Lisa Corless Named 2017 “Woman to Watch” by Business Insurance

Lisa Corless, president of AF Group, has been named one of 30 “Women to Watch” in 2017 by Business Insurance.

Now in its 12th year, Business Insurance’s Women to Watch Awards & Leadership Conference is the only recognition program that celebrates leading women from every facet of the commercial insurance industry. The program was created in 2006 to recognize leading women in commercial insurance, risk management, employee benefits and related fields such as consulting and law.

“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by Business Insurance,” said Corless. “I’ve spent much of my life in insurance and this industry is very important to me. The fact that this award celebrates the contributions of so many great women before and alongside me makes it even more special. And it is truly a reflection of who we are as a team at AF Group. I am privileged to work alongside the most amazing people and I thank them for being integral to this special acknowledgement.”

In her role at AF Group, Corless is responsible for all organizational operations across AF Group brands and for developing strategies to diversify the company’s portfolio. Prior to her current position, Corless was a key member of the executive team, serving as senior vice president, chief administration officer and chief of staff.

Recognized for her volunteer and philanthropic efforts, Corless is a passionate supporter of national and local charitable causes and currently serves on the boards for the Sparrow Foundation of Lansing and Mid-Michigan chapter of the American Red Cross.

Corless holds an executive Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin – The Red McCombs School of Business.