Laura Favinger joined the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) as chief administrative officer in March 2018. In her role, Laura leads the organization’s industry engagement efforts and operational strategy. Laura comes to the I.I.I. with more than 20 years of experience driving strategic engagement with policymakers and influencers across multiple segments of the insurance industry.
Previously, Laura was senior vice president and head of government and industry affairs for Zurich North America, where she directed issues campaigns and government affairs, both in the U.S. and abroad since 2007. Before joining Zurich, Laura served in various public affairs roles with Unum Group in Portland, Maine, a leading provider of employee benefits products and services.
Laura brings significant insurance industry knowledge about the property/casualty, life, disability and supplemental benefits sectors, as well as a proven track record of success as a manager and team leader. She also has extensive experience managing external relationships with key industry trade groups, including the American Council of Life Insurers, (ACLI), America’s Health Insurance Plans, (AHIP), and the American Insurance Association (AIA).
Laura is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.