LoriAnn is the CEO and co-founder of BellaVaughan, Inc., an award winning global diamond and design company with collections exclusively distributed worldwide through BlueNile, Inc. LoriAnn has over 25 years of experience in the global finance and insurance industry, notably in executive roles as President of Lloyd’s of London-North America, the Navigators Group, Inc (Nasdaq: NAVG) where she served as President of Field Operations, CMO and President of Navigators Commercial. She has previously held positions as the Managing Director and National Practice Leader for Risk Management and Financial Products for Wells Fargo Insurance Services and served as Vice-Chairman of the Wells Fargo Captive, as the Managing Director and Practice Leader for Enterprise Risk Management, Alternative Risk Finance and Risk Solutions at Marsh and McLennan and Guy Carpenter.
She serves as the Chairperson of the PCI Underwriting and Marketing Committee and on the PCI Executive Roundtable. She is on the board of directors of Copper Point Mutual Insurance Company and serves on the board of Brown and Riding Insurance, Inc.
She serves on the boards of the A21 Campaign, Propel, Equip and Empower, Inc., and Global Advance, Inc. She is on the board of NYAC College Center for Global Studies. She sits on the Counsel on Litigation Management and is a Member of Global YPO (Young President’s Organization). LoriAnn has served on the national board of Prevent Child Abuse America for 10 years, and was on the advisory board of St. John’s University.
LoriAnn served on the 2008-2009 P&C CEO Roundtable. LoriAnn was chosen as a 2012 Reacttions Magazine “12 Insurance Leaders to Watch” and 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2010 Reactions Magazine “Rising Star” award recipient. She is a 2008 Business Insurance Magazine “Woman to Watch” and a BI Magazine “Top 40 under 40”.
LoriAnn was the speaker at the 2015 Society of Actuaries Conference, the national Rims/ALB 2009 CEO’s View From The Top. She has been a speaker and panellist at multiple national Rims conventions, the Society of Actuaries, IICF, an APIW keynote speaker, FEI national keynote speaker, the keynote speaker at Pink Inc., She has been a panellist and keynote speaker at multiple conferences and events to include: National Association of Securities Dealers, multiple state rims events, financial executives conferences throughout the country, AM Best, CPCU, NY Economics Club, British American Business, Napslo, ALB, AAMGA, Prima and ABA. LoriAnn has been the subject of feature articles in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Insurance, National Underwriter, Leader’s Edge, Reactions Magazine, Focus Magazine, and twice as the cover of Best Weekly. She is a contributor to the Harvard curriculum “How Star Women Succeed”.
LoriAnn’s community service activities are extensive. Most notable are mission trips for Habitat for Humanity in Louisiana, Georgia and Kansas; and serving between 1996-2002 as an advisor for Service Over Self. Over the recent years, LoriAnn has made trips to Lebanon, South Africa, Israel, Iraq, Greee, Spain, Malaysia, Portugal, Italy, Guatemala and Mexico on mission trips that have involved protection of civil liberties and the protection of abused and exploited women and children as well as teaching ethical business practices to entrepreneurs in those countries and she is passionate about her work with the A21 Campaign which works to abolish human trafficking globally.