Word & Brown General Agency announced today that its president, Jessica Word, has joined the Board of Directors at the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber), the largest broad-based business to government advocacy group in California.
“I am excited to be serving the health insurance industry along with other leaders from firms across the state as a member of this outstanding organization,” said Jessica Word, president of Word & Brown. “The work that CalChamber does on behalf of its members and non-members is important to representing the diverse interests of employers in Sacramento and Washington, DC. It’s also rewarding to be helping ensure Californians continue to have access to vital health insurance during challenging times.”
Jessica Word has led the Word & Brown General Agency as its president since 2013. Previously, she was executive vice president of operations for seven years, and vice president of broker services for six years. She was honored in 2019 as one of CEO Today magazine’s health care CEO award winners, and was among the top women recognized in 2018 by Employee Benefit Adviser.
Membership in CalChamber represents one-quarter of the private sector jobs in California and includes firms of all sizes and companies engaged in every industry within the state. The Chamber leverages members’ front-line knowledge of laws and regulations to guide their advocacy to help businesses guide development of and compliance with federal and state laws.
Headquartered in Orange, California, Word & Brown has a 35-year history of helping brokers address the diverse health insurance and employee benefits needs of small and large businesses. Word & Brown delivers innovative sales tools, industry-leading quoting, personalized sales support, a commitment to helping brokers increase sales, and a pledge to “Service of Unequalled Excellence.” For more information, visit brokerblog.wordandbrown.com.