives her ability to create the insurance and legal solutions clients need.”
Kim, who joined NFP in July 2020 as senior vice president, legal and technical leader, FIG, previously served as the financial institutions claims practice leader at QBE North America. Prior to this, she practiced law at Wilson Elser. Kim earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and communications from Wheaton College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
“I’m thrilled to lead our Financial Institutions Group and utilize my experience and vision to elevate the value we provide to clients,” said Kim. “We have an outstanding team in place, underscored by our incredible brokerage unit with Marc, Pat and Justin. Together we will expand access to FIG’s insight and solutions and help financial institutions navigate an increasingly challenging environment.”
NFP’s Financial Institutions Group provides industry and product expertise for financial institutions, including banks, insurance companies and investment management firms. FIG helps clients access the global markets with advisory and insurance placement services across the full continuum of specialty P&C and loan portfolio lines.