November leader of the month finalists

Jill Arnold, Director, AXA Art Insurance Corp.

"Jill Arnold is the Director of Business Development, AXA Art Insurance Corporation, a global leader in fine art and collectible insurance. In this role, Ms. Arnold leads a team of underwriters and fine art experts to reinforce the company's existing relationships with brokers and other third party intermediaries and to increase new distribution channels nationally. Ms. Arnold also manages Axa Art's relationship with the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) and the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD).Before joining AXA Art, Arnold was a Client Advocate at Willis of New York and a Director at Dewitt Stern Group in New York City. She started her professional career at Chubb Group of Insurance. Arnold has written for Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine and co-authored a chapter, 'Insurance and the Art Market,' for the book Fine Art and High Finance published by Bloomberg. Arnold has spoken most recently at New York University's Art Law Day on Moral Rights and the Law for Artists, and moderatedpanels for the Dallas Contemporary Art Museum and the Association of International PhotographyDealers (AIPAD). She has also lectured at Art Chicago, the Sotheby's Institute, and Franklin & Marshall College.Arnold was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College where she studied Classics and Art History. She is the former President of the National Association of Insurance Women in New York City, is on the Museum Board for Hampton University,and is on the Advisory Council for the Appraisers Association of America.” — Mary Beth Kelly Snow, Willis of New York

Carma Brown, Personal Lines Manager, Home Loan Insurance

“Carma Brown is an amazing person and insurance agent. She has been with Home Loan for 17 years and has been the face of personal lines. Carma has been awarded the Lions Club Home Town Hero for her devotion to our community, and specifically her enthusiasm to the Challenger Baseball Program. Carma has dedicated her time and has been instrumental in growing the Challenger program that provides special needs kids a venue to enjoy the great game of baseball regardless of their disabilities. She really is a small town hero!” — Jackie Ramsey, Home Loan Insurance

Ann Nelson, EVP, Corporate & Public Affairs, Employers Holdings Inc.

“Ann Nelson has served as EVP, Corporate and Public Affairs, of Employers Holdings, Inc. since February 2007. Previously, she was General Counsel of Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, as well as EVP of Government Affairs and EVP of Strategy and Corporate Affairs. Ann also has significant experience in government having served as Legal Counsel to Nevada Governor Bob Miller and Deputy District Attorney in the Washoe County District Attorney's Office (Reno, Nevada). Ann is passionate about mentoring colleagues at EMPLOYERS to help them achieve their professional and personal growth goals. Outside of work, she actively volunteers in the community. She is a board member of the American Heart Association (Northern Nevada); Chair of AHA's Go Red for Women luncheon in Reno; a former board member of Nevada Women's Fund; and President-elect of the Carson Tigersharks swim team.” — Alexandra Kreuter, Allison+Partners