Welcome to the National African American Insurance Association! At NAAIA, we provide a platform for our members to connect, learn, and grow both professionally and personally. We offer a wide range of resources and programs that are designed to meet the needs of our members at all stages of their careers.

Founded in 1997, NAAIA has grown into a leading professional network of professionals of color and allies who are employed in or affiliated with the insurance sector.

Our mission is to diversify the industry’s talent landscape at every level. Our achievement of this mission is more than an aspiration; it transforms the way we nurture, invite, develop and advance underrepresented talent in the insurance industry.

Membership

Chapters

Events

Partnership

Membership

Elevate your potential with NAAIA – your gateway to becoming the best version of yourself.

As a NAAIA member, you'll learn from industry experts and thought leaders on emerging trends in the industry in our webinars, roundtables and conferences. Membership gives you access to dynamic programming networking, mentorship and leadership and service opportunities. From our career fairs and job posting alerts, match with a NAAIA Partner for your next opportunity!

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Chapters

NAAIA thrives on the strength of our Chapter Network. Chapters provide essential support to foster professional and social connections about members in a shared geographic footprint. Through a rich tapestry of regularly scheduled events, affiliation with a chapter is the best way to experience being a NAAIA member.

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Events

From our highly-anticipated NAAIA National Annual Conference to engaging events like Agent Roundtables, Career Fairs, Regional Forums, and the National Leadership Summit, we provide numerous opportunities for you to enrich your professional and social networks.

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Partnership

As a NAAIA Partner, your organization actively supports equity and inclusion for Black professionals and professionals of color in the insurance industry. Be part of fostering increased employee engagement, advancing your brand as an employer of choice, and accessing talent through this dynamic, multicultural marketplace.

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It’s Time

The value of resources available to you with a NAAIA Membership are endless!

Welcome to Our Membership Spotlight!

Denise Lloyd-Withrow earned NAAIA’s highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, this year. She holds the distinction of being NAAIA’s first National Board Chair and is the only chair to serve three years. She led the establishment of NAAIA’s legal and financial footprint, and created the infrastructure that NAAIA leverages today for our membership and partner growth.

Denise started her career as a commercial claims adjuster at Liberty Mutual Insurance, and has vast experience on the carrier side as a commercial underwriter and regional manager, overseeing eight Northeastern states. In 1985, she founded D.H. Lloyd & Associates, Inc., a minority-certified insurance agency in Washington, D.C. Her high-profile clients include the Washington Convention Center, George Washington University, the District of Columbia Public Schools, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Construction Risk, and the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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